Up From Ugliness: NYT Jobs tribute

Like the glories of Art Deco and the allure of the “Mad Men” era, his products were a rebuke to the idea that the aesthetics of modern life needed to be utilitarian and blah. From the Apple store to “The Incredibles,” Jobs revived the romance of modernity — the assumption, shared by Victorian science-fiction writers and space-age dreamers alike, that the world of the future should be more glamorous than the present.

 

 

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R E B E C C A B A U M A N N ️️️#vividsydney

R E B E C C A  B A U M A N N ️️️#vividsydney

TALKCEPTION! We are in the @sydneyoperahouse with @wearefutureclassic watching a @flumemusic video filmed in the @sydneyoperahouse WOOOOOOOAH #vividideas #vividlive

TALKCEPTION! We are in the @sydneyoperahouse with @wearefutureclassic watching a @flumemusic video filmed in the @sydneyoperahouse WOOOOOOOAH #vividideas #vividlive

Killer stuff from @mishka_350bdwy feat @jamesjirat in the centre there: get down to #STREETSAHEAD at Central Park Sydney for exhibition, shop pop-ups, talks & more #vividideas

Killer stuff from @mishka_350bdwy feat @jamesjirat in the centre there: get down to #STREETSAHEAD at Central Park Sydney for exhibition, shop pop-ups, talks & more #vividideas

YEAH THEY ARE! @123klan at #STREETSAHEAD #vividideas

YEAH THEY ARE! @123klan at #STREETSAHEAD #vividideas

Yeah but Satan sexts so I reply #realtalk

Yeah but Satan sexts so I reply #realtalk

Claudia Nicholson, Before Us, 2015. From On This Site. My review:

Claudia Nicholson, Before Us, 2015. From On This Site. My review:

Garry Trinh, Welcome Home, 2007. From the super excellent show On This Site at Verge Gallery. I got to see #legends @garrytrinh & @emilyhuntrulesok speak about their practice at a #vividideas event at the show last night & it was a highlight.

Garry Trinh, Welcome Home, 2007. From the super excellent show On This Site at Verge Gallery. I got to see #legends @garrytrinh & @emilyhuntrulesok speak about their practice at a #vividideas event at the show last night & it was a highlight.

That face. Oh Hacker! Yes Minister on screen at Data for Good = my new favourite event #vividideas

That face. Oh Hacker! Yes Minister on screen at Data for Good = my new favourite event #vividideas

Pipelines by @julapy resplendent in the window of the new @objectadc (mid-calibration). Congrats on yr great new home Object!

Pipelines by @julapy resplendent in the window of the new @objectadc (mid-calibration). Congrats on yr great new home Object!

You guys! I am a collector card! Thanks for naming me in your Australian Design Honours @objectadc ! I'm in some killer company. #vividideas

You guys! I am a collector card! Thanks for naming me in your Australian Design Honours @objectadc ! I'm in some killer company. #vividideas

Tyler is totally smashing it. And completely off script. Talking about his early war journo days (including a story called Beirut 90210). Bec in front here is our Auslan interpreter. #vividideas

Tyler is totally smashing it. And completely off script. Talking about his early war journo days (including a story called Beirut 90210). Bec in front here is our Auslan interpreter. #vividideas

Diva (noun): female version of a hustler

Diva (noun): female version of a hustler

RAD creepy hand bit of Universal Everything's brilliant projections. I think these are my fave ever. #vividsydney #vividlive

RAD creepy hand bit of Universal Everything's brilliant projections. I think these are my fave ever. #vividsydney #vividlive

Sorry #vividideas & #chinaaustralia, Liu Yan & I skipped town to a tropical paradise to drink fishbowl-sized G&Ts #notsorry

Sorry #vividideas & #chinaaustralia, Liu Yan & I skipped town to a tropical paradise to drink fishbowl-sized G&Ts #notsorry

And the winner of today's most enigmatic #vividideas slide: Keith Bannister, radio astronomer from CSIRO, explains black holes using whales & strawberry jam

And the winner of today's most enigmatic #vividideas slide: Keith Bannister, radio astronomer from CSIRO, explains black holes using whales & strawberry jam

Somewhere in there, Royal Headache are being magical heartbreakers from hell. Wildest show the Opera House has seen for a long while. I hope the melee at the end doesn't leave anyone doubting why we should have brilliant messy stuff like this on stage here. Or stop RH from playing again. #vividlive #psychoticepisode

Somewhere in there, Royal Headache are being magical heartbreakers from hell. Wildest show the Opera House has seen for a long while. I hope the melee at the end doesn't leave anyone doubting why we should have brilliant messy stuff like this on stage here. Or stop RH from playing again. #vividlive #psychoticepisode

Hearing now (by Skype from Paraguay) from Favio Chavez, founder of the amazing Landfill Philharmonic. This is a saxophone (in b flat) made from materials salvaged in the garbage dumps of Cateura. #vividideas

Hearing now (by Skype from Paraguay) from Favio Chavez, founder of the amazing Landfill Philharmonic. This is a saxophone (in b flat) made from materials salvaged in the garbage dumps of Cateura. #vividideas

What if every thing we made had a beneficial impact on the world? @threefarm leading one of tables at the #circulareconomy design challenge, Upskill to Upcycle #vividideas

What if every thing we made had a beneficial impact on the world? @threefarm leading one of tables at the #circulareconomy design challenge, Upskill to Upcycle #vividideas

IT'S RAW! awesome Gordon Ramsay Is My Spirit Animal zine by @alyssahwc at #mcazinefair – on all day today and tomorrow, get down here! #vividideas

IT'S RAW! awesome Gordon Ramsay Is My Spirit Animal zine by @alyssahwc at #mcazinefair - on all day today and tomorrow, get down here! #vividideas

S P E C T A C U L A R #cuntzine at #mcazinefair ️️️️️️️

S P E C T A C U L A R #cuntzine at #mcazinefair ️️️️️️️

Teleroo selfie! Launching a self-driving telepresence robot with Robogals founder Marita Cheng at #tedxsydney #roboselfie

Teleroo selfie! Launching a self-driving telepresence robot with Robogals founder Marita Cheng at #tedxsydney #roboselfie

Having a giggle at #tedxsydney with my Northern Foyer stage super-producer @carlileimbach – regram from super-snapper @boudist (in @marimekkoaustralia @marimekkoglobal of course!)

Having a giggle at #tedxsydney with my Northern Foyer stage super-producer @carlileimbach - regram from super-snapper @boudist (in @marimekkoaustralia @marimekkoglobal  of course!)

That's a lot of TEDdys. View from the back row of the Concert Hall. Munjed al Muderis on stage. #tedxsydney

That's a lot of TEDdys. View from the back row of the Concert Hall. Munjed al Muderis on stage. #tedxsydney

Spot the diff: it's almost lunchtime at the Sydney Oyster Mushroom House #tedxsydney

Spot the diff: it's almost lunchtime at the Sydney Oyster Mushroom House #tedxsydney

Just ate some ant butter! Love your rebel food program Jess Miller! #tedxsydney

Just ate some ant butter! Love your rebel food program Jess Miller! #tedxsydney