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Category Archives: From The Field

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

Logan’s jammed web site for all the free stuff

new media aggregator site with amazing network graphs of tags

Silo Breaker uses tags from this story  News You Might Have Missed: Court Confirms President’s Dictatorial Powers  to generate  Amazing networking news animated 6 degrees effects!   ok

Immortality, Life Extension, Life_X, anti-aging, ongoing conference UCLA

Check out some of these topics and links to more clues. Immortality, Neurologic, Space Migration emerged in the early 1970’s and morphed into  Life Extension ( life_X) , intelligence increase, and local Space Stations. We still need back-up mini biospheres of the biosphere! Gaia! Gaea! Later these morphed into SMI2LE.  Early Bible stories of  communicating […]

Freeman Dyson on Carbon and Global Warming

Freeman Dyson says When we put together the evidence from the wiggles and the distribution of vegetation over the earth, it turns out that about 8 percent of the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is absorbed by vegetation and returned to the atmosphere every year. This means that the average lifetime of a molecule of […]

Psychological Psychedelia by Delphi from downunder and the antipodes of S. Africa

from Along with a host of other literary, artistic and scientific luminaries of the period, novelist Anais Nin was one of the new wonder- drug’s early guinea-pigs. At the dawn of the psychedelic sixties, she saw herself as part of a larger social organism that was liquefying; opening like a sea-anenemone to countless imaginary worlds […]

Energy Export Database

very cool online database A databrowser for exploring: Where are oil & gas produced? Where are oil & gas consumed? How has this changed? http://mazamascience.com/OilExport/index.html http://mazamascience.com/OilExport/index.html

ReInventing the sacred, again! Stuart Kauffman speaks 7PM, 26 June, Thur., 2008

from Skeptics Society Reinventing the Sacred: A New View of Science, Reason & Religion SPECIAL Event Date: Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 7:00 pm Location: Baxter Lecture Hall Speaker: Dr. Stuart Kauffman Tickets: First come first served at the door. Sorry, no advance ticket sales for this lecture. Seating is limited. $8 Skeptics Society members […]

Arts, Inc: how the DMCA, Clear Channel and copyright extension are killing culture

From BoingBoing.net “My new book, Arts, Inc.: How Greed and Neglect Have Destroyed Our Cultural Rights, is just out (May 10). The idea for Arts, Inc. hit me when I was chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, during Bill Clinton’s administration. I became convinced that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, copyright extension, and […]

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 […]

JLL writes on Tantra over at metahistory

JLL Full-body Kundalini I will begin by saying that I consider the Tantra of my predilection to be integral with Gaian shamanism. This is the telestic shamanism of the Mysteries, aimed at direct communication with Gaia, whose body is the planet earth. Gaia-Sophia, to give her full name, is the matrix of supersensory emotive intelligence […]

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 […]

NYTimes covers “New Survivalism” in “Fashion & Style” section?

media trying to induce some kind of panic?  Steve Quayle on  CoastToCoastAm radio is in extreme panic mode….The more Gloom & Doom is promoted the more unlikely it can ever happen. Predicting the future has a dismal success record!  April 6, 2008 Duck and Cover: It’s the New Survivalism By ALEX WILLIAMS   THE traditional face of […]

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 […]

Squares & Cubicles (Guest Post By Amber)

http://images.google.com/images?gbv=2&hl=en&q=squares http://images.google.com/images?q=cubicles see also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Establishment http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conformity