Recent interestingness: the mother of triplets who designed a COVID vaccine, philosophy and solitude, and why the Chrysler Building is missing from PlayStation 5’s big-ticket launch title: https://pinboard.in/u:anticontent/t:interesting/
Cambridge University Library has 200km of shelving: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-55044129
This stunning photo was taken by film director, actor and photographer, Fan Ho, in 1954.
Ho was famous for taking candid photos of street life and the city architecture of Hong Kong, in the 1950s and 60s. His striking use of light and shadow, exemplified in "Approaching Shadow", led to him being linked to the Bauhaus art movement.
Related: this morning's listening is Boards of Canada's excellent Societas x Tape mix from Warp Records' NTS Radio takeover of 2019: https://www.nts.live/shows/wxaxrxp/episodes/boards-of-canada-23rd-june-2019
In fact, no, bollocks, I'm going to restrict my writing to Pinboard notes. Outright blogging gives me a sense of unease these days: https://notes.pinboard.in/u:anticontent/notes/4408b250d1e2bcc45046
Chrysler Building omitted from a video game’s virtual New York for rights reasons: https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-11-21-why-spider-man-miles-morales-doesnt-have-the-chrysler-building
Let's give write.as a proper spin, then. For starters, some first thoughts on making Slack a saner experience: https://jamesholloway.writeas.com
Dark modes: appealing in theory; ugly in practice.
Essentially, make Slack as plain text as possible. Wonder if there are browser plugins that would help.
Cheering my laptop up with a Boards of Canada sticker and desktop wallpaper. Wondering how I can de-Slack Slack a bit, too. Fluid app for different workspaces, maybe. Strip out as many images and emoji as possible.
Writer, researcher and editor. An autumnal, bookish sort. Eremetic tendencies.
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