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Our DIRTY WORDS #4 [COMMUNITY] is now out in the world, so if you haven’t already got yourself one, here are all 130 pages to give you a taste of what you’re missing:
However, this release is far more than the beautifully designed Figma report by Manuel Dilone, you’ll also get all of the below for your $30 and it’s also important to note that 95% of all revenues are shared between the 30+ contributors who created the report and funding future collaborative releases:
And while we’re on the topic of audio, did you know you can listen to all issues of the Supplement via the Substack app — perfect for your sunlounger, workout, or commute 👍
Amazon is being flooded with books entirely written by AI
Bill Gates says AI is poised to destroy search engines
We still don’t know how this works, but it’s insanely beautiful
Support the fight to save the Manor House community warehouses
How to build a resilient music ecosystem
Here’s how Miro designs and builds their products
ASCI is looking to change the way AI sees exercise
Vogue has released a braille version of their magazine
Has the Adidas Samba entered its anxiety era?
The rise of Europecore is peak American escapism
Where did all the tween fashion go?
Can you smell techno?
SSENSE on the new anatomy of trends
Almenr is a platform for citizen-driven real estate development
Spela Prijon and Sascha Kellert on the 4 dimensions of ownership economy
Digital nomads are pricing out locals
ZORA is creating a new internet and we’re here for it
A decent read on Web3 social media
Onchain is the next online
Rhea Myers on crypto and anarchism
We’re lovin’ this takedown video — based on their actual AGM minutes 🍔
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