…smart cities, in which the word “smart” disguises an oppressive disaster-capitalism. It is smartness imposed from above, created and dropped onto cities from a scorched-space abstracted void. Cities without history, where we don’t live and never will: cities consecrated to the administrative needs of corporate elites.
But another city is possible…
Eastward wind velocity is plotted at a variety of pressure levels. The animation goes with decreasing pressure, so increasing altitude. Things to notice:
- The jet stream behaving like an ocean wave breaking
- Disparities between the hemispheres
- There is a point directly above Chicago where the air stops trying to push people over
morning photoshop experiment - sabertooth tigers vs. wall street bull.