I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of making plans, of...– Anaïs Nin (via twice1day)
seedy: Susan Sontag - On Photography (1977) →
c-d: On Photography, 1977 (OCR’d PDF, 1.6mb) In the book, Sontag expresses her views on the history and present-day role of photography in capitalist societies as of the 1970s. Sontag discusses many examples of modern photography. Among these, she contrasts Diane Arbus’s work with that of…
womanonfire: C Y B E R P U N K (via Google Video)
There’s a breed of humility which is itself a species of showing off.– Mark Twain (via @JPBarlow)
I know for sure that you can tell how smart people are by what they laugh at.– Tina Fey (via monstersflash)
In Sweden, Equality Starts in Pre-School. →
miguee-e:lipstick-feminists: http://www.sweden.se/eng/Home/Education/Pre-school/Reading/Equality-at-daycare/ Turning theory into practice Trödje pre-school started working with gender pedagogy in 1996. Pre-school teacher Ingeborg Bergvall says: “We keep the children under observation to see which abilities they need to develop and then we work with that. One example is that we keep boys and...
velveteenrabbit: (Adam Joseph - Have Yourself a...
kirvysplash: Nosaj Thing Visual Show @ Mapping Festival 2010 It’s been just over 1 year since he 1st premiered his visual show @ Red Bull Megahurtz in Montréal, where it was officially still in beta, but Nosaj Thing has been diligently refining it with the close assistance of one miss Julia Tsao. Regardless, released just a few days back, here’s Nosaj Thing’s performance as it was witnessed...
I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some thinking,...– Carl Sagan, who passed away on this day in 1996. (See also: #sagan forever.)
dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. the crushing sense that the future is arriving ahead of schedule, that all those years with fanciful names like “2011” are bursting from their hypothetical cages into the arena of the present, furiously bucking the grip of your expectations while you lean and slip in your saddle, one hand reaching for reins, the other waving up high like a schoolkid who finally...
I think photography was inside me. Once I found it, it became stronger than me...– Raymond Depardon
Then no one will say, “Are you a gamer or not?” They will just say, “What kind...– Journey’s Jenova Chen on God, Authorship, and Creativity - PlayStation 3 Feature at IGN (via notgames)
Finally, what about forgetting? Remarkably, this, too, may be a blessing in...– Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind by Daniel Reisberg (via thebrim)
Kennedy discovered that Plato had placed clusters of words related to music in...– Hidden musical code found written into Plato’s texts (via alanajoy)