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Course Site for Future Cinema 1 and Future Cinema 2: Applied Theory at York University, Canada

The Return of the Silver Cover

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 [...]

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Thu, April 12 2007 » Future Cinema » No Comments

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Wed, April 11 2007 » Future Cinema » No Comments

ifpod Mobile Video Project Goes Live

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 [...]

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Wed, April 11 2007 » Future Cinema » No Comments

Space Invaders meets Foucault

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, [...]

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Sat, April 7 2007 » games, remix/mashup » No Comments

More ways to use your cell phone

nytimes.com
April 1, 2007
New Bar Codes Can Talk With Your Cellphone
By LOUISE STORY
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 [...]

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Mon, April 2 2007 » Future Cinema » No Comments