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MacBook No.

via Etsy They used to call it MacBook Pro. Now the feeling is that Pro is just a marketing name. I am not sure Apple still understands what the MacBook Pro is for –wasn’t it supposed to be for the Pro user? The latest decisions…

No teasing, no lies, no fun

Harvey Ball, inventor of the smiley face. Nobody wants to be fooled. Very often when people look at certain contemporary art says “I don’t want to be fooled”. But why does nobody want to be fooled? Be fooled is also part of being put into…

Entropy vs Retouch

Orogenesis / Landscapes without Memory by Joan Fontcuberta. Landscapes created digitally with Terragen software Today a photographer I just started collaborating with asked me: “Why do you like retouch?”Nobody had ever asked me that. Some of my friends even argued retouch is just a dreadful…

If this is reality, I am not interested

1_ Reality: information accumulation/selection What do we see when beholding a face? We focus on major things: that’s how our vision works. Few accurate and relevant details, colour variation and vividness and an overall feeling of the situation we’re living. Our brains don’t need an…

Berlusconi is not old.

From “Ciao Darwin”, a Saturday night favourite of me and my sister I’ve seen Paul Stuart’s portrait of Silvio Berlusconi at Taylor Wessing Prize exhibition for the first time. I was shocked, literally. I guess Paul Stuart combined top-quality lenses with an ungenerous and techincally…