https://player.vimeo.com/video/91962736 Randy Scott Slavin flies a quadcopter, blows minds. You may want to mute this, the music is unlistenable. [via co.design.]
The New York State Assembly is considering a bill to provide open source developers a tax credit. It's problematic, but the idea is sound.
Outside Grand Central Terminal, 1918.
If you imagine an ordinary moment at an intersection in New York City, and there is a pause because there is a streetlight, and some people are stopped and others in motion, and some cars are stopped and others in motion; if you were to put that into film terms as a “freeze frame” and … Continue reading E.L.Doctorow, introducing Ric Burns’ New York: A Documentary
New York circa 1912. “Plaza Hotel, Fifth Avenue at 59th Street.” The original “big box.” 5x7 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. [via Shorpy.]
Aerial view of a DC-4 passenger plane flying over midtown Manhattan, NYC, 1939, by Margaret Bourke-White. [via collectivehistory.]