David Vann: My desktop →
benjohncock: I never listen to music when I write or read or do any kind of work. I wear earplugs at night and through most of the day, and I don’t like the sound of talking or traffic, or things like sipping tea. My Writers’ Desktops series continues with David Vann.
What this means is that the openness of signification embraces action,...– Steven Henry Madoff on Documenta No link? :(
Eyebeam Resident Brian House’s “Quotidian Record is a kind of sonic travelogue,...– The Quotidian Record inscribes a year of location data onto a vinyl EP | The Verge (via eyebeamnyc) This was a really good project.
nathanenglander: “Where did the future go?” was the question we asked at Lift10. For those who regret the absence of flying cars, immersive virtual reality and humanoid robots, the Lift 12 talk by James Bridle is definitely a good way to cheer up. Simply because this is about how to go beyond the nostalgia for yesterday’s tomorrows. Entitled “WE FELL IN LOVE IN A CODED SPACE”, it deals with...
The distractions of social media, 1673 style «... →
anxiaostudio: Enthusiasm for coffeehouses was not universal, however, and some observers regarded them as a worrying development. They grumbled that Christians had taken to a Muslim drink instead of traditional English beer, and fretted that the livelihoods of tavern-keepers might be threatened. But most of all they lamented that coffeehouses were distracting people who ought to be doing useful...
Tower of Sleep: backleftlitz: Have this probably... →
backleftlitz: Have this probably common problem where when experiencing things that should ostensibly be ‘fun’—i.e. sitting on lifeguard chairs w/ semi-significant others on moonlit beaches, standing front row at favorite bands’ hometown concerts, and also say for example watching Hess…
wanting it both ways: Summer so far →
janehu: Eve Sedgwick emphasizes the difference between knowing something and realizing it. These are perhaps things I’ve already known, but they’re quickly becoming things I’m realizing. SO! 1. Stay away from spending any significant energy discussing any sort of meme. The internet doesn’t need that; it…