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Gravity Illusions: San Francisco’s Hills Are So Painfully Steep That We’re Going To Dance About It

“[Karen X.] Cheng, a former Microsoft Excel employee turned dancer, ‘viral video consult,’ and Queen Latifah guest, collaborated with filmmaker Ross Ching for the trick-heavy homage to slopes. … the project was inspired by Dan Ng’s photos that ‘correct’ San Francisco’s awful angles.”

An Experience With An Intelligent Car

Yesterday I attended an excellent advisory board meeting for a National Science Foundation funded eBook project called E-MATE at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ. Mike and Kelly are doing some really cutting edge ground-breaking work in the development of electronic instructional materials and it was an excellent meeting. Show More Summary

Don’t Trust Anyone Under 500: Dale Davidson’s Unconventional Advice for Graduates

My friend Dale Davidson runs the excellent Ancient Wisdom Project blog, where he chronicles his experience with 30-day experiments, each dedicated toward living a practice from an ancient religion or philosophy, pursued in the service of deep personal growth. I’m always impressed by Dale’s thinking, so I asked if he would provide me something provocative […]

TEPR Leaves Yelle, Relaunches Excellent, Club-Ready Solo Project

The "Hypnotease" EP, released on Yuksek's Partyfine label, is a bold take on bedroom club. Oh, and you can have it for free.

TEPR Leaves Yelle, Launches Excellent, Club-Ready Solo Project

The "Hypnotease" EP, released on Yuksek's Partyfine label, is a bold take on bedroom club. Oh, and you can have it for free.

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Pick-by-Pick Guide to the 1st Round

We're finally here: draft month. After a year of poring over film and looking for projections, we finally have closure. We know who has declared. We know who did well at all-star games. We know who excelled at the combine and pro days. Show More Summary

Horse Lords release benefit remix EP featuring Matmos, Greg Fox, and more; drop new video for “Macaw”

Horse Lords have just released a new EP featuring remixes of tracks off their excellent 2014 album, Hidden Cities — and it’s all in the name of charity! Proceeds from Hidden Cities Remix will go to Believe in Music, a project from Baltimore-based...Show More Summary

Translating your Objective-C project to Swift

If you’ve got an existing app written in Objective-C, migrating it into Swift is an excellent exercise for learning Swift, experimenting with Swift, and deciding whether to adopt Swift on a full-time basis. I’ve performed this migration with several real …

7 Reasons to Be Optimistic for the Los Angeles Dodgers' 2015 Season

After winning the NL West each of the last two seasons, the Los Angeles Dodgers head into 2015 as the clear favorites in the division. They are an excellent team—projected to win 91 games by FanGraphs —and are chock-full of excitingShow More Summary

Blax News: "Moral Mondays Georgia" Refuses To Join Rally For "Black Educational Excellence In Atlanta" Because They Held Up "Wanted Posters" For The Mayor Of Atlanta And Not "Every White Republican Official In Georgia"

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is in hot water with a splinter group of educational activists who are demanding that the City of Atlanta give the school system the money that is owed from the "Beltline Project" and to allow several schoolShow More Summary

Excellent Numbers

Today’s exercise channels our inner Project Euler: An excellent number n has an even number of digits and, if you split the number into the front half a and the back half b, then b?2 ? a?2 = n. For example, 3468 = 682 ? 342 = 4624 ? 1156 = 3468, so 3468 is […]

Now that it's March, it's time for Winter's annual performance review.

4 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Performance Review for Winter: Q1 2015 Precipitation: Satisfactory Winter's numbers truly excelled in this sector, specifically in the northeast region. Unfortunately, many of these deliverables were later than initially projected based...Show More Summary

Pinback’s Rob Crow Quits Music: “Making Music In This Climate Is… Humiliating To My Psyche”

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Rob Crow has been making music for 20+ years, and has been doing so via countless projects, but he’s best known for his work with Pinback — his long-running project with Three Mile Pilot’s Zach Smith — who released five excellent albums between 1999 and 2012. His output tends to come in bursts, but considering […]

Microsoft launches an Android tablet keyboard for Excel users

Microsoft Garage, the company’s project to surface tech experiments by its employees, has unveiled yet another Android app. This time around, it’s a keyboard optimized for use with Microsoft Excel on tablets. The layout in Keyboard for...Show More Summary

Work On 750 MW Solar Power Project In India Progressing Well

The Indian government is planning an excellent gift for the nation on its 69th Independence Day next year. The Solar Energy Corporation of India is working to have the first phase of what is being dubbed as the world’s largest solar power project commissioned by 15th August 2016. Show More Summary

Vanilla Ice Arrested, Helping Police Find Stolen Property: Is ‘The Vanilla Ice Project’ DIY Network Show In Jeopardy?

Vanilla Ice might be best known for his “Ice, Ice Baby” days as a rapper and excellent dancer, but on February 18, Vanilla Ice was arrested for burglarizing a home, reports TMZ. Vanilla Ice — whose real name is Robert Van Winkle — was...Show More Summary

Humble Subterranean Press Bundle: Pay What You Want For a Lot of Great Stuff

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Most of you know that I do a lot of work with Subterranean Press, because they do an excellent job with my limited and/or off-the-wall projects. They are some of my favorite people to work with, and I’m not alone in this assessment:Show More Summary

The best view yet of Apple's new 'Spaceship' campus that's beginning to take shape (AAPL)

Construction is well underway for Apple's new circular "Spaceship" campus, and a recent drone flyover gives us an excellent look at the project's progress. The futuristic Apple Campus 2 is designed by Norman Foster's firm, Foster + Partners,...Show More Summary

In the 21st Century, project management for parents

I’ve just read an excellent book on the surprising anomaly of modern parenting called All Joy and No Fun. It’s by the writer Jennifer Senior who we’ve featured a few times on Mind Hacks for her insightful pieces on the social mind. In All Joy and No Fun she looks at how the modern model […]

Sundance 2015: Who Is Going to Break Out At The Year’s First Big Festival?

If you’re attending the Sundance Film Festival (or just paying attention to excellent coverage of the festival, much like you would find right here at Film School Rejects, cough cough), you’re most likely looking for new projects, people, and productions to get excited about. Show More Summary

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