乘着风,我走的比云更远 ,比山更高。Riding the wind, I go further than clouds, higher than mountains.

Category Archives: Beyond clouds

Active Sight: Vija Celmins and Jackson Pollock from Pictorialism to Perception – Image Journal

ON MAY 16 of this year, Night Sky #2 by Vija Celmins, on view at the 2008 Carnegie International at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art, was vandalized by one of … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Camera Restricta — Philipp Schmitt

Algorithms are already looking through the viewfinder alongside with you: they adjust settings, scan faces and take a photo when you smile. What if your grin wasn’t the only thing … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mox Nox: The Cartoons of Joan Cornella | Graphics.com

From the publisher: “Spanish cartoonist Joan Cornellà’s viciously funny Mox Nox comic strips have struck such a nerve on social media that his Facebook page has garnered over one million … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

No direct flight: new maps show the fragmented journeys of migrants and refugees to Europe

Politicians across Europe have talked about the arrival of refugees and migrants in 2015 and 2016 as if it were an unprecedented “event”, a single coherent flow of people “heading … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Trump Pushed the Election Map to the Right – The New York Times

Donald J. Trump made good on his strategy of stoking the enthusiasm of white voters, as rural and small-town America endorsed him emphatically, helping to defeat Hillary Clinton and her … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bird List Song – YouTube

There’s a list of bird singings that I need to learn! via Bird List Song – YouTube

November 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Whether You’re a Democrat or Republican, Your Social Media Is an Echo Chamber

When I see a liberal writer’s description of Donald Trump, or a conservative writer’s views of Hillary Clinton, I am embarrassed for them both. I wouldn’t let a 5-year-old child … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Barack Obama aces mock job interview with Stephen Colbert | Television & radio | The Guardian

President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance on last night’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert to undergo a mock job interview and urge millennials to vote in the upcoming election. … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hover Camera is a safe and foldable drone that follows you

“Follow me” is an up-and-coming feature on consumer drones, and then you’ve also got those that are foldable for the sake of portability. Very few devices carry both advantages, but … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yang Fudong – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Yang Fudong (杨福东 born 1971 in Beijing)[1] Yang Fudong was born in Beijing, China, in 1971. He is considered one of China’s most well-known cinematographer and photographer. He is considered … Continue reading

September 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

It’s Nice That | Guy Billout’s brilliantly ironic illustrations make the ordinary extraordinary

Guy Billout’s topsy-turvy illustrations subvert our perception of the world with clever twists and ironic flourishes. French-born Guy came to New York in 1969 and has worked as an illustrator … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · Leave a comment


Like so many others, I thought the movie Mulholland Drive was an inspired work. The power of it does not just emanate from its eerie and mysterious atmosphere, its taste … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

— Pokémon Go and the Need to Critically Consider Augmented Realities

Pokémon Go is currently taking the world by storm. The game uses smartphones to overlay the material world with digital elements, encouraging users to travel around to different places in … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jonas Mekas, Walden, 1969 (excerpt) on Vimeo

“Since 1950 I have been keeping a film diary. I have been walking around with my Bolex and reacting to the immediate reality: situations, friends, New York, seasons of the … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Mesmerizing Marathon of Robert Frank’s Movies – The New Yorker

“The life of Robert is an immense onion,” the filmmaker Laura Israel told me recently. “I kept finding things out. Most people, you reach a point, you have them. But … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Monty Python – Silly job interview

Because it is on Friday, because it is on Monty Python.

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chris Burden, from shoot to kinetic metropolis

Chris Burden’s Metropolis II is an intense kinetic sculpture, modeled after a fast paced, frenetic modern city. Steel beams form an eclectic grid interwoven with an elaborate system of 18 … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

When I am Pregnant, 1992, Anish Kapoor

When I am Pregnant, 1992, Anish Kapoor It is astonishing how Anish Kapoor manages to make the act of observation such an intense experience. Matter appears and disappears, and the … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ben Tolman, Galaga, Fiction 2014

Ben Tolman, Galaga, Fiction 2014   Via Website

July 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Parlez-vous suisse romand? – Le Temps

Les helvétismes sont ces mots ou tournures d’expression ou qui n’existent qu’en Suisse – plusieurs centaines sont répertoriées – ou qui prennent un sens légèrement différent dans la Confédération de … Continue reading

July 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Big Lebowski | Film | The Guardian

Like a teenager who discovers Che Guevara T-shirts, there is nothing original or particularly inspired about liking The Big Lebowski. So predictable, you’ll say. Dear God, it’s not even the … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Small World: An Academic Romance – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Small World uses the main characters (Professors Philip Swallow and Morris Zapp and their wives) from Changing Places and adds many new ones. It follows them around the international circuit … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

The mood

‘Feel that that wind? feel that wind move? Yeah, that’s right! It blows everything all over the place!’ – The mood at the end of june

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nostalgia for the Light – review | Film | The Guardian

It isn’t simply that Patricio Guzmán’s Chilean documentary Nostalgia for the Light is moving: it has a tragic grandeur that really is very remarkable. It is deeply intelligent, intensely and … Continue reading

June 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Please Leave | Foreign Affairs

If Europe were a democracy, all of its citizens would have had a say in whether the United Kingdom leaves or remains in the European Union. After all, it is … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Film La Jetée, découvert à la nuit des images

La Jetée est un film français de science-fiction de Chris Marker, sorti en 1962 et d’une durée de 28 minutes. Ce film expérimental, considéré comme un chef-d’œuvre par nombre de … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

EU referendum full results – find out how your area voted | Politics | The Guardian

Britain has voted by a substantial margin to leave the European Union. The picture that is emerging is of a heavily polarised country, with remain areas coming in more strongly … Continue reading

June 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Britain Voted in the E.U. Referendum – The New York Times

Britons voted on Thursday to leave the European Union. The Leave side led with 17.4 million votes, or 52 percent, versus the Remain side’s 16.1 million, or 48 percent, with … Continue reading

June 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Is ‘Brexit’? A Look at the Debate and Its Wider Meaning

A portmanteau of the words “Britain” and “exit,” it is the nickname for a British exit of the European Union after the June 23 referendum asking voters: “Should the United … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

A world in motion

The photo of a galloping horse is taken by  Eadweard Muybridge in 1878 as the basis of the invention of movies.

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shenzhen: The Silicon Valley of hardware – Trailer

Premiering next week, Future Cities is part of a new flagship documentary strand from WIRED Video that explores the technologies, trends and ideas that are changing our world. The first … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Barack Obama slow jams the news with Jimmy Fallon, slams Trump (VIDEO).

With eight months left in his presidency, Barack Obama returned to The Tonight Show last night to tout his accomplishments over the past 7½ years—in the form of, naturally, a … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Les espèces d’espaces d’Internet selon Louise Drulhe : Makery

« Nous construisons nos outils puis ce sont eux qui nous construisent » écrivait Marshall McLuhan. Nous avons construit l’Internet comme un outil a-centré et pourtant nous voilà dominés par les Gafa… … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

L’Abécédaire de Gilles Deleuze

Composé de huit heures d’entretien avec le philosophe français Gilles Deleuze, l’Abécédaire est le seul film consacré à ce penseur qui a toujours refusé d’apparaître à la télévision. Il accepta … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts by Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind | LSE Review of Books

We’ve grown accustomed to the decaying hulls of factories and abandoned shopping centres. We’ve begun to see the hollowing out of suburban office parks and we can even envision being … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

The American Psyche on Display: Roger Minick’s ‘Sightseer’ | #ASX

I devised my own way of working.  With a flash-mounted medium-format camera around my neck, I  would spend long hours staked out at overlooks, looking to match up just the … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fred Lyon photographs San Francisco in his book, San Francisco: Portrait of a City 1940-60.

At 90, Fred Lyon is a legendary San Franciscan photographer. He is now known for capturing the ethereal feel of the city and its people, but in the 1940s and … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bubbling Up the Good Ideas: A Two-Mode Network Analysis of an Intra-Organizational Idea Challenge

Organizations have been experimenting with intraorganizational crowdsourcing (IOC), yet the mechanisms of IOC production remain an underresearched topic. Drawing on a 2-mode ERGM, we examine structural mechanisms and individual-level factors … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Un Chien Andalou – Wikipedia

Un Chien Andalou (French pronunciation: [œ̃ ʃjɛ̃ ɑ̃dalu], An Andalusian Dog) is a 1929 silentsurrealistshort film by the Spanish directorLuis Buñuel and artist Salvador Dalí.[1] It was Buñuel’s first film and was initially released in 1929 with a limited … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (1939) | Books | The Guardian

The Grapes of Wrath grew out of a series of newspaper articles on the California migrant workers entitled The Harvest Gypsies that Steinbeck published in the San Francisco News (illustrated … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

The great leap upward: China’s Pearl River Delta, then and now | Cities | The Guardian

The region where the Pearl River flows into the South China Sea has seen some of the most rapid urban expansion in human history over the past few decades – … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kaiju – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kaijū (怪獣 kaijū?) (from Japanese “strange beast”)[1] is a film genre that features monsters, usually attacking a major Japanese city or engaging other monsters in battle. It is a subgenre … Continue reading

May 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Engineering Intelligence Through Data Visualization at Uber – Uber Engineering Blog

In early 2015 we started an official data visualization team at Uber. The idea behind it: deliver intelligence through crafting visual exploratory data analysis tools for Uber’s datasets. Every day, … Continue reading

May 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Margetts, H., John, P., Hale, S., Yasseri, T.: Political Turbulence: How Social Media Shape Collective Action. (Hardcover)

As people spend increasing proportions of their daily lives using social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, they are being invited to support myriad political causes by sharing, liking, endorsing, … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Want to Know What Facebook Really Thinks of Journalists? Here’s What Happened When It Hired Some.

Depending on whom you ask, Facebook is either the savior or destroyer of journalism in our time. An estimated 600 million people see a news story on Facebook every week, … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities – Los Angeles Review of Books

Advocates position Digital Humanities as a corrective to the “traditional” and outmoded approaches to literary study that supposedly plague English departments. Like much of the rhetoric surrounding Silicon Valley today, … Continue reading

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Culture in a World of Bots

Des bots Twitter à la musique générative, de la modification automatique d’articles Wikipedia à la publication de livres sur Amazon, il existe de multiples formes de participation des robots logiciels … Continue reading

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Portraitist Rineke Dijkstra

Rineke Dijkstra was born in Sittard, the Netherlands, in 1959. She studied photography at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam from 1981 to 1986. Through the late 1980s, she photographed … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Everything is painted in pink

via The Pink Panther in “The Pink Phink” – YouTube

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

the 387 houses of peter fritz at the venice art biennale

in 1993, while browsing in a junk shop, artist oliver croy discovered 387 model buildings, each neatly wrapped in its own garbage bag–the architectural creations of austrian insurance clerk peter … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment


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乘着风,我走的比云更远 ,比山更高。Riding the wind, I go further than clouds, higher than mountains.