Monthly Archives for June 2004
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
These are some of the notable differences between Movable Type and Wordpress – I might switch back. Continue reading
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
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!”