Stairway to Heaven: the story of a song and its legacy (and hear an unreleased mix) | Music | theguardian.com

Stairway to Heaven: the story of a song and its legacy (and hear an unreleased mix) | Music | theguardian.com

I’m only 19 years old, and I’m thinking: ‘Bloody hell, this is earth-shattering.’

It was sufficiently complicated that there was no point in the four members sitting down together and working it through. Instead, Plant and Bonham were… more

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October 24, 2014

“Smart cities” are coming—but will need some better ideas – Quartz

A city-wide grid of data is a playground for startups. That it’s Chicago only makes it better.

“We see this as a platform for studying the city,” Charlie Catlett, the project’s director, tells Quartz. “Then it becomes the responsibility of… more

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October 24, 2014

A Flight on Blah Airlines: Watch Virgin Airlines six hour long commercial (VIDEO).

Post-Netflix ad-free consumer brand ads will do what they need to command attention.

The advertisement depicts a horrible, hypothetical flight from Newark to San Francisco in real time and aggravatingly minute detail. Creepy, dead-eyed mannequins… more

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October 20, 2014