The murmur of the snarkmatrix…

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Black Rim Glasses

Ethan Kaplan’s blog is consistently good. Witness this post on user-generated content where he brings it around to Walter Benjamin in the end. He is a technology guy (perhaps… THE technology guy?) at Warner Brothers Records, so he straddles the line between new worlds and old in interesting ways. Worth subscribing.


When I see Snarkmarket (5) in Google Reader, it makes me happy.

I just started “The Ghost Map,” by Steven Johnson. For the preface he uses a Walter Benjamin quote I didn’t know that knocked me out:

“A Klee painting named

The Angel of History has made an appearance on Snarkmarket before — courtesy of Tim, of course. It really is a riveting image & metaphor. This part in particular:

“The angel would like to stay, awaken the dead, and make whole what has been smashed. But a storm is blowing in from Paradise…”


The snarkmatrix awaits you

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