Author: Nitesh Gautam
WW1 Memorial in Vácrátót, Hungary
The most unbelievable things about life before smartphones
I did not take photos of myself, was not filtered, and had no idea what I looked like as a bunny rabbit, puppy, or unicorn. I had to buy film, load it in a camera, carry it around, find something worth shooting, get the film developed, and then pick up the prints. I only had 36 shots so each one mattered; I was constantly forced to ask myself, “Do I actually want a photo of this?”
Source: The most unbelievable things about life before smartphones – by Matt Ruby – The Rubesletter by Matt Ruby (of Vooza) | Sent every Tuesday
That which is unique, breaks – by Simon Sarris
To mend is to comprehend a human scale problem, and without this understanding our creations become strange creatures. We see this in the common examples of our time, from architecture to websites: Things used daily that, inexplicably, do not seem to be invented for human use. In the case of housing, bad architecture treats a human-scale environment as if it were a commodity-scale problem. The creators of some places see inhabitants not as humans but parameters.
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