Here’s an awesome behind the scenes interview with the people behind the Rube Goldberg machine viral hit OKgo video "This Too Shall Pass."
The term "Rube Goldberg machine" has become shorthand for a convoluted contraption made up of a series of chain reactions. But Goldberg was also a real person, whose ideas for whimsical devices have captivated imaginations for decades.
Somehow we packed a conference room with more people than we had chairs for here at South by Southwest. Special guests Caroline McCarthy, Wine Library TV’s Gary Vaynerchuk, and The Onion’s Baratunde Thurston join us for today’s show.
It’s a-hole Thursday on Buzz Out Loud today, as we regale you, the listening audience, with tales of cyber douche baggery on Wikipedia, Facebook, and computer fair failures. Also, warp drives (space rant!), the death of Duke Nukem, and Meatspace.