The Power of Nightmares

One of my favorite documentaries of all time… it reveals the parallel between Islamic radicalism and the neoconservative movement, how they were born of a similar worldview, and how governments use terror to legitimize their power.

(Three videos, one hour each.)

Part 1:


Part 3:

Museum of Lost Interactions

Technical innovations of the past that we use ubiquitously today. Pictured below is the Acoustograph:

In 1925, the Acoustograph was a music downloading device well ahead of its time. The upper class city families that owned these devices would request a musical composition with the Morse key, down telegraph wire. Todays equivalent of this pioneer hardware, are well known applications such as iTunes and Napster.