Rush Hour at Waterloo Station is condensed into three minutes in this breakneck short. Entitled, originally enough, Rush Hour, this great work of cinematography gives you some sense of what train travel was like in the morning hours of some day in 1970.
Rush Hour is one of my favourite short films (it helps that it’s about trains!)
The artist and developer Sam Lavigne has taken these connections to a delightfully logical conclusion. Over at github, he posted a program that renders texts—literary, philosophical—as patent applications. “In short,” Lavigne explains, “it reframes texts as inventions or machines.”