This is fascinating, and a totally valid use of Internet. I love it.
A few years ago, I saw an hour-long YouTube video of a Korean man eating a large meal. I thought it was a bizarre, one-off occurrence. I didn’t realize that concept would turn into a Reuters story someday.
SLR is a short thriller about a man obsessed with “voyeur pornography”. When he makes a shocking discovery online, he is forced onto the trail of an anonymous photographer known only by his user name of ANORAK.
This was well-made. Ser Davos and Beric Dondarrion are in this short.
“When we realize that coding is a creative act, we not only value that part of the coder’s labor, but we also realize that the technologies in which we swim have assumptions and ideologies behind them that, perhaps, we should challenge.”
A common thing we hear about social media today is that near-constant picture taking means not ‘living in the moment’. We should put the phone down and just experience life rather than worry ourselves with its documentation. This sentiment wrongly assumes that documentation and experience…