re:publica 2015 – Cory Doctorow: The NSA are not the Stasi: Godwin for mass surveillance

Published on May 7, 2015 Find out more at: http://re-publica.de/session/nsa-are-… It’s tempting to compare NSA mass surveillance to the GDR’s notorious Stasi, but the differences are more illuminating than the similarities. Cory DoctorowElectronic Frontier Foundation Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany(CC BY-SA 3.0 DE)

Giordano Bruno "On Magic" year-1588- read by Joe Kiernan

Published on Aug 25, 2014 This is one of Bruno’s great book’s on magic, dealing with “bonding in general.” Couliano characterizes it as “one of those little-known works whose importance in the history of ideas far outstrips that of more famous ones.” It explains how the masses can be manipulated with psychological and magical bonds, […]

Mark pesce – VR4 The People – Fact & Friction (Video Lecture)

Published on Apr 29, 2015 In 25 years, VR has gone from being uncomfortable, unwieldy, and expensive, to uncomfortable, unwieldy and everywhere. How do we avoid repeating the same mistakes that plagued Nintendo, Sega and VR generally? Have we learned anything? Can we listen to our bodies when we design for virtuality? And where is […]

Waywords and Meansigns: Recreating Finnegans Wake [in its whole wholume]

https://archive.org/embed/waywordsandmeansigns Recreating Finnegans Wake [in its whole wholume] by Waywords and Meansigns Published May 4, 1939 Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Topics Waywords and Meansigns, James Joyce, Finnegans Wake, Audiobook, Music,Roratorio, Anna Livia Plurabelle, Dublin, Ireland, Irish literature Track listing:Finnegans Wake is organized into four books. Roman numerals indicate the book, Indo-Arabic numerals indicate the chapter within that book. Chapter names are italicized, followed by the names […]