Everything you ever wanted to know about Bitcoin, explained in a 3-minute motion graphics piece. Also see Felix Salmon on why Bitcoin is “the best and cleanest payments mechanism the world has ever seen.”
Within a species, each organism has very similar DNA. In human beings, the difference between one person and another is a fraction of a one percent — but it’s what makes us individuals, giving us different facial features, hair color, and height.
Wonderful motion-graphics explainer of DNA for BBC Knowledge and Learning from London-based studio Territory. Complement with the animated history of DNA and everything you’ve ever wondered about genes vs. chromosomes vs. DNA, also animated.
The ABC of Architects – a motion graphics alphabet of famous buildings and their creators. Complement with the collected quotes and quips of iconic architects.
See also: ABCinema.
The latest episode of PBS Off Book explores the art of motion graphics and animation. Previous installments have covered typography, product design, art in the age of the internet, book art and papercraft, generative art, the explosion of animated GIFs, LEGO art, the art of film and TV title design, the culture of Reddit, technologies that allow us to see beyond the human eye, and logo design.
Also see What Is Motion Design.
Trying Not To Be Evil – fascinating piece of motion graphics journalism from The Beast File examines Google’s ecosystem of products and investments.