A beautiful and detailed map of Belgium's telegraphic network from 1868! https://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~316266~90084524:Carte-du-reseau-telegraphique-de-la
I'm struggling with some #D3 code in case you know how forces work in v5 and have a minute to help:
I need 'a custom version of the force' 🧙
📄 Review of Aaron Bastani's ‘Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto’ forthcoming on Verso Books.
Climate, communism and the Age of Affluence?
Good summary of the techno-solutionist stance at the core of FALC. In-vitro meat? asteroid mining? Elon fucking Musk, are you serious?! I guess it was easy enough to see coming, but I did not.
I gave a keynote at the Mixit conference in Lyon last night:
'Hyperland, a scam in n-dimensions' my adaptation of 'Flatland, a romance of many dimensions' to talk about data and machine learning.
Full write up coming soon.
Many thanks @ingrid and @Bopuc@twitter.com
for letting me borrow their diagrams.
the original Flatland: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/201
Burrington's Theory of scamming: https://twitter.com/lifewinning/status/1118539791484637188
Anthony's diagram of the vectorialist class: https://borisanthony.net/diagrams/vectorialism/
“The earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.” – Utah Phillips
"Just 100 companies are responsible for more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988. The guys who run those companies – and they are mostly guys – have gotten rich on the backs of literally all life on Earth. [...]
They need to know that we won’t leave them alone until they agree to Keep It In The Ground. Not just their companies, but them. Now it’s personal. [...]
The map is in the form of a cartogram which represents the size of countries by their cumulative carbon dioxide emissions since industrialization.
Do or Delegate: Entrepreneurial Means and Precarious Ends' is now open! You have time to visit the exhibition at Onomatopee
(Eindhoven) until the 23rd of June.
🕳️ ⛏️ Here is a list of the Best Days to Dig Holes for the next 30 days as published in the Farmers' Almanac.
12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Towards an anti-fascist AI [quote]
"AI is currently at the service of what Bergson called ready-made problems; problems based on unexamined assumptions and institutional agendas, presupposing solutions constructed from the same conceptual asbestos. To have agency is to re-invent the problem, to make something newly real that thereby becomes possible unlike the probable, the possible is something unpredictable, not a rearrangement of existing facts."
Designer/Researcher - PhD candidate: algorithmic prediction and diagrams - 🇫🇷➡️🇳🇱🇬🇧🇮🇪🇪🇺