I recently found the above graphic during a new year’s hard drive sweep. Not sure exactly what I was making it for, but it seemed a hopeful image to post at the end of a week that saw a riots and continued civil unrest after police shot and killed a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) rider on New Year’s Day.
- Watch Walmart infect America with a terrifying Outbreak-like animation. [Flowing Data]
- The Mediators, Bryan Boyers column on McLuhan, media, messages, and of course, architecture. “…the primary skill of the architect is the ability to make the unavoidable compromises of getting things done dissolve into a wash of intention.” [there is a lot to say, of this we are sure]
- Unwieldy Neologism of the week: PHRWEEU, or PHRWEE Urbanism. Post Humanist Rewilded Eco Ethical Urbanism. [Urb via SDMYABT]
- Part 4 in a continuing series, Notes about the Future of Urban Journalism. [Where]
- Midwestern mysticism and the remains of a Great Lakes Atlantis. [BLDG BLOG]
- Broken Windows Theory and why I don’t suck at Team Fortress 2. [Too Much Nick]