@qyliss wow that’s so cool!
@ansugeisler you have the bike lane be one half of the sidewalk, the one facing the road.
And yes, of course. Also; having the bike lane be part of the road and suddenly disappear or be used as extra parking space.
@cptcha0s ooo that’s good! Didn’t think of that.
Almost functional after the night train. Does anyone have suggestions for things to do in #Berlin?
@cptcha0s correction: not trance, techno!
@cptcha0s yes, and original electronic music (house, dub, trance) too I think, but I’m by no means an expert. Can you think of any visual movements that worked similarly?
@rusty I think it’s a useful antidote to the freakshow the web is becoming but it’s still boring.
@rusty hm, depends on what you mean by brutalism more precisely, but the command line revival is a bit too minimal for me.
I’m thinking a lot about lo-fi participatory aesthetics after punk, as someone who dislikes punk but likes the idea of a culture more accessible than very polished pop.
Also, how that translates to other things than music. Can we find a low-fi aesthetic for UI that’s cheaper to make than Apple’s but without actually lowering the standards? What can be hacked, stolen, or repurposed?
The European Southern Observatory once had a plan to build an optical telescope with a diameter of 100 meters. It was aptly called the Overwhelmingly Large Telescope (OWL).
Due to the complexity and cost of such an overwhelmingly large telescope, they have instead shifted focus to and are currently constructing the 39 meter Extremely Large Telescope.
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