Category: Art

Absolutely No Machete Juggling – The Star Wars Saga: Suggested Viewing Order

Really enjoying this idea, going to try it out I think this weekend, as I’m due for a Star Wars marathon.

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Art, Culture, Quick Posts
Short Link: http://jty.me/yguXcc

TED.com – Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad idea)

Clay Shirky delivers a clear and cogent history and explanation of PIPA/SOPA, walking through through both the intent and what the ramifications of the bill and how it changes the entire legal system under which websites operate.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Copyright, Culture, Politics, Quick Posts, Social Media, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/zGaYTn

kickingbear – Learn to X

There’s a problem amongst programmers it’s the classic when you have a hammer everything looks like a nail. Programming/Coding is our hammer, perhaps a really advanced hammer but still just a hammer.

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Art, Culture, Programming, Quick Posts
Short Link: http://jty.me/rNqnft

Ars Technica – Wikipedia editors voting on plan to “shutter” violent and sexual images

Not a bad plan, it’s a reasonable balance between still providing a visual representation of whatever and making it easier for people who don’t want to be “shocked” at the sight of the image.

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Art, Communication, Culture, Quick Posts, Web Design
Short Link: http://jty.me/nwqjH4

guardian.co.uk – Networks are not always revolutionary

Fair point I think, having the network or having fame isn’t enough to guarantee success but it does help.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Communication, Culture, Politics, Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://www.yostivanich.com?p=3335

Al Jazeera English – North Korea’s cinema of dreams

This was an incredibly interesting 25 minutes.

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Communication, Culture, Quick Posts
Short Link: http://jty.me/ggTT39

Miller-McCune – Book Banners Finding Power in Numbers

Banning a book or in reality knowledge has to be one of the worst decisions any person could make.

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Art, Communication, Politics, Quick Posts
Short Link: http://jty.me/dX0JHG

Vitsoe – Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design

His ten principles for good industrial design plus ten drop dead gorgeous products to go along with each principle, what more could you want?

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Art, Design, Quick Posts
Short Link: http://jty.me/gQHfY6

APOD – The Crown of the Sun

An image of the corona of the Sun during a recent total solar eclipse.

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Quick Posts, Science
Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=1356

Last supper ‘has been super-sized’, say obesity experts – BBC News

Food portions in depictions of "The Last Supper" have increased right along with real serving sizes.

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Art, Science
Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=1248