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06.06.2015 Misc #Linkdump

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Animated "Mad Max: Fury Road" Tribute (via Herr Kaschke)

I love this tweet:

- Blitzeinschlag beim Rock am Ring: „More than 30 people were taken to hospital early Saturday after lightning struck a music festival in western Germany, police said.“

- Man named Santa Claus rejoices after North Pole OKs marijuana sales
- Kanzlerin findet Facebook so nützlich wie eine Waschmaschine
- Finally, The Button is dead: After 1008316 clicks, the experiment has ended at 05 Jun 21:50:55 UTC.

The Garden of Emoji Delights:

- The Onion <3 Nation Shudders At Large Block Of Uninterrupted Text:

Unable to rest their eyes on a colorful photograph or boldface heading that could be easily skimmed and forgotten about, Americans collectively recoiled Monday when confronted with a solid block of uninterrupted text. Dumbfounded citizens from Maine to California gazed helplessly at the frightening chunk of print, unsure of what to do next. Without an illustration, chart, or embedded YouTube video to ease them in, millions were frozen in place, terrified by the sight of one long, unbroken string of English words.


- “Let's talk about genre”: Neil Gaiman and Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation: „Why are people so preoccupied? What is genre in the first place? Who invented it? Why am I perceived to have crossed a kind of boundary?“

- Pierre Briece ist tot: „Als 'Winnetou' verkörperte er die Kindheitsträume von Millionen Menschen, für viele Deutsche war er der Inbegriff des Indianers. Jetzt ist er, der mit seiner Rolle so verwuchs, dass sie fast zur Last wurde, in die ewigen Jagdgründe eingegangen.“

- That's some Streetcred right there: Sneakerheads don’t rule the sneaker market, moms do.
- Colorado Teen Diagnosed with "Text Neck"
- A Brooklyn man was allegedly robbed on the street at gunpoint for $1,100 bitcoin
- Police say snapping turtle used to guard drug stash was "aggressive"

Titus Andronicus - Fatal Flaw


- Jazz.Computer: Netzkunstmuckedingsbums, eher nett. Toller: „Dennis is a music video with music from popcorn_10 produced by Always & Forever. It’s a generative 3D experience whose every movement responds to the song’s finest details. Each frame is created in real time with code—nothing is pre-rendered. An interactive camera allows you to explore the scenes, which are created procedurally every time you press play. You’ll never see the same video twice.“

- Und Fucked Up haben ebenfalls ein interaktives Video gemacht: The Year of the Hare, a video project by Fucked Up & Trevor Blumas.

- Ich hab vergessen, wieviele ich von diesen „Mirrors“ ich bislang gesehen habe… 20? 30? 50? Hab' jedenfalls so ziemlich alle davon vergessen. Aber der hier ist witzig: Penguin Mirror.

- a VR empowered workout station created by german design firm HYVE
- Thomas Struth. Sites of scientific and material progress
- Studio Time with Junkie XL - Episode 4: Mad Max Drums

Der Chart hier im Zusammenspiel mit dem langweilig gewordenen GEMA/Youtube-Schlonz zeigt ziemlich genau, warum ich beide als Kulturterroristen bezeichne, und warum ich den Begriff nach wie vor für exakt zutreffend halte: