Month: February 2012

  • new-aesthetic: “Most people on Zazzle are actual people, making products, one at a time, for themselves, as gifts or to make a modest buck. Trolling through Zazzler forums, one reads again and again the hard-learned lesson of techno-capitalism that a hundred terrible shirts invariably will make more money than ten good ones. Here arises a […]

  • emergentdigitalpractices: (via KAROLINA SOBECKA) visiting the University of Denver this week. Sniff is now installed in our C-cubed Studios. Karolina is giving us a behind the scenes glimpse at how the work behaves.

  • (via KAROLINA SOBECKA) visiting the University of Denver this week.

  • Colombia rebels say freeing all ‘prisoners of war’

    nbclatino: A man lights a candle among others forming the word ‘Peace’, on January 26, 2012 in Cali, Colombia, during a tribute to the FARC hostages who died in captivity. (Photo /Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images) by the Associated Press    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s main rebel group says it will free the last of the government […]

  • marathonpacks: markrichardson: (…) It’s upsetting to watch, but this is one of the great “Fuck You” moments in popular music history. Instead of just leaving the stage, she rubs the audience’s face in what she had done. Her bravery is astonishing.  What crime briefly made her the most hated woman in America? She had the […]

  • At this time, many young Iranians all over this world are watching us, and I imagine them to be very happy. They are happy not just because of an important award, or a film or a filmmaker, but because at the time, in talk of war, intimidation and aggressions exchanged between politicians, the name of […]

  • @stoweboyd: To think outside of the box, you first need a box How metaphor and embodied cognition impact innovative thinking. February 26, 2012 at 04:25AM via (via stoweboyd) I have been curious about the interaction – if any – between Lakoff, Bordiue [sic], and de Certeau [sic?].

  • todaysdocument: On February 26, 1939, in a dramatic act of conscience, Eleanor Roosevelt resigned from the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) when it barred the world-renowned singer Marian Anderson, an African American, from performing at its Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Mrs. Henry Roberts, 02/26/1939

  • AOL’s Tim Armstrong Knows How to Play Nice With Others – Andrew Goldman via

    AOL’s Tim Armstrong Knows How to Play Nice With Others – Andrew Goldman via stoweboyd: stoweboyd: Goldman: AOL is a brand with a lot of baggage. It makes people remember that dial-up-modem sound and those free CDs. Armstrong: One of AOL’s biggest assets is its brand. For people over 30 and, due to AOL […]

  • alittlespace: Abandon(ed) Ship. (w. 10th and Bleecker, NYC)