PHILOSOPHY – Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault was a French 20th century philosopher and historian who spent his career forensically criticizing the power of the modern bourgeois capitalist state, including its police, law courts, prisons, doctors and psychiatrists. His goal was to work out nothing less than how power worked and then to change it in the direction of a…

PHILOSOPHY: Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant is a philosopher who tried to work out how human beings could be good and kind outside of the exaltations and blandishments of traditional religions. He was born in 1724, in the Baltic city of Königsberg, which at that time was part of Prussia and now belongs to Russia, renamed Kaliningrad. Kant’s parents…

PHILOSOPHY – Plato

Athens, 2400 years ago. It’s a compact place: only about a quarter of a million people live here. There are fine baths, theatres, temples, shopping arcades and gymnasiums It’s warm for more than half the year. This is also home to the world’s first true – and probably greatest – philosopher: Plato Born into a…

The Poignancy of Old Pornography

People have been making pornography for a very long time. It's been on the sides of temples in India, on Greek vases, in Roman bedrooms, in German drawing rooms. But a decisive moment in it's history came in 1839 with the french artist Louis Daguerre's invention of the photograph, known at first as the daguerreotype,…

Steal the Color Grading From Any Image With GIMP

hello and welcome to yet another tutorial by Davies media design my name is Michael Davies and in today's tutorial I'll be showing you how to steal the color grading from an image in GIMP this is GIMP version 2.2 endpoint 12 which at the time of this tutorial is the latest version of GIMP…