hyperallergic:

(via The Many Uses of Rhizome’s New Social Media Preservation Tool)
How do you capture and preserve the experience of a new media artwork created on Twitter in 2010? How do you re-create the design and feel of Twitter’s interface at that time, and populate that interface with users’ contemporaneous profile photos? These are the types of questions that New York’s digital art nonprofit Rhizome is trying to answer in the development of Colloq, a new conservation tool that will help artists preserve social media projects not only by archiving them, but by replicating the exact look and layout of the sites used, and the interactions with other users.
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hyperallergic:

(via The Many Uses of Rhizome’s New Social Media Preservation Tool)

How do you capture and preserve the experience of a new media artwork created on Twitter in 2010? How do you re-create the design and feel of Twitter’s interface at that time, and populate that interface with users’ contemporaneous profile photos? These are the types of questions that New York’s digital art nonprofit Rhizome is trying to answer in the development of Colloq, a new conservation tool that will help artists preserve social media projects not only by archiving them, but by replicating the exact look and layout of the sites used, and the interactions with other users.

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toopunktofuck:

one of new jersey’s most famous confections, saltwater taffy, was invented because some asshole’s candy shop flooded and ruined all his taffy and he sold it to a child anyway and i think that pretty much says a lot about the overall cultural climate of new jersey

(via magicalgyaru)

I’m kinda done using the word “aesthetic”

Vibe is the hot new word to use in 2k15

triple-q:

I had the honor of meeting up with the #GamerGate crew, and they wanted me to compose the official theme song!

So here it is, for all you #gamergaters fighting the good fight out there. The official GamerGate theme song from the GamerGate Soundtrack!

(via nyannerz)