Description of Weirdcore’s process for making this video is available from Fast Company.
“Grateful Dead fans call the beginning of August the Days Between a period bookended by Jerry Garcias birth on Aug. 1, 1942 and his death on Aug. 9, 1995.”
There are thousands of Grateful Dead shows on Archive.org. If you don’t know which ones you’d like to listen to, you might want to look at this guide for a sampling of those considered among the best shows by fans.
“The more labels you have for yourself, the dumber they make you.”
—Paul Graham, “Keep Your Identity Small.” paulgraham.com. February 2009.
On August 6th, 1945, the first use of a nuclear weapon over the Japanese city of Hiroshima killed more than 80,000 people immediately and thousands more over the years died from the effects of the radiation from this weapon.
After 78 years, the bombs detonated over Hiroshima and Nagasaki remain the only use of nuclear weapons. But, the anniversary, Hiroshima Day, is a good time to reflect on how long that will remain the case and to consider the problems presented by militarism around the world generally.
Can we imagine a world where the use of nuclear weapons is inconceivable? And if not, why? The existence of nuclear weapons is an existential threat to humanity and the larger world. Isn’t it time we worked to eliminate that threat?