The loop is a signature of our times, whether in musical beats or GIFS. The loop is repetition, over and over again in the now.Frieze Magazine | Archive | Head Space 2:38pm on April 6, 2015
If we give the impression that creativity is the sole domain of the creative industries, why are we surprised when it is considered irrelevant to everyone else?The marginalising of creativity by the creative industries — Medium 8:23pm on February 24, 2015
Wherever life pours ordinary plenty.
Isn’t that a beautiful description of the web?Adactio: Journal—Ordinary plenty 2:23pm on February 14, 2015
Interviewer – Suppose your house were on fire and you could remove only one thing. What would you take?
Jean Cocteau – I would take the fire.
I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.Quotes About Memory (1428 quotes) 12:52pm on February 11, 2015
I don’t want to end up simply having visited this world.Mary Oliver Quotes (Author of New and Selected Poems, Vol. 1) 11:51am on February 11, 2015
We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
Spinning cup effect is delightful.Jeffrey Eugenides – Cultivating Thought 3:57pm on January 27, 2015
Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography. Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and in this hasn’t changed since the time of Dickens. Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.John Berger Quotes (Author of Ways of Seeing) 4:08pm on January 26, 2015
Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.Marshall McLuhan Quotes (Author of The Medium is the Massage) 2:58pm on January 26, 2015
For someone with so much relationship advice, you seem awfully alone.Beginners (2010) 7:30pm on January 25, 2015
Things that don’t last, last longer.Back To The Future: Why Retro-Innovation Is The Next Big Thing | Co.Design | business + design 3:32pm on January 25, 2015
Now man is beginning to wear his brain outside his skull and his nerves outside his skin; new technology breeds new man.The Playboy Interview: Marshall McLuhan « NextNature.net 11:57am on January 21, 2015
The contours of the resultant cartoonlike image are fleshed out within the imagination of the viewer, which necessitates great personal involvement and participation; the viewer, in fact, becomes the screen, whereas in film he becomes the camera.The Playboy Interview: Marshall McLuhan « NextNature.net 11:20am on January 21, 2015
Nationalism didn’t exist in Europe until the Renaissance, when typography enabled every literate man to see his mother tongue analytically as a uniform entity. The printing press, by spreading mass-produced books and printed matter across Europe, turned the vernacular regional languages of the day into uniform closed systems of national languages — just another variant of what we call mass media — and gave birth to the entire concept of nationalism.The Playboy Interview: Marshall McLuhan « NextNature.net 11:13am on January 21, 2015