Jane Jacobs has certainly made her mark on the urbanism world. but is her success deserved? Or is she, as one journalist puts it, the Justin Bieber of urbanism?
Video footage taken from drones, flown by members of the public for the enjoyment of everyone
Love the logos of the groups flying the drones.
"V&A’s planned Drone Aviary for the London Design Festival sets forth to brand this emerging phenomenon in an emphatically positive light, as you might expect from such a temple of ocularcentricity with a catalogue of autonomous objects and a current fascination for disobedient artefacts.”
The Weeknd sings the academic’s anthem, “I ain’t scared of the fall.”
And I, teaching at a BIG TEN school, reply: “true, here comes college football!”
Ah, negotiating technological change and linguistic expression of social information.
PS: Does tumblr really not have a tag for #email?
"In the words of T.S. Eliot, we find ourselves "distracted from distraction by distraction.”“
And so we read articles about distraction on NPR’s blog.
How is it possible for something to be wild and boring at the same time? I never knew until parenthood.
Amidst dirty baby bottles, the fallout from breakfast, and plants that need water: I’m turning to what will become my book. I hope.