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Reads tagged with “film”

Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot, Animated
Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot, Animated

What the speed of light has to do with the reinvention of agriculture and our fear of tininess.

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The War Prayer: Mark Twain on War and Morality, Animated
The War Prayer: Mark Twain on War and Morality, Animated

“None but the dead are permitted to tell the truth.”

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Blu is Back: The Story of Evolution, Told in Graffiti
Blu is Back: The Story of Evolution, Told in Graffiti

Lo-fi Darwinism, or why art and algorithm don’t hold hands on Buenos Aires sidewalks.

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Waiting for “Superman”: Education by the Numbers
Waiting for “Superman”: Education by the Numbers

Why 26 seconds are enough to end up in prison, or what Superman has to do with the economy.

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Press Pause Play: The Evolving Creative Landscape
Press Pause Play: The Evolving Creative Landscape

From basement art to media glory, or why ones and zeros are the new chalk.

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Opening Up the Hitchcock and Lang Archives
Opening Up the Hitchcock and Lang Archives

What silent film has to do with sci-fi classics and the democratization of media.

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Life in a Day: Google Crowdsources Humanity
Life in a Day: Google Crowdsources Humanity

Documenting the world, or how to take one of 6.7 billion pathways to Sundance.

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Razzle Dazzle: The Fabrication of Fame
Razzle Dazzle: The Fabrication of Fame

Parasites, heroes, and what our primal desires have to do with Frank Sinatra.

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5 Seminal Vintage Russian Animation Short Films
5 Seminal Vintage Russian Animation Short Films

What dancing ballerinas and hungry kings have to do with the dawn of the digital age.

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Information Pioneers: The Unsung Heroes of the Information Age
Information Pioneers: The Unsung Heroes of the Information Age

What striking down Hitler has to do with laying the groundwork for the iPhone.

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