Rives’s Poetry: the Johnny Appleseed of Sound

Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in New Trends on Tuesday 20 November 2012

This man has a unique way with words. Rives has set TED alight on a number of occasions, but I feel this performance of Mockingbird is up there with his most exquisite.

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Open-source Civilization TED talk by Marcin Jakubowski

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Video on Thursday 22 December 2011

This is a really exciting TED talk given by self-described farmer/technologist Marcin Jakubowski about the opensource wikis and digital fabrication templates/tools he is creating to build basic farm and manufacturing machines that are necessary for building a basic civilization.

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Taryn Simon

Robert Gray Reader Find

By Robert Gray in New Photography on Monday 15 August 2011

I love all of Taryn Simon’s work at the moment, from An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar to her latest work, A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters.

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