Mathematician Cathy O’Neil explains why algorithms are programmed and curated with bias. She is the author of Weapons of Math Destruction (Amazon) and runs ORCAA, an algorithmic auditing firm. An algorithm is an opinion embedded in math. Cathy O’Neil Advertisements
A strange yet beautiful time-lapse tilt-shift look at Pyongyang, the capital city of North Korea. Such peculiarity can also be seen in the country’s late 20th century advertising.
For anyone who’s seen The Lion King but yet to hear a lion actually roar (me included).
Video editor Jaume R. Lloret compiled some of the vehicles from Wes Anderson movies including The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and Grand Budapest Hotel. What aesthetic eye candy!
When advertising is done right, it doesn’t feel like advertising. Take a look back at the life of Elton John in this beautiful life montage. The video reminds me of Nike’s nostalgic commercial showcasing the home video archives of Serena Williams.
A tarantula sheds its past for a new present, at least in physicality. But the human brain is plastic. You too can renegotiate your reality.
I’ve posted about the remarkable solo climber Alex Honnold before, detailing how he uses visualization techniques to train his mind to become immune to fear. The folks at National Geographic and the producer of the 2015 film Meru (Amazon) Jimmy Chin have teamed up to document Honnold’s climb of El Capitan, the vertical granite rock […]
Watching FC Barcelona from 2008 to 2012 was like watching a performance art piece. The way coach and former Barcelona player Josep “Pep” Guardiola had the Blaugrana pass and move, with the added dynamics of Lionel Messi, Xavi, and Iniesta was just extraordinary. “I don’t like it when a player says, ‘I like freedom; I want […]
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A stunning video of the nervous system of a zebrafish over a 16 hour period. The imperative is to grow into somebody.
“We need to be a little bit more tortoise-y and a little less hare-ish.” Malcolm Gladwell Reminder: Do small things, slowly
“It was a moment of seeing from the bird’s-eye view rather than from our usual close-up perspective. Or, in other words, it was a moment of non-robotic consciousness.” 🔗https://t.co/Ajw3RT07DH pic.twitter.com/r6akTMfVAU — Wells Baum (@wells_baum) September 7, 2018 And this is why humans want wings. Video courtesy Elite Falconry. Check their Instagram feed for more.
Nike’s new advertisement reveals home-video of a nine-year-old Serena Williams practicing tennis with her father. If you don’t dare to try and chase your dreams, you’ll rob yourself the joy of doing it. Don’t just dream it. Serena Williams One day we’ll be able to turn our dreams into movies we can watch when we wake […]
Cue Tycho — This view from a Air France Boeing 777 cockpit would make a great music video.