New York Television Festival channels the Sundance spirit, letting independent producers screen finished pilots, in hopes of landing network deals. Amid the sea of sit-coms and reality shows, watch for the premiere of TEDster Steve Rosenbaum’s Inside the Bubble, a controversial documentary chronicling the self-destruction of the Kerry campaign. Advance coverage on Wonkette has the Beltway talking.
Here, some staff picks of smart, funny, bizarre and cool stuff on the interwebs this week. First, happy (late) World Poetry Day! Celebrate the occasion with 8 talks from spoken-word poets. Just when you thought Vijay Kumar’s robots that fly and cooperate were creepy enough, he and his team have developed a drone that can […]
It’s an experience that can inspire road rage in even the calmest person: an urban traffic jam where cars crawl along at a pace of inches per hour. As Jonas Eliasson, a professor of transportation at Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), explains in today’s talk, traffic congestion occurs in almost every major city across […]