teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.
online video killed the …
Post-It Note Atari – "Stop motion animation of Atari games using Post-It Notes"
schmooze and abuse
BoingBoing s Redesign Uncovers the Dark Side of Web Fonts – "Culture news site Boing Boing recently tried a daring experiment — redesign its immensely popular website using some largely untested tools of the open web. Unfortunately for Boing Boing, its ambitious plan resulted in a small disaster."
Nicolas "Copyright" Sarkozy mass-pirates DVDs – "The same French president who has for the second time brought in three strikes to France has for the second time been caught infringing copyright on a large scale. The presidential audiovisual services have produced 400 unauthorized copies of the 52-minute documentary 'A visage decouvert: Nicolas Sarkozy.' This is quite impressive as the producer of the documentary has only shipped 50 copies."
Beck Tries to Kill Parody Website : Dispatches from the Culture Wars – "I don't know if you've ever seen the Did Glenn Beck Rape and Murder a Young Girl in 1990 website, but it's fairly amusing. It's a political satire of the style of argument Glenn Beck likes to engage in, which involves requiring that someone prove a negative"
Annual campaign kickoff — CC remix T-shirt by Shepard Fairey! – "Today marks the launch of Creative Commons’ 5th Annual Fundraising Campaign. This year, more than ever before, it is vital that we all support choice and sharing online."
Best Riot Picture Ever !! – "A farmer sprayed milk on policemen during a protest against falling milk prices outside the E.U.’s headquarters in Brussels" from comments: "Udderly ridiculous"
Yoga above the clouds on Flickr – "Yep, no editing here. Just some wicked jump from RC and Mike, really good timing, and a great background to go with it. "
Public Enemy asking fans to raise $250,000 to help record new album – "Public Enemy are asking fans to help fund the recording of their next album. The rap collective have signed a deal with fan funding engine SellaBand, and are aiming to raise $250,000 in increments of $25 in order to record and release the as-yet-untitled album."
the top 8 of 2008 ceo compensation – "GOOD's executive compensation infographic shows the compensation levels of the business world's top execs, with the number of minimum wage earners each super-suit's take-home pay would support."
The Pirate Bay Relocates to a Nuclear Bunker – "The Pirate Bay is going on a road trip through Europe, one they hope to end today in a former NATO bunker. After a move from Sweden to the Ukraine, The Pirate Bay has now arrived at CyberBunker, an ISP that can provide them with a facility that can resist a nuclear attack as well as electromagnetic pulse bombs."
Anarchist arrested after tweeting out the fuzz to protesters – "If you're the subversive type, you might want to reconsider tweeting the revolution. One Twitter user has been arrested and had his home raided after he allegedly used the service to help others commit crimes, though he may have just been directing them to be cautious during their protests."
Alcohol Abstainers at Higher Risk of Depression – "A study of 38,000 Norwegians suggests a surprising benefit of alcohol for people who drink: an apparently lower risk of depression than people who abstain completely"
Charts to Help You Succeed in Online Dating – "If you're investing your time and money on an online dating service and want to increase your chances of getting a reply from someone you're interested in, don't tell them they're "hot." Instead, tell them you dig zombie movies."
New rules to end 'blogger payola' – "US regulators will for the first time crack down on bloggers who fail to disclose fees or freebies they get from companies for reviewing products." time to find a new job, kottke et al.
England match to be internet only – "England's World Cup qualifier in Ukraine on Saturday will be shown exclusively live to subscribers on the internet who will pay at least £4.99." this scares me
Punkanimals 2 – Worth1000 Contests – blatantly stolen form our http://web-laun.ch/microz/monkeypunx/
Herakut & Style and the Family Tunes on Vimeo – "08-10-009 Schönhauser Allee 8 Livepainting + more…. " Herakut live painting in berlin this week.
“Nothing But”: Outdoor-Gruppenausstellung in Berlin / UPDATE – "llegale Adbusting-Gruppenausstellung in Berlin – und zwar in Form von Citylight-Postern zwischen Neukölln und Mitte." illegal adbusting exhibit in berlin, some very impressive ideas.
(Still_Available) – romanpolanski.ch is, or at least was until very recently, still available. [via rebel:art]