I mean, otherwise, there’s a precedent for surveillance where we just sort of have to take Phorm’s word for the idea that they’re not tracking personal or private stuff. It seems particularly sinister to me.
God, the five dollar bill is a monstrous horror of crap masquerading as a bank note. I don’t know what they think they’re doing. Having said all that, my current favourite is New Zealand’s currency. Gorgeous.
It’s from Milton R Cudney’s “Eliminating Self-Defeating Behaviors” (apparently published in Michigan in 1975 by Life Giving Enterprises). This sense of what is natural and ordered basically fucks us all.
Absolutely fascinating book of what appear to be map-like visualisations of literary themes, books, sentence lengths and the like. I’m trying desperately to find out where to get my hands on it. Any ideas?
It’s a decent piece that I in most part agree with. I’m a little disappointed (as ever I suppose) by the need to package up complex issues in a couple of minutes. My position is … simplified … let’s say.