thought blotter—swallow the brutal pill
one of the most beautiful albums i’ve ever heard, in my opinion, is william basinki’s cascade. if you haven’t heard it, here’s a link. this shadow in time one is new and it’s also pretty eerie/gorgeous.
The method of loci ( loci being Latin for "places") is a method of memory enhancement which uses visualizations with…en.wikipedia.org
‘In this technique the subject memorizes the layout of some building, or the arrangement of shops on a street, or any geographical entity which is composed of a number of discrete loci. When desiring to remember a set of items the subject ‘walks’ through these loci in their imagination and commits an item to each one by forming an image between the item and any feature of that locus.’ // wikipedia article of the day
‘you have to swallow the brutal pill that the government is not going to save the planet. We have to do it. I’d like to dare people like Bill Gates, to give them like two years to clean the oceans. They have the money and the tech know-how to do it — somebody just needs to organize it.’
this interview with björk is so fantastic and insightful. pitchfork’s reviews are garbage but their reporting is so indepth, probably some of the best rock n roll journalism around today.
Björk has been busy. Since releasing her ninth studio album, 2015's Vulnicura , the Icelandic experimental superstar…pitchfork.com
i really hope to stop using google someday. these articles are old, but you may have missed them. they’re pretty clear that your privacy is an illusion.
Yesterday, Google tentatively agreed to a series of changes in the way it collects data from Gmail, as part of a…www.theverge.com
Google has clarified its email scanning practices in a terms of service update, informing users that incoming and…www.theguardian.com
The night of December 16, 1773, dozens of Massachusetts colonists quietly boarded three ships and dumped what would now…www.theatlantic.com
For that moment you dig out a baggie from god knows when.www.vice.com
In the early 1940s, the United States made its nuclear weapons program a priority with the establishment of the…motherboard.vice.com
that’s prob good for now.