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Criminality, Privilege, and Art: the three ingredients for a Rimbaud remix meme

Joseph Gibbons, a former MIT professor, robbed a bank under the pretext of desperation and art. Recording it all with a video camera, he claims his criminal behavior was inspired by the poet Arthur Rimbaud. Rimbaud believed “a poet had to descend into the depths of all that was bad and report back.”

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Close-up of Hemingwrite; screen reads: "This is the Hemingwrite." Blogged on Typewriter Poetry.

A New Digital Typewriter: Hipsters Can Now Send Stories to the Cloud with Hemingwrite

There’s something immediately cute and nostalgic about this contraption. It’s retro, but certainly not vintage. Strangely pseudo-futuristic, like a kid’s toy from the 90’s taking a stab at potentially awesome technology just around the bend.

Meet Hemingwrite: billed as a distraction free digital typewriter, this keyboard-meets-screen is essentially a word processor that syncs up to the cloud in real-time so you never have to worry about losing a sentence or falling down the Wikipedia k-hole rabbit-hole.

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