Archive for April, 2007

The Return of the Silver Cover

Thursday, April 12th, 2007
Posted by: Alla

This past weekend I was in Boston for the wonderful zoo/gong-show that is the PCA/ACA conference.
And, on my first day off to see the city, I, being the nerd that I am, went to the MIT bookstore.
At first, I was very disappointed that they didn’t have many of their famous books out on the shelves [...]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007
Posted by: Carolyn

ifpod Mobile Video Project Goes Live

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007
Posted by: Carolyn

Video downloads from the 20th Annual Image Festival are now available, part of the ifPod project.
The Images Festival is devoted exclusively to independent and experimental film, video, installation, performance and new media.
The ifpod project is described as “an experiment in polymorphous dissemination aimed at infiltrating the mobile YOUniverse with a unique collection of Canadian video [...]

Space Invaders meets Foucault

Saturday, April 7th, 2007
Posted by: Erin

Here’s an intersting twist on a couple of very different classics. It’s a fun game, but Foucault seems to win every time! Hmmmm….
“A playable on-line re-creation of the ATARI classic, ‘Space Invaders’ where instead of fending off pixelly alien invaders, you must defend yourself against paragraphs of philosophical text taken from Michel Foucault’s essay, [...]

More ways to use your cell phone

Monday, April 2nd, 2007
Posted by: rrouse

April 1, 2007
New Bar Codes Can Talk With Your Cellphone
It sounds like something straight out of a futuristic film: House hunters, driving past a for-sale sign, stop and point their cellphone at the sign. With a click, their cellphone screen displays the asking price, the number of bedrooms and baths and lots of [...]