Ideas from Oliver Burkeman; a comic from Chaz Hutton; a study which suggests the Earth’s Core has stopped(!); the Wonders of Street View; Gio Swaby’s Textile Portraits; & more…Read more "Doing the *big things*"
This is what time travel is. It’s looking at a person, and seeing them in the present, and the past, concurrently. And that mode of transport only worked with those one had known a significant time.~ Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, Gabrielle Zevin
Intricate, beautiful, awful traps.Read more "Frozen Webs"
I have a bash at a thing.Read more "Macramé Cactus"
It amazes me how, even though I’ve read all 705 pages of Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and was completely convinced by it, when Twitter nudges me towards some opinion piece on Trump on some news site, I can’t consent to all the cookies quickly enough. Take all the data you want so long as you get that box of text out of my way.
This is how the world ends, isn’t it?
I agree~Delphi, Clare Pollard
2022’s love letter to future me.Read more "2022: 100 Good Things"
Issue 55 of the Manufacturing Serendipity newsletter. Is the urge to start a company caused by a brain parasite? Plus: Strange and Beautiful Google Maps Reviews; Why the Super Rich are Inevitable; Urban Tetris; a strong contender for Headline of the Year; & more…Read more "Top Dogs and Cat Poop"
Issue 54 of the Manufacturing Serendipity newsletter. Naming outrageous numbers; a (possibly universal) bias in human imagination; Diana Yevtukh’s embroidery; & more…Read more "Yottabytes, & Ronnabytes, & Quettabytes (oh my!)"
Issue 53 of the Manufacturing Serendipity newsletter. Part II of my review of the year.Read more "Two years of Manufacturing Serendipity – Part II"
Issue 52 of the Manufacturing Serendipity newsletter. Part I of my review of the year.Read more "Two years of Manufacturing Serendipity – Part I"