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oliver
4 years, 5 months ago

Phone Phreak Confidential The Backstory of the History of Phone Phreaking

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oliver
4 years, 6 months ago

Volkswagen’s Diesel Fraud Makes Critic of Secret Code a Prophet

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/23/nyregion/volkswagens-diesel-fraud-makes-critic-of-secret-code-a-prophet.html?_r=0

oliver
4 years, 6 months ago

http://betagoogle.com/

oliver
4 years, 6 months ago

Economist Paul Mason's blockbuster manifesto Postcapitalism suggests that markets just can't organize products whose major input isn't labor or material, but information, and that means that, for the first time in history, it's conceivable that we can have a society based on abundance.

http://boingboing.net/2015/09/15/postcapitalism-a-guide-to-our.html

oliver
4 years, 6 months ago

Camera Restricta: a wonderful student project, which measures the existing number of photos taken at a particular location and depending on the number may restrict you of taking a photo. But there is more to it: http://philippschmitt.com/projects/camera-restricta

oliver
4 years, 6 months ago

India's unusual protests: Pink underwear, poop and snakes

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34125840

oliver
4 years, 7 months ago



What’s the common factor between the tragic deaths of refugees in the Mediterranean and the Arab spring? Food shortages driven by global warming

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/aug/18/mass-migration-crisis-refugees-climate-change

oliver
4 years, 7 months ago

oliver
4 years, 7 months ago

Crowdfunding Campaign To Pay Fine For Tony Abbott Insult

http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2015/08/25/crowdfunding-tony-abbott_n_8034372.html

rok
4 years, 7 months ago

One of the weirdest animations I have ever seen - a surrealistic metaphor of contemporary living ... by David OReilly
http://postmatter.com/#/currents/david-oreilly

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oliver
4 years, 8 months ago

oliver
4 years, 8 months ago

This looks good:

In the Facebook Aquarium: The Resistible Rise of Anarcho-Capitalism, Ippolita

From the publishers web site:

In their new work research collective Ippolita provides a critical investigation of the inner workings of Facebook as a model for all commercial social networks. Facebook is an extraordinary platform that can generate large profit from the daily activities of its users. Facebook may appear to be a form of free entertainment and self-promotion but in reality its users are working for the development of a new type of market where they trade relationships. As users of social media we have willingly submitted to a vast social, economic and cultural experiment.

By critically examining the theories of Californian right-libertarians, Ippolita show the thread con- necting Facebook to the European Pirate Parties, WikiLeaks and beyond. An important task today is to reverse the logic of radical transparency and apply it to the technologies we use on a daily basis. The algorithms used for online advertising by the new masters of the digital world – Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon – are the same as those used by despotic governments for personalized repression. Ippolita argues we should not give in to the logic of conspiracy or paranoia instead we must seek to develop new ways of autonomous living in our networked society.

Download the book here: http://networkcultures.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/TOD15def.pdf

oliver commented on Alana_Hunt's blogpost " the worst thing you did to us was to make politicians out of all of us"
4 years, 8 months ago

"THe link is not working!..."

oliver likes claudio.sotolongo 's blogpost
4 years, 9 months ago

homophobic bar in Havana

rok
4 years, 9 months ago

Here is some serious Drone investigation:
http://citizendroneproject.com/drone-investigation-videos/

Good to see more of it!

secession
ABOUT ME

Username

secession


Name

andrew garton


Birth year

1962


Gender

male


Country

Australia


Website

http://agarton.org/


Description

Andrew is a producer, composer, song-writer and media artist with an MA in Interactive Media Arts. Considered a pioneer in the use of pre-internet, early web and streaming technologies his multidisciplinary practice combines video, projections, installations, sound, online media and site specific cross-cultural collaborations. His works have been performed, exhibited and screened in Europe, Southeast Asia and across Australia focusing increasingly on the intangible cultural heritage of first peoples.


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

Responsible, reasoned and curious discussion and activities that contribute towards solving the critical issues of our time.


Education

MA Interactive Media Arts


Working place

Toy Satellite, Cottles Bridge


Collaborators

Chip Wardale, Amanda Gibson


COMRADES
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