Monthly Archives for April 2004

freedom of the press

“Kimmitt said he has met with representatives of Iraq’s newspapers to discuss how to report the story.”

30. April 2004 by Jill
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Incubation

The list of speakers at Incubation is available, and it looks good. I’m hoping to be there. I was at Incubation in 2000 and though the dorms were less than luxurious it was an inspiring event. And I got to … Continue reading

30. April 2004 by Jill
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electronic art night

Monday night at Teatergarasjen is full of electronic art, a lot of it performative video art I think. There’s a description and list of artists at BEK’s news site. I’ll go, assuming I find a babysitter, and I expect I … Continue reading

30. April 2004 by Jill
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aura

What a wonderful explanation of what Benjamin means by the aura of a work.

29. April 2004 by Jill
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ethics of blog reviews

I asked my students to write a review of a blog of their choice. Several of the reviewees have read the reviews and left comments, mostly amused, some flattered, some disagreeing with the reviewer. One of them though, upon discovering … Continue reading

29. April 2004 by Jill
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plan a presidential campaign

Magic Lantern games has just released their presidential campaign game, Frontrunner. There’s a story about it in USA Today, and more information at their website. I wonder how people are going to like pitting Kerry and Bush against each other … Continue reading

29. April 2004 by Jill
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pale as the sky

A soft word, “indecent”, and it brushes my lips as they touch a petal pale as the sky and soft as the silk of a white white nightgown still warm from bed. The rain has stopped.

28. April 2004 by Jill
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titles

I was really disappointed when I realised that even after my PhD, neither Scandinavian Airlines or KLM would let me change my title from Ms to Dr Walker. However, British Airways would have been happy to oblige. I could have … Continue reading

28. April 2004 by Jill
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pervasive Swedes

A new EU program on mobile and pervasive gaming is going to be led by Swedish Annika Waern, and fully half the 92m SEK (more than Ä10m) is going to Swedish researchers. Good on those Swedes! Here’s a Swedish article … Continue reading

28. April 2004 by Jill
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blog review assignment

I’ve had a few requests for the text and grading scheme for the blog review assigment I’m currently grading, so I’ve translated it into English, all the better to share it and hopefully contribute to this kind of assignment evolving … Continue reading

27. April 2004 by Jill
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