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Today in tremendous geekiness.

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Today in tremendous geekiness.

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A Delightful History of the GIF, in 2 Minutes

Directed by Sean Pecknold and produced by LEGS MediaA Short History of the GIF chronicles the graphic interchange format’s journey from the late 1980s through the dot com bubble up to today’s multi-platform media world — in claymation. Not only did the GIF pave the way for future digital art memes, but even the savviest of media creators cannot decide whether to pronounce it with a hard or soft ‘g’. (Hint: Inventor Steve Whilhite pronounced it like the peanut butter brand).

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Hurricane Sandy: The Aftermath //The Atlantic

Can we just talk about how fucking scary the roller coaster in the water is?

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Hurricane Sandy: The Aftermath //The Atlantic

Can we just talk about how fucking scary the roller coaster in the water is?

via The Atlantic

theatlantic: An Artistic Comparison of Paris and New York


As polar opposite as Paris and New York may seem at times, it’s hard to love one city and hate the other. Each is complex in its offerings, diverse in its appeal, and the debate over which city is supreme evidently warrants its own blog. Vahram Muratyan is the author and artist behind Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities, a blog that pits the pride and joy of both cities against each other in a magnificent series of minimalist prints. Through colorful graphics that border on 8-bit simplicity, Paris and New York come head to head, making it harder than ever to choose which city does it best. Read more.
[Image: Vahram Muratyan]

theatlanticAn Artistic Comparison of Paris and New York

As polar opposite as Paris and New York may seem at times, it’s hard to love one city and hate the other. Each is complex in its offerings, diverse in its appeal, and the debate over which city is supreme evidently warrants its own blog. Vahram Muratyan is the author and artist behind Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities, a blog that pits the pride and joy of both cities against each other in a magnificent series of minimalist prints. Through colorful graphics that border on 8-bit simplicity, Paris and New York come head to head, making it harder than ever to choose which city does it best. Read more.

[Image: Vahram Muratyan]

Tech Round-Up: Where do New Yorkers tweet the most? & more

via The Atlantic: Cities

"For decades, high-technology start-ups followed the Silicon Valley nerdistan model of suburban industrial park development. But growing evidence suggests a more urban tilt may be emerging. "

via The Atlantic