Mastodon intro: 👋🏻 I’m Jacopo! I'm an Italian designer working in Norway. I build small tools, small toys, small games:
Hey folks, I made a videogame! It's a super chill first person game where you spend some time in a nice space and play to enjoy the view.
I hope you'll like it https://jacopocolo.itch.io/one-hour-in-a-james-turrell-skyspace-the-color-inside
Stumbled on this spot today: in 1602, Queen Elizabeth was here drinking with a man she intended to knight, but fell asleep and--waking up still drunk--knighted the tree instead. Hence the place name "Honor Oak"!
Solarpunk and Art Nouveau – short thread
It makes me sad when people dismiss Art Nouveau as being "for the rich" while acting as if things aren't really Solarpunk unless they're gritty or recycled looking. People act as if pretty things are only for the wealthy – which is just what the wealthy want you to believe.
Art Nouveau is perfect for the Solarpunk movement, and not just because of the plant-based themes. It's deeper than that.
Art Nouveau was an inherently anti-capitalist movement.
Nobody knows why these specific GeoCities web pages - 237 total - all vanished on the same day in 1999. But when they suddenly reappeared exactly 20 years later, they were... clearly not under the control of their original creators. As the world's foremost Paranormal Webmistress, it's your job to find out who - or what - is behind this.
Watching some skate videos and this old Rodney Mullen clip came up in recommends. As someone who always wanted to skate but never could, this one’s so good it makes me angry.
The neural net trained on a combination of robotics teams and Night Vale transcripts produced some of the most unsettling team names.
Stoic Electronics is truly one of the great internet moodboards https://www.are.na/are-na-commons/stoic-electronics
ARG theory confirmed: coming home I found... the lyrics of a song (previous episodes: https://idlethumbs.social/@jacopocolo/100558630825314543)
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Italian living in Norway. Designer, multiclassed from copywriter.
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