i never jump
wonder as to be
/ squeezed between wheel and rail /
/ liquified into sidewalk cracks /
/ betrayed by the softness of water at terminal velocity /
a final taste of blood into quiet black
soul mixed into the city gutter
always only almost /
the city self-harm paradox:
selfish + public
too many other’s
In the latest installment of the Design Life future-fiction series, we find romance in how we load our dishwashers and drying racks, frogs are the new rats, and the New York City subway system is exactly the same as today…
Sound Sculpture Preset: “Synthwave 1974.”
Number of Notes (1–16): “3.”
Note 1: “C4.” Note 2: “G4.” Note 3: “E4.”
Waveform: “Saw Tooth.”
Detune: “7 …
In the pay-per-press future where punctuation and [Delete] cost more than any other keys and you're low on dough you'll have to trust auto-correct to make sure you can get it in to the place you can turn around and go into the kitchen sink and get back
— ../westy (@westyreflector) September 4, 2018
Someday, an unfortunate kid is going to walk down into their "eclectic uncle" Topher's basement, and realize someone did not open the "readme.txt" before playing with a CRISPR/Cas9 Weekend Geneticist EZ-Kit.
— ../westy (@westyreflector) August 30, 2018
Spiders spin sandwich bread, big box stores carry stem cell EZ-Kits, and Congress wrestles with the regulation of creation. Just another day in near-future America.
Future. Food. Fiction?
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Meet Lili, short for Liliko'i (Hawaiian passion fruit), built in Maui of mango wood by @MeleUkesMaui. "I am a child of ocean and mountain," she says, "and I will quiet New York City for you." pic.twitter.com/xanDYzhlln
— ../westy (@westyreflector) June 23, 2018
A summer hike through a ski resort is an adventure in seasonal dissonance. Ascending and descending trails stripped of snow’s porcelain veneer, you kick dust to the sky, fighting gravity up and down. Frictionless winter fun is just a quiet echo.
seasonal dissonance pic.twitter.com/1IuIolb7cx
— ../westy (@westyreflector) June 3, 2018