jerry lieveld: Susan Sontag on Why Lists Appeal to... →
jerrylieveld: How lists confer value and guarantee existence. “The list is the origin of culture,” Umberto Eco famously proclaimed. Whether or not he was right about origin, the list is very much a currency of culture, today’s favorite attention-exploitation device in an information economy of…
United States gun death data visualization by... →
U.S. gun deaths 2010 & 2013: you haven’t seen numbers like this before: http://guns.periscopic.com/ by @periscopic
Castaways of a New Cosmic Catastrophe →
In 2012, Paris-based artists and filmmakers Silvia Maglioni and Graeme Thomson visited Los Angeles to research an unpublished science fiction film script written in the early 1980s by French philosopher Félix Guattari. According to the artists, the script for Un amour d’UIQ ”offers a blueprint for a subversive ’popular’ cinema through an imagined hyper-intelligent infra-cellular life...
The Author Signal: Nietzsche’s Typewriter and... →
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