Back in 1885 a Vermont farmer had a crazy idea: He would combine his bellows camera with a microscope in an attempt to capture the fleeting beauty of snowflakes. Wilson Bentley was 19 back then, and by the time he passed away in 1931 he had made over 5,000 images of snowflakes.
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From I, Robot to Ex Machina to Morgan, the idea of creating robots that can understand, compute and respond to human emotions has been explored in movies for decades.
At the center of two of the 1960s’ greatest exports—New Journalism and drug culture—lies Tom Wolfe’s first book, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, and there it has lain, unmoved for some 48 years.
The noted photographer, who died this week, returned each year to obsessively and meticulously photograph the ever changing Alabama landscape that shaped his vision.Church, Sprott, AlabamaWilliam A.
This beautiful house in the middle of the forest belongs to sculptor Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz from Poland. The project was a collaboration between the sculptor and YH2, an architecture and interior design studio founded in 1994 by Marie-Claude Hamelin and Loukas Yiacouvakis.
Andrea Koporova is a self-thought photographer based in Austria, born in Slovakia. She started photography in 2011 and she developed a particular style focused on atmospheres, looking for the density into each place.
Nintendo’s 8-bit NES game The Legend of Zelda is renowned for its lengthy quest and many hidden secrets, but speedrunners have recently devised a method that allows players to rescue Zelda three minutes after starting a new game. Read More
On Tuesday, June 28th we’ll be exploring “The Art of AI.” The evening will examine the opportunities and challenges presented when machine learning and storytelling collide. This is a unique conversation with leading experts working in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Together we’ll explore the impact of AI on narrative and the role that it can play in building rich immersive storytelling experiences.
After the talk/group discussion we’ll shift our efforts to the design of the upcoming Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things event. This session will include a special exploration of the play space at the Film Society of Lincoln Center as we continue to design and prototype the connected crime scene that will be staged at the New York Film Festival later this fall.
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