teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.
online video killed the …
28 Days Later, in one minute, in one take. – one of them "in one take" videos with a b3ta twist. for more of these see bellow.
Babelgum: Bomb It – The Movie – "Featuring street artists and top graffiti writers from five continents, Bomb It – The Movie updates the story of graffiti with a truly international perspective." watched the whole thing. well done. where’s banksy?
new time vid :: diplomacy – let iran "win", says ze frank.
Skateboarders play human Tetris – "What better way to show off your skateboard line-up than have skaters pelt down a San Francisco slope carrying giant, neon Tetris pieces, all slotting perfectly into place?"
Robin Cooper & family v The Telemarketer – “Telemarketers are constantly calling me at home, so a few months ago I decided to get my own back. When a guy called from some satellite TV sort of company thingy (it’s always so vague) I had a bit of fun. Hope you like…” in fact he wrote a short screenplay featuring 4 family members. excellent!
the c bump – "stephen colbert ( silent "t" ) mashed up into a song about, what else, sugar!!!"
7 Most Amazing One-Take Video Clips – "What is it about one-take video clips that capture our imaginations? Perhaps it's because we've become so cynical about video editings that the pure, raw form of a single, uninterrupted shot truly stands out."
schmooze and abuse
Jennifer, will you marry me? A marriage proposal on telephone poles turns sour – "A mystery woman called Jennifer has become the talk of the town in Bigola, NSW, Australia, after a series of signs appeared on telephone poles along Barrenjoey Rd, the busiest road in the area… " is this pure evil? [via b3ta]
IT Crowd and Peep Show get new series orders – "The new series is set to air next year." imba!
Getting Over It – "What does rape do to you? Afterward? It changed me; there is before and after. Before, a child, playing with Barbies, looking sideways at boys, wondering. After, confusion. Depression. A litany of fuck-ups and fuck-its, whatevers, mistakes, trusting no one, least of all myself. Before, sex was mysterious; after, miasma. I was tarred as a Lolita. I was called jail bait." food for thought regarding this whole polanski mess.
Twitter's Gangster Spam Trap – "Twitter’s innocuous-looking mobster game has turned the micro-messaging service into an unstoppable spam service. And just like the real Mafia, once you join, you can never get out."
MeeHive: About – "MeeHive is your personal newspaper that brings you the latest about what's happening in your world."
New Apps Promise to Find the News in All the News – "The good news is that there are a lot of news sources from which to choose. The bad news: There are a lot of news sources to monitor."
FUCK YOU Cookie – Performance – "Each website installs cookies on the computers of their website users. They cavort to hundreds on every computer, too often without knowing it by the owners. It`s so easy to generate a cookie just to place it unnoticed afterwards. Therefore we have a website, solely for this purpose, programmed. The value of our cookies, as well as the name is set to "FUCK YOU"."
FUCK YOU COOKIE – "FUCK YOU COOKIES FOR FREE You have just get the official "FUCK YOU" cookie! It is the most beautiful cookie ever, and now it is yours! Send this URL simply to all your friends, so that they can get a free "FUCK YOU" cookie, too!"
Links in Print: The Story of a Beautiful Failure – "In January 2009 we were invited to take part in a paid pitch for the print redesign for the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger. All in all five agencies took part in the pitch. We were the only UX oriented agency. The story of a beautiful failure." i agree, more stories like these would be great.
The Emoticon t-shirt that projects your mood – "The ThumbsUp Emoticon T-shirt features four different emoticons and can be changed according to your mood. To change your expression, you simply press the front of the light-up panel on the T-shirt."
Express yourself with a designer barcode – "QR codes – the two-dimensional barcodes that link printed graphics to websites via your web-enabled phone – are becoming artworks in their own right. The codes can contain thousands of characters within their grid. If the amount of data to be conveyed is small, that leaves space free to add images."
Say Oktoberfest-related Phrases in German – "Heading to Oktoberfest? Make sure to brush up on your German and Bavarian slang before you go. Study up, and you'll always know where to find the Heisl, or what to do when invited to play a round of Fingahackln." oh the strange fascination with octoberfest… they even had pretzel and sauerkraut howto recipes on wired this week, eewww…
Polanski notes leaked on to net – "The Associated Press (AP) news agency has accidentally published internal notes about the arrest of film director Roman Polanski instead of a story." and yet again, it's so embarassing to be swiss these days. i mean if he did rape that girl, yes, he is a pig and deserves to get arrested. but why now? and why in switzerland, after so many years that he has been vacationing in gstaad? why in the context of switzerland under pressure by the US regarding other issues (UBS bank)? and why arrest him when he is here to attend the zurich film festival and not when shopping in gstaad?
Sexploitation for the Ears – "Listen to it here. Playlist is after the jump."