For those of you in Fiji, the University of South Pacific Journalism Department will be running a Media Freedom Day Friday, 3 May. Shaista Shameem, director of the Fiji Human Rights Commission will be speaking on ‘Human rights and the media: The challenge for a genuinely free press in the Pacific.’ Steve Sharp, a USP [...]
I don’t often do this, but here is a pile of unrelated links I toss at you without any additional input whatsoever: Hort pixeltime tribute church of burgertime Natural Building Colloquium text moonmilk c404. The first and last are particularly engaging.
In the earlier post we looked at the question Does a site exist if it is not viewed? Here, we look at the question, Are norns really alive?
And while we are looking at McLuhan, let’s take a look at Sheldrake, who zeroes in on the common contention that primitive humans once enjoyed a sort of instinctual immediacy with their surroundings and each other, something akin to societies of insects. Personally, I think it is a romantic fantasy that our connection to the [...]
’To be done is to be‘ or ’To do is to make be‘ The internet is not a medium. It is a matrix in which other media are stored. This is not without precedent, but it is realized to an unprecedented degree. For instance, text in film is not considered a separate medium to film; [...]
Now isn’t this quaint, a tech article from 1997. Before we get to the content, lets wax nostalgiac about the ’97 attributes: the anti-aliased fat-‘pixel’ type (such oxymoronic symbolism), the <FONT> tags, the huge, blaring foot symbol ‘ and the signature . Oh the signature! In the spirit of the early greats like As for [...]
Noted without comment: Evolutionism Propoganda “That’s right, new Macs are based on Darwinism! While they currently don’t advertise this fact to consumers, it is well known among the computer elite, who are mostly Atheists and Pagans. Furthermore, the Darwin OS is released under an ‘Open Source’ license, which is just another name for Communism. They [...]
Strange Connections | Software for Information Architects After an annoying computers-will-eat-us-all insecurity bout (boys, if a machine can do a job, you don’t want that job), this article proceeds to mention link after link to fascinating categorization and searching software. Now, I never would have imagined that I’d put the word ‘categorization’ and ‘fascinating’ in [...]
Webdesign has much to learn from its shared heritage with print design, especially since web design has such a short history itself. While structuring a page according to the rules of traditional page design is usually a mistake, much of the sensitivities and techniques that work in print design can help the digital designer as [...]
Step 1: Search Google for site:xenu.net leaflet Step 2: Scroll down to: ‘In response to a complaint we received under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we have removed 9 result(s) from this page. If you wish, you may read the DMCA complaint for these removed results. ’ Step 3: Find out why the Christian Scientists [...]