Omniveillance & iconicity.
First they come for your civil liberties; the books are an afterthought.
If we can make it there, we can make it anywhere.
Music for escaping the time to which it returns us.
Quinn Norton explains how Anonymous came for the lulz, & stayed to free us.
I am become John Galt, destroyer of worlds.
Machine, mind, and music.
A short film of beauty & buried assumptions.
Virtuosic mimicry meets techno-geek genius.
The history and power of the Occupy libraries.
All for the better, even in this broken world.
In hiking & poetry, choosing not to choose.
Occupy Wall Street and the ways of the wild.
As Ed Champion argues, it’s a great workplace novel.
Confronting death, it’s borders all the way down.
Shared bikes and the virtues of the commons.
Ian Bogost on Barry Winogrand and picturing pictures of things.
The running dogs of digital culture.
For Alaska’s Bear Glacier, the dead letter office.
On 9/11, the time it took to slip into the semantics of our end times.
The African legacy of the father of country music.
A vision of knowledge and cooperation, taken by the wind.
But the question is, who stole first?
Matthew Battles’ version of an archive-bound Chinook tale.