Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
This week’s time lapse takes us to India and the city of Bangalore. Much like Little Big Berlin, this uses tilt shift to show basic scenes of life, not some uber-cool lights flashing type stuff. But that’s maybe more effective at giving us a window into the city. If the video doesn’t display for you, click here.
h/t Atlantic Cities
Bonus: Dredge Fest New York
Who would have known there’s be an event called “DredgeFest New York,” dedicated to “the human acceleration of sediments, and the technologies and techniques we’ve invented which manage it.” Well, there is. And here’s the trailer. If the video doesn’t display, click here.
h/t The Polis Blog
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