The Broken Spoke Bus for the Texas Top Hands Western Swing Band shared CC ( BY NC SD ) by Stuck in Customs I’ve been whining for years about the frustrations inherent in trying to pull together the revolutionary promise of the syndication bus. So I was perversely heartened to read this (in my RSS […]Read more "I’m a tangled mess of emotions. I don’t need your pity, damn you! Help me!"
I am tempted to wrap up 2011 with some sort of epic jeremiad in which I dismiss the preceding twelve months as the year in which all hope was lost, and acknowledge that the 2012-dead-enders might be on to something. But I can’t write a better version of that than Mr. Kernohan already has… So […]Read more "DIO: Do It Ourselves (In which I do my part to perpetuate one of those annoying catchphrase meme-thingies like a full-on social media dipshit)"
A sudden chorus of whoops and yibbles burst from a kind of juke box at the far end of the room. Everybody quit talking. The bartender tiptoed back, with the drinks. “What’s happening?” Oedipa whispered. “That’s by Stockhausen,” the hip graybeard informed her, “the early crowd tends to dig your Radio Cologne sound. Later on […]Read more "Multi-Point Live Mix"
Way overdue as a pointer, but a couple weeks back Adrian Johns paid a visit to UBC, giving a very rich talk entitled “The Intellectual Property Defense Industry and the Crisis of Information”. Dr. Johns’ abstract sums it up quite well: With the rise of the information economy has come the development of an industry […]Read more "Participation as Piracy"
Identity Crisis Much? shared CC by bxho I work at a university. I feel truly fortunate to have such a rewarding and stimulating job. I get blissfully lost thinking about the interconnections between knowledge, ignorance, media, culture, power and freedom at all sorts of inappropriate times. I believe that how we can meaningfully investigate, learn […]Read more "Am I still an edu-blogger?"