dykc: Adrian Champion Presents: Stars & Stripes - The White Stripes Reimagined on Vimeo (via Vimeo) Check it out.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become...– John Quincy Adams American 6th US President
Resilience Economics by JAMAIS CASCIO →
oblast: From the mind of Jamais Cascio Excerpt: ONE MODEL FOR A NEW WORLD ECONOMY If the Industrial-Era economic system is, in fact, on its last legs, it would be useful to think through some of the possible post-capitalism models that might emerge. I don’t think we have enough early indicators to create a solid vision, so anything we talk about will have to be something of a thought...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-3-29) →
Dan Satch & the Professional Atomic 8 Band (18) Gustav (16) Yo-Yo Ma (8) Stevie Wonder (3) Anita Ward (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Obama as Gorbachev: a Regime in Crisis →
oblast: Audio Podcast - 37 minutes: Six people the from the US, Europe and Asia discus the scope of the International Economic Crisis, Obama’s potential choices and what outcomes we can expect, both positive and negative. The consensus seemed to be this is a game changing crisis and the economic systems will be very different once the changes finish. Things can get dire or a new order could...
thecandyqueen: perhapswelove: thecandyqueen: I’m bummin’ and I need some positive thoughts/words of encouragement. This is me, reaching out. Anyone? From Google: “When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.” ~ Unknown Eh. I wish I knew the answer to that. Spring is almost here and it is well worth waiting for, I guarantee it.
A presentation by Revital Cohen, in which she talks about her Life Support Project Assistance animals - from guide dogs to psychiatric service cats - unlike computerised machines, can establish a natural symbiosis with the patients who rely on them. Could animals be transformed into medical devices? This project proposes using animals bred commercially for consumption or entertainment as...
Are there any good tumblr themes for multi author...
heykurt: I need something that identifies the user who posted the post? Are there any good ones in the Theme Garden? Anyone? Check out 52locations, it is working well.
holysoul: Al Green-I’m Glad You’re Mine Al...
Saudi clerics urge ban on femmes →
Group looks to remove women from TV, mags By ALI JAAFAR A group of hardline Saudi clerics have issued a statement urging the conservative kingdom’s new information minister to ban women from appearing in TV or in newspapers and magazines……….
The Wire's verbal originality is its art →
Nice piece from the Guardian UK about The Wire. Excerpt: The Wire is scarcely the first American television show or movie to to relish the striking argots of cops and robbers - bada bing, let’s go to work - but it might be the most systematic and subtle in its observation of the way shared vocabularies define groups and structure worlds. As with many things about this programme, as it...
Where the Wild Things Are - Trailer →
apple.com has it Via: DaveCurry
Unconventional Warfare - Afghanistan →
Video podcast from Afghanistan Footage of combat, filmed and with voiceover narration by Louie Palu . Via Atlantic Magazine
Artist: Bob Mould Songs: ‘City Lights (Days...
The Wall Street Crowd and the Transparency... →
Excellent opinion piece from WorldChanging.org by ALEX STEFFEN MARCH 24, 2009 10:18 AM Excerpt: The world needs a transparency revolution. That starts with people howling for justice, but let’s not let it stop there. Let’s use this opportunity to bring anti-corruption transparency to our financial institutions, regulatory apparatus and business media. Let’s put a little...
Obama Sides With RIAA, Supports $150,000 Fine per... →
The RIAA has sued more than 30,000 individuals for file sharing during the last five years. The (Obama Administration) position — that the Copyright Act’s monetary damages are not unconstitutionally excessive — mirrors the one taken by the Bush administration and should come as no surprise. Two top lawyers in President Barack Obama’s Justice Department are former RIAA...
Experimental Geography Reading List →
List of readings that might be of interest to anyone researching experimental geography. Via: Marisa Olson at Rhizome & therefore
Diego Beyró He studied Fine Arts at IUNA and Art Direction in La Escuela Superior de Creativos Publicitarios before finding work as an Art Director at El Cielo of Agulla & Baccetti in Buenos Aires. Currently he is in residency at Fabrica, the Benetton group communications research center in Italy. There he works as plastic artist and creative. He also remains an active founding member of...