i deeply miss the digital design equivalent of the lively and wide-ranging discourse on architecture. massively bored by the show and tell.
1. Websites are places. They provide services, they serve and frame content. Watching a video on Nowness is different from watching a video on YouTube. Buying an onigiri from a 7-11 branch is different from buying a buttered pretzel from a Bavarian bakery. There may be a digital equivalent to the Zumthorian Atmosphere.
„Change has been divorced from the idea of improvement. There is no progress; like a crab on LSD, culture wobbles endlessly sideways. (…) Everywhere in Junkspace there are seating arrangements, ranges of modular chairs, even couches, as if the experiences Junkspace offers its consumers is significantly more exhausting than any previous spatial sensation; in its most abandoned streches, you find buffets.“