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My work explores the relationship between the body and multimedia experiences. With influences as diverse as Rousseau and Francis Bacon, new insights are crafted from both mundane and transcendant narratives.
Ever since I was a child I have been fascinated by the traditional understanding of the mind. What starts out as hope soon becomes debased into a dialectic of lust, leaving only a sense of dread and the inevitability of a new order.
As shifting replicas become frozen through diligent and academic practice, the viewer is left with an impression of the edges of our era. — Instant artist statement: Arty Bollocks Generator - hilarious!
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Gotta love the irony… but almond butter IS awesome. #lol #food
I would rather be seen as living, longing flesh, evoking desire and provoking passion; rather than a rational option for a relationship, a good choice for settling down. My hunger to sweep someone away rises thousandfold above my need to provide for that very same person. — Flotsam and jetsam from notes collected over the years.
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Gamification, pragmatism, lifehacking, transhumanism, and objectivism are some of the lifestyle designs that intrigue me.
I seriously wonder why the Internet of everything hasn’t arrived yet.
I would volunteer to be a Daemon agent and a cyborg.
Snow Crash is my drug.
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Ten things that have been on my to-do list for years:
Ten things you will always find in my fridge:
Every time I type a web address into my browser, I don’t need to be taken to a fully immersive, cross-platform, interactive viewing experience,” said San Diego office manager Keith Boscone. “I don’t want to take a moment to provide my feedback, open a free account, become part of a growing online community, or see what related links are available at various content partners. — Internet Users Demand Less Interactivity | The Onion - America’s Finest News Source (via thisistheverge)
The FuelBand by Nike, which has become an unlikely leader in wearable computing.
“We’re on the tail end of technology being special,” says John Maeda, president of the Rhode Island School of Design. “The automobile was a weird alien technology when it first debuted, then, after a while, it evolved and designers stepped in to add value to it.” …
Now, Mr. Maeda said, this shift has happened to technology, be it computers, smartphones or the iPad Mini.
“We have this exciting next step for design,” he said. “Now that we have enough technology to do anything, design can now begin to be better than the technology itself.” …
The worship of design has also taken designers out of the back offices and into top executive jobs. Engineers are still in the mix, to be sure. But they don’t rule the roost in product development, which may also be why tech products are easier to use, more human.
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I just tried zeebly’s Social Me and found it very interesting. Especially the part pictured above. Oh, and this: 20,848 words typed. You have posted as many words as a book! In fact, you have posted more words than the U.S. Constitution, which has a total of 7,818 words. Topics: Research, Mobile (what the?), Art, Writing, Education, Literature, Fashion. Anyone else feels like sharing theirs?
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Paris, the city of lights, has been loved for many reasons throughout generations.
In a series of colored photographs taken back in 1914, unearthed by VisualHistory.livejournal.com, highlights some of France’s most iconic imagery in the past.
Featuring the original Moulin Rogue (made famous by Baz Luhrmann) and images of then-everyday life, the photographs document the end of the Belle Èpoque period.
Not only do they exude a strong sense of nostalgia, but also provide an escape from today’s technologically-advanced city.
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