Almost every part of our lives, from medicine to music, is now shaped, informed or controlled in some way by algorithms. They have become one of the most powerful forces shaping the 21st century, but remain invisible and impenetrable to all but a few
“I believe you should always be ready to meet someone, whether it is your favorite writer or the man of your life. I don’t mean just physically ready—you’ve read, you’ve listened to music. You see—realistic, but still romantic.”
I like the idea of an aesthetic and a style as not just something that applies to clothes, but something that’s consistent throughout all your choices. I don’t see the work of becoming a woman as cultivating something that’s not already there—it’s seeing what links everything that already exist in your realm.
Think of how many incompetent assholes are successful just because they are confident! Or of how many competent people hold themselves back! If you can master both competence AND confidence, young grasshopper, then you ought to be able to do anything you want. And as humiliating as it might feel to write the words “I AM MIGHTY” down in a Moleskine…who cares […]
13 in his In Almost Every Picture series, recording the oddities of found photography sourced at flea markets, old photo albums and online. It consists very simply of a collection of found photographs featuring the giant finger, and ranges from the hilarious to the downright malicious.