Posts Tagged ‘technology’



Perhaps a new term is needed; Hypo-reality n. A hybrid reality similar to, yet too bizarre, to constitute hyper-reality.*

Teatro del Internet


Launch: Fri 31st August, 5.30pm, Near Naval Musuem.
This short-lived blog, based around the opening of the Venice Architecture Biennale, but with a flexible approach to ‘reality’, is also about architecture and its relationship with the internet, which is to say, it could be pretty much anything. Coincidentally, and with zero planning on our part, Momus reported just the other day about the economics of attention, and what happens when physical stuff acquires this digital more…



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A rhizome is a vegetable. In the newspaper it appears in the lifestyle section, something to be grown or eaten, laying underground, woody, deep, ready to be dug. Ginger is one example, and turmeric another: they can be combined with split peas and lentils for a tasty dhal,(i) or as sauce with fois gras, smoked salmon, even a chicken salad.(ii) If you’re planting more…

Will Work for Likes!


Architects take note! The new likenomics has arrived! Read more via our Venice correspondent; architects have had to learn a new refrain: “Will work for likes!” Read full post here.

Google Dominion


About ten years ago architectural theorist Bruco Snith began to notice that when he fed his own name into Google’s search box the message came back “Did you mean: Bruce Smith?” or simply “Showing results for Bruce Smith”. Read More…

Architects, Waiting


With a day to go before the initial press openings, and the vernissage on the 27th and 28th, everyone is waiting. T.O.M. is wearing a Beachball of Death/Rainbow Umbrella meme, as suggested by JunkJet.

Hello World


While small test programs existed since the development of programmable computers, the tradition of using the phrase “Hello, world!” as a test message was influenced by an example program in the seminal book The C Programming Language.