Visibly Smart: Stunning Time-Lapse of the Aurora Borealis
The Aurora from TSO Photography on Vimeo.The aurora borealis, or northern lights, are such an amazing phenomenon. I hope to be able to see it in person some day.Check out this absolutely STUNNING video of a huge aurora borealis show captured by TSO Photography. It was shot near Kirkenes and Pas National Park on the Norway-Russia border.Any Scoop readers witnessed...
Visibly Smart: The Passion of Lego Fans
AFOL A Blocumentary from AFOL on Vimeo.Do you keep old games, toys, or computers? For many people keeping childhood games inspires a sense of nostalgia. And, some parents or grandparents pass their toys down to later generations. However, for Adult Fans of Legos (AFOL), they are still building and “playing” with these plastic building blocks. I have to tell you,...
Festival of Ideas: SEATAC to NYC and Back (to the Future)
Corporate visions for the future require the “impersonal logic” cited by Andy Grove in his book, “Only the Paranoid Survive.” It was this impersonal logic that allowed Intel to recognize an inflection point and shift its core business to microprocessors.Today, Intel futurists envision a compute continuum where computing exists in literally everything, from cars to coffee mugs. It means blowing...
- SOBCon 2011: Believe Then Act This past weekend I had the opportunity to represent Intel at SOBCon 2011 (Successful Online Business Conference) and share a print provided by Hugh MacLeod of Gapingvoid.com. This colorful print features the message “Believe, Then Act” along with Hugh’s artwork and the core message at the bottom: “The Processor is an Expression of Human Potential,” [...]
- Bloggers Live Their Visual Lives at Coachella Coachella is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular music festivals but what you might not know is that Intel was involved this year. The Creators Project, an initiative between Intel and Vice, was named the creative director for this year’s show. And a show it was! The Creators Project redefined Coachella by creating visual experiences [...]
- Computer Help Needed: What has you cussing or curious? I don’t know about you, but when I first started using a computer I had a few learning curves to navigate. There were so many frustrating times. I do confess to slapping it upside the monitor or alongside the case in an effort to get it to do what I wanted it to do. So [...]
- The Tomorrow Project Seattle: 10 Norwescon Audience Questions I was among Norwescon’s nearly SRO audience during this weekend’s question and answer panel on The Tomorrow Project Seattle. Intel Futurist Brian David Johnson and Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE), Sarah Perez-Kriz fielded smart questions from an enthusiastic sci-fi fanbase. As announced at Norwescon, The Tomorrow Project Seattle [...]
- Science Fiction Meets Science Fact: 5 Things to See at Friday Norwescon I’m a ComicCon legacy, been there more times I can count (still have the con’s Chris Bachalo Sandman t-shirt from 1995). But I’ve never been to a sci-fi convention. So I’m excited to hit Norwescon, Seattle in a few hours. Besides being a premier Pacific Northwest con, it’s also where the Philip K. Dick Award [...]
- Top Ten Observations at Coachella 2011 10. Everyone that was supposed to be in Vegas this weekend was at Coachella 9. Apparently I missed the dress code memo of tutu’s and fish net stockings 8. VIP section rocked, gave us an opportunity to view the amazing tattoos up closely 7. The gyms in LA must have been empty 6. You missed [...]