Thursday, December 30, 2010


It promised so much...

Sinclair ZX81 Personal Computer


Graphics Handbook

I came across an image of Ken Garland's 'Graphic Handbook' on Tumblr t'other day... the inspiration for Garland Monospace:

Ken Garland - Graphics Handbook

Available for purchase from version type foundry - Garland Monospace

Dawn of the Age of the Robot

Article by Dominic Rushe for The Guardian, Thursday 30 December 2010

Advancement in robotics will dominate next decade, says head of the Institute for the Future

"The robots are coming. The second decade of the 21st century will see the rise of a mechanised army that will revolutionise private and public life just as radically as the internet and social media have shaken up the past 10 years. Or so says Marina Gorbis, futurologist and head of Californian thinktank The Institute for the Future."

Read the full article here »

Dawn of the Age of the Robot
Image via Planetary Folklore Tumblr

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

The Sun's Gone Dim and The Sky's Black

This is the original song, by Icelandic musician Johann Johannsson, used on the recent Battle: Los Angeles trailer to great effect:

Melancholy electronica?... or is that melantronica?

I thought I'd come up with something interesting, but after a quick google I discovered that this is a phrase already in use. No new ideas left with the interweb out there :(

New Heathrow Logo

In light of recent events (i.e. snowpocalypse/snowmageddon)... I propose a new logo for Heathrow airport ;-) :

Heathrow airport logo

Monday, December 13, 2010

Battle: Los Angeles

Been posting a lot of videos/trailers recently... but hey... this one rocks! Loving the soundtrack:

Edit: 22.12.10
Just found out that music is performed by Icelandic musician Johann Johannsson and is a track called 'The Sun’s Gone Dim and the Sky Turned Black' from the 2006 album 1401: A User’s Manual.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Paths of Hate

Sweet film trailer for a future animation release: Paths of Hate

PATHS OF HATE long trailer from Platige Image on Vimeo.

Aurora Borealis

Perfect combination - Aurora Borealis and timelapse:

Aurora Borealis timelapse HD - Tromsø 2010 from Tor Even Mathisen on Vimeo.

I've asked Santa for intervalometer for Christmas so might be getting me some of that timelapse action sometime soon.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

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