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kateoplis:

"It’s so completely absurd, if it wasn’t so tragic."
—Professor Lessig
Streaming now on Amazon, iTunes, and Vudu. You have no excuse.  

kateoplis:

"It’s so completely absurd, if it wasn’t so tragic."

Professor Lessig

Streaming now on Amazon, iTunes, and Vudu. You have no excuse.  

fastcodesign:

How 20,000 lines of code turned into the world’s most widely recognized piece of computer-generated music.
Something between a black MIDI glissando and a brown note, the THX “Deep Note” is one of the world’s most recognizable audio logos, signaling the highest quality audio standard in films. Parodied by The Simpsons and sampled by Dr. Dre (which got him sued), at peak popularity the THX Deep Note was played in front of 4,000 movie theater audiences a day, or around once every 20 seconds. Yet despite its distinctive crescendo, the THX Deep Note wasn’t actually composed so much as it was programmed, which makes it a fascinating success story of early computer audio design.
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fastcodesign:

How 20,000 lines of code turned into the world’s most widely recognized piece of computer-generated music.

Something between a black MIDI glissando and a brown note, the THX “Deep Note” is one of the world’s most recognizable audio logos, signaling the highest quality audio standard in films. Parodied by The Simpsons and sampled by Dr. Dre (which got him sued), at peak popularity the THX Deep Note was played in front of 4,000 movie theater audiences a day, or around once every 20 seconds. Yet despite its distinctive crescendo, the THX Deep Note wasn’t actually composed so much as it was programmed, which makes it a fascinating success story of early computer audio design.

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unconsumption:


The Window Socket is an idea so fabulously simple, it’s slightly amazing that we haven’t seen one before.
Designed by Kyuho Song & Boa Oh, the charger sticks to a window and draws solar power to an internal battery, which enables one to either plug small devices into the outlet right there and then, or save the stored power for use during nighttime hours.

Read more: Window Socket: Portable Solar-Powered Outlet Sticks to Windows, Charges Small Electronics | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

unconsumption:

The Window Socket is an idea so fabulously simple, it’s slightly amazing that we haven’t seen one before.

Designed by Kyuho Song & Boa Oh, the charger sticks to a window and draws solar power to an internal battery, which enables one to either plug small devices into the outlet right there and then, or save the stored power for use during nighttime hours.

Read more: Window Socket: Portable Solar-Powered Outlet Sticks to Windows, Charges Small Electronics | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
fastcompany:

Getty Images is giving fans another view of the tournament through panoramic, 360-degree shots of the stadiums, locker rooms and more. 
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fastcompany:

Getty Images is giving fans another view of the tournament through panoramic, 360-degree shots of the stadiums, locker rooms and more. 

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fastcodesign:

Using Science To Throw A Killer Party
Biometric data lets performers gauge their audiences interest in a scientific way and tailor their performance accordingly.
“This new type of audience sentiment data leads to better events and better fan experiences than ever before possible,” Lightwave creator and CEO Rana June tells Co.Design. 
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fastcodesign:

Using Science To Throw A Killer Party

Biometric data lets performers gauge their audiences interest in a scientific way and tailor their performance accordingly.

“This new type of audience sentiment data leads to better events and better fan experiences than ever before possible,” Lightwave creator and CEO Rana June tells Co.Design. 

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(via fastcompany)