Only 50 years ago today, a significant milestone in the space race was achieved, launching a man, the Soviet Union’s Yuri Gagarin, beyond the atmosphere and into a single orbit of the Earth. Lots of cool space and Gagarin related info found via Google today; they also provided the cool animation on their doodle — just […]
Previously I’d written about the impending launch of Garage Band for iPad, and mentioned how Apple’s release of this app will challenge smaller independent app developers in the music creation space. Today’ I’m at it again. With yesterday’s release of iOS 4.3, it seems that Apple has again taken a bite out of a developer’s […]
Wondering what all the fuss is about with Apple announcing the iPad version of Garage Band? This video will help demonstrate. From The Future of Music V: The Craft of iPad Music-making” event, February 3rd, 2011. At this special evening event, attendees heard and saw the musical and visual results as leading electronic artists performed […]
From the 1981 Montreux Jazz Festival. A very cool version of Tubular Bells that I’d missed until recently. Well worth a listen… Via Synthtopia
Information wants to be free, an interesting phrase summing up the concept that technology has the potential to be liberating, rather than oppressing. It was first used in the 1960’s and attributed to the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog. Today, that phrase is often used to support open file sharing activities. And recently I […]
Short documentary on some very determined aviation enthusiasts. [via www.youlikeairplanestoo.com]
Saw this video a week or two ago. Amazed at the amount of paper generated for each flight!