Reinterpreted cities, 1984 in 2017, 3d printing glitches, food delivery robots, tractor DRM hacking (seriously), and more.
Brave New Britain? One Architecture Student Reimagined the UK's Spectacular Future
Just an article full of gorgeous, busy, chaotic, unreal renderings of a potential future. Worth a click and a scroll.
US Senate votes to let internet providers share your web browsing history without permission
If you're in the US, time to get a VPN. Heck, even if you're not in the US, this might affect you since all the data in the world goes through our pipes at some point. This could still get struck down in the House, but boy is this awful news.
3D-Printed Roosters on the Greenway Keep Malfunctioning But It’s Beautiful
Just some gorgeous roosters getting corrupted on their way to corporeal reality. More pictures inside.
How Aristotle Created the Computer
An interesting historical dive into the foundations of science, mathematics, and logic from classic times as it relates to computing.
Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware
"To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America's heartland have started hacking their equipment with firmware that's cracked in Eastern Europe and traded on invite-only, paid online forums." You don't necessarily think of farmers as being in the anti-DRM cracker movement, but hypercorporatism will lead you down strange paths. Thanks to Benjamin Summerton for the forward!
5 Artists Reimagine '1984' for 2017
Some nice, heavy-handed, cyberpunk-y takes on the themes in 1984 designed for 2017.
Alone in the Wild for a Year, TV Contestants Learn Their Show Was Canceled
OK this is a short one but I think it's sad, hilarious, and a little cyberpunk that people lived in the wild for a year only to find out that their show was never running. (The network says that it'll be back on later.)