ruff linkage . 200711

[teh glorious interweb what got stuck in my :flash: camino tabs this past week]

videos

:flash: ze frank wii – “this is zefrank playing with the wii, so you don’t have to …” [via habi]

:flash: Joseph : BeatBox de la Nouvelle Star 2007 – that cute and rather skilled, french beatbox guy …

:flash: Delutube offers users a way to view deleted YouTube videos – “Delutube, as its name implies, can serve up some video clips even after YouTube has purged them.”

:flash: De La Soul Video Presskit – “Here’s a great video presskit for De La Soul’s Three Feet High and Rising LP, circa 1989.”

:flash: OPEN CITY Goes Online – “OPEN CITY at Eyebeam here in New York. True to the spirit of everything they do, the Graffiti Research Lab has put the entire show online here.”

photo manipulations

:flash: Time makes me, Reagan cry with Photoshop – “Photograph by David Hume Kennerly. Tear by Tim O’Brien.” photo manipulation appears on a Time title “how the right went wrong.”

:flash: casual manipulation – how raymi met paris hilton. omg

: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.” [i know, i already plugged this last week, so?]

swiss bloggers [lang:de]

:flash: Kreuzzüge, Dämonen, Trigami und gekaufte Blogeinträge – “In der Debatte um gekaufte und klar gekennzeichnete Beiträge in Blogs wird von deren Verfechtern gern ins Feld geführt, dass Blogger ja kritisch schreiben könnten und auch genug Medienkompetenz besässen, um eventuell problematische Dinge richtig einzuordnen.”

:flash: moritzleuenberger – der erste bloggende bundesrat ist natürlich der moritz… ja ja, sie haben richtig gelesen, denn der moritz und ich sind jetzt als co-blogger grad duzis, wie dieser beitrag bei metablog belegt. oder auch nicht…

:flash: Fumetto Blog – wurzeltod wird fumetto bloggen, 24.3. – 1.4., und mit ihr bin ich sicher duzis, glaubs jedenfalls … frau wurzel?

and then some

:flash: WordPress Plugins – “There is now a central place to find and download WordPress plugins.”

:flash: project two – amazing music mixingboard interface [via b3ta]

:flash: Bob Garfield vs. Bill Gates – bill gates was not amused: “GARFIELD: OK, well, Bill Gates, thank you so much for joining us.
(Silence)
GARFIELD: Can I just have a clean goodbye?
(Silence)
GARFIELD: OK, can you just say goodbye? Thank you or goodbye or something like that?
GATES: Goodbye.”

:flash: eBay: KING TUBBY’S HOMETOWN BASS SPEAKER BOX (RARE FIND) – i almost made a bid, seriously … too cool

:flash: Smoking 2.0 Give Lungs a Break – “The NicStic is a cigarette-size plastic tube with a rechargeable heating coil that vaporizes tobacco instead of burning it.”

:flash: Is PS3 the great unwanted console? – Crave at CNET.co.uk – “The more realistic view is that gamers just aren’t that interested in the PS3 and Sony is now massively overstocked.”

:flash: Unabomber’s Handmade Pistol – “I am not at all sure why Ted Kaczynski made this gun, unless it was to avoid the detection of having to buy one. It’s remarkable in its craftsmanship.”

:flash: Dan Witz – excellent paintings of moshpits [via wooster]

:flash: Museum Villa Stuck: Brian Jungen – “Brian Jungen Prototype for New Understanding” sculptures made from nike shoe [vie rebelart]

:flash: Jonathan Lethem: author’s website – “On May 15th I’ll give away a free option on the film rights to my novel You Don’t Love Me Yet to a selected filmmaker.” if the filmmaker agrees to release the movie into the public domaine after 5 years …

:flash: Will Wright Keynote – should games tell stories? “Stories are about empathy, and games are about agency.” [via bb] also points to: Bruce Sterling. The Wonderful Power of Storytelling – an inspiring bruce sterling speech from 1991

:flash: My Latest Hero… – Andrew Cohen’s Blog – when a spiritual teacher takes inspiratioon from jack bauer: “Jack is amazing! It’s because of his absolute commitment to his mission, his unfailing loyalty to his friends and partners, and his uncompromising integrity.”

:flash: WAYN.COM – Log your trips – see whos where – make new friends – “# Meet people who will be in the same place as you! # Keep a log of your past, present and future travels” [via bengston]

:flash: Man:MILK – “The Man:MILK products ask questions abut queer, feministic, social, medical and the fathers/male role.”

:flash: Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E., Vol. 1 – warren ellis graphic novel: “When Nextwave discovers that H.A.T.E. and Beyond© are terrorist cells themselves, and that the BWMDs were intended to kill them, they are less than pleased. In fact, they are rather angry. So they make things explode. Lots of things.”

:flash: Borat DVD a top seller in Kazakhstan – “Though they often bear the brunt of his jokes, Kazakh citizens have apparently rushed online to buy Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat film, released on DVD worldwide last week.”

:flash: artworks / rubik – space invader has published some examples of his new work using rubik cubes

:flash: Stay Free! Daily: The future of Stay Free! – “Dear subscribers, blog readers, and friends: After over a decade of running Stay Free!, I’m sad to say that I’ve decided to stop publishing the magazine. We’re going to do one more issue and then publish more-or-less exclusively on the web.”

:flash: hervé graumann – patterns series – swiss artists creates fantastic 3d patterns using everyday objects [via frenzine]

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