I decided to combine two themes that I’ve explored in the past: the blob-like tesselations that I’ve done a lot of and more recently trying to simulate dripping paint with magic marker… and this came out a lot better than I expected…
Really love this piece on the culture of Chinese electronic dictionary games. It’s a whole world I’d never heard of. https://chaoyangtrap.house/s02-episode-9-china-dreams-of-electric-words/
Absolutely love this interview with radical librarian Sandy Berman. Fantastic read. https://turtleroad.org/2022/03/08/sandy-berman/
Ugh, damn it, I think it’s gone. It was a publicly-hosted archive of *dozens* and dozens of albums by London Ontario-area bands from 1967 through the 2000s. A ton of it was never available anywhere else, by bands that never recorded any other material.
Aw geeze, I only just heard that Maryn Coote passed away last month. If you’ve never heard her music, you owe it to yourself to give it a try. She left behind a great legacy and many fantastic tunes. https://ppudc.bandcamp.com/album/maskeraad
Runs digipres.club. Writes software, works on digital preservation on the side. Previously worked at Artefactual.
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