ruff linkage 200904

teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.

obamania

Fullscreen Gigapan Viewer – lets you zoom in and out of a panoramic photo of obama’s inauguration day speech.

Fire it Up 2.0 – "an open letter to our new president."

Saul_Williams_TheGovernment.mp3 – "We declare declaratives and deny the official. Based in the landmark of the G-spot, we have overtaken ourselves and overthrown our forefathers. " saul williams thinks we are the goverment.

Welcome to the white House Mr President – dubya's parting gift.

Obama speech censored in China – "China has censored parts of the new US president's inauguration speech that have appeared on a number of websites."

Do-over: Obama retakes oath of office – "The surprise moment came in response to Tuesday's much-noticed stumble, when Roberts got the words of the oath a little off, which prompted Obama to do so, too. "

The Inaugural Poem Remix – "By all accounts, Elizabeth Alexander's Inaugural Poem, uh, sucked. We think you could do better. So, here's the deal. Take her poem. Remix it, shred it, speed it up, slow it down, reconstruct it, deconstruct it, warp it, bend it, twist it, scream it, rock it, set it to noise, obliterate it. You get the idea."

Marking Bush’s eight years in about eight minutes – summing up bush's truely great legacy. for the irony-challenged, yes, this was ironic.

Bush Dies Peacefully In His Sleep – "It was as though he knew it was his time to go," said longtime family physician Dr. Harold Ditmas, who pronounced the president dead of natural causes at 7:24 a.m. Plans for Bush's funeral have been postponed indefinitely following an unexpected incident in which the president's corpse was sucked through an Air Force One jet engine."

Before & After: WhiteHouse.gov – the websites layout switched right after the speech – yeh just like apple.

Pictures: President Obama’s inauguration, as seen from space – "The images show the view from the Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and surrounding areas. See those things that look like ants? Yeah, those are people — millions of them." ants.

Obama – somebody collected obama amateur portraits as sold on ebay. the best one is linked to in comments.

online video killed the …

It's the End of the World as we Know it – "Funny, I always imagined they'd be playing Pink Floyd during the end of all life as we know it, too." impact when the lady starts to wail.

Colbert is mad – colbert is really asking for it.

Sara, 13-yrs girl, plays RUSH – YYZ with stick performance – "Sara practiced for an entertainment contest, which she needed to compete with dancers or other instalments players and so on… "

Youtube Street Fighter – "A Youtube video game in wich you can control your character by clicking one of the 4 buttons…" game using youtube annotations.

schmooze and abuse

The Boxxy Story: The Fall of Boxxy – "It all boils down to this: a 16 year old girl had the details of her life published online, because some people didn’t like how often other people posted pictures of her. That is bullshit. That is ludicrous. There is no way to justify it." and the internet bullies strike again. madness.

The Boxxy Story – "It's Friday January 16th. On Youtube, the user 'boxxybabee', has 21,800 subscribers, 1.4 million video views and over 38,000 comments on her videos and channel, yet she only signed up 8 days ago, and has only 3 videos. Many people were, and are confused. How did this happen? By documenting what I personally saw, I will show you."

'We're All Gonna Die – 100 meters of existence' – "This image is 100 meters long (100m x 78 cm). There are 178 people in the picture, all shot in the course of 20 days from the same spot on a railroad bridge on Warschauer Strasse in Berlin in the summer 2007." i absolutely love this.

Inside Programmable Road Signs – "*** WARNING YOU SHOULD NEVER TAMPER WITH THESE SIGNS ***" but here's how to do it.

Pirating the 2009 Oscars – "The Oscar nominees were announced this morning, which means it's time to get out your scorecards to see who's winning in the eternal struggle between the MPAA vs. the Internet. (Hint: It's not the MPAA.)"

|| Dummy Text Generator | Lorem ipsum for webdesigners || – "This handy tool helps you create dummy text for all your layout needs." [via swissmiss]

Police arrest stripper 22 times for impersonating an officer – "A police force has been criticised after spending £170,000 to arrest a stripper 22 times for impersonating an officer." england's tax money at work.

Researchers Try to Cure Racism – "As the first African-American president in United States history takes office, researchers have shown that it may be possible to scientifically reduce racial bias." in some way this sounds just as scary as eugenics.

84_SolidSteel_-_Podcast.mp3 – a hexstatic mix.

Men survive 25 days in icebox – "TWO Burmese men rescued from a giant icebox in the Torres Strait had survived 25 days at sea after a fishing boat sank."

What's with Google's new mini icon? – "What's the most recognised logo in the world? It would probably be Google's if only they could stick to one. Yet as the world's most popular search engine tries out a new favicon, Craig Smith says the old branding rulebook is being rewritten."

swiss focus

WEF-Stadt verbannt Hirschhorn-Kunst – “Kriegsherr Putin ist am WEF willkommen. Die Kunst des Davosers Thomas Hirschhorn ist dagegen nicht genehm: Sein Werk über Kriegsgräuel soll aus dem Landratssaal verschwinden.” hirschhorn’s art consists of 4 collages made from porno magazins among other things. this piece of art is to banned from davos, his birthplace, where the yearly WEF conference takes place.

Maison Cailler – a flash application lets you create a chocolate mix of emotions to be sent to people for valentine's day.

delicious.com/pieceoplastic or subscribe to this RSS feed – with all the typos.

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