Cape Farewell

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Cape Farewell sets off today with a slightly different crew to norml; including Jarvis Cocker, KT Tunstall, Laurie Anderson, Ryuichi Sakamoto and many other remarkable […]

Sea ice – update (sept 2008)

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(source: http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/) The Arctic sea ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent for the year, the second-lowest extent recorded since the dawn of […]

Rest in peace

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STEAD James, age 107 (b. 1901), passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday 8th June 2008 on his beloved Isle of Arran. Loving father […]

Uptime

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The core of dgen, 30th April, 22:54:19 up 370 days. #reboot complete A bit like my brain feels.

Ulya at the National Gallery

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For those interested in fine art, my friend and long-term collaborator, Ulya Gumeniuk, will be at the National Gallery (Room 21) throughout April and May […]

Play me, play you

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Billboard says “CBS Radio and Last.fm, both owned by CBS Corp, have teamed up for closer collaboration on their respective radio initiatives. Under the agreement, […]

Convergence

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Interesting convergences: http://www.opendemocracy.net/…/global_threat_multiplier “…calls for an integrated response to climate change and the wealth-poverty divide.” http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/mar/20/freeourdata.politics “A government study has finally acknowledged that making data […]

RIP Arthur C. Clarke

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Sad news today. Clarke‘s three laws; 1. When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he […]

Solitary / Human Tamagochi

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I was hoping that I was being ridiculous when creating the “ultimate reality TV show format” – Human Tamagochi – in 2001… but apparently Fox […]

Amazing video site

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This is great (GB) || awesome (US); “PAD.MA is an online archive of densely text-annotated video material, primarily footage and not finished films. The entire […]

Crazy week

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Set course for 2008…. I’ve blanked out the specifics, but each blue box is a meeting… it’s going to be a busy year.

BBC iPlayer

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As we near the launch there are some great pieces starting to hit the wire… Currybet start with this great set of predictions, of which […]

Live Earth

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Live Earth is live. I’m wondering what it’d be like if it’d been held by Global Cool instead of Al Gore… my weekend would certainly […]

Fantastic visualisations

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This is a great set of visualisations – would be great to see the originals (which are 10 foot wide) http://www.chrisjordan.com/current_set2.php?id=7 For example, “Depicts 11,000 […]