Links: November 2003

  • Living dead 28 November 2003, 13:35

    An estimated 35,000 living people in one Indian state have been declared dead by their relatives and had their property seized, and they can do nothing about it.

  • Resfest 26 November 2003, 10:50

    The festival dedicated to innovative film, music, design and technology visits Melbourne, with some interesting movies at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image: Daft Punk anime, Michel Gondry retrospective.

  • Wired savants 25 November 2003, 15:49

    Wired's article on the genius of savants and the amazing ways they use their minds; helping us understand our own.

  • Floraphilia 25 November 2003, 11:08

    Big detailed pictures of intricate flowers floating in blackness. Have you ever seen a passionflower?

  • Renaissance sidewalks 20 November 2003, 17:51

    Kurt Wenner produces some incredible renaissance-styled pieces of sidewalk art that cross into optical illusion, such as Dante's Inferno and Muses.

  • Walmart scares me 18 November 2003, 10:47

    In Australia we are relatively unaffected by the commercial machinations of Walmart, but this Fast Company article on the U.S. giant boggles the mind. Sales of $244.5 billion!??!

  • Visual synthesis 10 November 2003, 13:15

    Its a little daunting at first, but this visual synthesiser creates some awesome abstract animations. Just click on one of the small boxes on the top left, then click the arrow top right.

  • Ghost in the Shell 2 7 November 2003, 12:23

    Fans of anime should be pleased to see the sequel to Ghost in the Shell nearing release. Here's the trailer for it.

  • Honda meets Lego 6 November 2003, 15:12

    It seems to be Lego day today. This Honda ad does not have cogs in it, but some cool Legomation. (WARNING: Quicktime)

  • Where does Lego come from? 6 November 2003, 15:07

    Ever wonder how Lego is made? This neat animation takes you through the process. (WARNING: Flash)

  • The photographer of Venice 3 November 2003, 16:21

    Thomas England's online photo album. Makes you want to jump on a plane.

  • Nasher Sculpture Center 3 November 2003, 14:11

    Time for a bit of culture, the Nasher Sculpture Center houses some weird and wonderful contemporary sculptures, and has a great web site (WARNING: Flash pop-up)

  • Japan by night 3 November 2003, 14:01

    Some beautiful panoramic images of Japanese cities by night, just click on a city.

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