Seen in → No.90
- “… the future is not a blank space for the inscription of technocratic enlightenment or for nature‘s long-term oscillations, but a space for democratic design that must begin with the recognition that the future is a cultural fact.”
— Arjun Appadurai via Johannes Kleske on Twitter
- 🎥🧱 This looks fantastic! GallowBoob on Twitter: This public LEGO building expo at the Tate Modern in London. Everyone is free to take part and build using only white pieces. It’s like an improvised micro city.
- 🎥 This is technically impressive but the implications, not so much. Gavin Sheridan on Twitter: I watched this video last night and it’s still freaking me out. A deep fake where Bill Hader *turns into* Tom Cruise and Seth Rogan *while impersonating them*.
- Apple Transforms Central Park Into an Augmented Reality Gallery. “Apple worked with the New Museum to select the artists: Nick Cave, Nathalie Djurberg, Hans Berg, Cao Fei, Carsten Höller, Pipilotti Rist and Mr. Giorno. Each created an augmented reality work that’s been choreographed into the landscape of the tour, playing with the canvas of public space.”
- 💩 Less than Half of Google Searches Now Result in a Click. “We’ve passed a milestone in Google’s evolution from search engine to walled-garden. In June of 2019, for the first time, a majority of all browser-based searches on Google dot com resulted in zero-clicks.”
- Beautiful pictures of colossal statues by Fabrice Fouillet.
- 🎶 A Lost Album From John Coltrane Is Found, Thanks To A French-Canadian Director. “it’s featured prominently throughout the film, Le chat dans le sac (The Cat in the Bag) — a coolly stylized, politically charged docufiction by Gilles Groulx, considered a landmark of Québec cinema. Within the first two minutes of screen time — during direct-to-the-camera intros by Barbara and Claude, the young idealists whose uncoupling provides the film with its narrative tension — you can hear Coltrane’s quartet start into his exquisite ballad ‘Naima.’”