at Pier 34
“Electronic Superhighway,” by Nam June Paik (at National Portrait Gallery)
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With our machines, we are augmented humans and prosthetic gods, though we’re remarkably blasé about that fact, like anything we’re used to. Take away our tools, the argument goes, and we’re likely stupider than our friend from the early twentieth century, who has a longer attention span, may read and write Latin, and does arithmetic faster.
— “If a Time Traveller Saw a Smartphone” at The New Yorker
Shi Da Night Market—home to the best pork belly buns on Planet Earth (at 藍家割包)
LGA via Brooklyn Bridge (at Brooklyn Bridge)
at High Line
Best yet #betteroutthanin