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March 28, 2010
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Jim Reekes

Jim who? Jim Reekes is the gentleman who designed many of the Mac system sounds including that start-up sound. This a recent interview with him (posted February 11th of this year) from a Dutch TV program called One More Thing: … Continue reading

March 17, 2010
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The Computational Turn

On Tuesday 9th March I attended the Computational Turn conference at Swansea University. Very good it was too, with the wide range of speakers packed into a single day all having a diverse set of approaches to the main theme. … Continue reading

March 11, 2010
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Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou – Gbeti Madjro

This is super-funky: [Via BoingBoing]

March 7, 2010
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The Future of Books?

Craig Mod has just published a thoughtful, insightful, and beautifully-presented essay on the future of books in the digital era, using the emergence of devices like the Kindle and the iPad as his focus: In printed books, the two-page spread … Continue reading

March 1, 2010
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Bruce Sterling at Transmediale

Notes from a presentation made by Bruce Sterling on 6th February 2010 at the Transmediale Futurity Now! festival in Berlin. The theme is “atemporality,” the sense that new media has moved us beyond modernism, beyond postmodernism, beyond all the “grand … Continue reading