It has been a busy few weeks at Plain. But even busy weeks yield interesting things online. Here are a few:
My friend Bryan Jackson, who passed away this week at only 26. Photo by Josiah Vandien.
Video: Slowmo iPhone 5s video on Instagram – Ryan Pernofski shares some great slow motion videos on Instagram using the new iPhone 5s.
Profitless Prosperity – Fred Wilson discusses why Amazon is so valued by Wall Street. If you read this and then think about Apple you’ll see why Wall Street has such a hard time valuing Apple even though they are making record-breaking profits. They are the opposite of Amazon.
How to Moonwalk – This series of GIFs make it easy.
A Game of Shark and Minnow – Excellent and beautiful piece from the The New York Times Magazine.
Stephen Fry as Master of Laketown – Is it December yet?
App: Slow Fast Slow – Record slow motion videos that are even slower than the built-in iOS app.
Animals with Misleading Names – A lot of animals have names that do not reflect what they truly are.
Andrew Kim on Microsoft Stories – Good interview. Looking forward to seeing what he’s working on.
I Put a Spell On You – Paul Kafisis put a spell on John Gruber which ended up determining the result of this year’s Major League Baseball season. Believe it.