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Rare Marshall McLuhan Audio Lecture

Great Marshall McLuhan at John Hopkins lecture found over at StarLarvae. Thanks to Heresiarch for making it available.

E. Howard Hunt names the men who killed Kennedy

On November 23, 1963 I was a grade two student. I sat in the desk in the front row next to my friend Bruce. I remember that it was very unusual that the Sister who taught us rolled a television set into the classroom. She seemed to be very upset. There was the sense of […]

Attention Economy – Google Insights For Search

This from Berkman Center For Internet & Society New Media analyst, Hal Roberts. Fascinating blog post on using Google’s new Insights For Search tool to extract, well… insights. Digital Cameras v. Nigeria One of my guiding theories of the modern media / advertising landscape is that the extensive real time surveillance of consumers by online […]

Media Maven Robert Logan’s new $45 book out The Extended Mind!

Logan’s jammed web site for all the free stuff

Media Ecology Convention at Santa Clara, CA, 19-22 June, 2008

Amazing!  Walter Ong surfaces!  One of McLuhan’s major Mentors! The Ninth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association 2008 Call for Awards Nominations  Communication, Technology and the Sacred Santa Clara, California June 19-22, 2008 Convention Coordinators: Paul Soukup, S.J. (Psoukup at scu.edu) Santa Clara University Anne Pym, Ph.D. (anne.pym at csueastbay.edu) Cal state University East […]

Daniel Kahneman – A Bat and a Ball Cost $1.10

[Update 9/8/2010 A paper Danny co-authored, “Income’s Influence on Happiness” has just been released.] … the bat costs $1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? Daniel Kahneman KNOWS that the first thought that entered your head was $.10–even if you’re a Computer Science major at MIT. But that’s the wrong answer. […]

Lev Manovich @ D|MA UCLA May 1, Thur., 2008 12:30PM

Lev Manovich is the author of Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database (The MIT Press, 2005), Black Box – White Cube (Merve Verlag Berlin, 2005), and The Language of New Media (The MIT Press, 2001) which is hailed as “the most suggestive and broad ranging media history since Marshall McLuhan.” UCLA listing and details.

WARK! a UCLA 22 April 12:30 PM talk followUP^!

Ken Wark gave a mind-blowin’ talk yesterday at UCLA!  Hopefullly, video/audio should be available from D!MA archives. A Wonderful flow of jargon, tags, andnew categories!  Someday we will have tags here on our WordPress app! Wark mentioned WordPress more than once.See a piece here from his new book due out laterfrom Sit  Game Sunday, April […]

Keep the InterNETS Free! Stanford FCC event for Net Neutrality

online liveJoin the conversation at the Free Press Action Network where we’ll be live blogging during the hearing. We’ll be discussing the hearing, current Internet policies, and what we can do to protect Internet freedom for the future.Live Chat During the FCC HearingDATE: Thursday, April 17TIME: 3- 10 p.m. ET / 12-7 p.m. PTLOCATION: www.freepress.net/actionIn recent […]

IRC interview with Douglas Rushkoff, Tuesday, April 15th, 8PM ET

media maven out of NYC  Join us tomorrow at 8PM Eastern as we hold a live discussion with author, teacher, and documentarian Douglas Rushkoff in the #boingboing IRC channel, to talk about some of the work he’s doing to move his studies in a “‘new’ direction,” to focus less on the tech/media sphere and towards the nature of […]

Horizon: Psychedelic science by Bill Eagles

Mind Hacks is a collection of probes into the moment-by-moment workings of our brain with a view to understanding ourselves a little better and learning a little more, in a very real sense, about what makes us tick. It’s by Tom Stafford and Matt Webb, and published by O’Reilly. And from the Mind Hacks Blog: […]

TVO’s ‘Big Ideas’ – Another treasure trove.

TV Ontario produces a lecture format show featuring heavy thinkers. You can subscribe  here. I’m posting links to a particular show I found especially illuminating on the subject of micro-financing and a new

The Future of Search? TrueKnowledge.com

Makes Google look like… ‘So 90’s’. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/IONdWQwcmxA” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Q&A: Ridley Scott Has Finally Created the Blade Runner He Always Imagined

Fun Wired interview with Ridley Scott about the soon to be re-released Blade Runner. And here is  a Blade Runner fan site with up to the minute late breaking news.