(mt) Shareables: Week 74

Your Friday grab bag of the web’s freshest offerings.


  Near Space Flight with ODESZA

Seattle is emerging as a musical capital once again, with Odesza, one of the city leaders in electronic music. Stratoxx, a German company that gives “the near space adventure,” took the Seattle group’s music and send it to space and back again. Combining a weather balloon, 2 GoPros and a 3D-printed rendition of the band’s logo pumping out the jams, this music video is out of this world.


  When Women Stopped Coding

As early as the 1950s, women were running software businesses and entering into computer science programs. But in the mid 80s, the numbers plummeted. Why? Steve Henn shares his analysis.


  From Garage to Dutch House

No, not the music genres. It’s the dream project – make garage and make it into the space of your dreams. i29 interior architects in Amsterdam took it one step further, evolving a 240 square-meter garage into a beautiful, spacious, and modern living space.


  Modern Additions to Historic Architecture

Dating back to the 13th century (when the Mongols had taken over most of China), the Hutong district of Beijing has generally remained untouched. The Courtyard House Plugin system allows the addition of contemporary amenities via a modular component that simply joins to the building. Sweet.


 The L.A. Dance Project at Ace Hotel

This weekend, the L.A. Dance Project will be at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel. Featuring new work from Benjamin Millepied with music by Philip Glass and a reprise of Quintett by William Forsythe, this is an event not to be missed if you are in town!



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