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Twenty Eight Feet: life on a little wooden boat

Twenty Eight Feet: life on a little wooden boat from kevinAfraser on Vimeo.

A beautiful short documentary about David Welsford, who has given up the luxuries of land in search for happiness and adventure on a 50 year old wooden boat he restored from a scrap heap.

Touch by Jean-Baptiste Chandelier

It's been too long since I've been paragliding, and I'm missing it.

Here is another great video from Jean-Baptiste Chandelier, enjoy:

A Short History of Photographic Camera

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I love old cameras, and used to collect them. Here is a great infographic from Visually on the History of Photographic Cameras.


Source: http://visual.ly/short-history-photographic-camera

Hillman Curtis: remembered

It has been fifteen years since I first read his book, and a year after his passing, but I still find inspiration in the work of Hillman Curtis.

Hillman's pioneering work in Flash, was always a touchstone for me in my early career, and I still reference his books today, even though I rarely work in the medium. His books and his legacy will always be remembered.

Hillman was a strong advocate of re-inventing ones self, and in his own career(s), he moved from playing music to graphic design to web design to flash and motion design and finally to filmmaking.

I hope you find inspiration in his work as I do:

Moving Atoms: Making The World's Smallest Movie

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A cool film from IBM on making the World's Smallest Movie:  A Boy And His Atom

Filmmaking at the atomic level is an novel idea, and I think the story behind the film is more interesting than the film itself.  Enjoy:

Hack Days: I love the culture Shopify is building

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Internal Hack Days are great, not only for fostering ideas and developing new projects, but they are an excellent way to build an enrgised cohiesive team. I love the culture Shopify is building and the transparent nature of sharing by posting this video to YouTube.