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Save the date: MoneyLab#2: Economies of Dissent

  Amidst crashing markets the second MoneyLab conference hosts artists, activists, developers, scholars, and journalists that (re)imagine, re-model and challenge global financial stagnation. Please save the date for Thursday 3 and Friday 4 December, when MoneyLab#2: Economies of Dissent will take place in Amsterdam.  

Articulate the resonances and dissonances between performing arts and computer science.

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SWEET TRIBOLOGY international radio art

Sweet Tribology is a radiophonic picnic by Julia Drouhin curator. Produced by LABoral, an industrial creation and art center located in Gijon, Spain, 15th of August 2015. Two hours of sound art will be broadcast in public spaces through radios when the audience play and eat the music on chocolate records. I have been invited [...]

net critique blog by Geert Lovink

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First Announcement: Social Media Abyss by Geert Lovink

Available early 2016: Social Media Abyss–Critical Internet Cultures and the Force of Negation By Geert Lovink Polity Press (English), Transkript Verlag (German), for rights of translations in other languages, please contact geert@xs4all.nl directly) Social Media Abyss plunges into the paradoxical condition of the new digital normal versus a lived state of emergency. There is a [...]

Coining Alternatives

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The MoneyLab Reader is now available!

The print edition of the MoneyLab Reader: An Intervention in Digital Economy is now available. The E-Pub of the Reader will follow shortly. Get your copy here. The MoneyLab Reader brings developments in crowdfunding, currency design, technologies of payment, and other economic experiments into dialogue. The authors of this volume discuss the implications of the current architecture of global [...]

Reflections on web search

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Open Web Index Manifesto

Read, share and sign the manifest for an open web index here! 1. One search engine is not enough! 2. An open index of the web would set the stage for information autonomy in europe’s economy and society 3. Our objective: an EU-funded global index of the web

Online video and the moving image.

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Andreas Treske: Video Theory, published by Transcript Verlag

Now available from Transcript Verlag: Also check the accompanying playlist on YouTube! Video Theory: Online Video Aesthetics or the Afterlife of Video Video is a part of everyday life, comparable to driving a car or taking a shower. It is nearly omnipresent, available on demand and attached to nearby anything, anywhere. Online Video became something [...]

Rosa Menkman

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Lorna Mills: Abrupt Diplomat at Transmediale 2k15

A little write up of tonights opening conversation between Kristoffer Gansing, the artistic director of the Transmediale and Lorna Mills on Abrupt Diplomat, a solo exhibition by Lorna Mills at the Canadian Embassy. _______ Kristoffer Gansing: Can you say a bit more about the animated gif and its role in online cultures? Lorna Mills: Well, [...]