jenlindblad

writer // curator /// stockholm // new york
hej [at] jenniferlindblad [dot] com

"Sittplatsen i fönstret på Seven Eleven är som gömslet i skogen, man ser allt utan att synas. En plats som finns överallt syns inte längre. Jag letar efter platser som inte vill mig någonting. På jakt efter platser som inte är kluriga koncept, som inte är idéer om identitet eller slogans om samhörighet. Där staden får göra det den är bra på, erbjuda anonymitet, ensamhet, tomhet. Där den struntar i dig."
— 20 hours ago
"Our goal is to support the creation of a wide range of works, from animated GIFs to software-based visualizations, and our hope is that through this open call, artists and developers will help shape the contours of the platform. We want them to help us explore it, to bump up against its constraints, to push the platform in directions we haven’t yet considered."
— 20 hours ago
Doritos' Long, Slow Descent Into Madness →

This is the best thing I’ve ever read.

— 20 hours ago
Otto Hesselbom, Sommarnattsstämning, 1900 (via Nationalmuseum)

Otto Hesselbom, Sommarnattsstämning, 1900 (via Nationalmuseum)

— 20 hours ago with 1 note
"Many psychologists think that we forget languages, and other things, because of ‘disuse’—the memories that we don’t try to recall very frequently become more deeply buried over time. Other studies have shown that forgetting a native language might be an adaptive strategy that helps us learn a second one."
— 20 hours ago
Computer passes Turing Test for the first time after convincing users it is human (via Telegraph)

Computer passes Turing Test for the first time after convincing users it is human (via Telegraph)

— 1 month ago with 3 notes
#computers  #robots  #robotlove 
"The hallmark of that culture is not that it rejects technology. Rather, it is fundamentalist about tech. It reclaims the “techne” (“craftsmanship”) in technology and turns the main event for participants into “making” and not “publishing” or “marketing” or “disrupting.”"
— 10 months ago with 1 note
#tech  #technology  #Virginia Heffernan  #maker  #making