Archive for the 'Journalism' Category

Noam Chomsky: “Free Markets?”

• May, 2012

Oh and by the way: This talk by Noam Chomsky was filmed at Northeastern University, Boston on Dec. 5, 1997… Go figure…

Richard Branson says Spain can solve its economic problems by legalizing marijuana

• May, 2012

Sir Richard Branson believes that the ideal way for Spain to get out of its current morass of national debt, savage austerity cuts, and social turmoil would be to legalize and tax marijuana. The billionaire founder of the Virgin Group suggested at the opening of the world’s largest cannabis museum in Barcelona on Wednesday that this policy “would help get the country back on its feet.” Branson is a member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, a body “which includes five ex-presidents and Kofi

Starsuckers

• May, 2012

Starsuckers demonstrates how celebrity news with no basis in fact gets into print, why newspapers will run press releases almost verbatim, how parents will eagerly sign away the image rights to their kids, how certain mass scale charity events end up helping the performers far more than the causes they designed to support, and how publicists keep accurate but unflattering stories out of the news.

Good Books – Metamorphosis

• April, 2012

It is not very often that we have the opportunity to create a graphic equivalent of a drug fueled rant bringing all of our collective skills to bear. And it is almost unfathomable that we could actually do something like this and benefit a good cause. The Buck team dug deep, channeling our inner gonzo, to direct and produce this homage promoting Good Books, the online bookseller that passes all its profits through to Oxfam. A big thanks to String Theory in NZ for bringing

Quantum Computer Built Inside a Diamond

• April, 2012

Diamonds are forever — or, at least, the effects of this diamond on quantum computing may be. A team that includes scientists from USC has built a quantum computer in a diamond, the first of its kind to include protection against “decoherence” — noise that prevents the computer from functioning properly. The demonstration shows the viability of solid-state quantum computers, which — unlike earlier gas- and liquid-state systems — may represent the future of quantum computing because they can be easily scaled up in size.

Medicinal Cannabis and its Impact on Human Health

• April, 2012

Executive Producer: James Schmachtenberger Director & Producer: Lindsey Ward Director of Photography: Troy Brajkovich In this myth shattering, information packed documentary, learn from physicians and leading researchers about medicinal cannabis and its demonstrated affects on human health. Topics include: *What the consensus is from over 15000 scientific and medical trials *What conditions have been proven to benefit from medical marijuana *Its historical use as medicine dating back over 5300 years *Methods of delivery and their different advantages *Government sponsored studies intended to show Marijuana having