Detritus 253

 

> I caught a bus into town the other night, on my way out for dinner & when I got off I walked past 3 bus stops & as I walked I counted the people waiting, who were hunched over their smart phones. I don’t know when the next bus was due but there was exactly ten people, and every one of them was staring intently into their teeny tiny little glowing screen… I am pretty sure I could have been a ten foot tall hallucination and they wouldn’t have noticed… I felt sorry for them & in hindsight wish I could have sent them this link to read while they waited for their bus… And this one

 

> “Flying has changed my life”

 

> Good advice about copyright infringement from an attorney

 

> If you’ve seen the excellent films Old Boy, or Thirst, or Sympathy for Lady Venegance then Park Chan-Wook will be a familiar name to you, but there is one film I hadn’t seen by him and it intrigued me as apparently it was a short film shot using an iPhone 4… Thankfully someone has uploaded it to youtube, who knows how long it will stay there but if you have an interest in his work then check out Night Fishing

 


61Hz tone shot at 60 fps via petapixel

 

Patti Smith: Advice to the young from Louisiana Channel on Vimeo.

 

> How many books do you read at a time? Are you a serial monogamist reader? I have to confess I am a chronic parallel reader – I must have at least 20 books on the go at any one time….. and I just added this one to the list – Cutting Rhythms: Shaping the Film Edit

 

SCREENGRAB from Willie Witte on Vimeo.

 

> An interesting read/experiment: a year without internet

 

 

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