Monday, August 25, 2008

Shamanism, Anarchy, and the End of the World

So I may be getting all neo primitive b/c I'm off to Burning Man today. But whatever the reason, I'm going with the vibe. So here it tis:

The jist:
The teaching we need will not come from priests, gurus, shamans, or scientists. We must find our way without the individuals and organizations that duplicate the power and alienation of capitalistic culture.

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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

SHAZAM is rad

When you catch a moment in between using your iphone as a lightsaber, automated dice roller, eatery slot machine, anything BUT a phone, let Shazam into your life. Any song that you can hear and hold your phone towards, Shazam will let you know track’s title, artist, and album. It will let you buy it from itunes.

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Friday, August 15, 2008

Airbed & Breakfast

When traveling, crashing with a friend is great because it's cheap and offers many of the comforts of home, but crashing at a hotel's also great because no one has to actually like you. If you're broke and unpopular, use Airbed & Breakfast.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

R/GA Expands Into Branding Biz, Taking on Traditional Player

NEW YORK ( -- As more brands connect to consumers digitally, can traditional branding practices keep up? R/GA Brand Design will attempt to fill the gap between theory and practice of creating a brand in Web 2.0.

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Monday, August 11, 2008

Samsung Mobile Moment Locates Lost Hotness » Adrants

Last week, Toronto residents looking for some love had some help from Samsung and Koodo Mobile's Mobile Moment campaign. The promotion launched Friday August 1 with street teams blanketing the city asking mobile users to text their 'missed connection' to

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Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Judge on Rove’s citizen arrest: ‘It’s about time.’

Last Friday, police in Des Moines, Iowa arrested four people who attempted to make a citizens’ arrest of former top White House aide Karl Rove. A retired minister and three members of the Des Moines Catholic Workers community were cited for trespassing. However, according to a press release, the judge praised their efforts.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Facebook Redesign To Go Live Tomorrow

Five months later and it looks like Facebook is ready to release their new profile redesign. Initially Facebook announced they were working on a redesign earlier this year. In May, a glimpse of the redesigned was released to developers in the developers sandbox. Tomorrow evening the redesign will be open to the public.

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Friday, August 1, 2008

Optical storage goes deep: 1TB stored in three dimensions

Researchers in California report on the creation of a standard sized optical disc (120mm x 1.2mm) that is capable of holding up to 1 Terabyte of data. The added storage comes from using all three dimensions instead of encoding data on the surface of the disc.

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