Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Because the young people love the Internet.

An interesting article, in which the author recounts his borderline obsessive hunt for the location and photographer of the Windows desktop wallpaper photo "Autumn." Autumn and the Plot against Me. [From]

It is almost hard to believe that this photo is of a real place. Like all the Windows desktop wallpapers, it has a pervasive sense of fakeness. The leafy lane, the island with the palm tree, the green hill and too-blue sky: simulacra.

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