“Often the object of a desire, when desire is transformed into hope, becomes more real than reality itself.”
Umberto Eco on the greatest maps of imaginary places and why they appeal to us: https://www.brainpickings.org/2014/02/17/legendary-lands-umberto-eco/
A new program looks into the ethics of mapping https://www.forbes.com/sites/fernandezelizabeth/2019/08/01/from-apps-on-your-phone-to-satellites-in-the-sky-a-new-program-looks-into-the-ethics-of-mapping ht @PatrickMeier@twitter.com cc @email@example.com
Tumblr screwed us, Facebook screwed us, and eventually Twitter will screw us too. If you want a cheap, accessible platform to make friends and share your art that will never screw you to make a buck, my friend, it's time to get into zines
@firstname.lastname@example.org Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates:
At the first gate, ask yourself “Is is true?”
At the second gate ask, “Is it necessary?”
At the third gate ask, “Is it kind?”
What is a #blockchain? How might blockchain technology change our lives? Utopia or U-turn?
Read more, here 👉🏻 https://www.onassis.org/whats-on/blockchain-utopia-or-u-turn @Stegi_occ@twitter.com
Talk v/ @email@example.com | #Bitcoin, the end of the Taboo on Money
For anyone having a bad day, here's a bird realising golf balls bounce on concrete 😂
The visual analysis-annotation project I do in classes documented extensively w tons of student examples. A staple of my course, this unleashes a beautiful insightful explosion of thinking from Ss & keeps discussion focused on visual form! Share as you do! http://spinweaveandcut.com/visual-analysis-unfurling/
From defending commons in Mexico to mapping refugee camps with balloons in Lebanon; from slums in Nairobi to squats in Berlin... 40 maps to inspire you to become a counter-cartographer! https://we-make-money-not-art.com/this-is-not-an-atlas-a-global-collection-of-counter-cartographies/ #countercartography #NotAnAtlas @firstname.lastname@example.org
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Consider this my good deed of the day:
Back in 2008 two bodybuilders were arguing on the Internet about how many days are in a week.
It is one of the greatest Internet threads of all time.
If you haven't read it, stop what you are doing and read it: https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=107926751&pagenumber=
Just googled for Pinker controversy:
“Pinker’s style is relentless friendly persuasion, a kind of indefatigable reasonableness that’s either charming or crazy-making, depending on where you stand.” → https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/hating-pinker
Banned by Google, AdNauseam earns Mozilla's 'Recommended extension' badge for meeting "the highest standards of security, functionality, and user experience"
"It is easy to pretend that nobody can change anything, that society is huge and the individual is less than nothing. But the truth is that individuals make the future - and they do it by imagining that things can be different." - @email@example.com https://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2018/sep/06/neil-gaiman-and-chris-riddell-on-why-we-need-libraries-an-essay-in-pictures
Need a weekend read?
Thanks to the generosity of @firstname.lastname@example.org and the authors, The End of Trust, the first all-nonfiction McSweeney's issue, focusing on technology, privacy, and surveillance, is free to download under a @email@example.com license. https://www.eff.org/the-end-of-trust
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