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Shapes of things to come

Signs of the apocalypse: Heathers: The Musical / Could IBM’s Watson answer the automated response problem for brand communications on social media? Or in other words, can supercomputers tweet for you? Brain the size of a planet, and all that … Continue reading

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Breaking up

One of those staggering brain dump extravaganzas, Deus-Ex-Arhitektura / Space Project, featuring ‘songs incorporating sounds recorded in space by the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes’ / sort of related, Music from Outer Space, a synthesizer and tech extravaganza … Continue reading

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Rooftops and fields

End of the Public: ‘It is a jumble sale of bits and pieces, a graveyard of interactive technologies with no apparent purpose. It makes the Millennium Dome look like a triumph of curatorial coherence.’ / Ken Adam on Kubrick: “Most … Continue reading

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Things

How to tell good people from bad people / Thomas the Tank Engine and ‘story gravity’ / Great Album of the Week, a music tumblr / Archery, art, geometry and gifs / the Sugar Series by Emily Blincoe: colourful consumption … Continue reading

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Small things

Covered Cars, a photoset / new updates to the Wing Mirror Project / Epic Citadel, the Unreal Engine in a browser (Firefox only) / One Week One Band tackles Neil Young in an impressively comprehensive fashion / Kateoplis, a tumblr … Continue reading

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An apology about an apology

Try not to think of us as terrible, dirty liars, but although the winding down process feels very real, we’re clearly never going to stop looking – and finding – stuff. Perhaps the act of taking a step or two … Continue reading

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Random things

A Historical Atlas and Gazetteer of Europe from Year 1 to 2000 / more dronery: one / more dronery: two / Bedroom Cassette Masters Volume One Old skool, ‘lo-fi vintage electronica produced in bedrooms across the world between 1980-89′, download … Continue reading

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Something for the commute

The origins of the Grumman Goose (above): ‘In 1936, a group of wealthy residents of Long Island, including E. Roland Harriman, approached Grumman and commissioned an aircraft that they could use to fly to New York City’ / Majestic Plumage, … Continue reading

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Link round-up

The Architectural Record rounds up architectural websites, the good and the bad thereof. Mostly architectural journalists get incredibly frustrated with tricky navigation, links that can’t be saved and pictures that can’t be clipped… / The Great Myth of Urban Britain … Continue reading

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Historic simulations

We loved this book: scans from the 1984 publication Creative Computer Graphics, by Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton (via Coudal). Jankel and Morton created Max Headroom, inspiration for the still mysterious Max Headroom pirate TV incident, recently solved by redid … Continue reading

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