Seen in → No.183
- 😍 🔭 ⚡️ 🎥 Thunderstorms on Jupiter!! Juno Flies Past the Moon Ganymede and Jupiter. ”On June 7, 2021, NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew closer to Jupiter’s ice-encrusted moon Ganymede than any spacecraft in more than two decades. Less than a day later, Juno made its 34th flyby of Jupiter. This animation provides a “starship captain” point of view of each flyby.”
- ⛵️ 🤖 🌊 🇺🇸 That other 'space’ we don’t know nearly enough about: the oceans. Surveyor Completes Its First Ocean Crossing from San Francisco to Hawaii. “Following this successful proof of concept voyage, Saildrone will build a fleet of Surveyors, manufactured at US shipyards, to map Earth’s oceans in the next 10 years.”
- 🇮🇳 🇬🇧 Haven’t explored yet but seems fantastic! Decentralising Digital. “Working with rural communities in Karnataka, India, Decentralising Digital is an ongoing research project seeking to co-create new narratives for decentralised digital futures. We are exploring how developments in emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things, the voice enabled Internet, machine learning and artificial intelligence might be harnessed to meaningfully support rural communities in India.”
- 😍 🌳 🇯🇵 Tokachi Millennium Forest: Pioneering a New Way of Gardening with Nature. “Hayashi purchased the property just over twenty years ago, as an investment in the future. His goals to offset the carbon footprint of his business and prevent loss of habitat to agriculture and development were matched by his audacious desire to create a landscape that would be sustainable for a thousand years.” (Via Klingebeil)
- 🤔 Smart trends and generations 🧵 by Zito. Hyperreal individualism is a fascinating thing, but it doesn’t seem like a liberation from “cool” and style categories, and more of a confusion and chaos that comes from being fed too many things at once. Wearing and being everything is a consequence of capitalism, not freedom.
- 🔥 🌳 🗓 Climate 🧵 by David Wallace-Wells. Not a moment, an era. Quite a lot of climate coverage over the last few weeks has taken this tone—“it’s here, it’s now.” But what is “it”? The climate crisis is not an event but an era, in which cascading impacts are almost certain to continue to worsen and intensify, punishing more each year.
- The dangerous appeal of technology-driven futures. ”The story of the internet shows that modern societies are often better at imagining the upsides of technology than its downsides. But the trajectory of innovation is also guided by more subtle cultural preferences, often with profound consequences.”