Tag: lives

Memory By Design from Nathan Punwar on Vimeo. Director Nathan Punwar made this short film about 3 women who each have their own way of remembering and recording their lives. The video plays back a bit like a broken tape which I think is the best part about this.

National Geographic has uploaded this video that follows some very lucky, brave, and special people who all had a first-hand account of living through the events of 9/11 (in NYC, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania). Around this time every year I get in this odd phase where I cannot stop watching re-runs of television broadcasts of […]

a Decade from Treehouse on Vimeo. Treehouse Studio made this short video about the lives of average citizens in Hong Kong. Disheartening to say the least, but hey, at least capsules are in the future!

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Photo from Wikimedia As I was writing the entry today about whether I should have left my office building when I felt the earthquake on Tuesday, it got me thinking back to an article I read somewhere a few years after 9/11 about following instincts in emergencies rather than the directions of people “in charge”. […]

Ladder Shop for SFFD from AdamKaplan on Vimeo. This is a great video about the history and usefulness of wooden ladders to the San Francisco Fire Department. In a job where wood seems like the last option for battling flames, the San Francisco fire department has used wooden ladders for over a century because of […]