China’s Web Junkies: An Internet Addiction Documentary

shockleewebpic_chinawebjunkiesWatch this short documentary from the NY Times about a boot camp treatment facility for internet addicted youth in China where since 2008, internet addiction has been declared a clinical disorder and a top health threat to teenagers.

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The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be: Listen To This Historic Steve Jobs Speech From 1983

This talk was given by Steve Jobs on June 15th, 1983 at the International Design Conference [IDCA] in Aspen, Colorado where the theme appropriately was, The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be.

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Telecommuting 3.0: Introducing The Beam Remote Presence System

Ever wish you could ‘beam yourself’ somewhere? Well, now you kinda can. Suitable Technologies, a company out of Palo Alto, California is introducing what they call the Beam Remote Presence System [RPS]. Beam enables individuals to travel instantly to remote locations using videoconferencing on a mobile platform that provides a real physical sense of presence, while eliminating travel costs.

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Gorillaz Feat Andre 3000 & James Murphy – DoYaThing + Behind The Scenes

A interesting video with some great animation for the just released Gorillaz song DoYaThing.

Go behind the scenes and see how it was made!

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▶ Neon Indian – Polish Girl

New Neon Indian directed by Tim Nackashi and post-production vfx, animation and color by Dot & Effects off the new album Era Extraña. A nod to old school sci-fi movies and Daft Punk.

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The James Drake Mixtape

The most interesting mashup of 2011 so far – from Bombé & Mr. Caribbean out of Philly…thank us later.

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Virtual Choir Combines Over 2000 Voices From Around The Globe Into A Performance

In September 2010, modern composer and conductor Eric Whitacre invited fans to record their individual performances of his piece and upload them to YouTube.

Almost two years later Eric has finished editing and mixing all the performance submissions into a piece which is now the world’s largest online choir. Virtual Choir 2.0 Features 2052 vocal performances from 58 countries.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

It’s that time of week again, #freesamplefriday …another round free links to audio samples, loops, plugins & wares for music makers. Add these to your collection and let us know if you used them!

Synth String samples from Dan303

DEISK-O Virtual Classic Analogue Mono Synth

Foo-YC20: Emulation of the 60′s Yamaha YC-20 organ

Frame: looping sampler w/ crossfading, envelope controls, built-in saturation, loop point selection

Four Free ‘Colorful’ VSTs For Windows

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