Arts & Design

Creating Art… With Explosions!

Art, subjective as it is, can be created in many forms. While today's artwork frequently utilizes graphic design programs or Photoshop to "touch up" images, this reminds us that there is still room for the good ol' fashioned method of creating art known as "blowing things up."

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Bruce Sterling’s Master Class

Want to know what the future of Vimeo is? Look at the Dick Van Dyke show. Bruce Sterling shows how to think about the future: start with the past. He's not the first to say it, but he puts it together with as much brio and precision as anybody.

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Tortured By the Strings

Jonah Lehrer asks what happens in the brain to give music the kind of unique, uncanny power that Ton Koopman's organ performance exudes in spades. Video and quotes after the jump.

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Marooned in Mbius

Trapped in a tiny infinity, unaware of its extent, the protagonist of math doodler Vi Hart's drawn dilemma faces a struggle as existential as it is mathematical. Video after the jump.

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