ruff linkage 201051

[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]

online video killed the …

So You Want to Be a Journalist – c'est encore un journaliste

OK Go GPS Parade (Back From Kathmandu) – "This video documents the 8.5-mile parade we took through Los Angeles using Range Rover's Pulse of the City app to checkin and spell out the words "OK GO" with the route"

ferrell and reilly do bowie and crosby :: "little drummer boy" – "a long time ago, david bowie sang with bing crosby :: today, will farrell and john c. reilly recreated the magic :: click below to watch the original and the recreation ::"

WikiRebels – The Documentary | SVT Play – rough cut of swedish documentary on wikileaks and assange

15 year old Tells Establishment to Stick-it. – goose bumps

schmooze and abuse

Yahoo Trying To Unload, Not Shut It Down – "Yahoo says that while Delicious doesn’t have a “strategic fit” at the company, it will not be shutting the service down entirely for now. In fact, it looks like Yahoo is going to find a new home for Delicious (a.k.a. sell)." so have we jumped the gun then?

10 days in Sweden: the full allegations against Julian Assange – "Unseen police documents provide the first complete account of the allegations against the WikiLeaks founder"

Gangsta Lorem Ipsum dummy text generator – "Vivamizzle ullamcorper, tortor izzle varius gangster, go to hizzle nunc ultricies turpis, ma nizzle da bomb yo mamma i saw beyonces tizzles and my pizzle went crizzle shizzlin dizzle dolizzle"

The Anonymous WikiLeaks protests are a mass demo against control | Richard Stallman – "The actions against MasterCard and Amazon are not 'hacking'. People are just finding a way to protest in a digital space"

Record Labels Blame Google For Piracy, Hint At Censorship – "The British Phonographic Industry (BPI), the UK’s main recording industry trade body, came out with guns blazing against Google today. BPI says that search engines like Google are as popular as P2P applications as a source for illegal downloads."

The End Of – "Hey, Yahoo?  Running cost you pennies, and bought you so much goodwill.  Now you’re just another of those scumfucks who acquires great services just to bury them.  But then, firing all those people before Xmas really showed what kind of people you are anyway, didn’t it" well said, mr. ellis

The Peacemaker, Ice-T produced TV series on gang mediation, debuts tonight – "For the last 20 years Spellman has dedicated his life to ending gang violence, putting it all on the line to mediate truces between rival gangs in Los Angeles – adversaries sometimes separated by less than one city block." hmm, time to start up my torrent client?

Veggie Masterpieces by Ju Duoqi – "The artist Ju Duoqi reproduces artistic masterpieces, like Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa," using vegetables. Duoqi vegetable rendition of Gustav Klimt's "The Kiss" and Edvard Munch's "The Scream" are also excellent." 

Inside 'Anonymous': tales from within the group taking aim at Amazon and Mastercard – "Though it sounds like a coordinated organisation, the reality is that it's more like a stampeding herd – and members are fearful of standing up and being counted"

Gawker Commenter Database Hacked – "Our user databases do indeed appear to have been compromised. The passwords were encrypted. But simple ones may be vulnerable to a brute-force attack." and they are a target why?

WikiLeaks backlash: The first global cyber war has begun, claim hackers – "As Julian Assange is held in solitary confinement at Wandsworth prison, the anonymous community of hacktivists takes to the cyber battlefields"

swiss focus

Doppelt genäht – "so hat der Bundesrat gestern Frühabend den Auftrag erhalten, eine gesetzliche Regelung zu schaffen, damit die vereinfachte und damit massiv günstigere Verzollungsart durchgeführt werden muss."

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