All posts tagged “instagram

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Influencers in the wild

Okay, so this is creepy, but perhaps not all that shocking: What artist Dries Depoorter has done is the following: I don’t have a problem with people posing and making numerous attempts to capture the right photo. You should see me before every meal and… Read More

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Twitter > Instagram

If I had to pick only one social network to use, it would be Twitter. I, of course, also enjoy Instagram because I like taking photos. But if I had to pick one, it would be Twitter. I just find that Instagram is more about… Read More

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Dwelling in peace

These “aesthetic monsters” are part of a new NFT collection that I recently bought into. They’re called Angomon (supposedly “ango” translates from Japanese into “dwelling in peace”). And they can be purchased on the Magic Eden NFT marketplace. At the time of writing this post,… Read More

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The world’s best cities

Whenever you see a best-of-anything ranking, you should probably ask yourself what the hell “best” even means. In this case, Resonance Consultancy is ranking the world’s cities based on six alliterative categories: place, people, programming, product, prosperity, and promotion. Some of these metrics are qualitative,… Read More

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Shoppable AR

I don’t think Snapchat is on a lot of people’s radars these days. (Though it did recently become worth more than Twitter.) But every time I hear about what they’re building I can’t help but think, “Wow, that’s really cleaver and creative. I see a… Read More

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Intimacy at a distance

In 1956, Donald Horton and Richard Wohl coined the term parasocial interaction to describe the psychological relationship that people were starting to have with TV personalities. Though radio had already started this phenomenon, the television brought with it an entirely new dimension. People started to… Read More

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City stereotypes

The New Yorker recently published a “daily shout” on Instagram called, How You Know You’ve Made It, by City. It is essentially a series on city stereotypes, and it’s pretty funny. Sorry Cleveland. If you can’t see the embed below, click here.