When you picture a Japanese kimono, you probably think of something like a haiku in clothing form. Maybe stylized scenes of chrysanthemums, long-tailed birds flying over blossoming cherry trees, or a picturesque mountain landscape.
Plant sunday. http://ift.tt/2pkeoqX
Bare feet sunday. http://ift.tt/2qm1hnB
Peated sunday. http://ift.tt/2pk3G3C
“I register a notice in a window that says: ‘No coffee stored overnight.’ Once upon a time, white vans (for white men) were nervous about their tools and ladders, but now the value is in coffee, barista coffee, gold dust: the marching powder of the shared-desk classes who are hitting it hard in recovered container stacks and bare-brick coffee shops glowing with an occult circle of pale screens and fearful concentration.”
In which Iain Sinclair fails to spot a joke.
LRB · Iain Sinclair · The Last London
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Marty Gold – Sticks and bones (1959) Full vinyl LP https://youtu.be/BOJq9sjRVT8
DJ Firmeza Boiler Room London DJ Set https://youtu.be/PjaynmP0SSg
Bob Thompson – On the rocks (1960) Full vinyl LP https://youtu.be/TdZC7XbAdAs
Zeynep Tufekci on Twitter: “With this data, Amazon won’t be able to just sell you clothes or judge you. It could analyze if you’re depressed or pregnant and much else.”
Rachel Coldicutt on Twitter: “Because I was definitely hoping the male gaze as the definition of women’s acceptability would be replaced by an algorithm.”
Something disturbing has been happening to Google’s advertising algorithms. These are the programs responsible for placing ads in appropriate contexts; serving up travel-related ads to people searching for hotels or music-related ads to people watching the latest Beyoncé video.