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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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work