redirecting you to reflection
Your own personal slow time
'It gives the user an opportunity to reflect about the flow of time in general, and about the relationship between sensory perception, the environment, and corporeality' says interaction designer Lorenz Potthast of his 'Decelerator Helmet', a device that alters the way time its wearer experiences time.
What is death really like?
This animation, based on a Alan Watts (1915-1973) lecture, explores the concept of nonexistence, the blankness against 'the necessary counterpart of what we call being'. Produced by Luke Jurevicius. Directed by Ari Gibson and Jason Pamment.
Sharing values in a secular society
'In the quiet of our minds we believe in kindness and generosity' says Alain de Botton, 'but are these values actually active?' How we share human values without religion is the subject of the philosopher's new book, Religion for Atheists.
Is remix culture creative or just copying?
Nothing is original, says Kirby Ferguson, 'We are not self-made. We are dependent on one another. Admitting this to ourselves isn't an embrace of mediocrity and derivativeness, it's a liberation from our misconceptions.'