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Early Warning Systems – Larry Brilliant

A thread over at the neXtPrize blog got me thinking about Early Warning systems–how mobile technologies like SMS can allow Twitter-like real-time monitoring of data for the purpose of discovering emerging disasters. Pragzz pointed me to a couple of non-profs that are already supporting this. Ushahadi (Swahili for ‘testimony’) is an Open Source platform that […]

old Media on Hofmann’s de-animation 1906-2008

this AM 30 Azid_Tao, 00,070 a.L. ( after LSDNATOM) . Saint Hofmann created LSD in Nov., 1938, so why not have this be the cusp of the change over of Epoch’s? The most recent 10,000 year era ends and the New Epoch we are in starts with 00,001 for 1939? FERMI does the first nuclear […]

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 […]

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 […]

book: Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses (Digital Formations) by Jussi Parikka

by image x. Joseph Nechvatal Mid-September 2007, Marrakech http://www.nechvatal.net from http://transition.turbulence.org/blog/2007/09/28/review-of-digital-contagions/trackback/ Though no J. G. Ballard or William S. Burroughs, Jussi Parikka nevertheless sucks us into a fantastic black tour-de-force narrative of virulence and the cultural history of computer viruses (*), followed by innumerable inquisitive innuendoes We may wish to recall here that for Deleuze […]

Node magazine started based on William Gibson’s new novel, Spook Country!

Listen to latest Gibson audio interview here William Gibson Listen to William Gibson Part one (runs 13:16) | Part two (runs 17:03) CBC Radio One site and info  September 19, 2007   William Gibson Bookclub This week on the podcast a special audio bookclub with award-winning author William Gibson. fromhttp://www.nodemagazine.com/ WGibson August 5, 2007 by […]

Constitution Day Program — Interrogation and Intelligence Gathering What happened to the 5th. Amendment?

Seton Hall Law CONSTITUTION DAY September 17, 2007 Constitution Day will be held in the Law School Auditorium Press Release (September 7, 2007) Seton Hall School of Law on Second Life: Constitution Day Program on Interrogation and Intelligence Gathering to be Featured at Virtual Guantánamo Bay Detention Center [Read Press Release here] Seton Hall Law […]

Why texting harms your IQ

From The Times April 22, 2005 Txts n emails mk ppl stupid coz they R worse than smking pot & lead 2 a st8 of ‘infomania’ By Michael Horsnell THE regular use of text messages and e-mails can lower the IQ more than twice as much as smoking marijuana. That is the claim of psychologists […]

One Cubic Mile of Oil

Very interesting article over on Wired with a diagram that puts our energy consumption in perspective. Wow! Now I understand what Michael is talking about when he says the singularity has already happened and it was cheap oil. And I get a much better idea of the gloom and doom side of oil depletion Robin’s […]