I have been reading a lot about this concept over the past six months. The most recent was just today in the New Yorker. Don’t worry, I am not going to write a 10 page essay explaining the theory. Here is the link to the New Yorker article speaking about it.
I have been walking around NYC a lot and came across an art work that brought the concept to mind. It certainly looks like a classic sci-fi image of our programmers…
“Failures and disappointments make time go by so fast that you fail to notice your real life, and the past when I was so free seems to belong to someone else, not myself.”
via Francine Prose (Mister Monkey)
Robert S Johnson’s “List of Favorite Quotations”
Cate Blanchett in “Situationism”…Video #2 of Manifesto at The Park Avenue Armory
“Maybe you’ll get a replacement
There’s plenty like me to be found”
Bernie Taupin – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
11:34pm 12/31/16…24 minutes until we randomly pretend life will change somehow.
99 years of war
left no room for victors.
There are no more war ministers
nor any jet fighters.
Today I’m making my rounds
see the world lying in ruins.
I found a balloon,
think of you and let it fly (away).
The Hudson River Greenway bike path which, oddly, runs along The Hudson has to take a detour from 135th Street to 145th Street because of the giant sewage treatment plant that Riverbank State Park is built on. While wandering down the path this summer I came upon a graveyard of outdated, nay ancient technology.
I stopped to admire it and take some shots.
As I shot many people were going by and paying no attention.
Then an eight or nine-year old girl and her dad walked by.