⚠️ 📢 Open Call from Science Gallery Rotterdam (their first):
UNREAL: What is real, and how are you sure it is so?
Keywords: genetics, illusion, surrealism, human enhancement, regenerative medicine, mental conditions, misperception.
€1K to €4K funding (+ 5 grants for Rotterdam community? not sure)
Deadline: 1st July 2019, 11:00pm CEST
🇨🇵📺 La vidéo de ma présentation 'Hyperland: a scam in n-dimensions' est en ligne sur le site de la conférence Mixit:
I'm working on the English write-up!
Welp, you can now watch me delivering the talk about why I think federated package management is what we should do. Ulp.
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.
Designer/Researcher - PhD candidate: algorithmic prediction and diagrams - 🇫🇷➡️🇳🇱🇬🇧🇮🇪🇪🇺