in the video category:
- Evolution, the Dove Self Eesteem short film – that exposed the manipulation of the female image in the media. (advertising)
- Die Hard – Music Video (YouTube) The story of John McClane (Yippie Kah Yay Motherf**ker!) and an updated with 4th verse for “Live Free or Die Hard”
- Sex and the City / Matrix parody – A spoof short film showcased in 2000 MTV Music Awards, performed by comedian Jimmy Fallon.
- Musica Globalista via Bruce Sterling OMG “Imagine that you are an endearingly bonkers 21st-century Brazilian female pop artist who wouldn’t hesitate to make a total YouTube spectacle of yourself with some handheld video cams and a production budget of maybe five bucks”. A tribute to the Discovery Channel?
- Diaper Wars! – The baby version of Star Wars!
For Web Tech stuff
- and incomplete list of Top Web Apps in Canada, startups that are reaching the global market.
- and Dispatches From the Hyperlocal Future – Bruce Sterling riffs from 2017 : with ultra Mobiles, geotagging, social broadcasting, and all those black-and-white barcode “nano to astro”. Nothing that far fetched. There is also a “cool” demo of a iphone++ gizmo in honour of iday
under culture we have :
- via Boing Boing: Yo Yo Girl Cop, Dasepo Naughty girls and New York Times :Asian Cinema, Swimming in Crime and Cuteness we have theNY Asian Film Festival 2007, which inculde youtube trailers for most of its films and the awesome NY Asian Film Festival 2007 festival trailer
- Will was busy :Word & Phrases Shakespeare Invented – In all of his work Shakespeare uses 17,677 words. Of those 1,700 were first used by Shakespeare. By far the most important individual influence on the development of the modern English that we speak today.
- Where On Earth Was Middle-earth? : the map of Middle-earth overlapped with one of Europe, – The Shire is in the South-West of England; The Grey Havens are situated in Ireland. â�¢ Eriador corresponds with Brittany. â�¢ Helmâ��s Deep is near the Franco-German-Swiss border tripoint, Mordor is situated in Transylvania, with Mount Doom in Romania.
- SF Signal: SF/F Writers Who Blog – SFSignal maintains a useful and expansive list of science fiction and fantasy writers’ blogs
And under optimistic Space we have
- a vehicle powered by a so-called Mach-Lorentz Thruster. too good to be true?