Dead Drops

An interesting project from  artist Aram Bartholl
I am pleased to preview ‘Dead Drops’ a new project which I started off as part of my ongoing EYEBEAM residency in NYC the last couple weeks. ‘Dead Drops’ is an anonymous, offline, peer to peer file-sharing network in public space. I am ‘injecting’ USB flash drives into walls, buildings [...]

one of the best virals I have ever seen – do yourself a favor….

climate change for the time poor. (Or how to get your head around the total destruction of life as we know it in less than five minutes)

Its all here in this sweet info graphic

sanity restored

When Jon Stewart announced in September that he would hold a Rally to Restore Sanity in Washington’s National Mall, the media’s reaction ranged from eh? to d’oh! What did that even mean? Didn’t only rabid rightwingers have enough rage these days to attend rallies? Was Stewart approaching the edge of professional neutrality and about to plunge [...]

act as a sheep would…

I draw your attention to this quote, from Epictetus as much for the sentiment as the metaphor used to illustrate it, which you will find toward the end of the passage…
Never call yourself a philosopher, nor talk a great deal among the unlearned about theorems, but act conformably to them. Thus, at an entertainment, don’t [...]

there is always another way of doing something…

poison pen

The internet brings much pleasure to the members of the likeithateit team, but never as much as when it is highlighting the foibles of others. Much like this website, slush pile hell. For those who aren’t aware of what a “slush pile” is let me draw lines between the dots.  A slushpile is the slang [...]

This driverless car thing seems to be catching on…

From Yahoo News
SHANGHAI – Across Eastern Europe, Russia, Kazakhstan and the Gobi Desert — it certainly was a long way to go without getting lost.
Four driverless electric vans successfully ended an 8,000-mile (13,000-kilometer) test drive from Italy to China — a modern-day version of Marco Polo’s journey around the world — with their arrival [...]

Politics in America

For those interested by the endless car crash that is right wing American politics, have a look at this video where Tea Bagger Christine O’Donnell summons her bodyguard in a difficult radio interview with a snap of her fingers demanding that he stand over the interviewer, then, when the interview doesn’t improve, pushes the bodyguard [...]

Cowboy hip hop

Here’s an example of cross pollination that may interest practitioners of either urban dancing styles or rural dancing styles

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