design-is-fine:

Voyager Watchman FD-20, 1984. VHF & UHF tuner, b/w. Sony Tokyo. 
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"If you are 35 or younger - and quite often, older - the advice of the old economy does not apply to you. You live in the post-employment economy, where corporations have decided not to pay people. Profits are still high. The money is still there. But not for you. You will work without a raise, benefits, or job security. Survival is now a laudable aspiration."

Quoted from Sarah Kendzior’s “Surviving the Post-Employment Economy

“In the United States, nine percent of computer science majors are unemployed, and 14.7 percent of those who hold degrees in information systems have no job. Graduates with degrees in STEM - science, technology, engineering and medicine - are facing record joblessness, with unemployment at more than twice pre-recession levels. The job market for law degree holders continues to erode, with only 55 percent of 2011 law graduates in full-time jobs. Even in the military, that behemoth of the national budget, positions are being eliminated or becoming contingent due to the sequester.

It is not skills or majors that are being devalued. It is people.”

Her work is frank, speaking of a reality I hope that will never be mine. At the same time, it gives me a strange comfort to know that I am not alone.

(via sextus—empiricus)

I will always reblog this quote.  Hits way too close to home for me.

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The most salient part of this, to me, is the underscoring of the fact that there is no “right” college major where you’re guaranteed a job forever. Conservatives love to pretend college graduates working minimum-wage or freelance jobs just didn’t “pick the right major” - those foolish fools studied the arts or literature or something else frivolous, so they deserve crushing debt and no job security! No. There is no magical college major that will let you sidestep the jobless recovery.

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Arri’s post made it to 25,000 notes!

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whee

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bigblueboo:

cubic reinvention (single)
twit • giphy • insta • vine • ello 
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timblanks:

maryjopeace:

TODD COLE \ Chloè Sevigny \ Self Service Magazine \ SS 2007 \ Self Service Magazine \ SS 2007


i have a dress like this that i cant wait to premiere
bigblueboo:

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thedotisblack:

2014.9.14_15.25.25_frame_0002Made with Processing
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p5art:

I get this asked from time to time so here’s a quick reminder about how to create an animated GIF from a Processing sketch:

One way to go would be to use a library (http://extrapixel.github.io/gif-animation) but I’m not a big fan of this.

So personally I do it like this:

1. You define…

tahneenoir:

#details at Hood by Air ‘Superego’ #SS15  #pfw #fashion #regram #fashionweek #contacts #eye
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Geometric Dichroic Glass Installations by Chris Wood

"Artist Chris Wood works with colored glass to create colorful, prism-like mazes and mandalas of light installed vertically on walls. Her most common material is dichroic (meaning ‘two color’) glass, a material invented by NASA in the 1950s that has a special optical coating meant to reflect certain wavelengths of light while letting others through. At some angles the glass appears completely reflective, somewhat like a mirror of gold. Wood has constructed a number of different glass, mirror, and other light installations which have been carefully documented on her website." (via My Modern Met)
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"As a matter of general theory it is useful to recognize that means of communication are themselves means of production. It is true that means of communication, from the simplest physical forms of language to the most advanced forms of communications technology, are themselves always socially and materially produced, and of course reproduced. Yet they are not only forms but means of production, since communication and its material means are intrinsic to all distinctively human forms of labor and social organization, thus constituting indispensable elements both of the productive forces and of the social relations of production."

Raymond Williams, “Means of Communication as Means of Production” (via t-h-e-v-o-i-d)

Excellently put. The production of discourse. So much potential for a merging of Foucauldean and Marxist approaches. Or we could just read more Adorno and Baudrillard!

This is why I find representation politics to be bunk, by the way.
-Z

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