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14 Mar

Amazon’s Delivery Drones Spotted at SXSW

The annual conference and festival South by Southwest (SXSW) celebrated the convergence of the film and music last week. With interviews ranging from Buzz Aldrin to established singer T.I., it was an eventful week filled with great people and great food! One of the biggest attractions was the sighting of Amazon's  long awaited delivery drones. The e-commerce giant unveiled two of its Prime Air drones in Austin, Texas this past week. Being the first time ever displayed to the general public, crowds gathered to feast their eyes on the delivery of household items, goods, and basic necessities. Unfortunately, attendees stood disappointed as Amazon did not perform any test deliveries nor even a single flight at the festival. Photo via NBCNews Protection...
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28 Sep

10 Austin Photogs You Need To Follow On Instagram

Austin Texas, or ATX, is a true mecca for creatives, entrepreneurs, students, foodies and musicians. And speaking of musicians, live music is so pervasive in Austin it’s dubbed the “Live Music Capital of the World.” However, during my travels I quickly learned that Austinites do not take themselves too seriously - and that’s what keeps the city’s cool factor in check. From the wide spectrum of music, film, and interactive festivals like South By Southwest (SXSW) and the upcoming Austin City Limits, to the plethora of delish restaurants, funky art and cultural scenes, beautiful dog-friendly parks, and even meditation flash mobs, most Austinites agree that ATX is best showcased visually. Here are some of Austin's most innovative photographers (in no particular order)...
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3 Apr

Rap Duo Run the Jewels Create Their Own VR Platform

Run the Jewels Crown music video
Do people want to virtually experience music? Run the Jewels seem to think they do if the upcoming launch of their own virtual reality platform, VRTJ, is any indication. Designed as an exclusive platform for the group to share and produce VR content such as live performances and material from their Art the Jewels gallery, VRTJ will launch in April in tandem with Record Store Day, where the duo will also release a VRTJ cardboard viewer. The first piece of content to be pushed out on the platform is a music video for their single “Crown,” which doubles as a virtual reality experience with several characters appearing in 360 degree frame in a completely immersive and interactive psychedelic trek through the...
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23 Mar

The Meerkat on the Mound

In March influential tech and pop culture conference SXSW (South by South West) was abuzz about an app that has the potential to rocket social media into a whole new realm. It’s called Meerkat, and it’s streaming live near you right now…all the time. Created by Ben Rubin, co-founder and CEO of Israeli app developers Life On Air Inc., Meerkat allows users broadcast a live stream for any amount of time, while allowing followers to comment live via Twitter. When users hit record, their Twitter followers are notified that they have started broadcasting, and the followers in turn can watch the feed either via Twitter, or through the Meerkat iOS app. Viewers can then comment on the video, which appears live...
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