Iggy Pop in the East Village. Outrageous
An old gentleman, quiet and introspective, is changed entirely when he hears his favorite music again.
A stunning proof of how fundamental music and human culture is to our identity and sense of well-being.
WHY NOT SEND YOUR TWEET BY CARRIER PIGEON?
BIRDS. TWITTER. TWEETS. FLY. TWEET TWEET.
John Masefield’s Sea Fever was my grandmother’s favorite poem. So I recently gathered some shots of her hometown - Newport, Rhode Island - and layered over the verse.
Like the sea and shore could recite the poetry for itself.
The Next Big Thing might be your past. Here your Foursquare history rendered as a stunning “time machine” animation and infographic.
We’ve seen this before, but this data viz is from the Foursquare office itself and it shows. Really rich illustration and seamless playback.
Not sure what it does for Samsung though, apart from suggesting that mobile tech elite should think more about Samsung.
Facebook’s first data center ran into problems of a distinctly ironic nature when a literal cloud formed in the IT room and started to rain on servers.
Though Facebook has previously hinted at this via references to a “humidity event” within its first data center in Prineville, Oregon, the social network’s infrastructure king Jay Parikh told The Reg on Thursday that, for a few minutes in Summer, 2011, Facebook’s data center contained two clouds: one powered the social network, the other poured water on it.
“I got a call, ‘Jay, there’s a cloud in the data center’,” Parikh says. “‘What do you mean, outside?’. ‘No, inside’.”
There was panic.
“It was raining in the datacenter,” he explains.