This must be the coolest piece of hippie-hokum
handwaving Situationist antiwar emergent psychogeographic
smart-mob cybergoofball blather that I've ever seen.
I can imagine some hardbitten San Francisco street cop
popping this baby up on a Google search and
just sort of sighing.
Thank goodness, here's a site that doesn't seem
to be chewing the same warblogged media cud
over and over.
I've got a soft spot for these goofy techno-lingo efforts.
A splendidly well-informed article on the Bollywood industry.
I'm not a movie critic, but if I were, I'd like to write stuff this good.
"Technology" generally means "stuff invented since I was born,"
but here's a prehistory of technology. Since there was woodworking
and representational art 1.6 million years ago, technology
is much older than Homo sapiens.
I dig this idea of prehumans making windbreak shelters
before they were physically capable of speech. How
was *that* supposed to work? They're like gorilla
nests, only more sophisticated? Yow.
Nice insight here into daily life for the prehuman.
You either bring the rocks to the bones, or you
bring the bones to the rocks. Bows or spears
are uninvented, so they don't hunt; they
just roust up the family, and go throw rocks at lions,
and take away the lions' food. Yeah, the simple life.
Bruce Sterling writes books like Darwin watched animals. Find out more about him,
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He lives with his wife Nancy and their two daughters in Austin, Texas.