[teh glorious interweb what got stuck in my :flash: camino tabs this past week]
censorship/big brother weeek
:flash: Why was this Trocaire advert banned? – “the Broadcast Commission of Ireland (who regulate advertising) have seen fit to ban the following advert by the Irish charity organisation Trocaire”
:flash: Update on Turkey bans YouTube: all a “you’re a fag” flame war? – more infos on the turkish youtube ban.
:flash: Turkey: YouTube blocked by court order – “the Turkish government banned YouTube today because of videos “insulting the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk”
:flash: ‘Happy Slapping’ Outlawed in France – “A new law in France makes it a crime for anyone who is not a professional journalist to film real-world violence and distribute the images on the Internet.”
:flash: China’s Evil Censorship Continues: Bans LiveJournal – “according to an email we got today, China has blocked LiveJournal to prevent bloggers from giving political commentary.”
:flash: Steve Jobs, Spymaster – “The programmer, who asked not to be named, was convinced the Asteroid product was invented, a figment of Jobs’ imagination dreamed up to find the source of leaks — the old “canary trap.”
:flash: France bans citizen journalists from reporting violence – “The French Constitutional Council has approved a law that criminalizes the filming or broadcasting of acts of violence by people other than professional journalists.”
:flash: Soldiers – another very moving hillman curtis short.
:flash: Kirk Cameron And Bananas – the banana perfectly fits the human hand. proof that god exists!!!
:flash: Atheists nightmare debunked. Ray Comfort/Kirk cameron – and the kinda obvious spoof version.
:flash: Grand Theft Audio: San Semantik – GTA spoof hiphop release from swiss rapper semantik … the art work looks excellent.
:flash: Ist Ihr Sexleben umwelt- und klimafreundlich? – “Ein Ratgeber gibt Hinweise, wie man sein Sexleben grüner machen kann, und Sexläden stellen ihre Angebote um.”
:flash: bengston: Duzis per Combox – “Heute hat jemand per Combox duzis mit mir gemacht.” cute! is this the positive equivalent of someone ending a relationship via sms?
:flash: Or virtuel: des chinois à la mine – report on chinese goldfarmers [in french] some very interesting images.
geeky news mush
:flash: DEATHLESS – Street Art Gallery, Skate Boards, Spirituality – gallery in berlin offering a surprising combo of goods. how did spirituality get in there? the graphic art featuring ramana maharshi leaves mixed feelings, love the guy too much to see him commodified like that.
:flash: Illegal drugs can be harmless – “llegal drugs can be “harmless” and should no longer be “demonised”, a wide-ranging two-year study concluded today.”
:flash: Re-imaging History – “while computers enable easier and better photo manipulation, it is hardly a new phenomenon. Here is a sampling of some of the more famous altered photographs from the last century.”
:flash: Shutdown Day – “Be a part of one of the biggest global experiments ever to take place on the internet. The idea behind the experiment is to find out how many people can go without a computer for one whole day, and what will happen if we all participate!” see, even if i wanted to i couldn’t attend BlogCampSWitzerland, 24.3.2007 is shutdownday…
:flash: Battlestar Galactica Videomaker Toolkit – use dozens of effects and music clips from battelstar to make your own four-minute video
:flash: WikiCharts — Top 100 — 03/2007 – “This tool shows the articles from the English Wikipedia that are viewed most.” in personalities: 1. anna nicole smith 2. adolf hitler 3. george w. bush. or it was when i checked…
:flash: Spamtrap – “Spamtrap” is an interactive installation piece that helps me fine tune my spam email filter. My Spamtrap monitors an email address I created specifically to lure in spam.” [via wmmna]
:flash: boris hoppek – wild streetart creature guy.
:flash: The Simpson’s parody of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories – “[…] described by Bart “rated bad for everyone” – and that’s why we lurf it
:flash: The Wall – They Did It! – amazing street art project, gah.
:flash: The 50 Most Important People on the Web – “Despite what Time magazine would have you believe, you are not the most powerful or influential person on the Web.” aww, i am flabberghasted … [via metablog]
:flash: sleepnaked.org – “Not only is sleeping naked more comfortable, but it’s good for your health too.”
:flash: Anarchists flock to join Denmark rioters – i love the way this sounds, anarchist flocking. where they then frolicking?
:flash: Google Earth Anomalies – “One thing I like is when the satellite images they use are pieced together and form some sort of weird perspective anomalies. Here’s three of them that I found while looking at Chicago last night”