Posts Tagged: Drones

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Tess Taylor

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Tess Taylor about her new collection Work & Days, manual labor, and the lyric possibilities in small fields.

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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Um, so, the nuclear launch code was 00000000. The metropolis of tomorrow (1929). Meanwhile: The (dystopian) future is now! Amazon wants to send you your items via drones. Perhaps you’d like to watch a small squid fight an owlfish. The BBC takes a look at Russia’s identical-twins-only squad of riot police (strange times).

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Man to Purchase Drone, Drop Poems Instead of Bombs

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The Los Angeles poet, translator, and filmmaker David Shook has created a Kickstarter campaign with the imaginative objective of purchasing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—i.e., a drone—to rain specially comissioned poems on cities around the world. The poems, printed on biodegradable paper implanted with wildflower seeds, will address the US military’s covert drone strikes, which […]

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Seven Short Stories About Drones

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“Mrs Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself. Pity. A signature strike leveled the florist’s.” This and six other “short stories” (i.e., tweets) about drones by Teju Cole are gathered in a Storify for your reading ease.

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Bringing Attention To Drone Use

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Animal New York interviews Essam, the artist behind a recent campaign aiming to start a conversation about the United States’ foreign, and what he believes to be imminent, domestic use of drones. To do so, Essam designed what appear to be NYPD endorsed advertisements that depict drones dropping bombs onto New York citizens, and posted […]

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