Creative Commons: a license or an organization?
Yesterday I wrote a response on a posting at Joi Ito’s blog in which Creative Commons ‘presented’ a film (Teach by David Guggenheim). I didn’t go into the content of the film but raised the question what it means if CC ‘presents’ a film. Peter Howell wrote a response. 6- Geert Lovink @ February 28, [...]
Interview with me on net critique (in German)
Today an interview with me was posted, in German, on the Berliner Gazette list/website. It was conducted by Krystian Woznicki, who I first met in Tokyo in the late nineties. I have chosen to talk about Net Critique, the title of this blog. It is my, well known, call for a sophisticated genre called ‘net [...]
Arts and science debate on Spectre list
On the usually quiet ‘Deep Europe’ announcement list Spectre, an ‘arts and sciences’ debate is raging. Today I added my two cents: “Why is arts & science equal to ‘bioart’? Why are the social sciences excluded in this whole debate? They are not science and who has decided this? The whole fixation on the figure [...]
“I work here, but I am cool”: Interview with Alan Liu
A couple of days ago I finished a long and fascinating email interview with Alan Liu, author of The Laws of Cool. The interview first ran on the nettime mailinglist, a ten year old habit of mine. The image was provided by INC associate and Piet Zwart Institute student Nancy Mauro Flude. Thanks, Nancy! I [...]