Thursday, 8 September 2016


etaoin shrdlu: a documentary of the final edition of the New York Times printed with hot metal typesetting

miner ‘49er: Street View of Old San Francisco recreated with thousands of archival photographs

quick response: generate animated QR codes that are fully machine readable

parts of speech: we unconsciously follow a certain order of precedence when using adjectives

true colours: friends describe colours to a girl who was temporarily blind and really touch all the senses, from Nag on the Lake

dynamation: the evolution of stop-motion special effects, via the Everlasting Blört

shotgun wedding: the story of the tiny Scottish border village that was the destination for eloping couples of the nineteenth century