From studio shed to release overnight: the inimitable and incomparable Steve Cobby (of Fila Brazillia fame and more) gives a personal live commentary to his new album "Sweet Jesus" and releases it on air from his studio shed. Only on Bandcamp for now but proceeds go directly to him.

A recording of the live stream is on YT:

In his own words: "hideous pandemonium-type action”!

jools boosted

EN— Here's Gauthier Roussilhe's low tech web design guide as well as his own path to his own website visual & technical redesign:

FR— Gauthier Roussilhe nous propose un guide très complet de web design #lowtech et expose sa propre démarche de refonte. Une mine d'or !

#lowtech #lowTechWeb #webdesign #resilience #anthropocene

This one I missed when it was originally published and only read it by chance today. Rebecca Solnit, as searing and incisive as ever: The Loneliness of Donald Trump

“We only see what we look at. To look is an act of choice.” – John Berger, 1972

Starting tomorrow and probably of interest to many on Mastodon: “New Ways of Seeing” on BBC Radio 4. A four-part series authored by journalist and artist James Bridle examining how technology is changing visual culture.

Onym just happened to cross my radar: ostensibly a curated list of tools and resources for naming things, but it contains a wealth of links to numerous sites of interest to linguists and language-freaks in general:

Just a quick hello! A Brit living in Germany. Regularly use both languages. Full-time translator, part-time web designer.

Interested in cooperative, decentralised approaches in real-life and the digital realm. Pro “by people, for people”, pro neighbourliness, pro multiculturalism, all for non-establishment initiatives but suspicious of anarchism.

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