Artists constantly bring images of celebrities into their work as a recognizable entry point for viewers to take an interest in their practice.
Do they make an ai generator but for music? Like if I wanted to listen to Baa Baa Black Sheep by Raffi in the style of Slipknot?
— @benjibours
A good thing will sell itself.” Ford declared. “We must make good things in this country, and not do too much talking about them. You've just got to let people know where to get them, and that's all.”
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
Regional Piece
— Title of work by Ree Morton, ICA Boston
It's mostly for the typing.
— M (probably paraphrased)*
Tonight, Gary Lezak gave his final weather forecast here at KSHB 41. Thank you for a great 30 years. We will miss you.
— @kshb41
Whole idea of pointing at things, which is everything the camera does.
— Brian*
When Sweden plays against Denmark, the scoreboard will display SWE-DEN. The unused letters remaining are DEN-MARK.
— @pablo_chilenga via @jalejandro
think of how few quarters get to do this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
— @annierau caption on @theaustinweber TikTok video of a quarter rolling down an extended tape measure to hit a small bell
I've always said that though, like we do these searches in FBI, houses and stuff like that, if someone just got like a box load of like 10 terabyte drives and just encrypted them. Oh my God you know how long the FBI would spin their wheels trying to get that data off there. It would be Insane.
— Chris Tarbell, "Chris Tarbell: FBI Agent Who Took Down Silk Road | Lex Fridman Podcast #340"
Did you know that Nicole Kidman has a very impressive coin collection?
— @moneymuseumboston
“They weren't interested in anything except efficiency of production,” he noted. “They wouldn't talk dollars and cents at all. They talked in terms of the minutes that the thing cost.”
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
On August 8, 1913, one of the most celebrated photographs in American industrial history appeared in papers all over the country under a compelling headline: “The Most Expensive Picture That Was Ever Taken.” Ford amassed twelve thousand of his sixteen-thousand-strong workforce in a large open area outside the Highland Park factory—the factory had to be closed for two hours to do this, hence the expense.
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
Heart and soul
— E singing*
Where did you find Lily?
— E*
Google, will you tell me some names of the bugs I don't know? Tell me some Google.
— E talking to Google*
“He who nurses the nickels misses the knockouts,” declared this paper.
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
We kept your room just the way you left it. But only because it was too small to turn into a pickleball court.
— @asherperlman cartoon for InPickleball magazine
The only way to become a glass modeler of skill... is to get a good great-grandfather who loved glass.
— Leopold Blaschka, 26 June 1889, "Glass Flowers: The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants," Harvard Museum of Natural History
If you think about it, there are two or three people that are remembered for positive things, and everybody else it's all negative things, and the likelihood you'll be remembered for positive things is harder and harder, so the surface area of being remembered is negative.
— Chamath Palihapitiya, "Chamath Palihapitiya: Money, Success, Startups, Energy, Poker & Happiness | Lex Fridman Podcast #338"