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"Transactions that are too complex...to be allowed to exist." cf @FrankPasquale

I stand corrected; my interpretation of Pasquale in my last post was too narrow. Having completed Chapter One of The Black Box Society (TBBS), Pasquale does not take the naive view that all organizational secrecy should be abolished, as I might have once. 1,036 more words

Accidents of History

Published on The Inkling on the 8th of November 2015

‘Digging has never been a modernist gesture.’ Abigail Reynolds[i]

The artist Abigail Reynolds’ work employs collage, historically using illustrated book plates which she cuts, manipulates and reassembles, creating new adjacencies, forms and narratives. 1,171 more words


Is the opacity of governance natural? cf @FrankPasquale

I’ve begun reading Frank Pasquale’s The Black Box Society on the recommendation that it’s a good place to start if I’m looking to focus a… 609 more words



This week was spent finalising the designs and production of our Luminaires for submission. We spent some time presenting our ideas and thoughts on opacity/translucency a couple of weeks back, and took what we learnt during that discussion to create something that really played with these features of light. 250 more words


Most are too self-centered to see what they really want.

How to Make a Partially Transparent Layer in PhotoShop


I will show you how to make a partially transparent image in PhotoShop.

Specifically, I will show this for Adobe PhotoShop CC 2015 (since I have the Creative Cloud), but it works similarly in other versions, too. 259 more words


Web Background

This assignment was to create a repeating background pattern with simple shapes/vector shapes in photoshop. I used the ornament 1 custom shape and duplicated the existing layer. 51 more words