"Are We Trying To Do Too Much"
An article expressing the pressures we feel to work in comparison to the lack of time we take for ourselves. “Success” and happiness are often looped together as if they go hand in hand when in actuality, happiness is found in the peace.
Dee Rees NYT Interview
"Dee Rees and the Art of Surviving as a Black Female Director"
"The uniquely versatile, chip-tune producing instrument from the '80s has been sampled, recorded, and transcribed into keyboard commands via an aesthetically pleasant new website. Instructions for play and backbeat settings are in the bottom right corner: it's almost as good as finger-tapping those buttons on the original!"
Museum of Other Realities
From their website: "A community of creators, explorers, and artists, the MOR provides a place to connect, share, and experience new media together with others from all over the world in VR. The virtual museum is an ongoing, regularly-updated experience. It contains a cross section of the free-ranging experimentation present in the relatively new medium of VR art, supporting artists who are challenging and redefining what is possible. Together we can discover what this new space means to all of us."
They also run a blog that provide resources to artists interested in creating VR art.
These two artists originally from the UK give their NPR Tiny Desk performances.
These two documentaries from Wired highlight three tech hubs that are not as well known as Silicon Valley but are becoming increasingly important. The first documentary, "Shenzhen: The Silicon Valley of Hardware" describes how the Chinese city of Shenzhen has become the worlds leader in hardware development, mostly due to its open-source attitude towards production and innovation. The second "Holy Land: The Innovation Hubs of Tel-Aviv and Ramallah" describe how Israeli and Palestine, specifically those cities, have become friendly places for tech start ups, despite their political situation.