A good weekend for museum-going TEDsters: Darwin opens Saturday at New York’s Museum of Natural History: the most in-depth exhibit every mounted on the icon of modern science. And on Sunday, Masters of American Comics opens simultaneously at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and the Hammer Museum, tracing the history of the genre through 15 masters, ranging from Charles M. Schultz to R. Crumb.
In the early ‘80s, before MTV turned its attention to reality TV, David Bowie, Madonna and the Pretenders lit up small screens, using a new medium to showcase their songs: the music video. Recently, we’ve seen a resurgence of this art form as cinematographers, musicians and artists join together to supersize their visual creativity. But […]
In Short: Parkinson’s Voice Initiative reaches 10K calls, as a restaurant asks you to check your phone
Max Little, who gave the recent talk “A test for Parkinson’s with a phone call,” let us know that the Parkinson’s Voice Initiative has reached its goal of collecting 10,000 voice samples — which they needed to ensure the accuracy of their over-the-phone test for the disease. “It’s probably the fastest ever, large-scale Parkinson’s study,” […]