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Viral Video: “Adrift” in San Francisco’s Fog

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For those who live in the San Francisco Bay area, fog is part of our daily life, but this time-lapse video called “Adrift — which photographer Simon Christen calls a “love letter to the fog” — is worth a long look.

Christen, whose last video was “The Unseen Sea,” took two years to photograph this one.

“I chased it for over two years to capture the magical interaction between the soft mist, the ridges of the California coast and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge,” said Christen in a post. “I hope with my short film I am able to convey the feeling of happiness I felt while I experienced those stunning scenes.”

He does it ably, as you can see below:


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik