Bookmarks for 2013-04-24

April 24th, 2013 | brainjuice

  • Path’s Dave Morin on Circa, Mailbox, and the Secret App He Invented to Talk to His Assistant | Vanity Fair
    “I have two iPhones, one for day and one for the night. When the day phone runs out, the night phone takes over. I never have to worry.” Bigend-Packerism. Some even more awful quotes therein. He should have been prevented from giving the interview.
    (tags:tech )
  • The Quietus | Features | Berberian At The Gate: Broadcast & The Death Knell Of Hauntology
    “…’hauntology”s champions end up pulping their subject matter to feed their theory. Like the similarly détourned ‘psychogeography’, it deadens the senses to the qualities (you’d hope) it was intended to reveal. Both are cases of theory slipping into ersatz theology – fated attempts to capture elusive, unspeakable experiences in yards of self-referential explication guaranteed to stamp out their pleasures. There’s nothing wrong with men in their forties enjoying shared tastes and nostalgic triggers, but do they have to be so po-faced about it?”
    (tags:hauntology )
  • IntiMate
    “IntiMate is here to make you PLAY MORE with sex tapes by creating a SAFE SPACE to store and share them: 1.  Shoot tapes and pictures DIRECTLY from our app 2.  The app stores & protects tapes for you 3.  Share & COMPETE with COMPLETE STRANGERS”  (good grief. this can only end well)
    (tags:app sex social )
  • Here & There back on sale! – Blog – BERG
    Schulze’s wonderful weird projection map poster of NYC is back on sale.
    (tags:art maps )
  • Original Australians numbered 1,000-3,000, study finds
    “Australia was first settled by between 1,000 and 3,000 humans around 50,000 years ago, but the population crashed during the Ice Age before recovering to a peak of some 1.2 million people around five centuries ago, a study said on Wednesday.”
    (tags:history )

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