Monday, February 15, 2010

too much buzz about google

i hardly manage to keep up with facebook, and sometimes i wonder why i bother trying.

so the introduction of google buzz just seems to be extra digital noise i don't need. not that i've really used it, but i found this comic about the ability to fix typos a bit amusing:

and i found this account highly disturbing: even though they've made some changes, i reckon i've seen enough to un-buzz my life.

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Friday, February 12, 2010

sand animation by kseniya simonova - talent and artistry i can appreciate

ok so it looks like i'm quite a few months behind the times in terms of finding out about this "news", and i've hit a sustained pause in my planned series on my recent singapore trip, so here's a quick detour:

i came across a video clip of ukraine's kseniya simonova via alaysia, and have to say had a similar reaction: wow. using sand over a light box, her constantly changing images "moved audiences to tears as she won Ukraine’s Got Talent". i'm not familiar enough with the context of ukraine's history, but felt sufficiently touched by the images in any case to want to record this on my blog. hope you enjoy (if that can be an appropriate term for) it: