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Did Casey Neistat Really Soar in a Human Flying Drone?

Hollywood filmmakers have long obeyed the rule: “Viewers will believe anything if they see it.” And so we’ve been treated to marauding dinosaurs, exploding planets, and high speed chases the wrong way on superhighways. Yet when YouTube superstar Casey Neistat posted a video titled “ Human Flying Drone,” some among the 9.5 million viewers suspected that the stunt—shot…

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Casey Neistat’s Philosophy of Mobile Moviemaking

During the 2017 Oscars, Samsung ran a commercial–“Do What You Can’t.” Created by and starring Casey Neistat, in 60 seconds the video sums up the YouTube star’s philosophy of mobile moviemaking. Neistat’s words and the images qualify as a rallying cry for grassroots moviemakers around the world. Among other things, Neistat’s proclaims:” It’s not the size of the production…

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More memory, please

More memory, please

You can find arguments against having too much money, or sleep, or power. But you will never read an essay suggesting that you can acquire too much computer memory. Enter today’s news from CES that Sansung has developed a credit-card-sized drive—the SSD T1—that can store a terabyte of information. Sure, it weighs an ounce, but nothing is perfect.…

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