New knowledge emerges out of lateral thinking and intuition, long-term preoccupations and unexpected turns, raw evidence, reality checks, and other motives.

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Arms Race

Yusuke Obuchi

An arms race is on in the worlds of computation and architectural fabrication research.More

Plastic Imagination

Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen

This essay connects a material substance—plastic—to a particular kind of cognitive process—imagining. More

W@r aga1nst the F1lters: Spam as the Inheritor of High Modernism

Octavian Esanu

For some time I have been captivated by a form of writing that has been captivating my email inbox.More