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An animator built a miniature version of IBM's iconic 1401 computer system from scratch. Take a look.

A Montreal-based creator modeled a miniature replica of IBM's iconic 1401 computer system. Nicolas Temese told Business Insider that the scale model includes everything from the setup at the time: a punchcard reader, tape drives, a query console, a central unit, and a line printer. Temese said his model is going to be displayed in Silicon Valley's Computer History Museum, which also showcases a working, real-size 1401 computer system. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nicola...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Trends, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Montreal, Montreal Canada, Mountain View California, Computer History Museum, Arvind Krishna, Nicolas Temese, Temese


Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Lehtonen, Clarke & Campbell

Some things are stewing in the NHL pot. On Monday, the NHL’s Board of Governors held a conference call to discuss a range of issues, including the possibility of staging the NHL Entry Draft in June before the completion of the 2019-20 regular season. However, according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun, no decision was made about the 2020 draft. Related: Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Andersen, Cujo & Resuming the Season LeBrun tweeted that an announcement might not be made until next week. ...
Tags: Instagram, California, Boston, Toronto, Sport, Fox, Arizona, Finland, Denmark, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Los Angeles Kings, Saskatchewan, Phoenix, Burns


Tour d’Uncertainty 2020: A Personal Journey

Road Trip Day 1 (Tuesday) It all started at home, grinding out quality training hours in spectacularly good ski conditions. The plan was simple: A skiing road trip with three World Cup events, followed by Nationals/SuperTour finals at home, culminating in a 50km against the best skiers in North America. Start Wednesday March 11th, arrive home on the 24th, and closing out the racing season on April 2nd. Skiing at home before leaving for Nordork’s Dream Trip. This is Sovereign Lake, March 9th,...
Tags: Europe, Usa, General, News, Instagram, Minnesota, US, Toronto, Sport, Czech Republic, Canada, United States, Skiing, Italy, Who, Norway


Photos: Victor Wanyama poses in Montreal Impact jersey after transfer from Tottenham

MLS side Montreal Impact have completed the signing of midfielder Victor Wanyama from Tottenham Hotspur. The Kenya international, aged 28, finalised... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham, Mls, Montreal, Montreal Impact, Victor Wanyama, Kitman, MLS & US, Tottenham Hotspur The Kenya


Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week - October 3, 2019

In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores. Qualification by David Heatley In this graphic memoir, drawn in a simple, seemingly comic, but unflinchingly dark and honest style, David Heatley recounts his often-troubled life with religion, family trauma, porn, and substance abuse. Heatley deals w...
Tags: Music, Instagram, David, Britain, South America, Montreal, Jeanette Winterson, László Krasznahorkai, Brexit, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Librairie Drawn Quarterly Books of the Week, Ben Lerner, Lerner, Mary Shelley, Librairie Drawn Quarterly, Heatley


Take a Visual Journey Through 181 Years of Street Photography (1838-2019)

All of us here in the 2010s have, at one time or another, been street photographers. But up until 1838, nobody had ever been a street photographer. In that year when camera phones were well beyond even the ken of science fiction, Louis Daguerre, the inventor of the daguerreotype process and one of the fathers of photography itself, took the first photo of a human being. In so doing he also became the first street photographer, capturing as his picture did not just a human being but the u...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, Photography, New York, London, College, America, San Francisco, History, Paris, Middle East, Sydney, Montreal, Seoul, British Empire


College student from South Pasadena among 4 killed in Seattle construction crane accident

SEATTLE — A college freshman was among the four people killed when a construction crane fell from a building and crashed onto one of Seattle’s busiest streets, the university said Sunday. Sarah Wong, who intended to major in nursing, was in a car when the crane fell from a building under construction on Google’s new Seattle campus onto Mercer Street Saturday afternoon, according to a statement released by Seattle Pacific University. Wong was 19 and from South Pasadena, The Seattle Times reported...
Tags: Google, Facebook, National Weather Service, News, Instagram, Microsoft, Washington, Accidents, Church, Sport, Soccer, United States, Bellevue, Construction, Coachella, Montreal


Ctein Print Offer

Ctein, Frozen Azure Cascades, 2014 Our old friend Ctein returns with some recent prints. (For those of you who might be new here, Ctein, pronounced "kuh-TINE," wrote more than 300 columns for TOP in the years up to 2016, when he departed for a new career as a science fiction novelist. He wore many hats, being the site's resident technical expert, computer expert, and tea and parrot aficionado among many other things.) We're offering three beautiful inkjet prints on premium 17x22" paper for $1...
Tags: Photography, New York, London, California, Sydney, Montreal, Print Offers, Ctein, Michael Johnston, Michael C Johnston, TINE


Destinations for black travelers

Navigating the world as a black person is not always easy and traveling while black is no different. While no destination is a complete utopia void of microaggressions or where the black experience exists in a vacuum, there are many places where black travelers have felt especially comfortable exploring, and others that are particularly exciting for black travelers this year. We tapped some of our favorite black travel bloggers and influencers to find out their favorite destinations of 2019. ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, Instagram, US, Georgia, Senegal, Canada, Paris, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, West Africa, Montreal, Abu Dhabi, Tunisia, Caribbean


This Week in Photography Books: Josée Schryer

  It was 9 degrees below zero here this morning. (Fahrenheit, for all you non-Americans.) That’s insanely cold. An army of icicles hangs off my roof, each a menacing, translucent dagger that could impale a person without trying too hard. In other words, winter has arrived in earnest here in the Rocky Mountains. Ironically, our weather patterns have little to do with what happens in our part of the Great American West. Our mountains, rivers, ravens, cougars, and humans have nothing to do with it ...
Tags: Photography, Minnesota, Montana, Washington, Germany, Russia, US, Canada, Yale, Arizona, El Nino, West Coast, Montreal, Pacific, Quebec, Vermont


How we live now: photographs that capture the 21st century

Civilisation, a new photography exhibition and accompanying book, is an ambitious attempt to document the human experience of the modern worldWhat does the 21st century look like? What are the resonant images of a civilisation that aspires to be global? These kinds of questions were the starting point for a project that formed in the mind of William A Ewing, who had been a museum director, curator of international exhibitions and writer about photography for nearly 40 years.Every epoch and gener...
Tags: Art, Photography, Technology, Society, Culture, Art and design, Exhibitions, Montreal, Cindy Sherman, Seoul South Korea, National Museum, Ewing, Edward Burtynsky, BEIJING MELBOURNE, William A Ewing


Amazon Delivery Person Enters A Couple's Home And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly on i Heart Radio, if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away about what's going on in the digital world. I'm really excited about this opportunity, because this is the radio...
Tags: Amazon, Lyft, Uber, New York, Instagram, Marketing, US, Montreal, CHOM, Mitch Joel This, Terry DiMonte, Intelcom Express


Kitchen of the Week: The Site of Your Next Dinner Party, in New York’s Flower District

Oftentimes, here on the Remodelista editorial team, one design discovery leads to another, and another. Case in point: A few weeks ago, Julie stumbled upon Coquo, a Montreal-based company revolutionizing modular kitchen systems, which in turn led us to Witness Apartment, just a few blocks south of our New York offices, in the heart of Manhattan’s Flower District. (N.B.: We’ll be writing more about Coquo itself in another post; stay tuned.) Though the name (and Google searches) brings to mind som...
Tags: Google, Books, New York, London, Instagram, New York City, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Montreal, Kitchens, Julie, Smeg, West 30th Street, Gardenista, Kitchen of the Week, Kitchen Cabinets


Josée Houle’s Milk Ninja

Nikon D800 + Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 48mm — 1/3200 sec, f /5, ISO 800 — image data Milk Ninja composition copyright by Josée Houle shared here with permission This composition, by Montreal photographer Josée Houle, combines my photo of a wall at Kyoto's Myouhouin Temple (妙法院) , which I published on a post in 2012, with photos of a model being splashed with colored milk. Josée described the process to me: First, the model took the pose with all the pieces of th...
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Japan, General, ISO, Nikon, Montreal, Kyoto, Nikkor, Josée, Josée Houle, Myouhouin Temple


Flying over Quebec in a Hot Air Balloon

Quebec Hot Air Balloon Ride Last week, while on my first trip to Quebec, we did something I’ve always wanted to do – ride in a hot air balloon! I’ll admit, I was quite nervous about being in a hot air balloon. I’m usually pretty good with heights, but the thought of floating 3,200 feet above ground in a basket was a little nerve-racking. However, it’s not every day I have the opportunity to fly in a hot air balloon, so I committed to taking the tour if the weather cooperated. I joined a gr...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Time, Canada, New Brunswick, Vancouver, Sightseeing, Montreal, Quebec, Family Travel, Niagara Falls, Travel Stories, Cappadocia, Trip Ideas, Braydon, Niagara Falls Canada


How to Sell Guitars by Running Them Over with a Prius

In mature industries, established brands can start to sound the same. That's when going against the grain can help you grab attention. It might seem risky to break from tradition, but what's riskier is getting lost in the crowd. In this episode of Shopify Masters, you'll hear from Adam Klosowiak, the founder of KLOS Guitars: cool, durable, comfortable, portable carbon fiber guitars and ukuleles. Find out how his company used outlandish durability test videos to get millions of views on Facebo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Ecommerce, Utah, Instagram, Youtube, New Jersey, Kickstarter, San Diego, Nashville, Toyota, Montreal, Seattle, Costa Rica, Jason, Shopify


#DonutFriday

Nobody likes #manicmonday. #TBT? Passe. A new trend is rising within the weekday hashtag scene and it’s for sure the most crave-able thing on Instagram. Tell me — what are you doing for #donutfriday? A post shared by Ratio Coffee Bakery (@ratiovernonbakery) on Apr 5, 2018 at 10:56am PDT This little ode to everything that’s right in the world recently burst its way into my Insta-bubble. I had to figure out where this started and who was responsible for it, and hungrily dove h...
Tags: Travel, UK, New York, Hollywood, Texas, Instagram, Boston, US, Chicago, Brooklyn, United States, Portland, Miami, Michigan, Vancouver, Montreal


Everything You Need To Know About Getting A Neck Tattoo

We first started noticing them on Instagram, then Kanye West announced his plans to get one on Twitter, and now we're sure they're about to become a full-fledged trend: Even if the mere thought of bringing a buzzing needle that close to your ear makes your head spin, neck tattoos are officially happening. But before you book your appointment, there are a few things you should know.So, what's the pain really like? Well, there are a few variables. First, the kind of art matters: Thinner lines mig...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Kanye West, Levy, Montreal, Romeo, Kehlani, Priyanka Chopra, Halsey, Bruno Levy, Brooklyn s Bandit Studio


These Are The Female Artists To Watch In 2018

Art, in all its varied forms, is oftentimes the key to deciphering, celebrating, and coping with the world we live in. Beautiful lyrics, for example, can heal and inspire us, while a colorful, abstract painting has the power to transport us into a new realm, allowing us to view things from a different perspective. And just as we celebrate the art that makes us feel so deeply and motivates us to live boldly, authentically, and without fear, we should also celebrate the talented artists behind th...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Montreal, Kelela, Irl, Ana Kraš, Arkyn, TLKS, Syv


Pink Postpones Concert Due To 'Awful Virus' Infecting Her Whole Family!

Pink is postponing her Montreal concert because... well, she'd rather not puke on her fans. The songstress tweeted the announcement on Thursday, revealing she must submit to the flu virus her family has been battling over the past two weeks. Video: Pink's Daughter Does Her First Makeup Tutorial! Explaining that her husband Carey Hart had already been taken down by the virus, the 38-year-old admitted it finally got to her as well and that she would be unable to perform the Friday show of her Beau...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Pink, Montreal, Carey Hart


My Brain Refuses to Believe This Short Film Wasn’t Computer-Generated

Camille Boyer and cinematographer Nik Mirus worked with a Montreal-based agency called Caravane to create a surreal short film called Club Palace. It looks like a computer animation student’s final-year project, but in reality it was all filmed using real-life miniatures and clever practical effects.Read more...
Tags: Photography, Science, Montreal, Visual Effects, Cgi, Cinematography, Short Films, Camille Boyer, Caravane, Club Palace, Nik Mirus


Fall in Love With the World

I’m writing this from seat 23B of an Air Canada flight, somewhere high above middle Canada, headed west. Travel is a regular part of life for me. I rarely go a month without a journey somewhere. This year has taken me to Los Angeles, Portland, the highlands of Guatemala, the sunny coast of Portugal and for a 100 km walk to the end of the world in Spain. I’m staging for a month in Europe and North Africa this fall. People sometimes ask me why I travel so much. My knee-jerk answer, usually, is, “...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, UK, Featured, Instagram, Mexico, France, Oregon, Southeast Asia, Air Canada, Spain, World, Canada, Egypt, Portugal


In the Pink: Glossier Raises $52M to Elevate Customer Experience

Glossier, the cult beauty brand headquartered in New York, has just closed a whopping $52 million Series C funding round, bringing its total funding to date to $86 million. The four-year-old startup says it will use the funds to refine and elevate its customer experience as it expands its reach, as it informed customers in an email today: An email from @emilywweiss in your inbox this morning A post shared by Glossier (@glossier) on Feb 22, 2018 at 7:31am PST In the past year...
Tags: Startups, UK, New York, London, Instagram, France, Funding, New York City, Uncategorized, Advertising, Toronto, Social Marketing, Customer Experience, E-commerce, Beauty, United Kingdom


Monday’s Photos of the Day and Viral Videos

Bruno Mars receives his third Grammy for Album of the Year during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards show on January 28, 2018, in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Vladimir Guerrero rides on top of a truck, waving a Dominican Republic flag, as fans accompany him in a caravan to a ceremony in his honor after he arrived to the airport in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. The former professional slugger spent 16 seasons in the major le...
Tags: Photos, New York, Texas, News, Germany, Uncategorized, Sport, Syria, Soccer, Paris, United Nations, Switzerland, Moscow, Roger Federer, Eritrea, Romania


Hasselblad X1D Review - the perfect medium-format camera

Hasselblad X1D Review - the perfect medium-format camera AoiroStudio Dec 20, 2017 Let me start this review by saying that is the best product I have ever reviewed so far! Still a novelty but we love making reviews on ABDZ. Being able to test products and share our thoughts to you guys is quite rewarding; we will work effortlessly to do more in the upcoming new year. On the other hand, smartphones have changed so much during the course of 5 years time. ...
Tags: Google, Design, Sweden, Instagram, ISO, Montreal, Dslr, Hasselblad, ABDZ Being, Hasseblad, Instagram Subscribe Hasselblad, Yuhki Kuramoto


Best places to travel 2017

35 of the world’s best places to travel in 2017         W ith so much negativity in the media, the world is often portrayed as risky, dangerous. And yet, as travelers, we learn the same lesson over and over: Preconceived notions of places and cultures are almost always wrong. The world is, in fact, safer, more hospitable, more open and accepting than non-travelers could ever imagine. If only people everywhere could realize that on the opposite side of t...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Photography, New York, Colorado, Mexico, La, China, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Southeast Asia, India, New York City, US, America


The Art of the Personal Project: Conor Nickerson

The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own.  I am drawn to personal projects that have an interesting vision or that show something I have never seen before.  In this new revised thread, I’ll include a link to each personal project with the artist statement so you can see more of the project. Please note: This thread is not affiliated with any company; I’m just featuring projects that I find.  Please DO NOT send me your w...
Tags: Photography, Montreal, Personal Project, Suzanne Sease, The Martin Agency, Kaplan Thaler Capital One Best, Conor Nickerson


The First Ever Drone Collision with a Commercial Aircraft in Canada Just Happened

A first happened over Quebec City’s Jean Lesage airport – a drone aircraft collided with a Skyjet passenger craft in the first ever passenger-aircraft-drone collision in Canada. The Skyjet passenger plane was struck by a commercial drone as it approached Jean Lesage airport in Canada’s Quebec City in the province of Quebec. The plane landed safely and the passengers on board sustained no injuries. The aircraft weathered the ordeal with only minor damage in the encounter but the incident alone ha...
Tags: Photography, Canada, United States, Montreal, Cbc, Quebec City, Jean Lesage, Transport Canada, Marc Garneau, Garneau, News & Opinion, Pankaj Biswas, Pexels com Canadian Federal Transport, Jean Lesage Airport


A Step-by-Step Process to Curate Viral Content for Instagram and Facebook

You don't need to create all the content you share online. In fact, content curation—finding and sharing third party content—is a must for growing and maintaining an engaging social media presence. In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from Audrey Castonguay of Wholesome Culture about the  process she uses to find and repurpose viral content for her Facebook and Instagram profiles.   When people tag their friends...then I think it’s always some good content. Tune in to learn How...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Ecommerce, New York, Instagram, Linkedin, Fda, Soma, Montreal, Felix Thea, FELIX, Shopify Masters, Facebook Facebook, Lynda, Audrey, Instagram and Facebook


X-Men: Dark Phoenix Cast Visits the Montreal Children’s Hospital

X-Men: Dark Phoenix cast visits the Montreal Children’s Hospital As production continues on the next X-Men film from 20th Century Fox, some of the X-Men: Dark Phoenix cast, including James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, and Alexandra Shipp, took time to visit the Montreal Children’s Hospital sporting some Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters shirts. The hospital wrote about their visit in a post on Instagram, saying: “Big thanks to the cast of X-Men: Dark Phoenix for stopping by...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Alexandra Shipp, Montreal, X-men, Phoenix, Evan Peters, Xavier, Jean Grey, Simon Kinberg, Sophie Turner, Montreal Children 's Hospital, Movie News, Lauren Shuler Donner, Hutch Parker, Phoenix Force



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