Top 5 Friday: June 14th

Well, here we are again.  I know, it seems like just yesterday you were reading about accents, the Simpsons, and cell phone usage.   Now its that time again.  Here is your Top 5 Friday. 1.) Here is number 1.  Or should I say 0?  The number 0 has some really weird properties.    Numbers have…read more…

Top 5 Friday. June 7th, 2013

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Hello world!   My name is Jeff and I am new here at Poka Yoke.   In addition to some other things, I will be taking on the challenge of  social media and this blog.  My goal is to make sure that our readers have top notch content and will get a laugh or two…read more…

Farewell Top 5 Friday Plus Five : May 31, 2013

Ai Weiwei

I bid adieu to Poka Yoke Design. This is my final post. Hopefully my random clusters of photography, art and weird viral videos were memorable or at the very least, sparked some interest outside your normal perception, world, what have you. Thanks to everyone for reading, browsing and any general scrolling through the blog, Facebook,…read more…

Top 5 Friday : May 10, 2013

1. David Foster Wallace gave a commencement speech entitled, This is Water, eight years ago at Keynon College. Take a listen and learn something from one of the former luminaries of the English language. ‘You get to consciously decide what has meaning and what doesn’t. That is real freedom. That is being educated.’ 2. John…read more…

Finding Paul Miller : A Year Without the Internet

The Verge technology writer Paul Miller made the brave decision to disconnect from the internet for an entire year in hopes of finding out who he was without it. His goals included reading more, learning more, traveling more, the essentials that we all want to accomplish when time seems to be in abundance and eagerly…read more…

Top 5 Friday : April 26, 2013

Alain Delorme

1. Australian artist Jeremy Geddes creates astounding photo-realistic oil paintings of figures free-falling or bursting through mid-air. It takes Geddes about one to six months to complete a single painting. Some people are just born with talent. It kills you, right? 2. Draw animals with the help of an iPhone or iPad and the newest…read more…

Top 5 Friday : March 15, 2013

Fabian Oefner

1. From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising tells the global story of what happens when girls demand an education, one that releases them from child marriage, sex trafficking, and hard labor. If we educate our daughters, we change the world. It’s a profound ripple effect. 2. Oh color, you make me so…read more…

Top 5 Friday : February 15, 2013

Eiko Jones

1. It’s Venus and the moon in broad daylight taken by Hungarian astrophotographer Ivan Eder back in 2004. Ah, the beauty of the universe. 2. I blogged about James Balog and his Extreme Ice Survey. Now here’s the trailer for the documentary, Chasing Ice. Can you imagine seeing this on the silver screen? It will…read more…

Top 5 Friday : February 8, 2013

Kuni

1. Sesame Street takes on Downton Abbey in Upside Downton Abbey, where everything is inconveniently upside down. Goddamn it. Can we please get the steak and kidney pie to stay on the plate? 2. Hayao and Goro Miyazaki grace us with their animated genius once again with their film From Up on Poppy Hill, which…read more…

Top 5 Friday : February 1, 2013

Google Street Scene

1. Paperman, an animated short produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and directed by John Kahrs, tells the story of love at first sight, fate and changing your destiny. It stole my heart. Enough said. 2. Photographer Joseph O. Holmes captured visitors at the Museum of Modern Art participating in Phillip Worthington’s installation, Shadow Monsters.…read more…