Nice article on the GIF. “Their existence as a fragment doesn’t serve as a preamble to the restoration of the whole: it perpetuates a continuation of the fragmentary, as emphasized by its endless looping, its pure existence for its own moment without a need to desire to belong to another stream of narrative.” Full Article
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The system is basically an automated way of flagging every image that the visual system thinks may contain something different, and ensuring that the operator becomes aware of it. via Bionic Eyes: Sensors that use lookout’s brainwaves to spot trouble | Ars Technica.
I’ve got a couple photos in the current issue of The New York Review of Books, to accompany the article “A Masterpiece on the Rise of Christianity” by Garry Wills. The apse mosaic of Santa Pudenziana and a detail of the apse in Santa Maria in Domnica. Thanks again, Jana!
“The business model that Broad and Deitch have brought to MOCA isn’t the wave of the future, it is the wave of the recent past and the cause for the economic disaster were are mired in nationally.” Analysis of the MOCA situation by Rob Storr – Huffington Post article
“Should this young man — whose nature was apparently so obvious to his mother that, when a ABC News reporter called, she said “You have the right person” — have been able to buy guns, ammunition and explosives? The gun lobby will say yes.” Full Article – NYTimes
“[Europeans] need a great European Museum and Exhibit, many more pan-European music and film festivals, and the propagation of Europeanism in popular culture to shake off cynicism regarding the European project.” Article
Against the background of a dispiriting presidential campaign, an anemic economy and a deepening social divide — not to mention this spring’s 200th anniversary of Berezina, a word long synonymous in French with “disaster” — now seems like an odd time to announce the empire’s return. But the French seem to be hoping that such [...]
“He wanted to make paper that would be handled, not simply looked at, and he wanted to make it in ways that the old artisans would have approved of.” Link to Article
Several Photos of an amazing dig in Alsace – Article (Daily Mail Online)
“For everything that’s gained by our ability to store and maintain more information than ever before, something is lost that has to do with texture, context and association.” The Dilemma of Being a Cyborg