“This window on Rome, and Rome itself, has taught me to love all imperfection. My view has changed the way I see the world.”
In the latest installment of Matteo Pericoli’s Windows on the World series, Taiye Selasi, Rome, Italy.
10:45 pm • 5 October 2013 • 193 notes
“The nice thing that still happens when you’re listening to radio is discovery. … I was on Wikipedia the other day and I was thinking, Wikipedia needs to have a “Next Page” button — so, what’s the next thing that would come alphabetically after the thing you’re looking at, or the thing before, so you can learn new things. … I want to be surprised, I want to go to things that I don’t know I don’t know about.”
In a wide-ranging conversation with Jeffrey Zeldman about her new book, Self-Portrait as Your Traitor, Debbie Millman proposes a brilliant solution to the Internet’s greatest flaw – the filter bubble that gives us more of what we already know we’re looking for rather than broadening our scope of vision with what we don’t yet know we’d be interested in, much like flipping to a random page of a traditional encyclopedia does. Because, lest we forget, we’re wired to pay attention to only what we’re expecting to see.
10:25 pm • 5 October 2013 • 221 notes
“Please don’t expect me to always be good and kind and loving. There are times when I will be cold and thoughtless and hard to understand.”
— Sylvia Plath (via girl-human)
(Source: citythatistocome, via googolplex)
5:00 pm • 8 September 2013 • 167,488 notes
“Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.”
— Vincent Van Gogh (via cavum)
(Source: huqqa-pani, via reckon)
10:09 pm • 7 September 2013 • 67,869 notes