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

Logan’s jammed web site for all the free stuff

UCLA event UpLoading wars 12:30 PM Design Media Arts

See poster for Theory Series Talks     PETER LUNENFELD, THE SECRET WAR BETWEEN DOWNLOADING & UPLOADING THEORY PROFESSOR CANDIDATE   April 24, 2008, 12:30 pm Peter Lunenfeld works at the intersection of media philosophy, design theory, art criticism, and collaborative practice. His books include USER:InfoTechnoDemo (MIT, 2005), Snap to Grid (MIT, 2000), and The Digital Dialectic […]

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 […]

Peak water developments….Our water footprints; see old Water Shed idea

How much Virtual Water is in your shirt? Virtual Water is a measure of all the water it takes to make the products you use. Waterfootprint.orgcalculates that a new cotton shirt uses 2,700 liters. That’s a tally of the water evaporated in irrigating and growing the cotton, and the water needed to wash away the fertilizers and […]

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 […]

Six Degrees of Separation/Connection may be in trouble. Why can’t 6/degrees find Osama bin laden?

Six Degrees has problems ScienceFriday.com’s version Chances are you’ve heard of the ‘small world’ idea of six degrees of separation. But is it correct? The idea traces back to an experiment begun in 1967 by Stanley Milgram, in which he tried to trace how many acquaintances it would take to pass a letter between two […]

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

Seminars About Long Term Thinking

I’ve mentioned this before, but these lectures are just SO GOOD I think it worth repeating. http://www.longnow.org/projects/seminars/ And check out what’s coming up. 02007 Dec. 14 (Friday) – Jon Ippolito & Joline Blais, “The Edge of Art” 02008 Jan. 11 (Friday) – Paul Saffo, “Embracing Uncertainty: the secret to effective forecasting” Feb. 4 (MONDAY) – […]

A Group Is Its Own Worst Enemy

Keynote Clay Shirky gave on Social Software at the O’Reilly Emerging Technology conference in Santa Clara on April 24, 2003 Good morning, everybody. I want to talk this morning about social software …there’s a surprise. I want to talk about a pattern I’ve seen over and over again in social software that supports large and […]