Sunday Things - last minute edition

posted in Links by Cargo Cult on Sunday May 28 2017

Too bloody warm in Seattle. I'm almost tempted to move somewhere with shite weather, like San Francisco.

SPANG!

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What Does A Meteorite Hitting A Spacecraft Sound Like? - using wobbles in image data captured with a pushbroom camera to figure out the sound a micrometeorite collision made. I've monkeyed with turning a video camera into a pushbroom camera myself. Now to reconstruct the sound of a 550 bus going over bumps...
Chilly.
Days of Night/Nights of Day - a post-Soviet mining city far north of the Arctic Circle. As bleak and desolate as you'd expect, but hauntingly beautiful photography.

A spy's main problem is figuring out the keyboard shortcuts.

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Agent 327: Operation Barbershop - fantastic animated short from the people behind Blender. Myself, I'm one of those filthy modo users.

Bonus Robotic Colour corner:

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1. '..designed by architects imprisoned in the nearby Gulag'

Posted by Pace at 2:16PM, Monday May 29 2017

Something fascinating about an utterly isolated, snow-bound soviet mining city. Seems like something out of the past, or a setting for a video game. Apparently still very lucrative business though, I wonder how much of that wealth stays in the area.
(and btw, go 10 miles outside of San Fran and there's not a cloud in the sky for 8 months at a time)

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