Allegory of the Cave is one of my favorite stories in philosophy. This visual essay is an interesting interpretation of it. I would not have guessed what it was inspired by if I hadn’t been told. via Laughing Squid
Everything is a remix.
I few days ago I explained why I’m not a fan of movie reboots. It seems I’m not alone. News broke this past week that the character Sulu is revealed to be gay in the upcoming Star Trek Beyond and the actor who originally played Sulu, and who has been openly gay since 2005 — […]
This is a good follow up to my post from earlier today on the movie reboots. Ars Technica: New study could explain why we remake certain movies over and over again: It’s the question that every movie fan asks in summer: why are there so many remakes and sequels and reboots? It turns out that […]
‘Ghostbusters’ backlash is about more than sexism, says producer Ivan Reitman: The Ghostbusters reboot has received criticism questioning the need for a reboot, as well as the decision to cast four women as the ghostbusting stars. For his part, Reitman thinks the backlash has more to do with nostalgia than anger over a perception that […]
The work of Nick Smith. via thisisnthappiness
Your logo is not hardcore.
Nathan Kontny with some great analogies to the creative process of stealing, breaking down and reconstructing: Professional car thieves know that as soon as you steal a car, your next immediate task is to get it to a chop shop. A chop shop is an illegally operating garage that specializes in taking a car and […]
One of the things that I am most passionate about is showing respect for the ingenuity of others. Working in an ecosystem where I am often competing very closely, it is inevitable that I will be confronted with situations where the easy thing is to match/copy/remix someone else’s ideas into my own app. What I […]
via Roll the Credits, Johnny via ParisLemon
Kirby Ferguson is back with a new, one-off video, Everything is a Remix Case Study: The iPhone. I love Kirby’s work, but this video isn’t as strong as his bigger Everything is a Remix Series. In fact, his TED Talk on the subject of the iPhone was even better.
Pulled from Everything Is a Remix