Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over. The Thanksgiving leftovers are long gone. You’ve just woken up from a two-day tryptophan fueled nap. We know December came up quick this year, but let us remember to give thanks for all the cool shit that popped up on our radar this November.
So if you’re finally all done scouring the internet for the best deals on stocking stuffers and Airpods, then dig into some of these interesting internet scoops worth your time this holiday season. And don’t forget to stay tuned for some special announcements of new Supersphere shows that you’ll be able to check out while sipping spiked eggnog and wrapping presents this December – keep an eye on our socials!
now, that’s a pivot
The story of how a company looking to bring your Monday morning meetings to VR saw an opportunity and jumped. A short time later Spatial is forging their path as a leader in the burgeoning NFT startup world. Don’t worry, it’s not all buzzwords. Take a deep dive on this Silicon Valley makeover story.
How a VR Company Became the Airbnb for NFT’s
developing paper and glue
Released in November, Paper and Glue is a documentary that follows street artist and photographer JR as he works on his most ambitious projects and installations. From Parisian rooftops and California mega-prisons, watch how this photographer opens the eyes and minds of his viewers by blurring the lines between portraiture and graffiti.
JR-art.net: Paper and Glue
tay tay leads the way
Taylor Swift is at again, bending the music industry to her whim and reinforcing her sustainability and ever present badassery. What happens when you’re stuck in a shitty deal with an ex-manager who owns your publishing? You re-record the damn album and get your publishing back 100%. Why didn’t I think of that? Pure fucking genius.
Taylor Swift’s Rerecording of Red is Reshaping the Music Industry
they really are the worst (worse than toby)
With the constant bombardment of new life changing tech, it’s easy to forget the tremendous tech failures from seasons past. Thankfully The Verge has you covered with this Top 10 worst list that really hits the nail on the head.
The Worst Gadgets We’ve Ever Touched
weta cashes in
Much to the chagrin of the stakeholders at Weta Digital, the Peter Jackson-owned digital effect house that has been responsible for the stunning effects in Hollywood’s biggest hit epics like The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones and The Lord of the Rings, Unity has come to the bargaining table with a hefty suitcase of cash. We can hear the champagne flutes clinking in the Weta office from here. Can’t wait to see what Unity has in store for 2022 with the news of this development.
Unity is Buying Peter Jackson’s Weta Digital for Nearly $1.63 Billion
for those about to rock
For the better part of the past century, American teenagers have come of age seeing live concerts in clubs and venues around the country. Read up on how live music has shaped the culture of our country and what that means for the future.
How the Rock Concert Changed America
a fireside chat with our fearless leader
Shameless self promotion? Yes. Well worth your time? Again, yes. This is an EOY chat with Supersphere CEO Lucas Wilson that you’ll want to hear, recorded live on The Workflow Show with Jason Whetstone and Ben Kilburg.
The Workflow Show #66: Virtual Reality in Media and Entertainment with Lucas Wilson, CEO of Supersphere