I go there

Catching up on my RSS feeds, I enjoyed reading this post by Darren Barefoot about the “restricted cat” (or cougar), an oddly innocuous and kid-sweet warning about impending adult-only content: Watching that cute pre-picture cat reminded me of when we lived in Hermosillo, Mexico in the late 90’s. We went to a lot of movies […]

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the pirate bay conspiracy, shared CC by narghee-la A crony sent me notice of this talk happening next week here at UBC: Adrian Johns: “The Intellectual Property Defense Industry and the Crisis of Information” October 20, 2011 – 5:00pm; Dodson Room (302) I. K. Barber Learning Centre With the rise of the information economy has […]

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Art, Revolution and Ownership

The labyrinthine implications of copyright have never seemed so important to get sorted out, not least at my university. Allegations of injustice are flying back and forth. Accounting for the divergent interests is a dizzying task, one likely to require (in David Kernohan’s words) “a wholesale reorganisation of our cultural concepts”. A welcome step forward […]

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Let Us Never Speak Of This Thing Again

KITCHEN MIXER shared CC by Viktor Hertz Audio archive of #ds106 remote session is here: [audio:https://abject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Archive of Live Session.mp3] (1 hr, 24 mins… 61 MB) See also the latest DS106 Remix course page. An analog prologue: a world before Photoshop, before the web… Library card catalog shared CC by John Kannenberg Back then [cue nostalgic […]

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