Eleven French Films for People Who Hate French Films A wise man once said, “French films are… too French.” American audiences often have preconceived notions about foreign films… that they’re boring, nonsensical, and hoity-toity(a technical term, you can google it), but French films in particular may come across as more pretentious than a lifetime subscription to McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern. So how do we at Film School Rejects combat this misguided attitude? First, we acknowledge that for the most part it’s true. It is.
MakerBot Industries Steps to Success Every now and then we’re reminded 3D printing is not science fiction, but a real technology used every day to make amazing things in homes, studios, schools, and businesses. At MakerBot we’re proud to be leading this Next Industrial Revolution with the MakerBot 3D Ecosystem, which makes desktop 3D printing and 3D scanning affordable and reliable for everyone, and includes a variety of products and services to help unleash your creativity. One of the newest members of our family is MakerBot Desktop, a complete, free 3D printing solution for discovering, managing, and sharing your 3D prints.
Them Punks: The Reality of Cyber, the Rise of Steam « SciFi4Me.com Since my work with SciFi4me began I’ve had to catch up on some science fiction films I’ve never seen before, essentials I should have seen years ago. Starting with the classic Blade Runner the theatrical cut, we are brought to the topic at hand, “Cyber Punk”. What is “cyberpunk” you ask? Its origin is dated back to the mid 80’s, according to cyberpunk is a noun meaning: science fiction, featuring extensive human interaction with supercomputers and a punk ambiance. To me, cyberpunk means extensive human interaction with supercomputers, a place where society is run on and functions on the use and success of computer technologies, and artificial intelligence.
What's the Saddest Movie of All Time? What's the saddest movie of all time? Although this may seem like a question that's open for debate, there is actually a scientific answer. According to Smithsonian.com, a scientific study from the University of California at Berkeley has determined that the saddest movie of all time is "The Champ." The 1979 film tells the story of a washed-up boxer who returns to the ring to try and make enough money to retain custody of his son.
Techland - Tech and Gaming News and Reviews - TIME.com Regulators are wary of facial recognition software Facebook rolled out a new photo-sharing app in the U.S. this week, but it won’t come out in Europe in the near future due to concerns over how it uses facial recognition technology. The app, called Moments, allows users to share photos with each other privately based around specific events and uses facial recognition software to detect which friends are in a given photo. The technology, which is used to offer photo tagging suggestions on Facebook proper, is automatically set to be used on all users in the U.S. However, in Europe, Facebook will be forced to make facial scanning and tagging an opt-in feature, Facebook head of policy Richard Allen told the Wall Street Journal.
12 bizarre real-life places that are stranger than science fiction Science fiction is home to some fantastic societies, from Cloud City to Bartertown. But you doesn't have to leave reality for this—our own world has places so abnormal, they make alien societies seem ordinary. Here are 12 remarkable locations in which people once lived (and some still do). 1. Izu Islands Off the coast of Japan lies a series of volcanic islands. 7 billion people and you: What's your number? Sources: All population data are based on estimates by the UN Population Division and all calculations provided by the UN Population Fund. The remaining data are from other sections of the UN, the Global Footprint Network and the International Telecommunications Union. Want to find out more? Visit the UN Population Fund's detailed population calculator, 7 billion and me. Notes on the data: Only birth dates after 1910 can be accommodated and only countries with populations of more than 100,000 people are included.
Who Are All Those People In Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band - Spacious Planet The album art from Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles is one of the most popular album covers in music history. The cover is a collage of more than 60 famous people. Most of the people selected for the collage were requested by The Beatles. For example, George Harrison requested the three Hindu gurus who appear in the collage. Lennon requested Adolf Hitler, Mahatma Gandhi and Jesus Christ.
Top 100 Tuesday: 100 Best Movies of the Decade EmailEmail We are leaving Kubrick behind and fast approaching Hyams. If you get that reference, go grab yourself a cookie. It is time for us to reflect back on the decade that was. On January 1st, 2000, Disney released FANTASIA 2000. On Wednesday, December 30th, 2009, THE WHITE RIBBON is set to bow. tech tomorrow's Channel (videos) Upload techoftomorrow.com Subscription preferences Loading...