Someone I work with wrote this guide to ANSI escape codes and it is good and on-brand for making little terminal things which are nice:
made my first [code] pull request to an open-source project where i don’t know any of the authors/maintainers: https://github.com/jekyll/jekyll-feed/pull/261 i hooope it gets merrrged.
angry handmaid’s tale s2 rant
yeah well for me s1 was “good-bad” tv but s2 really devolved into uninspired dystopia porn. “let’s torture some folks in this cool future we have built up.” “let’s make ham-fisted attempts to emote our audience using things that pretend to be close to home.” etc. not classy imo.
a reiterated rant, in miniature:
if on firefox: install https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/livemarks/
if you have any remaining hope for the web: i sort of envy you.
i made a list of the best thirty movies i watched (for the first time) in 2018! https://benjaminwil.info/weblog/2018-film
“be the diorama you want to take a selfie with,” a talk/blog post by aaron strape cope about museum design in our contemporary world, people who visit museums, airports, and so on.
for frederick wiseman fans/people who are interested in documentary filmmaking/people who consider themselves writers: you may be interested in this recent interview with frederick wiseman: https://soundcloud.com/filmlinc/196-frederick-wiseman
it touches on poetry, documentary vs. fiction filmmaking, shooting non-actors, and turning raw footage video/audio into a nice movie-experience.
Hey, qualitative researchers! Try out the first release of this *FREE* and *OPEN SOURCE* qualitative research tool, Taguette!
Installers for macOS and Windows are here: https://taguette.fr/install.html and so are installation instructions for folks on Linux!
i’ve been attending antimatter media arts festival this week and i want to share some highlights with y’all after processing some of the films i’ve seen some more. but what i can say right now is: support your community arts/weirdo organizations. antimatter admissions are always by donation, and i don’t know how they can afford to do that.
jay rosen is a journalismy professor person who makes pressthink.org, and he recently posted a list of things he is concerned with and will probably post more detailed criticism of. if you care about reporting and journalism you might be interested in following his blog.
always interested in self-hosted ways to store/do stuff and especially when it is kinda experimental. gotta keep an eye on perkeep:
cinema, netrw, midi, mineral water, ephemeral books, entire civilizations
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