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"Geography gets interesting:" The Headmap Manifesto
Ten years ago: before cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and Web 2.0. were commonly understood ideas, Ben Russell in his Headmap Manifesto presciently wrote:
there are notes in boxes that are empty
every room has an accessible history
every place has emotional attachments you can open and save
you can search for sadness in new york
people within a mile of each other who have never met stop what they are doing and organise spontaneously to help with some task or other.
in a strange town you knock on the door of someone you don’t know and they give you sandwiches.
paths compete to offer themselves to you
life flows into inanimate objects
the trees hum advertising jingles
everything in the world, animate and inanimate, abstract and concrete, has thoughts attached