This is the story of an ordinary seaside town and the global powers that tried to hide it from the world.
Very little snippets of very modern CSS doing a single thing. As I’m a long way from the cutting edge CSS wise, this is useful. By Stephanie Eckles. (via @simonw)
@chthonicionic I’ve been going there nearly every year my whole life! Also had a school coach trip there as a kid.
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@suegyford Ooh, I'm almost tempted to watch all of his films and make my own crazy wall connecting EVERYTHING together! Finally the world would make sense!
But what of the BBC?
All that remains of “Just Another Day: The Seaside” and its utopian vision is a sketchy outline, a handful of bytes of data stored on a hard disk somewhere in an anonymous data centre.
As surprisingly as it had appeared, the video vanished, made private, hidden by the forces of techno-capitalism, ever-larger media conglomerates, and runaway artificial intelligences.
Once again, the hopes of Curtis and his followers were dashed.
Clangers RPG where the players can only communicate with penny whistles and the GM narrates what they think is going on
@philgyford big salute
Realised that, at this point, I feel the same about a new Adam Curtis film as I do a new Half Man Half Biscuit album. I know exactly what I'm going to get in terms of form and content, what I'll like and what I won't, and that both did their best work in the 1990s.