Kim Gordon at Mississippi Studios

Kim Gordon’s microphone doesn’t seem to be working. She taps it with her finger. (Someone) comes out to check the cables. This goes on for some time. But it is ok. It is enough really, for her to even be standing here, getting the tech figured out. Video of cities, shot from various traveling vehiclesContinue reading “Kim Gordon at Mississippi Studios”

Telephonic Harassment

Chad Miller, AIA, NCARB, Colorado, telephonic-ally harassed (user accounts with various names) from approximately 6/18/2022-6/20/2022 on the forum of the social networking site Archinect. Mr. Miller falsely accused an anonymous user account, aka: X, of being someone named “Alexander Watanabe”, in multiple posts, over several hours. Mr. Miller repeatedly made belligerent, demeaning comments on anythingContinue reading “Telephonic Harassment”

Summer Design Studio 2022

David Curtis, principal at Pi-Des, leads a studio this Summer from Portland, OR. An anticipated focus will be de-mountables. David shares lessons learned from his 4 year development of Primitive Hut. There will be offshoots that focus on global just-in-time delivery system collapse responses, and 10-20 year pattern based projections that hope to best influenceContinue reading “Summer Design Studio 2022”

Walk Out

Pi-Des will walk out today in support of the students at Grant High School, Portland, OR, and all the students being subjected to threats of gun violence in a country that is failing to meaningfully address the problem. X

Update: David Curtis notifies the app owners.

David Curtis notified Twitter today that he plans to pursue federal charges against the company. He cited consumer fraud as the likely charge. Twitter discriminates against multiple individuals, negatively impacting their online presence. Twitter intentionally coerces and manipulates content by forcing people to remove and or alter content in order to enjoy service on theirContinue reading “Update: David Curtis notifies the app owners.”