Why We’ll Remember Oscar Niemeyer

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0847831906″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51xLBp8INML._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]Most of you likely to stumble on this article are aware of the death Oscar Niemeyer earlier this month. If you don’t know Niemeyer, he was one of the most brilliant minds of the modernist movement. You’ll probably recognize some of his buildings. They are graceful, naturally-inspired designs. With…

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Space Habitat: A 3D View of the Rama Craft

Sometimes procrastination can lead to something great. For all you redditors out there, I highly suggest subscribing to r/Retrofuturism. Thats where I found this incredible rendering by Eric Bruneton of the alien space habitat Rama from Arthur C. Clarke’s science fiction series of the same name. In the first book of Clarke’s series, Rendezvous with Rama, said spacecraft moseys…

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Why I’ve Been Playing Machinarium and You Should Too

I came across [easyazon-link asin=”B00846FWLE” locale=”us”]Machinarium[/easyazon-link] earlier this week. How? I couldn’t tell you exactly, but thats how you tend to find things on the internet these days isn’t it? Machinarium is a wonderfully designed point-and-click game by Czech development studio Amanita Design. You play as Josef (named after Josef Čapek, who came up with the…

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Internet for Grabs: Hacktivism and the Future

If you’ve been following the recent surge of violence between Israel and Palestine, you may have seen that the Twitter account of Israeli Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom was hacked by a hacktivism group loosely associated with Anonymous. They generally ran amuck on his account, apparently got his phone number, and will possibly be releasing…

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Goodnightmares Future Music

Future Music: Goodnightmares

After our first future music feature on No Glow last month, we asked him to point us in the direction of some other NYC artists making creative and fresh music. He didn’t disappoint. Goodnightmares (Abe) makes groovy bass-centric beats out of Brooklyn. Take a night out in Brooklyn and you’ll hear these UK-influenced beats are becoming more…

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