“ The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. Each evening we see the sun set. We know that the earth is turning away from it. Yet the knowledge, the explanation, never quite fits the sight. ”
You’re 53 with a life in tatters, like the rest of us.
The Great Beauty (2013)
Adam David Brown
In “The New Beauty Of Our Modern Life,” a group show at Higher Pictures, New York, I traced my dripping tears turning them into photorealist sculptural objects.
Material: Hahnemuhle photo rag fine art print, mounted on hand-clayed stick-like shapes that have been casted in hydrocal.
That’s the premise driving a new startup called Eterni.me, which emerged this week out of MIT’s Entrepreneurship Development Program. Its goal, according to the startup’s website, is to emulate your personality by tapping into your digital paper trail—chat logs, emails, and the like. Once that information is provided, an algorithm splices together all those you-isms to build an artificial intelligence based on your personality, which “can interact with and offer information and advice to your family and friends after you pass away.” (via Eterni.me Wants To Let You Skype Your Family After You’re Dead | Fast Company | Business Innovation)
Woman abused for wearing Google Glass in a bar. Videos patrons abusing her for videoing them. Explains Google Glass is great technology for exploring and dealing with the sort of issues Google Glass causes.
“ Writing from photographs seems as though it should produce the same effect, sharpening the way we convert experiences and events into prose. I suspect that it also changes not only what we write but how we write it. It’s no coincidence that the rise of the selfie coincides with the age of autobiography. ”