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81 Year Old Commodore Amiga Artist – Samia Halaby

Samia Halaby is a world renowned painter who purchased a Commodore Amiga 1000 in 1985 at the tender age of 50 years old. She taught herself the BASIC and C programming languages to create “kinetic paintings” with the Amiga and has been using the Amiga ever since. [Via amz3]
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Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, are banding together to challenge the companies they helped build. The cohort is creating a union of concerned experts called the Center for Humane Technology. Along with the […]
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No Surprises – Radiohead Cover

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“Marriage of academia and Aboriginal yarning”: Forgotten Legacy of Aboriginal Stockwomen

  *****Advice: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this story contains names and images people who have died.****** While the contribution of Aboriginal people to the pastoral industry has long been acknowledged, Ms Simone sensed a gap in the historical record. “In the 1930s, you actually find lots of information about Aboriginal […]
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History of The Universe in 13,799 Dominoes

If you set up a row of dominoes as a timeline of history from the Big Bang to now, and had each domino represent 1 million years it would stretch over 300 meters long. I know because thats what I did for this video. The universe is very old.