Tags: activism, democracy, Gratis, Politics, Propaganda, Software
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“I’d offer the hypothesis that any sufficiently advanced read/write technology will get used for two purposes: pornography and activism. Porn is a weak test for the success of participatory media – it’s like tapping a mike and asking, “Is it on?” If you’re not getting porn in your system, it doesn’t work. Activism is a stronger test – if activists are using your tools, it’s a pretty good indication that your tools are useful and usable.”
Tags: 2008 election, barack obama, ccg, democrats, election, Humor, john mccain, magic, magic: the gathering, mashup, Politics, Propaganda, republicans
Tags: archive, History, Journalism, newspapers, Propaganda, the times, UK news, Webware
Tags: capitol hill, congress, Politics, Propaganda, words
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If brands are basically just ideas, they they are defined by what they inspire. Some brands inspire better thoughts than others.
Tags: Chemistry, citizen journalism, documentary, great pacific garbage patch, Health, Journalism, marine science, north pacific gyre, oceanography, plastic, Science, Television, videos, Webware
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The war on traditional agriculture by megacorporation Monsanto is described in a French documentary “that Americans won’t ever see.”
Tags: Art, creativity, fnord, Gratis, Humor, inspiration, secret societies
Shoddily manufactured, haphazardly arranged, and overtly racist, The Secret History of Mankind is a 1935 pulp coffee table book that unintentionally shines a light onto the xenophobias and xenophilias of the early 20th century.
Working to raise funds and draw attention to the global problem of landmines. With a little help of an intrepid ‘traceur’ (one who practices parkour), their videos page is well worth checking out.
This little site claims it has images of, oh, 80% or so of all stamps ever released in Europe.
Proving once again that they do excellent investigative journalism, Rolling Stone has a story for you that should, by all rights, leave a bad taste in your mouth.