Sword & Sworcery EP →
If you have an iPhone or especially an iPad, you should get this. It is perhaps the most beautifully executed game I have seen in years. And holy crap, it’s from Toronto.
Social Media, Social Factory
thenewinquiry: (Image via the Social Media Chronicles by Jam Zhang) This paper was presented on May 19, 2011, at the Post/Autonomia Conference, University of Amsterdam. By Rob Horning In The Culture of New Capitalism, Richard Sennett described some of the ramifications of the transition to post-Fordist production methods, which shift enterprise risk onto workers and demand that they be...
Old Habits Die Surprisingly Readily Sometimes
I just decided to take up an old habit again, one that I enjoyed and that caused me a great deal of discomfort. Yup, I started doing yoga again. A reduced Astanga primary series, but with key poses (ie, the harder ones) held twice as long (except for tolasana, which I can’t hold for anywhere near the proper number of breaths). And guess what? It hurts, and it hurts in places that I...
Hot weather, cold Waupoos, second-hand Rancière, and a tree across the way dancing in the wind. I challenge the evening to best this.
towerofsleep always has some interesting commentary on these articles, and I’m poaching the link from him. I, on the other hand, rarely have anything to add to the article. I’m not sure if it’s a failure of critical thinking or just a personality trait.
beta blog: Oneohtrix Point Never interview →
towerofsleep: Does such music have a mental effect for you when you listen to it? Daniel Lopatin: It does but it’s not very relaxing. It often stresses me out in the sense that I think about how strange it is that an artist would feel that relinquishing their role as composer and letting music just freely float and just be would ever be a good thing. There’s a superficial dissolution of the...
To paint well is simply this: put the right color in the right place.– Paul Klee