Yak Talk: Week of June 12th
A New Old Pattern Language, Minimum-Viable Novelty, and an upcoming fireside chat for The New Old Home project.
Greetings Yaks and fans of Yak, here’s the latest from Yak Collective.
Yak Content This Week:
In A New Old Pattern Language, Shreeda Segan examines how to create “patterns of living that let us thrive not only alongside, but integrated with, technology”.
Thomas Holland writes on the importance of “minimum-viable novelty” in a fully engaged(read: fun) life.
Vinay Débrou advocates for the “experimenting generalist” in Three Species of Generalism.
Anne-Laure Le Cunff shares a short, rich survey of Roam Research browser extensions.
Upcoming Yak Events:
Schedule of weekly Yak chats(on Yak Collective Discord).
The New Old Home: Fireside Chat. Pamela Hobart and Drew Schorno lead an online roundtable around the New Old Home, a report imagining the future of homes, as the home once again begins a site of production. Thursday 6/25, 8p EDT. Register via the link.
Jordan Peacock leads a discussion of Reza Negarestani's Intelligence & Spirit this coming Wednesday night. All are welcome to participate regardless of how far they have/haven't read. Wednesday 6/24 at 8pm PDT(see Yak calendar).
Yak Collective’s current proposal cycle closes next Friday, June 26th. Click here for more info and to submit a proposal.
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