When a beautiful place becomes geotagged it can go through a dramatic change from secret place to overwhelmed place.
There’s someone who’s job is to create paper props for films and television. People have fascinating jobs and take intriguing journeys to get into those occupations. This is one of those stories:
This video has been viewed nearly 6 million time – not bad for something “unsatisfying”.
I’d be interested to know how you respond to it. It made me laugh, but I suspect for some of you the reaction will be very different. Just remember, whatever your reaction it’s likely that millions of other people had a similar reaction:
This TED talk looks at the different metaphors that we use to visualise knowledge.
According to Lima, we used to map knowledge as trees with trunks and branches, but increasingly we are moving towards using the network as the metaphor with many-to-many connections.
Sometimes things are obvious when they are pointed out, and this is one of them. Whilst I love mind-maps, which tend to follow a tree structure, they are so often inadequate for visualising the multitude of connections that exist:
There are certain poses that go with certain locations, but what happens if every time you try to take that photo something happens:
This video is a lovely comic swipe as the change from old school comic super-heros to the darker reboots of the same characters that we get at the cinema today:
Owl Guy, a retro comic book superhero, is suddenly introduced to his rebooted counterpart.
Have fun genre and cliche spotting.