Inside the Incredible Visual Effects of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” | Design FX

Mike Seymour goes behind the visual effects that earned “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” an Oscar nod. See how Industrial Light & Magic crafted complex action sequences, detailed environments, and realistic characters with the help of advanced motion-capture technology and performances from actors like Lupita Nyong’o. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 […]

Inside the Cycleplex: The Weird, Wild World of Google Bikes – Wired

Corporate bike fleets have become commonplace on sprawling Silicon Valley campuses over the past decade. Apple has campus bikes, as do Facebook, LinkedIn and others. But there’s nothing quite like Google’s. Subscribe for more WIRED videos: http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene CONNECT Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIRED Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED/posts Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: […]

WIRED By Design: How Metaphors Make Us Love Some Designs and Not Others

Michael Hendrix at WIRED by Design, 2014. In partnership with Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA. To learn more visit: live.wired.com Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene WIRED […]

WIRED By Design: Radical Ideas for Reinventing College, From Stanford’s D.School

Sarah Stein Greenberg at WIRED by Design, 2014. In partnership with Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA. To learn more visit: live.wired.com Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene […]

WIRED October Issue Preview – Cities by Design

Cities used to grow (more or less) by accident. Today cities develop more intentionally. From Shanghai to Nairobi, designers, architects, and planners are using better materials, smart science, and big data to make cities better—and even a little magical. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED […]

Is NYC Really the Greatest City in the World?

What do other cities have that NYC doesn’t? Well, Europe’s great food halls, Sydney’s robust ferry system, and Moscow’s elegant train stations for starters. New York city-based architects Vishaan Chakrabarti and Gregg Pasquarelli analyze how urban metropolis from around the world stack up against the city that never sleeps. SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Still […]

How Orphan Black Creates Convincing Clones | Design FX | WIRED

Design FX dives into the incredible special effects of BBC America’s Orphan Black. Mike Seymour breaks down how the team at Intelligent Creatures and Emmy Award nominated actress Tatiana Maslany work together to create convincing clones; with a combination of visual effects, rotoscoping, and incredible acting ability. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► […]

Two Architects Give NYC a Makeover

From Times Square to the Empire State Building, New York City is known for its cultural landmarks and iconic institutions, but it also has its fair share of eyesores. Two NYC-based architects re-imagine their perfect version of the Big Apple. SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT […]

WIRED by Design: A Game Designer Explains the Counterintuitive Secret to Fun

Ian Bogost at WIRED by Design, 2014. In partnership with Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA. To learn more visit: live.wired.com Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene WIRED […]

WIRED By Design: David Chang Shares the Secrets Behind Momofuku’s Delicious Success

David Chang at WIRED by Design, 2014. In partnership with Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA. To learn more visit: live.wired.com Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene WIRED […]

WIRED By Design: Adam Savage on His Lifelong Obsession With Recreating Movie Props

Mythbuster Adam Savage at WIRED by Design, 2014. In partnership with Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA. To learn more visit: live.wired.com Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene […]

The Art of Designing Public Transit for Anti-Social Commuters | WIRED

Subway commuters traveling between San Francisco and Oakland got tired of looking each other in eye. So the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency redesigned their train cars to give commuters more space. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: […]

Meet the HyperAdapt, Nike’s Awesome New Power-Lacing Sneaker | WIRED

Nike’s Tinker Hatfield and Tiffany Beers explain the new power-lacing HyperAdapt 1.0 and demonstrate how to charge the sneakers, and tighten and loosen the laces with the touch of a button. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED […]