December 27, 2012 Paul Erdo?s - N is a Number Hungarian mathematician. Erd?s published more papers than any other mathematician in history. He worked on problems in combinatorics, graph theory, number theory, classical analysis, approximation theory, set theory, and probability theory. He is also known for his "legendarily eccentric" personality.
December 18, 2012 Beginning: A Water Projection According to the Mayan calendar December 21, 2012 will be the end of an era. In June of this year, at an outdoor event entitled "Revocation End of the World" was opened with a water projection entitled "Beginning" — an animation aimed at introducing the audience to modern times.
December 17, 2012 Landfill Harmonic Landfill Harmonic is an upcoming feature-length documentary about a remarkable musical orchestra in Paraguay, where young musicians play instruments made from trash.
December 14, 2012 The Mendicant Cubes achieved by notching and joining pennies in perfect orientation to one another. Joined at perpendicular angles, the coins create a lattice structure allowing tunnel like passages of light from certain angles. As one moves around them, the cubes seem to fluctuate from material to ethereal.
December 13, 2012 Pale Blue Dot A visual response to Carl Sagan's famed 'Pale Blue Dot' monologue, where he muses on our planet's appearance in a photograph taken by the Voyager 1 space probe — the most distant photograph ever taken of Earth.
December 7, 2012 The Earth Spins at Night 22 days of data from the Suomi NPP satellite went into making this beautiful and eerie view of the Earth at night, spinning in a black sky. The satellite can see in the visible and near-infrared at high sensitivity, able to map city lights, fires, and even moonlit weather. This animation is made from real images, mapped onto the previously existing Blue Marble images to make the view more realistic.
December 6, 2012 Skip Pitts A while back the production crew at Loaded Pictures were fortunate enough to add some design flair to a video biography about the Memphis all-star soul ensemble The Bo-Keys. As they viewed the raw footage we were struck by the fantastic stories of its legendary members. They thought that in particular, the lead guitarist, Charles "Skip" Pitts' colorful interview begged an animated interpretation. And so they did just that. Unfortunately, earlier this year Mr. Pitts passed away, and Memphis lost one of its great musical contributors.
December 5, 2012 Dominant Species by ROA ROA travels the globe studying the relationship between human beings and animals. This video showcases the process of methods that went into his recent exhibition in San Francisco of the same name, and also features walls that were painted in Miami, South Africa, Puerto Rico and across the United States.
December 4, 2012 The Power of Outrospection Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.