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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]

#watch and

Reggie Watts: Humor in music – “Watts knows this audience well”

Poetic Terror 3: The Final Detonation (Terrorismo Poético 3: O Desembesto Final) – “Short film about urban intervention and street art.”

2012 & The End Of The World – “Why (some) people think the world will come to an end during 2012.”

TotalRandomness512’s Channel – silent video by a kid with a serious heart condition who died a few days after posting this. very moving.

NextLevel Squad – gasmasks! and wicked next generation dance moves

Riley on Marketing – riley has already figured this out

TateShots: Maurice Sendak – “Maurice Sendak, the creative genius behind books such as ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ and ‘In the Night Kitchen’, is an illustrator whose work has been seen by millions of people all over the world.”

How to Film a Revolution – a tutorial – Occupy the Movie – “Big brother, we are watching you. Part of OCCUPY THE MOVIE, an indy film series aiming to be entirely funded by the 99%. Join us, become a crowd funding produce”

robotarm scratch – created by daito manabe and motoi ishibashi


Richard Prince Lawsuit Focuses on Limits of Appropriation – “recycle and remix culture is gaining speed so rapidly that trying to bring order to it was, even now, like trying to hit a moving target.” well… if then NYT starts to say so…

A break a day, every day, all year. – steinski did a mix for “a break a day”

Kyle Bean: “Soft Guerilla” – “A series of weapons made from harmless materials for a feature article centred around the topic of ‘Guerilla Gardening’ and ‘Yarn Bombing’.”

Fireplace – fireplace software. yup. interactive as well.

Book Review – Art & Activism in the Age of Globalization – “The quality of the book extends way beyond its premise. Art & Activism in the Age of Globalization is composed of 30 essays by artists, art historians, philosophers, cultural critics, social scientists, curators, theatre directors, etc. I expected at least one or two of these texts to be bland, too scholarly, or cliché.” thank you regine.

Occupy Geeks Are Building a Facebook for the 99% – I don’t want to say we’re making our own Facebook. But, we’re making our own Facebook”

WonderLand – “a unique but rather simple and elegant artificial lighting and household objects (from vegetables to plastic bags)”

Drexciya: Journey Of The Deep Sea Dweller I – “You’ve heard bits and pieces of Drexciya, you grasp their importance, but you feel guilty: you don’t really know Drexciya’s music, and you should. But where on earth do you begin?” the electro gods lineage is clear – kraftwerk, drexciya, aphex twin, boards of canada

In Caffeine We Trust: Infographic Print For Tracking Your Coffee Consumption Data – “In Caffeine We Trust: Infographic Print For Tracking Your Coffee Consumption Data”

Car Atlas – Rainbow, 2,500 Toy Cars Arranged in a Circular Rainbow – “London-based artist David T Waller created Car Atlas – Rainbow, a beautiful art installation using nearly 2,500 toy cars arranged in a giant circular rainbow pattern.”

The Boombox Project, A Photobook of Vintage Boomboxes – “The Boombox Project: The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground is a photo book by photographer Lyle Owerko featuring fine art photographs of vintage boomboxes.” – Part 2 – part 2 is out

Illustrated Map of Argentina’s Primera División Stadiums and Clubs – “all the details you could possibly want on Argentina’s Primera División for the 2012 Clausura”

The Family – “Over 10 years ago, Jocelyn Bain Hogg followed and portrayed the protagonists of organised crime in South London. Gangsters, funerals, big rings, big cigars, diamond-encrusted knuckle duster, more funerals, pimps and prostitutes”

be afraid be very afraid – this graphic gave me a fou rire this morning …

#Riot: Self-Organized, Hyper-Networked Revolts—Coming to a City Near You – “On those rare occasions when we want to form a crowd, our tech can work a strange, dark magic.”

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