Computer Scientist and Visual Artist Jaron Lanier’s TED Talk

A philosopher for the digital generation on the urgent changes we must make online

One of the brightest minds in computer science, Jaron Lanier‘s titles and accomplishments are many. Whether you primarily consider him the founder of virtual reality, a visual artist, an author or philosopher, his ideas and their execution have long been revolutionary. Lanier took the stage in Vancouver for this year’s TED—and his talk, very much in the raw but sharp and poignant style of TED …

Toast Magazine

A creative celebration of food and ideas, the new UK magazine is a delightful look at the cultural side of gastronomy

You might be thinking the world is already saturated with beautiful, niche print publications glorifying the culinary industry—we know we’ve covered several over the past few years (which still remain worthwhile reads). But UK newcomer Toast has a different take on what makes an exciting story about food and drink. Readers won’t find restaurant reviews, recipes or overly stylized food porn photos here; instead, founders …

True to This

Skateboarding, surfing and snowboarding's divergent cultures unified in Volcom's latest video

It all started in 1993, in an unassuming parking lot in Southern California with the premier of “Alive We Ride,” a video that captured skate, snowboard and surf culture with authenticity and veracity unlike anything of its time. Melding cutting-edge footage from an all-star team with daring DIY art direction, the California-based Volcom‘s trailblazing video aesthetic was unleashed to the world. Now—21 years and over …