Video footage from a rollercoaster ride using a 360º camera with image stabilization applied. This is pretty wild!
Massimo Vignelli Makes Books
Massimo Vignelli discusses his approach to book design in a video produced for Mohawk’s “What Will You Make Today?” campaign.
Snowboarding in downtown Montréal
Canadian snowboarder Sebastien Toutant took advantage of Montreal’s record snowfall with an urban run down Mount Royal (via Devour, hat tip to Shawn Blanc).
Insane urban bike race
IGA fail commercial
I saw this commercial for IGA air during the 2nd Stanley Cup playoff game. I’m pretty sure the kid says “fail” at the end. It has to be one of the most mainstream applications of the fail meme that I’ve seen. There’s also a French version of the commercial.
Update: I realized after the post, that it was a certain kind of mainstream. Honestly, there’s a relatively small Anglo population watching CBC in Montreal, but the commercial aired… so a reasonable number of people must have seen it.
Video portrait of Stephen Sasson
David Friedman posted a video portrait of Stephen Sasson, inventor of the digital camera. I mentioned the camera last year, it might be worth revisiting his discussion of its development and the patent file (via df).
If you ever wondered what it would be like to sit through a video of 49571 unicode characters, now’s your chance.
Is This A Good Time?
This series of videos from Is This A Good Time covers a variety of topics, including: creativity, social anthropology and formal semantics.
Vin Diesel on Dungeons & Dragons
Video of Vin Diesel discussing Dungeons & Dragons and the creativity it inspires. That is all.
Online news in 1981
From an old news report — it used to take about two hours to download an electronic newspaper with connections fees of five dollars per hour. Oh, and the newspapers weren’t in it to make a profit.