What I saw this week #1: August 23, 2013
Inspired by Om Malik’s What I’m Reading Today and Heather B. Armstrong’s Stuff I Found While Looking Around comes my own series of posts; What I saw this week.
Video: CarChat with Don Dethlefsen of The WerkShop about the 1970 BMW 3.0si Estate Wagon – If I ever have the resources to restore an old classic car (and I hope to restore an early 60s Lotus Elite some day) I think I now know who to call. /via Jason Fried.
Chris Coleman finds Sand People in Star Wars – Episode IV – I always thought the same thing that Chris Coleman did… “What is Luke talking about?” Until I saw the widescreen version of Star Wars years later.
Soylent: What Happened When I Stopped Eating for Two Weeks – Shane Snow publishes an in-depth and personal look at drinking nothing but soylent for two weeks on Tim Ferris’ blog.
Digg.com – Digg is now sending a daily email digest of the best stuff featured on Digg.com for that day. Unlike so many other email digests I’ve found the first few weeks of this new feature of Digg.com to be quite enjoyable. Perhaps you will too.
Video: Siskel and Ebert interview Lucas, Spielberg, and Scorcese in 1990 – I was 9 years old when this interview aired on television. It is fascinating.
Podcast: Allan Branch on leaving LessConf to focus on LessAccounting – My friend Allan Branch was interviewed on episode 40 of Product People. He’s a good dude.
POP – A menubar app for Mac that shows you the most popular links from your Twitter feed.
Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano almost drowns during space walk – This is pretty incredible. /via The Loop.
NBA to install SportVU cameras for every team – These cameras record the movement of all players and refererees several times per second. Teams can then use that data to build models after such as how Toronto did. Wicked. /via Shadoe Huard.
Chineasy, Building Blocks – As a genius way to learn Chinese, check out these building blocks.