Tag: technology

The Many Faces of Ra.One

Mainstream Hindi cinema doesn’t particularly gravitate towards making superhero films. It hardly needs to, given what physical feats the average film hero can pull off anyway. But like many parts of the world, Indian audiences certainly have a taste for American-style superhero films, so home-grown characters pop up, […]

“Susan Kare, Icon of Icons”

Priceonomics has an interview with Susan Kare, who has spent  her career designing icons for graphic computer interfaces and the first proportionally spaced font for Apple.  “For many, Susan Kare’s icons were a first taste of human-computer interaction: they were approachable, friendly, and simple, much like the designer […]

RIP, Robert Drew

Filmmaker, cinema verité innovator and journalist Robert Drew has died. The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and The Guardian have obituaries. Grantland has a memoriam of his work and life. “Drew died last week. He was 90. His genre was cinema verité, which is a much more […]