a metaphor is just a user interface for an idea

airplanes r so wild

what a graceful machine turned commonplace

Spiciness breathes drama into a meal

refrigerators and bookshelves have a lot in common

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I made Sift, an experimental image editor that slices an image into layers. You can offset the layers to generate interference patterns and pseudo-3D effects.

It uses additive blending and a pixel-based light splitting algorithm. It came out of thinking about how to add depth to a grid of pixels. For more info you can read the release notes (writing.grantcuster.com/posts/) or watch a video tour (youtube.com/watch?v=MJQNnAr40V). As always, I'd love to see anything you make with it.

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»To survive, we need to relearn multiple forms of curiosity.«

Anna Tsing, Heather Swanson, Elaine Gan & Nils Bubandt (2017). Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet - Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene.

This collection is a good place to start!

Intro: deveron-projects.com/site_medi

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there we go!
100clock, catclock and color running with plan9port on debian!

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"come on then, I'll show ya what I mean!"

It takes perceptual energy for me to see the USPS logo as the eagle it's intended to be

and not some abstract box being smooshed by its container

if your bio says "tools for thought" then you're into palantir too, right?

What kind of paradigm shift will the inevitable Boeing 807 embody? Or the Airbus A400?

Poorly-designed but working data structures are kinda like a lower dimensional view on a well-designed one; the state is opaque and beckons for a grander view less dependent on behavior

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A very pleasant guided tour of The Whole Earth Catalog from someone "who was there".

(I really like this genre of video where someone passionate and knowledgeable about a book explains it as they flip through it on camera)


Loose associations or dense clusters?

Color and taste feel so much more delicate than form, texture, and sound

Rice is textural scaffolding, a blank canvas to paint flavor on

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