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This man who filmed himself annually for 35 years and made a video going backwards to 1977

This man who filmed himself annually for 35 years and made a video going backwards to 1977 / Boing Boing This video from 2011 inspired a 2015 documentary called Sam Klemke’s Time Machine. In 1977, Sam Klemke started obsessively documenting his entire life on film. Beginning decades before the modern obsession with selfies and status updates, we see Sam grow from an optimistic …

Documentary on the past, present and future of typewriters

Typewriter sculptor Jeremy Meyer sez, “I just got back from Telluride where the feature-length documentary by Doug Nichol called ‘California Typewriter’ premiered.” “There are 3 main stories: one is about a collector of pre-qwerty and rare old typewriters (Martin Howard), another about a struggling typewriter repair shop in Berkeley (California Typewriter), then there’s me and my typewriter vivisection. Past, present, future, and the …