Tag: history

Dec 11, 2019

Ahead of His Time: Pete Drake Debuts His Talking Guitar on Jimmy Dean in 1964

Ahead of His Time: Pete Drake Debuts His Talking Guitar on Jimmy Dean in 1964

Drake’s “talk box” would be later used by Peter Frampton, Joe Walsh, Roger Troutman and Jeff Beck

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Dec 10, 2019

Rotoscoping: The Breakthrough That Forever Changed Animation

Rotoscoping: The Breakthrough That Forever Changed Animation

One breakthrough made animation look natural. And it involved a clown dancing on a roof

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Dec 3, 2019

The Animation in Disney’s Hand-Drawn 1940 Film ‘Pinocchio’ is Amazing

The Animation in Disney’s Hand-Drawn 1940 Film ‘Pinocchio’ is Amazing

One of the most innovative and groundbreaking achievements of early Disney films was their use of a multiplane camera

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Nov 27, 2019

Someone Deepfaked Nixon’s Contingency Moon Disaster Speech and It’s Chilling

Someone Deepfaked Nixon’s Contingency Moon Disaster Speech and It’s Chilling

The project wants to highlight how new technologies can bend, redirect and obfuscate the truth

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Nov 11, 2019

How We Domesticated Cats (Twice)

How We Domesticated Cats (Twice)

It’s a cat’s world and we’re just living in it

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Oct 15, 2019

How Eliud Kipchoge Ran a Sub 2 Hour Marathon

How Eliud Kipchoge Ran a Sub 2 Hour Marathon

Imagine running a km in 2:50 and doing that for 42 straight km’s

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Oct 8, 2019

A Neo-Noir Short Made from Actual Photos of Rosetta’s Historic Comet Landing

A Neo-Noir Short Made from Actual Photos of Rosetta’s Historic Comet Landing

In celebration of humankind landing a #$%^!@* spacecraft on a comet

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