1949: The Amsterdam parlevinkers in the canals and harbor of Amsterdam – old film images

Google translate: 1949: The Amsterdam parlevinkers in the canals and harbor of Amsterdam – old film images A beautiful documentary by Ytzen Brusse from 1949, filmed in Amsterdam, about the almost extinct profession of the parlevinker, a grocery store that provides boaters with all sorts of merchandise. With further: Westertoren, Continue Reading

Confrontation and Disruption in a New Exhibition by Chinese-American Artist Xiaoze Xie

In his latest exhibition, “Confrontation and Disruption,” Chinese American artist Xiaoze Xie invites his audience to explore a fresh reading of time and memory mixed with a powerful reflection on global concerns. Xie tackles street confrontations with the police, refugees, violence and war, and issues of resistance and empathy. His fascination Continue Reading

New technique can capture images of ultrafast energy-time entangled photon pairs

Scientists at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo have captured the first images of ultrafast photons that are energy-time entangled. The new technique will have direct applications for quantum cryptography and communication protocols, including the possibility for establishing highly secure communication channels over long distances. Continue Reading