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Strange World Of…
Chris Watson is the Sibelius of the tape recorder. Ahead of his appearance with Felicia Atkinson at Kings Place next month, Luke Turner speaks to him about twelve key points in his career from early tape experiments to recording at Chernobyl, via a founding stint in Cabaret Voltaire Strange World Of…
The Neutrino Trappers
Just over the border from Georgia, in the Caucasus Mountains of southern Russia, lies a small town called Neytrino. The Neutrino Trappers
L’IA n’est ni intelligente ni artificielle
L’innovation en matière d’intelligence artificielle se fait bien trop souvent au dépens de travailleurs sous-payés à l’étranger. L’IA n’est ni intelligente ni artificielle
Documentaire : “Autour du studio de musique électronique de la NHK”
Un documentaire d’Alexandre Bazin avec Jeremy Corral et les archives de l’ina. Remerciements à Monsieur Hiroshi Hieida. Voix d’annonces Ingrid Fonvielle pour son stage de troisième. Documentaire : “Autour du studio de musique électronique de la NHK”
Our language is inadequate to describe quantum reality
This is the fifth in a series of articles exploring the birth of quantum physics. This is how the great mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead expressed his frustration with the onslaught of weirdness coming from the emerging quantum physics. Our language is inadequate to describe quantum reality
‘I feel for this generation’: Welcome to Brexit island – in pictures
Robert Darch talks us through his stark images of the UK that revisit claustrophobic small towns and reveal his fears for young people’s futures ‘I feel for this generation’: Welcome to Brexit island – in pictures
Documentaire : “Autour du BBC Radiophonic Workshop”
Le BBC Radiophonic Workshop  était l’une des unités d’effets sonores de la BBC, créée en 1958 pour produire des sons de circonstance et de la nouvelle musique pour la radio et, plus tard, la télévision. Documentaire : “Autour du BBC Radiophonic Workshop”
Roland Kayn, cyber spirituel
Pendant des décennies où il était pourtant immensément productif, le nom de Roland Kayn fut relégué aux notes de bas de page des histoires de la modernité musicale. Roland Kayn, cyber spirituel
Jasper par Matthew Genitempo
A selection of photographs from Jasper, made in the Ozark Mountains, inspired by the poet and land surveyor, Frank Stanford. Jasper
‘Photography starts at home’: the story of postwar Britain – in pictures
From dancing pensioners to a mass baptism in the Thames, a new book collects seven decades of British documentary photography ‘Photography starts at home’: the story of postwar Britain – in pictures
Intelligence Artificielle
Voici quelques résultats inattendus d’une expérience que j’ai menée sur l’intelligence artificielle Midjourney. Je lui ai simplement demandé d’imaginer “la meilleure oeuvre d’art de tous les temps” selon différents critères, et surtout selon son point de vue d’à l’Intelligence Artificielle. Artificial intelligence
Crows are self-aware just like us, says new study
It’s no surprise that corvids — the “crow family” of birds that also includes ravens, jays, magpies, and nutcrackers — are smart. Crows are self-aware just like us, says new study
Nigeria’s disappearing forests – in pictures
From 2001 to 2021, Nigeria lost 1.14 million hectares of forest, equivalent to a 11% decrease in tree cover and equal to 587 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions, according to Global Forest Watch, a platform that provides data and monitors forests. Cutting down trees for logging, opening up farmland or to feed energy demand …

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Spaghetti Junction at 50: What lies beneath?
The heavy sound of vehicles trundling overhead is impossible to ignore from beneath one of the UK’s best-known concrete structures, which turns 50 on Tuesday. Thousands of motorists travel through the Gravelly Hill Interchange on the outskirts of Birmingham at every hour of every day. Spaghetti Junction at 50: What lies beneath?
Et si on changeait de regard sur les banlieues résidentielles ?
Le périurbain fait historiquement l’objet d’une certaine stigmatisation. Pourtant, ces territoires entre villes et champs recèlent un potentiel écologique méconnu en plus de favoriser l’émergence de sociabilités locales, comme nous l’explique Anne-Laure, lectrice d’Usbek & Rica. Et si on changeait de regard sur les banlieues résidentielles ?
THE VISIONARY ART OF GREGORY CREWDSON
I’ve always been drawn to photography because of its inability to tell the full story…It remains unresolved. (Gregory Crewdson) The experience of epiphany is paradoxical: both fleeting, like a bolt of lightning, and transcendent, with the power to alter the course of an entire lifetime. THE VISIONARY ART OF GREGORY CREWDSON
The vision collector: the man who used dreams and premonitions to predict the future
On the morning of 21 October 1966, a dark, glistening wave of coal waste burst out of the hillside above the Welsh village of Aberfan and poured down. People later compared the roar of the collapsing mine tip to a low-flying jet aircraft or thunder or a runaway train. The vision collector: the man who …

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Why Werner Herzog thinks human space colonization “will inevitably fail”
Last Exit: Space is a new documentary on Discovery+ that explores the possibility of humans colonizing planets beyond Earth. https://ift.tt/mAZpVQq Why Werner Herzog thinks human space colonization “will inevitably fail”
The weird computers and claustrophobic hallways of Severance
In the vast underground office of Lumon, the megacorporation at the heart of Apple TV Plus’ thriller Severance, the computers are downright bizarre. At first they look a bit like an old Mac, but the closer you look, the more strange they become. The CRT display is somehow a touchscreen. https://ift.tt/MECcWiw The weird computers and …

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« L’écologie radicale et le capitalisme font des ruines des objets honteux, désuets, impossibles »
Entre les constructions modernes, si mal conçues qu’elles ne deviendront jamais des ruines et les constructions écologiques qui se réinventent ou disparaissent, nous pourrions ne plus léguer à nos descendants de ruines de notre temps. « L’écologie radicale et le capitalisme font des ruines des objets honteux, désuets, impossibles »