November 15th, 2012 | brainjuice
- Geometries of Utopian Desire | Notes on Metamodernism
"The triangular figure that hangs in the night sky in each of these images, a digital cutout of the aurora borealis, is echoed in the equilateral segments of the domed architecture beneath. As a kind of occult ritualistic symbol, the triangle motif here seems to signify the return to a faith in the more primitive geometries of a bygone Euclidean age; one in which truth and beauty appeared one and the same, linear and attainable, yet mystical in their absoluteness."
(tags:art architecture pol )
"The People's Review is presented in order to show the reality
of going through the Work Capability Assessment
for those who are living with sickness and disability every day."
(tags:pol social )
- Rhizome | Drone’s Eye View: A Look at How Artists are Revealing the Killing Fields
“the drone also, for me, stands in part for the network itself: an invisible, inherently connected technology allowing sight and action at a distance. Us and the digital, acting together, a medium and an exchange. But the non-human components of the network are not moral actors, and the same technology that permits civilian technological wonder, the wide-eyed futurism of the New Aesthetic and the unevenly-distributed joy of living now, also produces obscurantist “security” culture, ubiquitous surveillance, and robotic killing machines."
(tags:drones war gz )
- Meaning: Plausible Utopias | The Bucky-Gandhi Design Institution
- First Teleportation From One Macroscopic Object to Another | MIT Technology Review
"…practical quantum routers and the quantum internet that relies on them are just around the corner."
(tags:sci comms )