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kurentsee:

Imogen Heap helps invent gloves that will “change the way we make music”

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I don’t think anyone could possibly imagine what having these would mean to me

theres too much you could do with this i wouldnt know what to do oh god

this is so fucking COOL

The Mi.Mu Glove is on Kickstarter, the campaign ends May 3.

@3:03:
It’s really exciting to see what people might do with hacking them. So, the software is gonna be open-source, and so is the hardware.

Considering how much data the gloves are able to process (right down to specific gestural input), and the fact that the gloves are wireless, this could go far beyond music. Mix these gloves with the Oculus Rift, and they might just become the solution for controller-free VR Input.

I really, really hope the campaign is funded.

They cyberpunk revolution is coming, friends.

flypup:

rufftoon:

isaia:

terribaeddel-magpie:

ladymargo:

Dear Tumblr,
I just got around to seeing this movie, despite the fact that it did not get a wide-release.
Find it and watch it.
Believe me when I say, this film is in the same league of sci-fi/speculative film classics as Bladerunner and Children of Men.
This.
Movie.
Should have a HUGE fandom.
It deals with issues like class, caste-systems, oppression, and the nature of humanity in a way mainstream films like The Hunger Games never could.
Let me tell you a story about the film-maker Joon-Ho Bong. Some years back, I had the privilege of attending a screening of one his films and the man happened to be there. At that time, he’d already gotten some notice for making The Host, another awesome film that allegorizes heavy issues in humanity.
So, he does the q&a at the end and someone asks him why he’s never produced a Hollywood movie.
…And he says, paraphrasing; that Hollywood would never let him make the kind of movies he’d like.  He’d have to hire an all-white cast and the actors would have to fit a certain aesthetic. They couldn’t be non-white, older than twenty-five, or non-thin…especially actresses.
He said, it’s not worth selling out, when he can make the kinds of movies he wants in South Korea.
…And then he makes this.
I’d love to spoil it for you, but suffice it say it was, as all good speculative sci-fi is, very effecting for me.
Again, I beg you PLEASE SEE THIS MOVIE.
And if you need more convincing??
Your faves are in it:  Octavia Spencer aka the above flawless actress in the poster, Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt, Ed Harris and the father/daughter pair from The Host, Kang-So Hung and Ah-Sung Ko (which had me thinking AU!).
Now, I shall commence spamming my tumblr with Snowpiercer reblogs…
Apologies ahead of time.

mmm the host was great i’d love to see this.

OHMY GOD!!?

Snowpiercer has been on my radar for a little while now, and I do hope to catch it when it comes out, limited release or not. The Host was a really fun film.
Here’s to adding Snowpiercer on other people’s radar.
http://youtu.be/r6UmqNuMdY4
(trivia: the movie is based on a french graphic novel called “Transperceneige”)

and just to add one more trivia about this movie- it was originally scheduled to be released much much earlier, but that would’ve meant the movie would lose nearly 20 minutes of footage(X). The director fought tooth and nail to retain the movie as it was released in Korea, and although the agreement has been reached not to delete whooping 20 minutes(X), it also means the movie may not get the wide US release(X). So. yeah. Still crossing my finger, but thanks Weinstein and co -_-. 

flypup:

rufftoon:

isaia:

terribaeddel-magpie:

ladymargo:

Dear Tumblr,

I just got around to seeing this movie, despite the fact that it did not get a wide-release.

Find it and watch it.

Believe me when I say, this film is in the same league of sci-fi/speculative film classics as Bladerunner and Children of Men.

This.

Movie.

Should have a HUGE fandom.

It deals with issues like class, caste-systems, oppression, and the nature of humanity in a way mainstream films like The Hunger Games never could.

Let me tell you a story about the film-maker Joon-Ho Bong. Some years back, I had the privilege of attending a screening of one his films and the man happened to be there. At that time, he’d already gotten some notice for making The Host, another awesome film that allegorizes heavy issues in humanity.

So, he does the q&a at the end and someone asks him why he’s never produced a Hollywood movie.

…And he says, paraphrasing; that Hollywood would never let him make the kind of movies he’d like.  He’d have to hire an all-white cast and the actors would have to fit a certain aesthetic. They couldn’t be non-white, older than twenty-five, or non-thin…especially actresses.

He said, it’s not worth selling out, when he can make the kinds of movies he wants in South Korea.

…And then he makes this.

I’d love to spoil it for you, but suffice it say it was, as all good speculative sci-fi is, very effecting for me.

Again, I beg you PLEASE SEE THIS MOVIE.

And if you need more convincing??

Your faves are in it:  Octavia Spencer aka the above flawless actress in the poster, Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt, Ed Harris and the father/daughter pair from The Host, Kang-So Hung and Ah-Sung Ko (which had me thinking AU!).

Now, I shall commence spamming my tumblr with Snowpiercer reblogs…

Apologies ahead of time.

mmm the host was great i’d love to see this.

OH
MY GOD!!?

Snowpiercer has been on my radar for a little while now, and I do hope to catch it when it comes out, limited release or not. The Host was a really fun film.

Here’s to adding Snowpiercer on other people’s radar.

http://youtu.be/r6UmqNuMdY4

(trivia: the movie is based on a french graphic novel called “Transperceneige”)

and just to add one more trivia about this movie- it was originally scheduled to be released much much earlier, but that would’ve meant the movie would lose nearly 20 minutes of footage(X). The director fought tooth and nail to retain the movie as it was released in Korea, and although the agreement has been reached not to delete whooping 20 minutes(X), it also means the movie may not get the wide US release(X). So. yeah. Still crossing my finger, but thanks Weinstein and co -_-. 

legitimatecacti:

commander shepard rattling off monologues from human scifi movies every time she has to make a speech and the humans in the team just snorting under their breath while the aliens are like “wow did she just make this up out of nowhere? this is amazing”

itswalky:

Batman trained for years to learn how to be the best at losing to Windblade.

Windblade awesomeness aside, I like that none of the top 3 are Marvel or DC.

itswalky:

Batman trained for years to learn how to be the best at losing to Windblade.

Windblade awesomeness aside, I like that none of the top 3 are Marvel or DC.

junkieofdata:

lalondes:

lalondes:

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So, I’m gonna try this out and see how long it actually takes.

Eight whole minutes and nothing. Maybe the Harry Potter fandom is too nice? Or they all go to bed really early and sleep really late?

Y’know, honestly Harry Potter is kinda boring, I don’t really see the appeal.

lalondes:

lalondes:

dispassionate one-line text post regarding popular fandom

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So, I’m gonna try this out and see how long it actually takes.

edgebug:

"The men in the room suddenly realized that they didn’t want to know her better. She was beautiful, but she was beautiful in the way a forest fire was beautiful: something to be admired from a distance, not up close.” ― Neil Gaiman
—and Terry Pratchett. The quote is from Good Omens. And it’s describing War. As in the horseman(woman) of the Apocalypse.

And I am SO down for anything comparing Natasha Romanoff to War.

(Source: ohevenstar)

mewtwoofficial:

boundunbound:

thriftstoresareweird:

toilet earrings.
TOILET. 
EARRINGS.

Would buy

for when your fashion sense is the shit

I’m sorry, but I’m fixated on the fact that the tag says green, but the earrings are clearly yellowish and white.

mewtwoofficial:

boundunbound:

thriftstoresareweird:

toilet earrings.

TOILET. 

EARRINGS.

Would buy

for when your fashion sense is the shit

I’m sorry, but I’m fixated on the fact that the tag says green, but the earrings are clearly yellowish and white.

So I kind of had this Sci-Fi story idea, right? Where this anthropologist lady from this utopian society meets this warrior lady from a Proud Warrior People society (Think Wonder Woman, but with men and women), and they get to talking about their respective societies and how the anthropologist lady finds it so odd that the warrior lady proudly shows off her scars, because where the anthropologist is from is so peaceful that there’s this huge stigma against scars, because if you have scars you probably caused them yourself, which is Not Okay among her people. After hearing this the warrior woman just looks at the anthropologist lady oddly, and hugs her, because she just figured out why the lady’s clothing was so conservative, and she knows that feeling too. Because not all of her scars came from someone else’s blades or claws. She’s had those dark moments when she was alone. The difference is that where she’s from, scars from your own blade are just as important as scars from someone else’s. Because both kinds were gained in battle, and both kinds show that you survived that battle. The only difference is that sometimes the enemy is yourself. Your own insecurities, and stress, and depression. And those are much more dangerous and insidious enemies than anyone outside.

I dunno, it was just a thing I came up with. I’m probably never going to do anything more with it, feel free.