I knocked up a first draft of my Blogtalk paper today and one of the problems I won’t be able to address is to do with the archives of blogs and email lists. What is going to happen to these archives? The recent dissolution of the Spoon’s lists brought all these questions to the front […]
I have finally managed to track down an English translation copy of Gerhard Schulze’s The Experience Society. On my way I found this article on gaming in the computer age that may be of little interest to people as it is far too simple… Anyway, originally published in 1992, apparently Schulze’s book is a classic […]
The drusy awakens our interest in beauty by signaling that a process of self-organizing self-differentiation has occured. It is not the drusiness that is beautiful, but the autonomy that it expresses. Hotness for your spirit. The autonomy expressed by a drusy is beautiful. Instead of lucky, we should all be so drusy. Sometimes Massumi’s work […]
I have been doing some old fashioned research over the last couple of days, reading the NSW State Library’s collection of Australian Van Wheels and Street Machine. It is for my thesis and my Panel Van paper for the conference down in Canberra. There is some classic stuff in the old mags. How things have […]
Here is a spread from a 1983 Teenbeat shoot of Bill Gates. He looks positively dreamy.