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Fictional places | Matthew Sheret
"I like the idea of mining my data in thirty years or so, realising I spent most of my twenties at trendy coffee shops, airports, and places that don’t exist." Yes, this. This is the main reason I wrote Ghostcar - which is now one of my main reasons for using Foursquare.
foursquare  places  unplaces  mattsheret  fiction 
june 2013 by infovore
The Future Is A Blank Canvas Pinned To A Brick Wall « Matthew Sheret.com
"We access that history with tools that were, almost entirely, the props of science fiction my parents might have encountered – if they read it. My phone is my sonic screwdriver, the internet my TARDIS; these are the tools with which I unlock and manipulate time."
future  sf  design  writing  mattsheret  history 
october 2010 by infovore
Emo « Matthew Sheret.com
"Emo’s rise coincides with the explosion of social networking, the fracturing of commodification, the emergence of micro-trends, the mainstream adoption of alt-porn tropes… Emo’s the musical centre of a pop-culture whirlwind that doesn’t really seem to have been explored much, and when it has it’s often been addressed either in dismissive or alarmist tones." As an emo apologist, I really need to write more in response to this - they're topics I've covered in my head several times.
music  writing  emo  mattsheret 
june 2010 by infovore

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