embedded histories, digital apparel
This pugilistic tale is about a street fight. Its “brawl to action storyline” is laid out in a mix of research papers, court documents, investigative blogs, documentaries, and storyboards.
Digitization of everything
A mise-en-scène cage was home base to a squad of VAJs – virtual ambient jockeys. Fitfully, three nights a week, two plus years, they used tech and toys to grapple with the kingdom of persistent motion in the digitization of everything.
Marshall McLuhan’s role in the intellectual formation of St. Louis and beyond…
Hackerspace for Myth Making: The Manual
Myths are shields against decadence, decay, and a loss of imagination. They contain seeds of new intelligence. The stories they bear shield streets and us.
A storytelling code
After Geddes, follow the raga
The west seems to take a pride in thinking that ‘ it is subduing nature; as if we are living in a hostile world where we have to wrest everything we want from an unwilling and alien arrangement of things.
A Septic Turn in the Space of Appearance: a brief for a city with elites in decline
Cultural code smell defined: In computer programming code smell is any symptom in the source code of a program that possibly indicates a deeper problem. But when code is a slow, wretchedly designed mess that’s hard to maintain, programmers talk about stench. The metaphor becomes olfactory, the swill of gases that rise from rot and decay.
Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World by Clive Thompson.