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Another Sunday, Another Naive Weekly — Observations From The Internet Wilderness.
I wish you a good day, and thank you for reading.
If You Lived is poetry in the developer tools.
Matryoshka is a pop-up experiment.
Hahhahhhahhhah is your browser laughing out loud.
The aesthetic of the Mediterranean Sea is a major pull in our decision to move to Athens: we crave something different from the fifty shades of white Scandinavian minimalism. In a somewhat related matter, Kyle Chayka writes about how “algorithmic recommendations have flattened vast swaths of culture, encouraging uniformity and frictionless mediocrity.” The post was published in 2016 but remains relevant and pairs well with David A. Bank’s Where do you live?
If, you use Are.na, you don’t need to read this short praise of my favourite digital tool. If not, it might be your portal to the “slow collective harvesting of ideas,” aka the primary territory I visit to find links to include in this newsletter.
In our friendly celebration of roadside flowers it is time to vote between Pentad World and You are Laurel, Right? Remember that the selection is intentional, the pairing is random, and the voting criteria are for you to decide.
See last week’s result and follow the celebration here. Ps. on the occasion of a tiebreak, I draw between the two sites.
I’m happy to receive submissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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