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  1. Yesterday
  2. sorry for the delay meant to do this but got sidetracked. When I try it everything only has height when i select the individual services. ie everythings totally flat all the time except the main service buildings. they only rise up when i select each service. i'm guessing from your description and the picture they are meant to be up all the time and reduce to the subsiduary parts when you select an item. I didnt have any issues with scrolling or rotating etc. I saw you'd been playing islanders recently which is probably helping with some inspiration (though different setting)
  3. Last week
  4. Genuinely impressed that you went to that and then reviewed it for us, it sounds incredible.
  5. So I went to it. It was odd. He never even got to the part about the whole consumerism and surveillance state stuff. Instead he was explaining books he read and models he was designing. One model was a straight line with two "poles" at each end. One was "The divine" on the Left and the "The profane" on the right. Then he used this model on everything from the internet, to the structure of churches to drone strike tactics. One example would be how a funeral takes our experience of a dead body e.g. the bones, skin and decaying flesh and transforms that through the ritual of the funeral into the divine which is what the protectors of the divine want us to think. Another example was the explanation of how church windows were put up on walls as a form of oppression, because its not comfortable to look up at them... No possible understanding or consideration was made to the fact that if you want a lot of people to be able to see something you can make it big and put it above them. Personally I think my mental faculties have been diminished by my own brain out of self defence after experiencing that lecture.
  6. Scrolling seemed a bit off, didn't always respond. That might just be me being a derp though. When I tried to summon Godzilla it didn't work.
  7. It feels like there's a valid topic to discuss in here somewhere, to do with how we're now tracked with everything we do and how purchasing and interaction data about us is used to target further products at us, etc. Also something about menstrual blood wait what.
  8. I've been working on a little city builder thing. Placing roads makes buildings spawn, adding services increases their height. Height = score, surpass the next score target and get more roads and/or a choice of services. The buttons on the left let you see the effect of those services individually. This is at the proof of concept phase, eventually I want to add terrain to make it an actual game. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1owu5O8neVSWfe0K-nW6f02MT2u6uDCz3
  9. And this marks the 4rth time i fail to get shuten with considerable investment. i think aoi yuuki hates me..
  10. Reads like a load of post-modern bullshit to me.
  11. So we randomly get lecturer series so people can present stuff. However I have read some of the stuff in tomorrow session and it just made my brain crash. Thought it best to share my confusion with others. Does anyone want to work out what this one is about: 14.45-17.30 Wednesday 22nd May 2019 MC232, Millennium City Building University of Wolverhampton William Pawlett (University of Wolverhampton) From the formlessness of society to hyper-modern consumer-security zones: a schematic analysis This paper brings into contact the aberrant social thought of Georges Bataille and Jean Baudrillard with recent work by Giorgio Agamben on bio-politics and Grégoire Chamayou on violence and surveillance. It charts the emergence of hyper-modern security spaces, zones where consumer freedoms merge with security and surveillance. The principles of liberal democracy have done nothing to inhibit the merging of consumer and security spaces, indeed these principles are perhaps a condition of this merging. For Bataille all societies are ultimately formless, consisting only in a system of barriers erected against “sacred horror”: death and decomposition, menstrual blood, sacrificial madness, self-annihilation. Yet, in modernity, barriers are folded and multiple: they do not limit outsides but seek to eliminate them. A surveillance space is defined, following Baudrillard, as the product of the postulation of ‘reality’ by techniques of abstraction and representation generating an integrated, indifferent yet hostile space. I suggest that consumerism and surveillance operate in tandem as modes of internal and external disciplining, that is, as techniques for controlling others or outsiders as well as the control of the self. Consumerism and surveillance have merged almost to the point of being indistinguishable; the freedom to buy is also the unfreedom to be tracked and monitored: at train stations and airports consumer transactions are also security checks overseen by armed police; even at colleges and universities Prevent policies are seamlessly intermeshed with customer relations. As Chamayou contends, surveillance makes possible the complete separation of lethal violence from any possibility of reciprocity or of risk to the aggressor. Can human societies endure in formlessness, or are they being irreversibly deformed into consumer-security spaces?
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  13. Largi

    Distant Worlds

    North Greenwich
  14. Brynneth

    Distant Worlds

    Enfield, as usual.
  15. Fyria

    Distant Worlds

    Where are people staying? In case there are any other options in that.
  16. The one near is shit, they always get at least 1 persons order wrong or just forget about it. The time before it was also really busy. Obviously Nando's has become a 'thing' but I don't mind going somewhere else. I just can't walk for more than about 5 mins >.<
  17. Fyria

    Distant Worlds

    If there are any pubs in the area, it may also be worth having a place to meet people in advance that is also nearby.
  18. Fyria

    Distant Worlds

    Given what Gaz and Lei have said, I would assume that the one near the venue is likely to be the more preferred option? I assume the logo T-shirts are the ones they seem to have other years (one of the ones I already own), there may be a specific plushie I'm interested in if they have it though.
  19. Largi

    Distant Worlds

    The only thing we'd really planned for was the pre show nandos. The question is, the one closer to the venue, or Stratford? Also for those who may not have seen in discord.
  20. Nacey

    Distant Worlds

    We can meet people wherever/whenever, have the whole day free.
  21. Brynneth

    Distant Worlds

    I have less than zero money atm so I'm entirely up for just hanging out somewhere quite close to the venue.
  22. Not sure what the plan is on the day, but I may very well need to get a taxi to the concert hall because I absolutely cannot walk very far. If people want to accompany me and chip in, that would be awesome. Otherwise, they'll be no big walks being touristy for me, so meeting somewhere to chill until time would be cool.
  23. Going to try it anyway, just want to get the one boss done at least. Also Sharp is now available again. Please be online, we'll PUG a couple if needed.
  24. Yeah numbers are looking bad tonight.
  25. Looking bad for this evening, isnt it. Most ppls subs ran out, other ppl are hold till 8.2 and worst of all, the treacherous paladin went off to some scottish village!
  26. I'm probably going to be in Edinburger on Thursday evening so won't be back in time.
  27. Considering doing the same when mine's up in 3 weeks.
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