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V Motion Project

  • June 24, 2013
V Motion Project

Came across this and was pretty impressed. Not sure how synced the whole thing actually (using some Kinect magic - my guess is that the music was being danced along to , with a healthy dose of editing licence afterwards) was but for sheer effect it's right up there. Very similar work at the Vivid Festival in Sydney each year, though the last one at the opera house actually had a very similar system. Here's Customs House gettin' the treatment.

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Apple Megalomania

  • August 28, 2012
Apple Megalomania

This court case between Apple and Samsung is starting to piss me off. I'm told the $1bn payout to Apple will add 1% to their cash reserves. Woop-de-doo. In the meantime, we're all guilty conspirators for 'swiping' or 'pinching' on any phone other than an iPhone. I guess the only reason Google haven't got sued is they give away Android.. but why would that stop the IP lawyers? Easier to get damages from hardware manufacturers I suppose?? What happened to common sense innovation, or 'obvious concept' as Samsung put it???

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The 25th Reich is Coming!

  • July 25, 2012
The 25th Reich is Coming!

A Brand New Independent Australian Movie! It's already doing the festival rounds, looks like making it back to Oz in September.. Big shout to Jak Wyld :-) Introducing a crazy new genre mash-up from Australian director, Stephen Amis (The Real Thing, The Alive Tribe, Oz Encounters, UFO's in Australia). With an international cast, state of the art digital effects, and classic vintage styling, The 25th Reich is a rollicking, WWII sci-fi adventure - full of time-travel, duplicitous Nazi robots, faulty spaceships and giant mega-fauna... Based on the classic novella, 50,000 Years Until Tomorrow...

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Jeff Sheppeard – Kayak Game Fishing

  • February 14, 2012
Jeff Sheppeard – Kayak Game Fishing

Being out on a kayak on a sunny day, in the middle of Sydney Harbour is just great. Paddling kilometers off-shore solo and fishing for sharks is pretty mindblowing.  Then he finally snags a 100+ Kg black marlin! Here's his website: http://www.kayakgamefishing.com.au/ Great story in SMH about it: http://www.smh.com.au/executive-style/culture/a-lone-kayaker-a-marlin-and-one-wild-ride-20120204-1qypb.html and I've embedded his latest YouTube video. I want a kayak!!

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Irina Werning – Back To The Future

  • November 17, 2011
Irina Werning – Back To The Future

Amazing photo concept of then and now http://www.irinawerning.com/bttf2/back-to-the-future-2-2011/   I love old photos. I admit being a nosey photographer. As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start sniffing for them. Most of us are fascinated by their retro look but to me, it’s imagining how people would feel and look like if they were to reenact them today... A few months ago, I decided to actually do this. So, with my camera, I started inviting people to go back to their future.  

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Wonder Woman Dog

  • November 13, 2011
Wonder Woman Dog

http://www.fancydress.com/costumes/Wonder-Woman-Dog/0~111188~338    

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MONBIOT – The Self-Attribution Fallacy

  • November 9, 2011
MONBIOT – The Self-Attribution Fallacy

Intelligence? Talent? No, the ultra-rich got to where they are through luck and brutality. By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 8th November 2011 If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire. The claims that the ultra-rich 1% make for themselves – that they are possessed of unique intelligence or creativity or drive – are examples of the self-attribution fallacy. This means crediting yourself with outcomes for which you weren’t responsible. Many of those who are rich today got there because they were able to capture...

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Ardbeg – The best whisky in the world!

  • November 8, 2011
Ardbeg – The best whisky in the world!

Whisky is something of a passion for the LostSheep. Ardbeg is an awesome drop and a great place to visit.  Just looking at the picture below brings back great memories. Turns out they even have an iPhone app now! http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/ardbeg/id415195462?mt=8

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