Monday, March 19, 2012

Piracy Has Cost The US Economy $58 Billion

There are a lot of large numbers floating around when it comes to the cost of Piracy. Rob Reid in his TED talk explains where some of this money is calculated from.

Rob is a writer who is just about to publish Year Zero a novel about what happens when Aliens develop a taste for Human pop music.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Wrecking Crew Orchestra

At the turn of the 20th century there was a popular form of magic called Black Art where a magician could make objects levitate, appear and disappear with ease. This was done through use of special lighting conditions and black velvet cloth to mask the workings of the trick from the audience. A hundred years later and Orchestra a Japanese dance group, create an innovative dance of black art and electro luminescent wire.

It takes a lot now to impress me, but this certainly did.