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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Good morning and good bye #Junket ! Wish I could stay & be part of all of these chats but duty calls. Enjoy it!

Good morning and good bye #Junket ! Wish I could stay & be part of all of these chats but duty calls. Enjoy it!

BOARDMAGGEDON! #Junket

BOARDMAGGEDON! #Junket

Sex and death. Brown matriarchy. Eating the boomers. Mobile activism vans. Supporting adult learning in regional communities. Redesigning Tasmania's economy. Food waste. Ethical clothing. Creative ways to counter Islamophobia. Sustainable (and smaller) building. Diversity in politics. Reparations & sovereignty. Anti-entrepreneurship debate. And then some. Epic #Junket pitch session just now.

Sex and death. Brown matriarchy. Eating the boomers. Mobile activism vans. Supporting adult learning in regional communities. Redesigning Tasmania's economy. Food waste. Ethical clothing. Creative ways to counter Islamophobia. Sustainable (and smaller) building. Diversity in politics. Reparations & sovereignty. Anti-entrepreneurship debate. And then some. Epic #Junket pitch session just now.

#Junket countdown is ON! Very excited to kick things off hosting the opening session this afternoon: follow the tag for all the fun Canbs can handle.

#Junket countdown is ON! Very excited to kick things off hosting the opening session this afternoon: follow the tag for all the fun Canbs can handle.

Hi, I'm a 36 year old woman who just learned* to hula hoop TODAY. Thanks, Natalie! *more or less

Hi, I'm a 36 year old woman who just learned* to hula hoop TODAY. Thanks, Natalie! *more or less

Glenn Murcutt & Hakan Elevli, Australian Islamic Centre 2016

Glenn Murcutt & Hakan Elevli, Australian Islamic Centre 2016

An exhibition exploring Glenn Murcutt & Hakan Elevli's Australian Islamic Centre 2016 #architecture

An exhibition exploring Glenn Murcutt & Hakan Elevli's Australian Islamic Centre 2016 #architecture

Sally Gabori, All The Fish #sallygabori

Sally Gabori, All The Fish #sallygabori

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Impossible to convey how impactful & detailed these works are in person.... Sally Gabori & seven senior Kaiadilt women, Dulka warngiid #sallygabori

Yo Melbs, come down to Fed Sq today for #UnleashedFestival – young social pioneers making change, taking names. It's free and @lfreshthelion is performing later AAAHWHAT?! Or follow my tweets @jessaroo

Yo Melbs, come down to Fed Sq today for #UnleashedFestival - young social pioneers making change, taking names.  It's free and @lfreshthelion is performing later AAAHWHAT?! Or follow my tweets @jessaroo

Human Mobile by Felipe Reynolds #publicart #yabigbaby

Human Mobile by Felipe Reynolds #publicart #yabigbaby

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#legit #2legit2quit #stillstunned

#legit #2legit2quit #stillstunned

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Top notch work @funskull ! Check it out at 270 Devonshire St Surry Hills ☄☄☄☄

At the opening of the Tramsheds at Harold Park: check out the pasta velvet rope! #CouncillorLyf

At the opening of the Tramsheds at Harold Park: check out the pasta velvet rope! #CouncillorLyf

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Chillin w da fam in my new office at Town Hall WHAAAAAAAAAAAAT! #TeamClover

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That's the town crier: he's about to declare the elected councillors for the City of Sydney #TeamClover

Starting to get a tiny bit excited about #Junket – it kicks off SUNDAY! Here's the crew hard at work… Are you coming?

Starting to get a tiny bit excited about #Junket - it kicks off SUNDAY! Here's the crew hard at work... Are you coming?

@lynandtony #beamsfestival

@lynandtony  #beamsfestival

Chippendale brings it! #beamsfestival

Chippendale brings it! #beamsfestival

Are you coming to #beamsfestival tonight in Chippendale? Go on!

Are you coming to #beamsfestival tonight in Chippendale? Go on!

From #architecture to #literature : come hang with poets, writers & storytellers @sydneystoryfactory down at Redfern Town Hall all day today!

From #architecture to #literature : come hang with poets, writers & storytellers @sydneystoryfactory down at Redfern Town Hall all day today! </p width=

Wowowow. @m_o_x_y @andrewcsimpson check out that carpet/common room/roof! A great city builds beauty to last. A great city is generous & compassionate. #SaveOurSirius

Wowowow. @m_o_x_y @andrewcsimpson check out that carpet/common room/roof! A great city builds beauty to last. A great city is generous & compassionate. #SaveOurSirius

Inside Sirius: 40 years young and still looking spectacular #architecture #brutalist #modernist #socialhousing #Sydney #SaveOurSirius

Inside Sirius: 40 years young and still looking spectacular #architecture #brutalist #modernist #socialhousing #Sydney #SaveOurSirius

Inside Sirius' residents common room

Inside Sirius' residents common room </p width=