Tag Archives: Wired

Throwback Thursday #4

To start off this week’s Throwback Thursday, we have an interesting video on how Google and Facebook are tailoring the results and information they give us, showing us only what their algorithms think we want to see. Concerning what we … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #3

Whereas last week’s Throwback Thursday was about words, today’s is all about films. We start off with Cinemetrics, which “is about measuring and visualising movie data, in order to reveal the characteristics of films and to create a visual “fingerprint” for … Continue reading

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Tesla Unveils The D

It sounds weird to say, but I think I’m in love with the Tesla Model S. Elon Musk has just revealed the D that he hinted at a few days ago, and the D in this case is Dual Motor. … Continue reading

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The Physics Of Doing An Ollie On A Skateboard

Doing an ollie on a skateboard is hard. Sure, people who can do it make it look easy, but for those who can’t do it, it seems like magic. But it’s not magic. It’s physics. Over at Wired, they have … Continue reading

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British Soldiers’ Inventories 1066 – 2014

Soldiers have always carried a lot of equipment and gear into battle, to help them deal damage, survive damage, and generally survive whilst out in the field. Thom Atkinson has a collection of excellent photos of what British soldiers carried … Continue reading

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Spiders & Insects Eating Each Other

The insect world is a weird, wonderful, and wildly violent place to exist in. Spiders and insects use a variety of different methods to eat each other, and photographer Nicky Bay has captured many of these in some truly excellent … Continue reading

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Age Of Buildings In Map Form

Question: What can you produce when you are curious about the age of buildings in your neighbourhood? Answer: Absolutely stunning maps (Wired). That is precisely what Justin Palmer did after he found a dataset containing the age of all the buildings … Continue reading

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