Tesla Model S Audio Door Speakers and Sound Deadening

The first step in the gradual process of overhauling the audio system in my Model S involved new cabin speakers and sound deadening the doors. (Here is the project page for the audio installation with an outline of the overall project.) For starters I did some solid internet searching and followed the instructions in these […]

Tesla Model S Audio Installation

This is the first post in documenting the audio project for my Tesla Model S. The project has proceeded through various phases as I have found the time to complete them. The vehicle was fitted with standard sound (no second amplifier or factory sub) and came with an all-in-one powered subwoofer from the previous owner. […]

A Year of Activity, Part 1

  My New Year’s resolution for 2018 was to do a piece of trackable activity everyday. I normally don’t go for such resolutions but having had serious injuries in the previous two years and with my fitness declining and my weight ballooning out to the heaviest I’ve ever been meant I had to take action. […]

The meta-organisational capacity of lures

Sianne Ngai’s concept of minor aesthetic categories was developed to think about “aesthetic experiences grounded in equivocal affects”. I worked to think through the concept of ‘meta’ as it circulates in popular culture as a similar minor aesthetic category. Like Ngai’s three examples — the cute, the zany, and the interesting — ‘meta’ is characterised […]