Posts filed under “Weekend”

Hans Rosling: Asia’s rise — how and when

Hans Rosling was a young guest student in India when he first realized that Asia had all the capacities to reclaim its place as the world’s dominant economic force. At TEDIndia, he graphs global economic growth since 1858 and predicts the exact date that India and China will outstrip the US.

Category: Weekend

Palace Hotel Garden Court, San Francisco

Yesterday’s conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco had the added benefit of one of the grandest rooms I have seen in the United States: The Garden Court. It is a lovely space . . .

Category: Travel, Weekend

The Key . . .

I don’t know why, but I love this XKCD toon: >

Category: Humor, Weblogs, Weekend

Guerilla Agitprop: BP Oil

Nice guerilla art, via (of all places) Bloomberg: >

Category: Energy, Weekend

Pulp Fiction Timeline

Pretty awesome:  Deviant Art has plotted the timeline and character interaction of the film, Pulp Fiction: > Hat tip Flowing Data

Category: Digital Media, Film, Weekend

1938 Sharknosed Graham

via boing boing

Category: Weekend

Cosmetic Surgery Cutbacks

Consumers are spending less on plastic surgery: > > Cosmetic Surgeries Get a Little Nip and Tuck CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS NYT, April 27, 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/29/fashion/29SKIN.html

Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media, Weekend

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Tyson Hesse: “This was my graduating these film for my final year at SCAD. It turned out alright, I think. I would have liked to do something more ambitious, but being that I was working alone for the entirety of the film and had other projects in production at the same time I had to…Read More

Category: Weekend

iPad + Velcro = Love

iPad + Velcro from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo. Hat tip kottke

Category: Technology, Weekend

US Global Trade Sanctions

Source: Visual Economics

Category: Digital Media, Travel, Weekend