is proving a hugely dispiriting experience. Arguably, I suppose things
can't really claim to be a photoblog. We'll loiter around the bottom section of the table for a few more days and then vote ourselves off...
, courtesy of NASA's superb imaging. The 'zoom' in from outer space is a staple of science fiction and animation - Blade Runner's
hypothetical photo-viewing technology turned this sensation inwards, using the zoom to explore inner worlds, eventually arriving at the microscopic (see experiment here
). Perhaps one day digital cameras and optics will be so highly advanced that resolution will be almost infinite, allowing us to use images to 'see' endlessly, far exceeding the capacity of the human eye.
is the name of engineer Cecil Balmond's new book (more background information here
, complete with spreads). We haven't seen it yet, but it should be fascinating, given Balmond's collaborations with Zaha Hadid
, Rem Koolhaas
, and Daniel Libeskind
All Sport Auto
has some good reference galleries if you're in an automotive frame of mind. We also liked this page detailing the exhaustive restoration of a 1959 Buick Electra
- still one of the best car names ever. Finally, some fine scans of Modern Library
classics, complete with foxed, faded and generally well-worn dust-jackets.