These videos give you a rough idea of what talking to Siri from behind the wheel might look like.
“It’s a bit like flashcards on steroids.”
When we read, our eyes move across a page or a screen to digest the words. All of that eye movement slows us down, but a new technology called Spritz claims to have figured out a way to turn us into speed-readers. By flashing words onto a single point on a screen, much like watching TV, Spritz says it will double your reading speed.
Watch our conversation with Oscar-winner Jared Leto at last year’s SXSWi conference in Austin.
(Source: Fast Company)
“You always have to draw on what moves you, what affects you, what excites you.”
“Truth is truth. Horrific is not what I’m interested in. I’m interested in understanding.” - "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen
With their sticky floors and seats sprinkled with popcorn crumbs, today’s movie theaters are often not much to look at. But rewind a few decades to the golden age of cinema, and you’ll find theaters as glamorous as the Hollywood films they showcased.
This Sunday, along with the dresses and the speeches, viewers will also see the Academy’s new brand identity.
Everyone from Bette Davis to Jennifer Lawrence, from Irene to Armani, is represented. It’s a palette of glamorous dresses from some of the 20th and 21st century’s most famous designers.
Academy Award-nominated sound editor Wylie Stateman discusses why and how Lone Survivor sounds the way it does, and putting the audience right in the frame with the movie’s characters.
Cate Blanchett is such a beautiful, regal presence on screen that it’s nearly impossible to imagine her starring in, say, a biscuit commercial. And yet early on, she appeared in a ridiculous spot for the cookie Tim Tam.