Monthly Archives for June 2004

US Patriot Act against artists

The FBI has subpoenaed several artists and art professors after Steve Kurtz was detained and had his (biological) art supplies confiscated. The FBI is using the US Patriot act’s paragraphs against bioterrorism. The mailing lists are abuzz (rhizome, fibreculture, nettime … Continue reading

05. June 2004 by Jill
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Trondheim talk

Here are the links for my talk today in Trondheim, with a very brief summary. In the days of mass media (newspapers, radio, television) you could get away with sending a message to your audience and stopping there. With the … Continue reading

03. June 2004 by Jill
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amazon blogs!

I was showing the community stuff at Amazon.com during my talk today when I noticed something that wasn’t there yesterday: “Jill’s Plog,” my personalised amazon blog. I’m not convinced it’ll do anything that Amazon doesn’t already do, but whatever: Your … Continue reading

03. June 2004 by Jill
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rumours

I didn’t understand why a denial of February allegations of an affair with Kerry was on the top ten at Blogdex until I got well into the article. It’s written by Alex Polier, the young journalist who was falsely said … Continue reading

02. June 2004 by Jill
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what norwegians do online

Pew Internet provides lots of data on how Americans use the internet, but there aren’t a lot of statistics online about Norwegian conditions. Most of the stats at Statistics Norway are about access and speeds and employment and technical details, … Continue reading

02. June 2004 by Jill
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offline and online

It’s a while since I visited Derek Powazek’s Design for Community site – I found lots of good links in his essay on web communities that combine online and offline communication and exchange.

02. June 2004 by Jill
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cook’n’blog

I don’t think Charlottetown is very close to Bergen, but if it were, I’d definitely consider letting my seven-year-old adventurer go to Kiddy Kitchen, a week-long cooking course where kids blog their recipes and creations.

02. June 2004 by Jill
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problems switching from Movable Type to WordPress

These are some of the notable differences between Movable Type and Wordpress – I might switch back. Continue reading

02. June 2004 by Jill
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no smoking

Smoking in bars and restaurants became illegal in Norway a few hours ago. I was surprised to read that Norway’s only the second country in the world to pass such strict anti-smoking legislation – certainly both the US and Australia … Continue reading

01. June 2004 by Jill
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explore

Her feet barely touch the ground as she flies down the passageways, escaping my camera’s reluctant shutter in a blur as she shouts out without looking back: “Run, mummy, run! We have to explore!”

01. June 2004 by Jill
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