Exploring the glories of building your own machines in “The Glint”

Justin Hyde
January 23, 2014

You can't turn on a television over the past few weeks without an advertiser stabbing for your soul with a giant spork, hoping to churn your spirit until you feel a fervent connection between, say, Robin Williams reading Walt Whitman verses and paying $500 for a slab of aluminum and glass. This short video, "The Glint," made by 24-year-old Frenchman Mathieu Maury with a budget of zero euros demonstrates the true joy of creation — and the difference between chasing it as a business directive instead of doing so simply because you want, and need, to.