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LV and Okmalumkoolkat: Sebenza ( Hyperdub July 2012)

Unlike some other forms of camouflage, dazzle works not by offering concealment but by making it difficult to estimate a target’s range, speed and heading. Norman Wilkinson explained in 1919 that dazzle was intended more to mislead the enemy as to the correct position to take up than actually to miss his shot when firing. Read more

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What’s a productivity technique or common wisdom that you disagree with strongly?

The notion that we always need to be busy. When I worked in an office I actively resisted the “looking like I am busy at all times” behaviour that tends to emerge and I still caught myself doing it. Now that I’m on my own a main goal has been to work smarter, not harder. Sometimes the most productive thing to do is to do the furthest thing from work, particularly for knowledge and creative workers. We are moving ever closer to an always on society, and an appreciation of downtime will emerge to balance that.

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makenewculture:

The MIDI Jacket—a wearable device that translates movement into MIDI music.

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thevergemusic:

Aphex Twin - Girl/Boy Song (33.3 rpm) Slowed Down (by Jon Shina)
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iamdanw:

Beam Smart Presence System (by Beam Smart Presence)

vasta:

Portraits drawn on top of maps, by Ed Fairburn. Stunning stuff — I’d put these up on my wall, for sure.

  1. Camera: Nikon D40x
  2. Aperture: f/5
  3. Exposure: 1/100th
  4. Focal Length: 34mm