Monthly Archives: January 2009

Polar Paleo-Futures

Septentrionalium Terraum descripto, a map of the North Pole (or rather, North Archipelago) by Gerardus Mercator (I took a picture from the book New Worlds: Maps from the Age of Discovery I bought during recent X-mass sales). Mercator had to … Continue reading

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Memory Transit

I took this picture few days ago, but only today realized that I am taking pictures of this very tree for almost ten years. It’s dead (it was already dead back those ten years), yet it also ‘alive’ for me, … Continue reading

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Interactivity En-stoned

An excellent interactive – and embodied – multimedia presentation (do we say en-stoned?), currently shown in the Cultural History Museum in Randers, Denmark. I learned about it through the blog by Alex Oliszewski who also provide more links with the … Continue reading

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Pure Events

Every time I want to (re)start thinking/writing about the future, I inevitable end up re-reading Mille Plateaux; their shaking plates somehow provide me with a much more confident point of departure that any other, more solid framework. “The simultaneity of … Continue reading

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Magnifying

A nice gallery by Aron Wiesenfeld; I particularly like this interface feature, a Magnifying Glass, it glides through the image and allows you to discover new, and unexpected, details, and it’s much more elegant that the usual zoom interface. I’d … Continue reading

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Re Probes: I am the pattern watcher

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Masons of History

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Old Futures

We experience an unusually cold weather here, to the extent that two nearby lakes got frozen (unseen for at least ten last years). Which means that there is already a new generation of kids who never saw true, natural ice, … Continue reading

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Blacke Lion

Just before New Year we went to Amsterdam, a short one-destination trip, and I found this enigmatic creature painted in one of the tunnels, not far from the Central Station. I don’t recall seeing such a symbolism, a lion using … Continue reading

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Scenario Branding

Olympus is developing a new, innovative approach to its digital marketing strategy, a so called scenario branding. Traditionally, brands rely on one main slogan often closely associated with the brand name – remember Nike’s Just Do It, or Go Create … Continue reading

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