Event Cities – Two realities at the same spacetime

“Wandering around the city, drifting without destination, neither going to work nor properly consuming, was a waste of time in the temporal economy, in a society where ‘time is money.’ If situationist testimony is to be believed, the drift could consume monumental chunks of time; Chtcheglov put the limit at three or four months, and … Continue reading

Lebbeus Woods – Political Machines

*original text can be found at http://lebbeuswoods.wordpress.com/2009/07/23/political-machines/ Political Machines Cell phones are political machines par excellance. This has been shown several times in recent years but nowhere better than the demonstrations against the government in Tehran over the past weeks. Twitter and instant messaging as well as texting were used to organize the resistance and also to … Continue reading

Distinction of digital and virtual

*these writings may not make sense throughly as they are mostly notes of what I think at that moment The distinction between digital and virtual is a crucial point in order to understand how information is produced (recorded), transmitted and exchanged. Those three points, mentioned in Kwinter’s last book Requiem for the city at the … Continue reading

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