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James Nares: “STREET”

61-minutes of people watching shot at 780fps on the Phantom Flex high-speed camera.  This is a short clip of the film on display at the Met.

“I wanted the film to be about people. All it needed were magical moments, and there are enough of those happening every moment of any given day.”
—James Nares

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Zeitgeist 2012: Year In Review

“1.2 trillion searches. 146 languages.  What did the world search in 2012?”

Diving down into the specific countries and categories the results can get interesting.  In the US Burger King tops the charts for food delivery along with reflux for heath conditions.

Brooklyn Beta Theme Song

I could write endlessly about everything I learned and experienced at last week’s Brooklyn Beta conference**, but Jonathan Mann aka Song A Day Man’s three day montage manages to do it a small slice of justice.

**Conference is the wrong word, it’s more of a summer camp, family reunion hybrid for people who love making the internet.

A great product is closer to an accident. It’s the byproduct of the environment you build at your company. This environment may actually be harder to build than the product itself, but you’ll be left with a better everything by the end of it.

Zach Holman, from his presentation The Product is the Byproduct

23 Year Road Trip
In what started out as a 18 month tour of Africa after the Berlin wall fell in 1989 turned into a 23 year journey for Gunther Holtorf, his wife and their Mercedes Benz G Wagon named “Otto”.  In total “Otto” has taken them over 500,000 miles (without a breakdown) across almost every continent, to remote islands thanks to freight ships, and even off-limits countries like North Korea, Cuba and Iraq.
BBC News has an excellent video story of what might be the world’s most traveled man. High-res

23 Year Road Trip

In what started out as a 18 month tour of Africa after the Berlin wall fell in 1989 turned into a 23 year journey for Gunther Holtorf, his wife and their Mercedes Benz G Wagon named “Otto”.  In total “Otto” has taken them over 500,000 miles (without a breakdown) across almost every continent, to remote islands thanks to freight ships, and even off-limits countries like North Korea, Cuba and Iraq.

BBC News has an excellent video story of what might be the world’s most traveled man.

No Handed Bike Moves

A professional display of 50 No Handed Bike Moves performed to “Golden Tree” by Martin Brooks.  Who knew the Official Federation of No Handed Bikes Skills had sanctioned over 50 moves?

Culture, like brand, is misunderstood and often discounted as a touchy-feely component of business that belongs to HR. It’s not intangible or fluffy, it’s not a vibe or the office décor. It’s one of the most important drivers that has to be set or adjusted to push long-term, sustainable success.

Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch

(via 9-bits)