Carts of Darkness by Murray Siple - NFB →
Murray Siple’s feature-length documentary follows a group of homeless men who have combined bottle picking with the extreme sport of racing shopping carts down the steep hills of North Vancouver. This subculture shows that street life is much more than the stereotypes portrayed in mainstream media.
The Things I Cannot Change by Tanya Ballantyne -... →
This film is considered to be the forerunner of the NFB’s Challenge for Change Program. It is a look at the Bailey family, as seen from the inside. Trouble with the police, begging for stale bread, the birth of another child, and through it all, the father who tries to explains his family’s predicament. Although filmed in Montreal, it’s the anatomy of poverty as it occurs...
WE MADE THE LOVEPUNKS GAME (GAME VERSION) (by Yijala Yala Project)
The right to the city is far more than the individual liberty to access urban...– Henri Lefebvre
Anyone that tells you “oh he could do it because he’s Kevin...– Kevin Smith on why you, too can be an indie success - Boing Boing
A quick hack inspired by Pep Ventosa’s The Collective Snapshot. It just composites the 100 most relevant Flickr photos for any search term you give it.
Yes, there is a conspiracy, indeed there are a great number of conspiracies, all...– Alan Moore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Project | Human Powered Ornithopter Project - →
The Human-Powered Ornithopter (HPO) Project is part of a student organization at the University of Toronto that is focused on the design and construction of innovative, high-performance, human-powered vehicles. Our goal is to provide students with practical hands on experience in engineering design while at the same time promoting efficiency, sustainability, and the use of human-power as a means...
Psychic Land (by 2veinte)
Do you see a space-faring civilization as a way of defending humanity against a...– Backing up the biosphere : Nature News & Comment
William Gibson: Technology is the driver and... →
“Technology invariably trumps ideology. And I am inclined to think that history increasingly suggests that human social change is more directly driven by technology than by ideology. I think we develop ideologies in an attempt to cope with technologies and that in fact we’ve been doing that all along. Technology is knowing how to grow, harvest and store cereals without which you can’t really do a...