Architecture in the Age of the Virtual City Pt.2: Building community in 4 dimensions
“Urban life having served its term is become a life-sentence (…) A life outmoded. The big city is no longer modern.”
- Frank Lloyd Wright, The Disappearing City, 1932
In the 1930s, when the telephone became a common home appliance in the US, the architect who pioneered heroic modernism in America imagined that telecommunication would eventually tear up the big city. Advances from the second ...
Tending The Troll Farm
We are so far through the looking glass now, in fact, we have come to a fringe of menacing uncertainty.
Instant Crush - Space Race Music Video
I realized a blend of early computer animation tests and old space-race footage paired surprisingly well with Daft Punk’s Instant Crush.
NFTs: What's Worth Obliterating?
We are talking about an online auction that is notable because the highest bidder would walk away not only with a piece of physical art in digitised form, but also the ability to destroy the original physical piece.
Rug-pulls, Rampant Fraud and the NFT Wasteland
Just over a year ago, then CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, sold his first tweet as an NFT for $2.9M. It wasn’t just his first tweet, of course, it was the first tweet, which as auctions go for Crypto- and NFT-heads was about as appealing as a hunk of sourdough to a famished goose. The nearly $3M sale was a welcome green flag to early advocates in the NFT space that the winds of blockchainge (sorry...
Instant Crush - Space Race
Old computer animations and space race footage pair very well with Instant Crush’s vibes.