10.10.08 by Jeff

$10 Million!

To celebrate Google’s 10th birthday a couple weeks ago they launched Project 10100 (pronounced “Project 10 to the 100th”). Anyone with a world-changing idea is invited to submit it! This is based on the fact that so many of us have access to tools that could help people, and the fact that there is a staggering number of people that need that help. Google has committed $10 million to funding up to five of the best ideas! Deadline is October 20th 2008.

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“May those who help the most win.”













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







27.09.16 by Jeff

Watch: “Kaytranada & River Tiber” by Hamish Lambert

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The second episode in our 6-part series of animated shorts for Red Bull Music Academy is now online! This second episode features 2016 Polaris Music Prize winner Kaytranada and fellow Canadian producer River Tiber discussing their first encounters with music.

Visuals by animator Hamish Lambert with sound and music by Luigi Allemano. Check out the full video over at Booooooom TV!

27.09.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

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Mixed media paintings by artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby. More images below.

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27.09.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Brecht Vandenbroucke

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More brilliant work by Antwerp-based illustrator Brecht Vandenbroucke (a personal favourite). More images below.

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27.09.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Niv Bavarsky

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A random assortment of work from illustrator Niv Bavarsky. More images below.

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26.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: The Kinetic Art Table

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Motion-control artist Bruce Shapiro’s “Sisyphus” is an incredible sand drawing machine that creates elaborate patterns using magnets (click here for previous post). While several installations have been set up in countries around the world, Shapiro is now working toward a version people can enjoy in their own homes! See more images and information about this Kickstarter below!

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