I know how Snap can save $500 million per year: his name is Evan Spiegel. The CEO famously rejected stock options comp for a ridiculous annual salary of one half a billion USD. Snap Inc. stock slid more than 5% on Tuesday morning after an analyst said the Santa Monica company behind the Snapchat video-messaging… Read More Snap is ‘quickly running out of money’
I’m just re-watching Blade Runner for the nth time (captions on) and I noticed the quote from when Roy first meets Sebastian. “Gosh, you really got some nice toys here.” “Gosh, you really got some nice toys here” is what the subtitles say, at least in the Final Cut edition. I haven’t checked elsewhere, but Google… Read More Bishop to King Seven, Checkmate
“En garde Madame LaGarde!” America’s allies plan to confront Trump over his trade and climate policies at the G7 summit, which Trump now plans to leave early. Other leaders warned if he refuses to sign onto the goals the group hatches, they will proceed without the U.S., further isolating the country from longtime partners. —… Read More Trump departs early from a tense G-7 summit after rattling allies with trade threats
As I’ve mentioned before, one can spend quite a bit of time lost in the digitized photography archives hosted by the digital library at the University of Southern California. It’s the single best resource I’ve found for large- and medium- format Los Angeles photography. Wherever possible, I try to look for ways to group photographs together. I… Read More Venice Beach, 1940
Wayne “Dick” Whittington is one of my favorite photographers. With his large format Kodak he captured classic Southern California imagery like few others. Whittington was an early pioneer of commercial photography in Los Angeles and owned one of the largest commercial photography studios in the city. I was astonished to see the size of the surfboards… Read More Surfing Venice Beach in 1939
Can’t wait until this is available on iOS Safari mobile. From your browser you can now upload pictures and videos from the camera as well as sounds from the microphone. via Android 3.0 Honeycomb is first to implement the Device API | David Calhouns Blog.
Colors of Santa Monica, a set on Flickr.
My buddy Rob sent me this photo a little earlier. It shows the GT showcase at the Sony PlayStation Lounge in Manhattan. Looks pretty cool. If you’re curious, you can find more info here on 1UP.
If you’ve used Google Maps in a major metropolitain area, you may have noticed one or two “neighborhood labels” that seemed bizarre and new to you even though you know the area quite well. Here is a link to Home Junction on Google Maps. As best as I can determine, some of these names go… Read More Home Junction