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tokyo, models

The Tokyo model, 1:1000

by Craig Mod

Shibuya-ku — I was invited to view a 1:1000 scale model of Tokyo today. It felt … liturgical. Like bearing witness to a holy object. It was WEIRD — let’s just say that — the response I found myself having to this thing. The model is INSANELY detailed. Borgesian, fractal. Everything is constructed and printed at 300dpi and you feel like you could fall headfirst into any corner of it. I’m not sure you can be...

Today's Sunrise, Today's Coffee, health

Morning Cuppa

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — To say I rejoice in my first cup of coffee is no exaggeration. Within 20 minutes I go from bleary, grumpy, teary and tired to bright, energized and ready to meet the day. I suppose the sun rising b...

cellphones, technology

22 Years Ago I Used a Cellular Telephone

by Craig Mod

Manchester — I remember that first call on a cell phone with a strange vividness. One of those moments in life that sears itself into your mind — you remember the very instant, the weather, the pitch of blue in th...

solar energy, climate change

This is the Solution.

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — This is the solution. It is called the sun. It shows up every day and just works. —Attributed to Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors.

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