3 hours, 15 minutes ago
If the form-filling that plagues academia is pointless, why do academics comply with it?
"Yet it does not account for the moralising and punitive manner in which bureaucratic demands are formulated. They are derived from private sector managerialism, yet while they have been largely flushed out of business itself, they are applied to academia in a correctional spirit, as if it is not behaving in a sufficiently businesslike manner."
1 week ago
The mapping of power structures masters Bureau d'Etudes have published a book with a large selection of their maps and reflections on them. Atlas of Agendas, looking very good:
1 week, 5 days ago
Tehran Becomes Giant Open-Air Art Gallery
The city's mayor had 1,500 billboards, which were once covered with advertisements, replaced with reproductions of works of art from some Western and Iranian artists...
3 weeks ago
Techniques of the Observer.
LAURA POITRAS and HITO STEYERL in Conversation about filmmaking, perception, disclosure, encryption, and the promise and peril of the image.
3 weeks, 1 day ago
Here is an WIRED article titled:"The Age of Drone Vandalism Begins With an Epic NYC Tag"
Is there a future for Drones as Culture Jamming/disruption technology? Seems so.
1 month, 1 week ago
The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much
1 month, 2 weeks ago
In the lonely Cockpit of our Lives- Franco Bifo Berardi on the Germanwings Tragedy, which is believed to have been intentionally crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz
1 month, 3 weeks ago
ISIS to Exhibit Floating Pavilion of Art Destruction at Venice Biennale?
1 month, 3 weeks ago
Facebook tracks the web browsing of everyone who visits a page on its site even if the user does not have an account or has explicitly opted out of tracking.
2 months ago
I have watched Citizenfour http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4044364/
Few days ago. Its brilliant. I made me also install encription software to my phone. Can everyone please install "Signal" on their IPhones and "Textsecure" on your Android? It's free... https://whispersystems.org Seriously I am not really keen on getting non encripted sms and I'd prefer to talk via encripted chanells as well. For it to work both parties need to have this installed.
3 months, 4 weeks ago
In Your Wildest Schemes
The free market won’t stop climate change, but its failure is inspiring the people who will
4 months, 1 week ago
The New Manifestos: 6 Artist Texts That Are Defining Today's Avant-Garde
4 months, 2 weeks ago
Here a response from Banksy. A crazy, sad tragedy for free speech that is happening in France at the moment.
Name Nikola Janovic
Political AutoCorrectness http://www.demokraticni-socializem.si/
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