Layers of pastels and sparkles have taken over everything edible across social media and in real life as even Starbucks, with its “unicorn Frappuccino,” follows the trend of decorating food and drink in rainbow colors.
“Facebook Flowers” diagrams the viral activity that follows George Takei sharing a picture on Facebook. Each share generates a thread, and follow-on shares continue as extensions of that strand, blooming as the picture is passed from friend to friend.
A Friday spoof:
Feeling sad and overwhelmed about the state of the world? Do you also like drawing attention to yourself with the least amount of effort possible?
This video has been sparking some good chatter among London planners, thought the rest of our global network would also find it interesting and thought-provoking.
From the YouTube description:
Programme website: http://bbc.in/2d9ndzi Welcome to the post-truth world. You know it’s not real. But you accept it as normal. But there is more out there. HyperNormalisation.
Excerpt from this article:
The always-on Internet we take for granted in the US is more difficult to come by in Cuba. Some residents subscribe to a service called El Paquete Semanal (“The Weekly Package”) where someone comes to your house with a 1Tb external drive and loads the past week’s Internet highlights onto your computer