Mimi Ito – Weblog: More postdoctoral fellowships at the Annenberg Center

February 28, 2006

My friend Mimi says that the are jobs in them there hills! Mimi Ito – Weblog: More postdoctoral fellowships at the Annenberg Center: “The Annenberg Center (where I work) has just posted a call for applications for 6 postdoctoral fellows and one visiting scholar position for 2006-07 in addition to the one for my project […]

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Encyclopodia – the encyclopedia on your iPod

February 28, 2006

Encyclopodia – the encyclopedia on your iPod: “Encyclopodia is a free software project that brings the Wikipedia, which is one of the largest encyclopedias on the world, on the Apple iPod MP3-Player.” ME? I’m going to do this!

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Slashdot | China Prepares to Launch Alternate Internet

February 28, 2006

China Prepares to Launch Alternate Internet: “Netfree writes “The Chinese government has announced plans to launch an alternate Internet root system with new Chinese character domains for dot-com and dot-net. This may mean that Chinese Internet users will no longer rely on ICANN, the U.S.-backed domain name administrator, and, as one commentator notes, could be […]

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Technorati & Growth of the Blogosphere

February 27, 2006

Weblogg-ed – The Read/Write Web in the Classroom : talks about the: Technorati Weblog: State of the Blogosphere: Nothing in the latest Technorati statistics to suggest whether or not the content being created on blogs is becoming more useful or interesting or valuable, but there’s no doubt that the blog engine continues to run at […]

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inviting horror

February 27, 2006

Jill Magid, a friend of my friend stefanos is participating in inviting horror: “What is rejected and refused in the symbolic order, reappears in  reality.” It is this coming friday, and there are livestreams of the event between NYC and Europe. Check it out if you can.

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as anyone ever noticed that essays are backwards-experiments?

February 26, 2006

From Catspaw’s Guide to the Inevitably Insane: “There’s your multidisciplinary thought of the day…” and something to think about when teaching essay writing to Firsties.

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Updating Cyber Times: It’s Time to Bring Our Culture Into Cyberspace

February 26, 2006

Barry asked me to contribute to this a long time ago, but never said what it was for. He’s always up to ‘no good’. Updating Cyber Times: It’s Time to Bring Our Culture Into Cyberspace I like to listen to classic rock on the radio: the good stuff from the 19150s through the 1970s (i.e., […]

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Only in Canada, eh?

February 26, 2006

So, we go to the olympics. The women’s teams kick butt and get like 65% of the metals. The mayor of vancouver straps the olympic flag to his wheelchair and goes for a tour around the olympic stadium in Torino. And then the closing event includes a skidoo, icefishing drill. Sort of all makes sense […]

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anthony.liekens.net » Misc » Fake Conferences

February 26, 2006

I was just sent an invite to participate in a conference: “Based on your participation in conferences, we would like to consult your opinion and your possible contribution regarding the idea of collecting, in a multiple-author book or symposium proceedings, reflections and knowledge regarding conferences organization and quality standards/means. It will only take you about […]

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On a Roll: Children’s Paper Chair – Gizmodo

February 26, 2006

On a Roll: Children’s Paper Chair – Gizmodo Here’s a chair from Charlotte Friis Design Studio that’s made out of drawing paper rolled up like a pair of toilet rolls, and as a child uses paper, it’s scrolled from the back roll to the front one on which the child sits. As the child uses […]

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