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Michael Meets Mozart: Piano, Cello and Mashup Magic
Michael Meets Mozart: Piano, Cello and Mashup Magic

What’s wrong with copyright law, or how neurological supremacy channels 100 cello revelations.

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Lawrence Lessig on the Free Access Movement
Lawrence Lessig on the Free Access Movement

Open access to knowledge, a business model for science, and the value of “uncool” innovation.

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The Atomic Cafe: Lampooning America’s Nuclear Obsession
The Atomic Cafe: Lampooning America’s Nuclear Obsession

What vintage bomb survival suits have to do with Dr. Stragelove and Richard Nixon.

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The Art of Immersion: Dissecting the Future of Storytelling
The Art of Immersion: Dissecting the Future of Storytelling

Groping our way into next-gen entertainment, or how the original Star Wars trilogy birthed Lost.

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What the Number Pi Sounds Like
What the Number Pi Sounds Like

A musician translates each of pi’s first 31 decimals into a note and performs the piece on various instruments to a tempo of 157 beats per minute.

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6 Popular Business Books Adapted as Comics
6 Popular Business Books Adapted as Comics

What 6th-century Chinese military strategy has to do with the art of closing a deal.

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An Ode to the Brain: TED + Carl Sagan, Autotuned
An Ode to the Brain: TED + Carl Sagan, Autotuned

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3 Iconic Film Directors Interpret Classic Operas
3 Iconic Film Directors Interpret Classic Operas

What arias have to do with Cousin It, cinematic pathos and eccentric Germans.

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Open-Sourcing Graphic Design: 3 Projects
Open-Sourcing Graphic Design: 3 Projects

What ugly ampersands have to do with wayfinding and vintage pictograms.

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10 Years of Bicycle Film Festival in 3 Minutes
10 Years of Bicycle Film Festival in 3 Minutes

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