Piracy and self-delusion -
The problem is immense and it’s killing our culture: We take pride in being the highest, per capita, pirates of television in the world; we cringe away from the idea of having to pay for any kind of entertainment; we allow a select few to dictate what we can legally enjoy for free; and we spend…
The Brush Mail-a-Voice (1946) records audio onto a 9 inch paper disk coated with magnetic particles that rotates at 20 RPM, giving a total recording time of just over 3 minutes. It was designed so that the resultant recordings can be mailed without any additional packaging.
(Source: analog-dreams, via lowbroweye)
Richard Attenborough - actor, activist and peerless storyteller - has died, aged 90. This splendid picture was taken in a BBC studio in April 1952, when he was 28. More about Lord Attenborough on the BBC News web site.
(Source: tldrwikipedia, via merlin)
Vangelis scoring Blade Runner
The #hookturn launch is on.