My notes on this fascinating book about the history of mapping the continent.
Just a nice post on the finances of running a blog as a job - advertising, Amazon affiliate links, selling books, etc. Often precarious.
@anneholiday I preferred the two original bands before they sold out and became Rural Payments Agency. My fave was The Intervention Board.
My brain blanked and I couldn’t remember what Mechanical Turk was called. All I could think was “Amazon Monkeys”.
@mildlydiverting @chrislunch A series of Mechanical Turk tasks for people to spend 2 mins recreating a scene as best they can, and photo it.
@chrislunch If I was taking this seriously I would be lovlingly recreating an Instagram for every Pepys event. For ten years.
@whoisdanw With projected scenery flying past the windows, and train noises piped in? And Task Rabbits rocking the stationary carriage.
@paulpod I thought the same thing. Seemed more magical when people just disappeared for a week, gone to off-world.
@twisty Hello Ross!