Earth and Moon Seen by Passing Juno Spacecraft with Music by Vangelis (by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
"The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent; but if we can come to terms with this indifference and accept the challenges of life within the boundaries of death – however mutable man may be able to make them – our existence as a species can have genuine meaning and fulfillment. However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light." ―Stanley Kubrick
Drones are the new black.
Consumerism, requiring its products to be both endlessly desirable and endlessly disposable, cannot make sense of art, which is neither.Eleanor Catton on literature and elitism | Metro Mag
Smartphones and tablets…are now the second-largest viewing platform, taking share from PCs, while viewing on TVs is pretty much flat. (http://buff.ly/18uP27B (via The limits of online video? — Benedict Evans)
Money is a collective hallucination of mankind that has allowed us to build a civilization upon the back of a concept that is, by its very nature, ephemeral. It’s only worth what people think it’s worth. What makes Bitcoin so interesting is that it is transparently ephemeral and openly hallucinatory.