March 2007

Sunday 18th
04:33 pm Thinking about the great australian novel.

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April
Friday 13th
01:52 pm enjoying early spring and planning my son's birthday party

Wednesday 25th
05:47 pm 05:47 pm 05:50 pm Taking the time to be nice Amazed at this new felling...warmth..sun is shining...great Moving away from the computer now.........GoooooodByeeeeeeeee

Monday 30th
09:47 pm Feeling good. Just bought a nice suit for $10 second hand at the May day cellebrations: bonfire and music and food and fun.Spring has sprung

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March 2008
Monday 10th
09:42 pm Its been a while. Working on thesis. Working on pedagogy course. Working on teaching a course in culture studies. Looking forward to summer.

Monday 17th
02:11 pm 02:15 pm 02:18 pm Listening to a videocast on globalisation and economy: http://blip.tv/file/141863 We need to change everything! working on a course wiki at http://www.mos.umu.se:3455/CCEng/Home Reading Getting Back into Place by Edward S. Casey http://www.springerlink.com/content/th75wv68jv09t107/fulltext.pdf

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April
Friday 25th
07:47 am Getting ready for an undergraduate seminar with one of my students, preparing a presentation on Second Life. Trying to get back to thesis

Monday 28th
08:11 am 08:13 am Having a cold, bailed out on the day, kid also sick, snot everywhere, should be working, maybe later....listening; !!! "it must be the moon" my blog: http://www.soulsphincter.blogspot.com/ is old. Maybe a change to the SpaceCollective: http://spacecollective.org/ is on the cards.

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May
Wednesday 7th
07:40 am Going to introduce an exam paper to culture and language studies students. First time I have ever written an exam paper.

Friday 9th
09:44 am 10:02 am 10:03 am 10:03 am 10:04 am 05:30 pm Writing my thesis....blah blah blah. This internet thing is getting way out of hand....... I mean so much can be done instead of working on what one is supposed to be working on Twitter for example.-- I could do this all day but I won't The washing up Is always better When it is done.

Monday 12th
12:23 pm 01:03 pm 01:43 pm The chapter next will begin now! One of the central tenets of information design is that “structure itself has meaning” (Shedroff 34). Information design uses form. Time to meet ben-ya-min 2 years old and at preschool :-9

Tuesday 13th
07:41 am "O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, That I am meek and gentle with these butchers!" Julius Caesar Act III, Scene I

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Wednesday 14th
09:47 am Tomorrow 10:00am CET Art History and Computer Art: Exploring Art-Sciences-Technology Interrelations. Live: http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=685

Friday 16th
08:16 am The cold comes down off the arctic here. Mornings crisp and clear. My bicycle crunches over dead leaves as we both wait for Spring.

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June
Monday 2nd
07:48 am 07:49 am off to the dentist.......ahhhh------ I dont like the dentist! But you can't play didgeridoo without teeth so I need the dentist......

Monday 9th
07:42 am 08:08 am have gathered up the pieces from the weekend put them in a shirt and shiny shoes and gone to work. not partied but worked. god I need coffee...now

Thursday 26th
10:37 pm Looking forward to a feisty summer

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July
Tuesday 1st
09:47 pm 09:53 pm reflecting on a busy day with much done. just set up mobile twitter....I think

Friday 4th
11:29 am sitting up front, back straight screen on

Friday 18th
02:55 pm 02:55 pm has just wrtten this: Implied response within the Façade living room is an example of acculturation embodied in the digital text. The image The image of the living room is a commentary on the commodified but hollow lifestyle of the young urban professional stereotype.

Wednesday 30th
03:48 pm 03:48 pm 04:12 pm Ellipsis is often associated in narrative theory with representations of time but how it implies response makes it relevant to Dreamaphage. The thesis is rolling along....ho ho ha ha ah words never end/they merely extend/out to the point/that drags us back to the silence/from which we all come/only again to open the mouth

Thursday 31st
12:01 pm 12:35 pm huge clouds rolling in from over the roof of the building opposite my window it is hot and will rain soon ellipsis ellipsoid elliptical ellipses elliptic elliptically ellipsograph ellipsoidal ellipse ellipses

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12:35 pm 12:53 pm 12:53 pm 12:54 pm

thunder now no lighting yet but storm upon me soon Life the back-the-front narrative order created by the physical should read: Like the back-the-front narrative order created by the physical but its poetic

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August
Tuesday 5th
09:26 am Last week I gave up coffee. Felt sick for two days of withdrawl. Now feel like have bathed in honey, the burning light of eternity is within

Wednesday 6th
10:21 am 10:22 am 12:32 pm I hate books that don't have an index. Are these people too lazy to put one in. A Book Should Always Have An Index..here endeth the lesson. A river runs thru my buidling/Currents of electricity blue/I ride the screen wave/Till it breaks upon the shore/ Of going home time. Lunched up and back at the terminal

Thursday 7th
09:17 am 11:16 am I am making a hat/To match/The emperors new clothes back from the dentist...how do the poor survive today?

Wednesday 13th
09:23 am The Egyptian Book of the Dead is a modern form of an ancient Egyptian text instructing how a soul of the dead journeys to paradise.

Friday 29th
09:30 pm back from Stockholm..a city I like,,,,the lord is a monkey

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September
Monday 1st
08:53 am 12:11 pm "With the equipment of technology, and with articles for consumption, there exists a special world – the world of signs." In implied response the devices of constraint orientates response with the recognition of patterns in the narrative of the text.

Thursday 4th
08:57 am 08:58 am 09:03 am 09:14 am For swift-footed brilliant Achilles lay among his ships angered over the fair-haired girl Briseis Narrative is the contexts of vocabulary. reading micronarratives http://athome.harvard.edu/programs/nagy/threads/micronarratives.html The number of Indian seamen employed on British ships was so great that the British tried to restrict this by the Navigation Acts of 1660

Tuesday 23rd
08:30 am 08:33 am 08:40 am 08:57 am when one has 4 things to do and only 1 day to do them should one go back to bed? List: Thesis chapter rewrite, lecture preparation, teaching, WIP conference, seminar reading, two museum talks, thesis seminar 2 in 1 month. I recomend http://tinyurl.com/3q7atu for sounds to think with........ oh... and I fogot a chapter evaluation for an article in a compendium on Second Life which I am also publishing in (my first article)

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Thursday 25th
10:23 am The clearing on my desk has exposed more work........

Friday 26th
08:06 am 08:07 am A bird at my window. Small. Blue feathers. It seems to be looking at me. While I work. For the artistic side of Twitter see: http://incident.net/works/flussgeist/waiting/flash/index.html

Monday 29th
12:05 pm 12:07 pm I believe I have a research-self. I need to think more about this. Immediacy is the condition of implied transparency in the media.

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October
Tuesday 7th
09:41 am Steal This Film II in High Definition steamed format http://www.ilovextra.com/ Great film.

Thursday 9th
10:28 pm so tired I may actually die.......sleeeeep now going to bed

Friday 10th
09:20 am 09:20 am 09:39 am 10:58 am The pages of a book can be said to be analogous with clockwork. The pages in a book are evenly spaced interconnected points in a sequential whole which regulate the represented passage/s of time. fictionality: . An imaginative creation or a pretense that does not represent actuality but has been invented. The most anoying invention: Leaf Blower. Banned in two California cities. Here's to a global ban!!! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leaf_blower

Saturday 11th
11:53 am 11:53 am working on a Saturday...I say to anyone thinking of doing a PhD..think carefully about this....it is too much work! five months to go.........ohh mummmy make it stop.

Monday 13th
10:03 am Our name is a skin which we put on each day. A space into which history and action are placed. Response follows after.

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Tuesday 21st
09:01 am 09:03 am Recomend this week's episode of Schúldt if you are a Swedish speaker http://tinyurl.com/6qwrvr Chapter presenation seminar at 15:00 today. Design and Implied Response in Digital Texts. I wonder how literary scholars will handle design?

Thursday 23rd
11:54 am 12:00 pm back to the thesis...this is agony...slow millimeters of progress down pages worn from staring....rewriting is slighly better Design is a major source of implied response in the digital texts.

Friday 24th
09:01 am 09:04 am 09:26 am 05:27 pm Working at home today with sick child..sleeping...endless supply of tea and toast as the kitchen becomes office space. The seasonal round of childrens illness......must stay healthy....power of positive thinking "Interaction design in the digital texts is largely concerned with the representation of space." Comments anyone?? just got s decision from VR..we did not get the funding for the Second Life religion project :-(

Saturday 25th
09:51 pm 09:52 pm Coming to the end of William Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties. Gibson is a genius. Listening to Slavoj Zizek on the the end of everything: http://tinyurl.com/4zuhw4 A good podcast

Monday 27th
10:56 am 10:58 am the trip to stockholm this week for Ben's surgery postponed...he has a cough so no risks taken. Back to work...... Dialogism in digital texts is “a multiplicity of social voices and a wide variety of their links and interrelationships” Bakhtin 1981 263).

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November
Saturday 1st
11:42 pm Working on design chapter, watching documentary on Obama and McCain, preparing to write an exam paper, catching up on email lists....

Monday 3rd
11:09 pm Writing an exam paper. It is difficult to write a good exam paper.

Tuesday 4th
11:19 am 02:43 pm 02:54 pm Interaction as a term to describe media where language plays a defining role in reception is meaningless. its strange to think that tomorrow the world is going to be different in some small way than it is today. Go to a final seminar for Elena on thesis; "Ese terrible espejo": autorrepresentación en la narrativa sobre el exilio del Cono Sur en Suecia

Wednesday 5th
11:34 am 11:34 am Layering directs implied response along particular network paths within the overall structures of the digital text. and YIIIPPPPEEEEE Obama is now superman.

Saturday 8th
07:12 pm advising an old friend in Australia on using digital media in promotional work

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Monday 10th
10:46 am Coping fine with lone parenthood (day one, twelve to go) and getting back to thesis writing

Friday 14th
11:32 am 11:40 am 11:43 am 11:47 am 11:49 am 01:21 pm 02:20 pm 04:32 pm I wonder if one can say a computer program 'recognizes' an imput? I suppose one can; there are facial 'recognition' technologies.... How does recognition work; input, memory, comparison, match, judgment, decision? yes..Pattern recognition Pattern recognition Pattern recognition Pattern recognition Pattern recognition Pattern recognition Pattern recogi also a good read http://tinyurl.com/2haty6(novel) my thesis is about half of the system than is pattern recognition. Implied response is the programed side before input and after authoring. Just hit 8000 links on del.icio.us http://delicious.com/didgebaba everyone is gold body so tired..brain still ticking over like an energetic puppy in a fragile dog house. some bits are fast with writing. some not. Tuesday I made three pages in one day (5-7 hours) today after 5 hours I have less than a page :-(

Saturday 15th
04:58 pm Entertaining friend from Rio

Sunday 16th
10:44 pm Making a new lecture for tomorrow: http://tinyurl.com/6edp3e

Tuesday 18th
08:30 am Feeling the corners of a cold. I am unwell. Not a good time for it. Must continue as if my body is an avatar. Continue regardless.

Thursday 20th
10:45 am marking exam makeup.. while thinking about thesis and supervising museum studies students working in Second Life...they are doing good work

Friday 21st
11:50 am tip of the week: Talan Memmott @ HUMlab: http://tinyurl.com/5oz7xl

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Monday 24th
10:31 pm Reading Southern Theory by Raewyn Connell....it is brilliant: http://tinyurl.com/55rlkd

Friday 28th
11:11 am working in HUMlab today, writing thesis chapter on design and digital texts and making myself available for museum students working in SL

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December
Tuesday 2nd
10:57 pm Reading Art and Answerablity by Bakhtin. He wrote the essays between 24-28 years of age! A serious mind.

Wednesday 3rd
11:50 am productive morning...exam written, lesson prepared, thesis paragraph done (only 1000 to go)

Thursday 4th
02:06 pm 10:34 pm I told my son (8yrs) I used to be a hippy.."do you know what a hippy is?". he said "Long haired crazy people who live on the streets" :-) I am happy to be here.

Friday 5th
11:10 pm head caving in, must sleep, want to work but cannot. More tomorrow, when this thesis is finished I am going to dance on the roofs.

Saturday 6th
12:32 pm 11:26 pm @hrheingold is a river of information..better than gold I just joined the Twitter Group http://twittgroups.com/group/teachers and you can too. Please Retweet.

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Monday 8th
09:27 am 11:12 am my office is more than a room. it is a thinking space. snowflakes stick to my window. wind directing traffic. bare branch cascade.

Wednesday 10th
11:25 pm @meika WHAT IS THE PATINA? and guess what Tasmania is its own country: http://www.skoolaborate.com/ Watch video from Skoolaborate

Thursday 11th
10:42 am 02:42 pm 02:43 pm working at home. Kid sick and TV tuned. Me rewriting a very heavily edited thesis chapter Welcome to Umeå “Changing Societies – Values, Religions, and Education” June 9-13, 2009! http://tinyurl.com/5gwy9g @daniel_skog me also working at kitchen table. But Lucia tomorrow at dagis

Friday 12th
11:46 am just joined Digital Islam: Reserach on Middle East, Islam and Digital Media http://www.digitalislam.eu/

Monday 15th
10:47 am 07:00 pm 07:01 pm teaching a class on digital media, virtual worlds and journalism @fairyrings the hamburger restaurant at Ålidhem advertises on the wall: we do burgers and unlock phones..... a nice combination I think

Tuesday 16th
10:36 pm 10:38 pm Just watched War Made Easy: http://tinyurl.com/27ju6p Excellent! "We are forever desperate to believe that this time the government is telling us the truth." Sydney Schanberg, NYT

Wednesday 17th
10:10 pm 10:15 pm 10:16 pm 10:16 pm @fairyrings...wow!! Congrats. listening to an interview and DJ session with Karl Bartos. http://tinyurl.com/4o9nzh Bartos was in Kraftwerk and now Professor of sound at the art academy in Berlin its in English

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Thursday 18th
09:27 am 11:57 am watching Judith Donath on designing social media http://tinyurl.com/4yuolf @fairyrings does Amnesty International know of his arrest? They have a global network of activists concerned with this sort of thing

Friday 19th
08:59 am 09:36 am just walked to work..its like 5+ celsius and all snow has melted...THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Climate change is obvious in the sub-arctic synchronicity @BryanAlexander, you are watching The Wire, I am reading a collegue of yours (??Middlebury) writing on The Wire: Jason Mittel

Wednesday 24th
11:47 pm 11:48 pm Christmas largely done.....actually was OK this year. I even played and unconvincing Santa; "Santa you look so thin...are you sick?" Sick Santa...could be a comic?

Friday 26th
03:52 pm off to dinner at my father in law's place...I think I have put on 2 kilos over Christmas,,, must join gym soon...

Monday 29th
03:08 pm 03:14 pm 09:32 pm 10:36 pm Holding my breath for Gaza. How this is allowed to happen in 2008/9 is a crime in itself. "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind." Mahatma Gandhi Investigating forward chaining in natural language processing....I wonder if anyone in Lit. Studies will understand this thesis? after a brief return to reality I am back in the zone..i am the thesis and the thesis is me.

Wednesday 31st
11:16 am Maj. Avital Leibovich, Isreali Army. "The blogosphere and new media are another war zone," she says. "We have to be relevant there."

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January 2009
Friday 2nd
12:01 am 02:00 am 01:00 pm 09:45 pm 10:00 pm @hrheingold we had on radio here 1948 Royal Roost - Bird, after on Google http://tinyurl.com/7cg8ra thesis chapter 4, draft number 4. The end is in sight. This puppy in the post by Monday. On design and implied response in digital literture Must buy a copy of the Complete Works of Arthur Rimbaud. Life expectancy is now 39 years in Zimbabwe http://tinyurl.com/786tjb Good article on the Gaza situation: http://xrl.us/bebbz2 The ground attack could come tonight according to The Times http://xrl.us/bebbz4

Saturday 3rd
11:47 am Cables between England and Australia 1935 http://tinyurl.com/9ztf8y. Like SMS

Sunday 4th
11:54 am 11:55 am 10:17 pm 10:20 pm 10:22 pm 10:26 pm 10:29 pm 10:40 pm This weekend I have been reacquainting myself with Scribd http://www.scribd.com/ where a great archive is building up my own site is here http://www.scribd.com/people/view/936538 with docs from university work and related Norwegian Mads Gilbert says electricity off and fuel running out for generators @ Al-Shifa hospital. 25% of dead R Women and Kids #Gaza Mads Gilbert has been in Beirut Afghan conflicts and says #Gaza invasion is the worst he has witnessed. Footage from Swedish journalists on the border of #Gaza http://tinyurl.com/7ej9al source for Mads Gilbert in #Gaza http://tinyurl.com/8y3xs8 in Swedish Phone interview with Mads Gilbert in #Gaza http://tinyurl.com/9sdha3 Norwegian/Swedish @proudisrael how do you know this?

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@myrnaslist very little information available on #Gaza despite High Court ruling to admit journalists to the Strip none are let in excellent article on #Gaza http://tinyurl.com/8dlozs Finished thesis draft..printing tomorrow, read and take notes and then write a conclusion Question. Will Fatah form a govt in what is left of #Gaza after this? Swedish news reports that IDF are carrying concrete blocks for wall

Monday 5th
10:22 am 10:24 am 11:49 am 05:20 pm 05:23 pm 05:36 pm 09:49 pm 11:37 pm Listening to WFMU http://wfmu.org/wfmu.pls one of the five best radio stations in the world. @lwatego thanks for the tip on the web 2.0 indigenous group. Have joined university is empty..the klämdag rules in this land: http://xrl.us/bebimy Blogging a classic Bugs Bunny from 1946 http://tinyurl.com/7w9ut5 The Big Snooze a lot of the Loony Tunes from the 1940s are now in the public domain http://www.nonstick.com/wmovies/index.html IDF using white phosphorus shells in #Gaza. Terrible burns eating chocolate and apricot muesli while reading email and blogs Testing twitter from mobile

Tuesday 6th
02:12 am 09:54 am 11:17 am 12:58 pm 02:09 pm its 2am..has a PhD every killed anyone?....sleep needed. More tomorrow. it is snowing. I like the visuality of snow when it is falling. The air becomes 3 dimensional in way unlike when it rains. writing thesis chapter, sitting at the kitchen table, pancakes on the stove, warm tea, snowing outside going tobogganing!!!!!!!! Snow forest hillside. Clouds thick. As children rumble the mountain.

Wednesday 7th
10:35 am 01:28 pm 06:06 pm 06:08 pm 09:49 pm 09:53 pm @fairyrings pulling teeth is a good comparison for thesis writing, i like ploughing concrete myself. "It hurts mommy make it stop!" I stood up for GAZA, now it's your turn - http://www.standupforgaza.com with the situation in #Gaza the Israeli/Palestinian coffin counter has been relaunched http://www.moiz.ca/coffin2.htm. One sees a imbalance. Doctor Decries Israeli Attacks in #Gaza http://tinyurl.com/7uxmg5 Israel attacking population Reaction to the terror of #Gaza by a non-Zionist Jewish woman http://xrl.us/bebtct A homeland is different from a state. @meika the Windshuttle blunder was the best news all day...

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Thursday 8th
12:00 am 12:56 pm 12:58 pm 10:14 pm 10:28 pm 10:30 pm 10:32 pm 10:34 pm international community directly guilty for this latest massacre #Gaza http://tinyurl.com/8sp9bf Chapter finished and has been mailed to supervisors. Home now with Erika down with flu. I and youngest son dealing with Chicken Little. So tired...2am to bed and up at 7 or 8 for the past week. Maybe sleep early tonight..that's like a holiday for PhDs..going to bed early. @fairyrings what about symbiotic (positive sense) or parasitic (negative) feeding "off" each other is mutual- symbiotic @enduring amazing the majority of the weapons that Hamas has they got from defeating Fatah who go them from the USA Israel is armed by USA @fairyrings cool...I feel like I am on a game show..I got the word..maybe a new possibility with Twitter..guess the word! @fat_fatima very suspicious @fat_fatima burned?

Friday 9th
11:26 am getting ready to go into another chapter world of thesis...narrative and implied response. Hope to have it done in under a month.

Saturday 10th
11:44 am Looking for free audio books? See Open Culture http://tinyurl.com/ynobde for 250 and growing.

Sunday 11th
11:52 am I just heard my father's new year resolution: "To live one year more". I like the simplicity of it and (I hope) high degree of probability

Monday 12th
12:33 am 12:36 am 04:53 pm 07:05 pm 09:49 pm @itaysagi The author, Allyn Fisher-Ilan is not exactly a neutral source for that story. List of blogs from #Gaza http://tinyurl.com/9lg69b Will be in Stockholm from tonite. Ben has surgery on Wed. for bilateral cochlear implants. http://tinyurl.com/fpb4z @fairyrings thanks..it all feels good so far. exciting to think we could be giving our son a sound world from this. :-) On a train to Stockholm

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Tuesday 13th
10:15 am 05:07 pm Wait to meet surgical team 4 Ben @fairyrings congrats...I understand the struggle. I got some 'good' news on thesis yesterday..but still lots to do

Wednesday 14th
07:28 am Getting Ben ready for surgery

Thursday 15th
12:31 am 01:36 pm 06:30 pm Operation on Ben went well. He is recovering and so am I and his mom. Feeling more relaxed than I have for days. Using hospital wireless, checking mail, getting the wheels moving again.... @fairyrings all very well...catching the train tonight back to umeå...frozen umeå--- winter in Stockholm seems like spring.

Friday 16th
09:18 pm 09:35 pm Tuesday 20 January 19:00 (CET) HUMlab museum studies students present exam work in Second Life. All welcome at http://xrl.us/becsfo Tired! Woke on nite train 6am. home. work 9am. examining students 10am-2pm. DINO meeting 3-5pm. Artist talk HUMlab 5-6pm. Cook dinner 7pm,

Saturday 17th
12:57 pm 04:25 pm 04:37 pm 04:42 pm Doing some promotion for the museum students vernissage in Second Life on Tuesday. Let it be proclaimed throughout the kingdom! Watching a long interview with La Monte Young http://tinyurl.com/8ee6bj High caffeine consumption could be linked to a greater tendency to hallucinate http://www.physorg.com/news151140125.html Interview with Sheldon Brown by Eduardo Navas http://remixtheory.net/?p=359

Sunday 18th
06:40 pm Been reading all day: my chapters, a chapter for a seminar on a Gothic computer game and Video Game Spaces by Nitsche http://xrl.us/becxk8

hrheingold "To assist students as they attempt to educate themselves for a fulfilling participation in our society" http://bit.ly/nnND via @scmorgan

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Monday 19th
08:59 am 08:42 pm 10:06 pm Taking up position at desk. Light snow outside. WFMU playing as I begin a long day. Shocking news today: I have a final seminar date: 5 May. OMG!! This is going to be intense must learn to write chapter introductions this week......not a list, not a summary, not a rambling monologue of ideas and images.

Tuesday 20th
08:41 am 09:08 am working @ home this morning. after lunch 2 uni 2 prepare for museum students vernissage in SL http://xrl.us/bec4vv ALL WELCOME CNN hypermedia of the inauguration http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2009/44.president/inauguration/themoment/

Wednesday 21st
12:23 am 10:10 am 01:28 pm 11:42 pm "Bush was a buddy. Clinton was the kindly uncle. Obama is a prince." http://xrl.us/bec7zf The speech Obama should have given: http://xrl.us/bec94x Waiting for international students at Design School to teach them about English grammar.... Sleep calls writing going well but slowly this is to be an exciting year as a cat walks across the kitchen floor I say goodnight

Thursday 22nd
10:58 am 10:36 pm @jilltxt Remixes: http://delicious.com/didgebaba/remix and Mashups: http://delicious.com/didgebaba/Mashups. Best wishes from Umeå The Senses of Touch: Haptics, Affects and Technologies. by Mark Patterson (2007) I just ordered it.http://people.exeter.ac.uk/mwdp201/

Friday 23rd
09:22 am Back at work, posted phone quality video from museums SL project opening http://tinyurl.com/cav99h

Saturday 24th
02:02 pm What will come out of the #Gaza War of 2008-09? http://tinyurl.com/cb5u4q Nothing good that's for sure.

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Sunday 25th
12:24 pm Meeting interesting people thru Facebook

Monday 26th
05:53 pm 11:41 pm Spent Invasion Day writing all morning on thesis, Conversations and a meeting on E-Lit http://electronicliterature.pbwiki.com/FrontPage nine hours writing today. time to sleep. deadline in two weeks for half the chapters. should b able 2 do it.

Tuesday 27th
08:47 am 09:37 am 12:54 pm Touchdown at desk. Warming up brain. Ready to write. Facebook status becoming news: http://xrl.us/bedwv2 and http://xrl.us/bedwvy one a murder and one a prince. Strange days. going to meet a group of 9 australia teaching exchange students. Boy are they a long way from home http://webcam.educ.umu.se/

Wednesday 28th
08:33 am 09:03 am 09:32 am 05:09 pm 05:18 pm I know this sounds familair but I am once again....back at my desk and starting work on my thesis. A history of computer games in 10 visual stages http://tinyurl.com/bueh2e The PhD thesis: Welcome to the hell of your own mind. Brilliant seminar in HUMlab today http://tinyurl.com/b4agwr now online Swedish radio reporting on children in #Gaza who survived the war, almost too horrific to bear.

Thursday 29th
12:10 pm Expecting a call from a journalist about the changeson wikipedia- Flagged Revisions. Is wikipedia a news source? Why is this happening now?

Friday 30th
07:51 pm Friday...wow. A lot done this week but not feel like enough. Will be in Stockholm Mon-Wed next week for Ben's cochlear implant turned on wow

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Saturday 31st
11:40 am 11:44 am 11:51 am Finished Draft three of chapter four...now back to chapter three draft four. Seminar presentation on 17 Feb of two chapters New book from Sweden (English) on Intellectual property http://tinyurl.com/dkjxa6 AHHHHHHHHHH

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February
Sunday 1st
09:53 am a tip: Open Culture is now on Twitter: http://twitter.com/openculture brilliant.

Wednesday 4th
08:09 pm 08:17 pm Waiting in Stockholm airport 4 flight home A hambuger restaurant with powerful microphones in the chairs. Sounds of digestion fills the air

Friday 6th
11:41 am 04:45 pm sick at home. Lev Manovich on UBUWEB http://www.ubu.com/film/manovich.html SOFT CINEMA: Navigating the Database

Saturday 7th
09:15 pm 10:09 pm 10:12 pm Summary of the approaching Pirate Bay trial in Sweden http://tinyurl.com/ca8rtu just came out of a messy five page rewrite of thesis chapter...returning to a well written bit is like entering a clearing in a dark wood Not traveling to Stockholm tomorrow...what a relief. Ben unwell...flu...me better but so much work to do it is not possible to describe it

Sunday 8th
01:53 am 10:39 am Crazy tool for biographies http://www.nndb.com/ includes neat mind mapping application. Mayhem in southern Australia. http://xrl.us/befgng houses destroyed while huge eucalyptus trees remain with leaves beside the ruins

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I would bathe in tea if it got me clean..Earl Grey, the drink of the gods. @SachikoHayashi money is also a certificate

Monday 9th
11:09 am 12:05 pm 12:08 pm Working @ home. Snow almost a meter deep outside. sun shinning. family all down with colds, submit a seminar chapter tomorrow. social media and the Australian bush fires http://xrl.us/befj49 Shameful state the S.E Australia landscape http://tinyurl.com/azzdpg no forest. all cleared 4 crop and stock

Tuesday 10th
01:25 pm @bruces while the fires are a tragedy I think the posse mentality that is now looming large is a shame. it masks so much.

Thursday 12th
01:35 pm 09:49 pm a theory book on Second Life http://butikk.tapirforlag.no/node/1195 I have a chapter in it..out now..just what you need. Doing quantitative research on digital research that could be of interest to industry in the local area...I am about to chew my own leg off.

Friday 13th
10:04 am Become familiar with pirate resistance http://razor.azoff.se/fun/PirateResistance.html videos text sound

Saturday 14th
12:17 am 10:55 am 10:57 am From Monday the pirate bay trial is live on twittter, tag; #spectrial amazing blog: http://ajourneyroundmyskull.blogspot.com/ @zephoria when the cat arrives at the new space put a little butter on her front paws...it helps with easing in to the new territory.

Monday 16th
09:03 am 09:08 am 09:09 am Pirate Bay trial live (in Swedish) starts now: http://tinyurl.com/b82xcb @daniel_skog precis--- this should be interesting does everyone remember Prisoner http://xrl.us/begeqz or Kvinnor i Fangelse som det är på svenska

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teaching in an hour on cultural convergences in India, S. Africa, Britian and Australia http://www.mos.umu.se:3455/CCEng/Home #spectrial... the Pirate bay trial is now live http://tinyurl.com/b82xcb good morning Playground EMI Bonniers SF Film Nord and Mr Pontén @lwatego of course...follow away..I wish I had more teaching time to use the wiki as it could be but so pressed to get info 2 students The coverage of #spectrial so far is incredible...I hope it is being documented. twitter, live video, blogs, radio, RSS http://live.piratbartiet.se for #spectrial is not responding..crashed or blocked? (I am on univeristy network)

Tuesday 17th
09:02 am 09:05 am 01:42 pm good morning...do you know about the PDF Search Engine http://www.pdf-search-engine.com/ How Art Reprograms the World http://tinyurl.com/da7aaq #spectrial is bizzare. prosecution is stumbling. confused. back tomorrow 9am

Thursday 19th
09:17 am 09:18 am 09:20 am 09:29 am 01:27 pm 01:29 pm 01:30 pm 01:31 pm 01:34 pm 01:44 pm 06:58 pm 10:36 pm I wonder how the growth of cloud computing and copyright law are going to mesh http://xrl.us/begr96 Should be a consideration in #spectrial Hi @meika link failed to pirate bay trial... shocked: Touch and Go cuts distribution service, staff..someone on radio here said, the bottom has fallen out of the global economy nice post on Robert Wyatt http://tinyurl.com/b2gpvn consider licensing your dissertation under Creative Commons http://tinyurl.com/cmkoxu #spectrial is a viral exercise in how to create torrents and use The Pirate Bay. "The Swarm" has entered into the discourse of the #spectrial Prosecution being educated about tech by defendants in #spectrial Trying to frame the business model of TPB at the #spectrial. The tech knowledge of the lawyers is startling at #spectrial. I never eat meat and rarely eat take away (falafel sometimes) and I am so glad http://www.thewvsr.com/adsvsreality.htm I posted a longish blog piece on the #spectrial http://tinyurl.com/aprowm

Friday 20th
09:51 am 10:27 am #spectrial is fascinating. Collision between the culture of the swarm and the linearity of law; where Self is single and hierarchy rules difficult for defense #spectrial if the Prosecution brings up this BBC video http://tinyurl.com/2hjvnn "we don't care"

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10:38 am 10:40 am 10:42 am 10:50 am 10:51 am 10:54 am 11:33 am 11:37 am 11:40 am

#spectrial can you answer questions about this article..judge annoyed about intro of new material all the time #spectrial absolute American situation where material is thrown in without anyone knowing about it prosecution in #spectrial has lost control of questioning @kjelltringen with grandma telling us that they will be right back :-) The decision by the judge in #spectrial to hand over all evidence is endangering their strategy I would imagine ohh no the music is back on #spectrial a pirate is someone who stands outside the traditional distribution channels of media #spectrial #spectrial WIRED is a net newspaper ???? @Perdin I think the judge is doing a great job, impartial. But the prosecution is making so many mistakes..#spectrial

Saturday 21st
10:05 pm documentary on Joseph Beuys. Transformer http://tinyurl.com/c6somx excellence from 1979

Sunday 22nd
07:55 am Getting ready for a flight to Stockholm..back to Huddinge hospital with Ben's hearing. getting sick of traveling to speak to doctors

Wednesday 25th
08:30 pm 4 days offline been thinking about research and dealing with my amazing family

Friday 27th
08:54 pm strange world without internet, news from TV and newspapers; such limited views. I lost contact with the stories that interest me.

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March
Sunday 1st
04:50 pm 04:59 pm http://tinyurl.com/b8358p lost Six Organs of Admittance album...FREE talking to a friend just back from Japan...sounds like an amazing place. "a higher civilization" he says with "spiritual technology"

Wednesday 4th
01:20 pm Holding a cold at bay and getting ready to show history students the possibilities with digital media

Thursday 5th
11:10 am 11:16 am 11:31 am 09:09 pm Ad-Aware ani-spyware program (free: http://www.lavasoft.com/) comes with a great free 'Anniversary Addition' upgrade now Max Peezay has released latest video on Pirate Bay: There is a book of lyrics and graffiti art for sale in the project http://xrl.us/beidwd New experimental music radio station online: http://tinyurl.com/b35s9a How I get to work each morning: http://tinyurl.com/cqrah6 Snow snow and more snow.

Friday 6th
10:49 pm A little bit of fever is quite an inspiring thing.....

Monday 9th
08:38 am Been sick 4 weekend. Still have flu although not in pain as Saturday. Each year the seasonal change sickness gets nastier. Maybe I weaker.

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10:59 pm

I am healed...well healing...this flu is hideous. Lots to do. Hope to make it to work tomorrow.

Thursday 12th
12:27 pm 03:31 pm 09:56 pm Adbusters: The Production of Meaning http://tinyurl.com/cxtv28 (Video) @fairyrings I am glad it is of use. Yesterday's seminar. Recommendation on innovation and media 4 journos: Don't follow the leaders!! @openculture Sita Sings the Blues is good for Sweden. Thanks for the tip.

Saturday 14th
01:27 pm 09:28 pm 10:33 pm writing outline for thesis introduction. I have entered thesis phase II. new focus. same material. not quite sure how this will end. If you are missing #SXSW all the music can be downloaded from here: http://sites.google.com/site/sxsw2009torrent/ (more than 5GB) Australian experimental music scene in print; http://www.experimentalmusicaustralia.net/ comes with a CD as well.

Monday 16th
11:59 pm Sometimes when I work late, I take breaks 2 watch videos of my home country: http://xrl.us/bekh6d once slept out on this beach for 2 weeks.

Tuesday 17th
12:00 am 09:10 pm Good night...... Just listened to the CD Pink Moon by Nick Drake. Been a while since I last listened. Still great http://tinyurl.com/2g2f9a

Wednesday 18th
10:48 am 02:03 pm 06:45 pm 06:53 pm Writing an exam paper. Interesting as one must think of the possible answers while composing the question. The double voice. Have organised four Student Outreach visits to #HUMlab and now more emails to write. I walk into the room: the 3 year old is giving himself a haircut while his 9 year old brother plays Donkey Kong on PC; reminds me of 1989! Listen to a great poet, Leonard Cohen has seen the abyss and writes well of it: Live in concert in NYC FEB 09: http://xrl.us/bekqpc

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Thursday 19th
11:36 am The Mummies rock: http://tinyurl.com/cks6g8 crazed garage grunge

Saturday 21st
10:37 am 08:52 pm 09:32 pm @hrheingold So true Howard re: Amsterdam. When in town I recomend the Frankrike Bar, a 20 year old squat http://xrl.us/bek4mo Spuistraat Bizarre spam continues; "I have an obscured Business suggestion for you." Returns 42,300 hits on Google all using different names. A meme? @BryanAlexander Thanks for the tip on The Big Takeover article..It is mind boggling how huge this is and extremely disturbing.

Sunday 22nd
12:57 pm 01:06 pm If I only had the time to read the Rhizome Experimental Geography Reading List I would: http://rhizome.org/editorial/2448 Established in #spectrial and seems to be resonating; law makers have no idea about what is happening in society http://xrl.us/bek7v6 France

Monday 23rd
12:16 pm What is it about narrative forms in digital media that I find so fascinating? A question I need to answer to proceed with the thesis.

Tuesday 24th
09:19 am @anyaixchel Paris: GO! I have been there twice since living in Europe and it is wonderful. Hotel Des Arts Montmartre http://xrl.us/bemd89

Wednesday 25th
09:25 am Litigation against torrent sites is pointless. The future of P2P is 3G and blutooth sharing. see Zeebo: http://xrl.us/bemiri

Thursday 26th
09:00 am 09:02 am 10:19 am Interesting post by Jeffrey Bardzell: Discourse analysis and close reading are NOT interchangeable. http://xrl.us/bemnuu @meika Nikhil Banerjee is also one of my favourites. Have you listened to Vilayat Khan? Brilliant From The Guardian: Pupils to study Twitter and blogs in primary schools shake-up http://xrl.us/primarycomms

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Three nice texts on technologies of representation available. The Employment of Chaos: Instability and Narrative Order. http://xrl.us/bemn9v

Friday 27th
08:48 am 09:38 am 09:41 am Hopeful poets, PressPress Chapbook award now open: http://tinyurl.com/dkzc3c Presentation today for Religious Studies students on doing digital research: http://tinyurl.com/dlmb56 Unemployed using Web 2.0 to get jobs http://blogs.smh.com.au/mashup/archives//021275.html

Tuesday 31st
05:25 pm 09:57 pm @anyaixchel I have not enough time to blog with the depth and detail I would like. Twitter on blog is good: save links, keeps blog alive. And now the news from Sweden: http://tinyurl.com/d2kwxr Surveillance tomorrow.

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April
Wednesday 1st
08:27 am 11:12 am 11:28 am 11:39 am 12:24 pm 01:05 pm 01:37 pm 04:27 pm 08:30 pm 09:27 pm Exams marked, presentation for digital philosophy done http://tinyurl.com/dbe4f8 now back 2 thesis enjoying the chat between Jenkins and Aarseth from 2005 http://tinyurl.com/cmzh9j Just saw a fly on my window pane. The first fly of Spring. Winter is over. Praise Gaia! Just opened BitTorrent in observance of the start of the IPRED law here in Sweden today. @anyaixchel thanks...its was put together very quickly...but it all gets repetitive if all you do is think, write, read and talk digital-PhD something mad happening with my slideshare stuff; 80000 views on one of them..is this real? http://www.slideshare.net/didgebaba Local TV Station TV4 says from April 6 it will be broadcasting news in 3D..April Fools thinks I. http://xrl.us/benc96 @fairyrings I water every Friday, as a ritual and my one office plant (which I inherited with the room) is about 2 years old now.. "I'm blown away by this. Art is the antidote to despair and global warming is the greatest issue of the age," said Dame Vivienne Westwood from EU on net neutrality: "respect for private life…data protection…freedom of speech and association" http://xrl.us/benfav

Thursday 2nd
08:12 am 08:57 am 08:58 am 10:17 am 10:18 am Superheroes from London: http://www.spacehijackers.co.uk/ "The police stopped an armoured personnel carrier outside The Times" second day working @ home. making slow progress with thesis introduction. forcing me to sharpen and understand what it is I am doing. must stay away from internet.........came to me in a dream this advice. @anyaixchel yes...every 2000 words. Great idea (do I sound like an addict?) @anyaixchel oohhh. no...i just checked twitter and responded without even realizing I was trying not to....this is getting worrying.

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Friday 3rd
09:25 am 09:35 am @BryanAlexander I would be interested to hear what you thought of 'Låt den rätte komma in'. Haven't seen it yet but seems to be a gem. Mark Rothko @ The Tate http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/exhibitions/markrothko/panorama/default.shtm Interactive site. Back to the writing now. summary of primary texts.....uuhhh Eclectic Tech Carnival (/ETC) in Umeå 8-12 June 2009. 4 women interested in technology http://blog.humlab.umu.se/ @anyaixchel no..saving on characters, although I could have probably written 'for' :-)

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Saturday 4th
03:58 pm "spoken language: the ability to form pictures in another person's mind through the use of vocal sounds" from http://xrl.us/benumw

Monday 6th
01:51 pm 09:29 pm 1025 words written today. So far so good. PhD students in the Language Studies Department...come and eat vegan chocolate cake tomorrow in HUM pantry: 12-13:00 Doc lunch is on!

Tuesday 7th
10:42 am 12:18 pm 12:19 pm Today. dentist (done), ice cake (done), present digital history studies, PhD seminar, write thesis.......OMG!! Digital History Presentation done (oh so quickly done) http://realmixed.blogspot.com/2009/04/digital-history.html Now to read Homi K Bhabha, The Location of Culture extract for seminar. Must also have a respectable draft of thesis intro 4 supervisor

Wednesday 8th
08:53 am 10:26 am 06:29 pm Back @ the controls...thinking Misty Morning by Bob and The Wailers http://tinyurl.com/db8wpg Ghost Twittering; apparently 5o Cent and Britney S. have someone else do the 140 characters for them http://xrl.us/ben9ks WHY BOTHER? Slutrapport Laboratorium för Spontankultur (Final Report for the Laboratory for Spontaneous Culture) http://xrl.us/beoawq PDF in Swedish

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Thursday 9th
07:55 am 09:52 am 08:34 pm Dreamt I was in Am*dam with Jimi Hendrix, large communal space (common in my dreams), lots of people, Jimi was relaxed and friendly. Just found out about the death of a friend; http://tinyurl.com/ckdpnc Travelled with him in India Blog post with recommended online media for the week, http://tinyurl.com/dzkjul some fine things

Friday 10th
01:39 pm 01:59 pm Reading Mikhail Bakhtin: Creation of a Prosaics http://xrl.us/beohkq wonderful. From Catholic Church; Virginia Woolf and her 'crowd' ruined society: http://xrl.us/beohma Watch http://xrl.us/beohmx weirdos

Saturday 11th
05:49 pm 05:50 pm 06:15 pm Just found on blog tracker someone googled 'video seks' from Riyadh. Saudi Arabia- found my blog, Must have been disappointed. Spelling!!!! My personal history with virtual worlds http://www.flickr.com/photos/didgebaba/sets/373729/show/ started 2003 up to present. Find tweets near you: http://nearbytweets.com/ geo-social positioning

Sunday 12th
11:36 am Working on material for a fourth term Eng. Lit. seminar on Digital Literature and Mikhail Bakhtin's dialogism. Will post blog text soon.

Monday 13th
09:25 am 09:26 am 11:36 am Lots to do even though today is a holiday...ha ha...Finish lesson prep for tomorrow on Digital Lit. and rebuild a wiki from backups-wow that is complete a lesson not in the Finish language....language is so dialogic http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialogic Digital Literature, Bakhtin and the Dialogic Principle http://tinyurl.com/cpseqs

Tuesday 14th
08:02 am 09:51 am @BryanAlexander Have you ever spent time in the Franz Kafka International Airport http://xrl.us/beowo7 sounds like fun Back to thesis...now where did I leave it?

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Wednesday 15th
08:30 am 10:48 am 05:13 pm 08:55 pm 09:06 pm 09:07 pm 09:13 pm 09:13 pm 09:27 pm 09:29 pm 09:29 pm 09:32 pm 09:33 pm 09:35 pm 11:01 pm Possibilities fill the air as sunshine is breathed in and the wide road runs before me. Wiki I was using since 2007 to teach Realia and culture has died. Now must create HTML site from backup http://www.mos.umu.se/cceng/11.html Vegan shepherds pie for dinner..no shepherds will be hurt during the entire cooking session. Last day 2 apply for uni in Sweden in the Fall. Website overloaded. Nothing works (I shall study if all else fails) https://www.studera.nu/ Of course with summer course applications up by 85% the Fall term could be good for unfinished-PhDs getting teaching work. Recession work. Of course the aim in to finish the thesis...just need an income while I do so. The server at auth.studera.nu is taking too long to respond. so sayeth the server.... The whole of Sweden and the rest of the world is supposed to apply for university courses thru one website...crazy. By the rest of the world..I mean anyone. University is free in Sweden and anyone can apply. All you need is prerequisites and a visa. but deadline is in an hour and a half for the Fall Term (starts September) the other thing you need is to survive the website where you apply....it seems to have crashed. Many courses are taught in English..see where I work: http://xrl.us/beo5tt Umeå University some interesting course at Informatics http://www.informatik.umu.se/gru/en/eng.html seems that for the third year in a row the application site for uni courses in Sweden crashed and we have been given 12 extra hours to apply

Thursday 16th
11:33 am 12:05 pm 01:25 pm 01:27 pm snowing here and its April....dont believe me..check it out live: http://webcam.educ.umu.se/ trying out Tweecious (these names are mutating) http://friedcell.net/tweecious/new posting tweet links to del.icio.us Dare I post a compliment "I think your interpretation is the best I've seen on the web and the closest to my intentions with the piece" :-) from the author of Dim O'Gauble http://xrl.us/beo8ay Commenting on a seminar plan for next week http://xrl.us/beo8a4

Friday 17th
07:58 am 08:11 am 09:28 am @fairyrings Happy Birthday....may the coming year be full of achievement and health. virtual CBGBs: http://www.bravadousa.com/cbgb/pano/pano.html like being inside a Jackson Pollock but with punk attitude World of Warcraft musical in Swedish http://tinyurl.com/d7vo7r (video)

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Sunday 19th
09:12 am 07:34 pm Recovering from son' 9 years birthday party..intense build up to intense few hours..with lots of sugar eaten and chaos. Sunday Night thesis work...this is getting serious.

Monday 20th
11:35 am 03:57 pm 09:31 pm J G Ballard is dead http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8007331.stm quite a shock. Amazing author. 1037 thesis words written today, Its just going 5pm..I feel like a working person......yyee haaa Witness the unrivaled energy and manic genius of Klaus Kinski http://tinyurl.com/c2bbdc My Best Friend (2000)

Tuesday 21st
02:08 pm 08:37 pm 10:58 pm 11:00 pm What is design and how does it create meaning in digital texts? a summary in a paragraph and I have now been working on it for 3 hours Bildmuseet Umeå Tabea Metzel talks on Joyce Wieland, experimental filmmaker in New York 1960s. Films shown, 1pm Sat. 25/4 free. coffee/cake Six hundred words today.Bit disappointing but design took time to write summary. Plus teaching all morning and wrote an exam tonite. zzZZZZZ I sure do write a lot these days. Have stopped reading. Such a sacrifice. Imagine just being able to read anything, One day!

Wednesday 22nd
07:36 am 07:37 am 07:38 am 07:44 am 07:47 am 07:55 am 08:17 am 08:18 am 08:19 am 08:46 am 04:25 pm 08:12 pm Just joined a twibe. Visit http://twibes.com/HigherEd to join And now back to thesis introduction...'Response as Reading in Digital Literature'.. Earth Spider by Yoshitoshi Taiso (1839-1892) http://tinyurl.com/c82qa9 Listening to new Sonic Youth http://tinyurl.com/cv3m8n Still good after all these years and now back to thesis introduction.... Hype over but Second Life going strong: http://tinyurl.com/d72ddj typeface considerations http://tinyurl.com/czfoeg italics are interesting..... thesis writing underway..and yes @stefangelfgren its sunny!!!!!!!!! italics where a word is used as an example rather than for its meaning has everyone seen The Virtual Window interactive site http://thevirtualwindow.net/ goes with the excellent book Yahoo will be "officially closing the Jumpcut.com site on June 15, 2009." http://www.jumpcut.com/ shame..it was a good idea Discovering that 6 hours sleep a night for three nights is the limit for me these days.Ohh for the time when sleep 3 nights in 6 was enough.

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Thursday 23rd
08:12 am 08:14 am 08:31 am 08:32 am 08:33 am 08:33 am 11:26 am just five per cent of Africans surf the web http://xrl.us/bep22u as Tim Berners-Lee "The future is still so much bigger than the past," Pirate Bay #spectrial becoming more understandable now http://tinyurl.com/cbd44n Judge member of SFU @meika Svenska föreningen för upphovsrätt (SFU) Swedish Association for Copyright @brokep I agree on SVT Kulturnyheterna...does some excellent work. now to thesis and enough of this warm wave of information washing over me as internet bath.... back in five hours Anything can happen #spectrial lawyer called for a retrial: reports judge a member of same copyright groups as entertainment industry reps.

Friday 24th
08:12 am 08:51 am 01:45 pm 10:12 pm Recovering from 24 virus...short sharp and nasty "Broadcast": how artists critically engage media by appropriating, reconfiguring or distorting broadcast material http://xrl.us/bep73u If anyone wants to listen to the best freak folk improv from Oz http://xrl.us/bep8gv Derek Jarman's Wittgenstein (1993) online in full: http://www.ubu.com/film/jarman_wittgenstein.html

Saturday 25th
08:17 pm 10:08 pm Apparently we in Sweden are living in a socialist nightmare http://www.thelocal.se/blog/20090423/436/ according to The Daily Show (funny) apparently (no. 2) a half naked man ran amok in my local supermarket this morning. I missed it. Was at home writing.

Sunday 26th
05:13 pm 05:57 pm 06:28 pm 06:28 pm Been bookmarking for a while. Here are 705 things you can stream or download from the net http://delicious.com/didgebaba/Download Second Life introduction http://xrl.us/beqf3o Perfect for first timers Weekend: blog post http://xrl.us/beqf5w, 2000 thesis words, arange SLbuild, 5 loads wash, 2 kids+3 bikes 2 allotment, 12hrs sleep + shopping I am running away from home soon.

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Monday 27th
07:59 am 09:00 am 09:13 pm 09:15 pm Back in office after intense but productive weekend...last night found a large hole in my thesis introduction and today it has to be filled. I can see the first buds of Spring outside my window...yes, spring is yet to happen here on 63 degrees, 50 minutes, -1 seconds North Thesis chapter: 1300 words today 'The Digital Text as Dialogic and Response Inviting', Debating now to push to the end or make corrections. brain is tired but heart is still in it,,,,may start and see where writing takes me..can always make corrections tomorrow. 3pm deadline.

Tuesday 28th
08:36 am 08:38 am 05:34 pm 06:06 pm 07:03 pm Synesthesia: Genesis P-Orridge http://tinyurl.com/ccby8f 90 mins interview 1997-2001 Sonic Outlaws, the story of Negativeland http://tinyurl.com/dc668e entire film online memory woken by @jilltxt mention geocities The first website I ever built (2001) is still online http://www.geocities.com/soundheartocean/ Most recent wesbite I built a contrast to the first one I built http://www.mos.umu.se/cceng/11.html a recycled wiki saved in server crash P2P file sharing situation in Sweden updates from today: http://xrl.us/beqpxi amazing things happening. ISPs destroy records. IPRED fails

Wednesday 29th
08:11 am 10:44 am 04:28 pm TV Eye by the Stooges- take five (phlegmic coughs and wicked guitar) playing as I blog an upcoming seminar from Second Life. Sun shinning HUMlab seminar on Virtual Macbeth by Angela A. Thomas @anyaixchels streamed 8 may 11:00 (CET) Details: http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=976 @fairyrings The Eclectic Tech Carnival makes me wish I was a woman.....http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=968

Thursday 30th
11:54 am 09:49 pm writing a paper: "Religion in New Places: Rhetoric of the Holy in the Online Virtual World of Second Life" back from bonfire and general merriment. Best pic: http://www.flickr.com/photos/didgebaba/3489705728/

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May
Friday 1st
06:58 am 05:13 pm 05:16 pm Artist David Hockney uses his Apple phone to paint http://xrl.us/beq37c http://twitpic.com/4c9jl - Tibetan Buddhist thanka in Second Life Holiday in Sweden today. Great weather, Parks full of people around where I live. BBQs and music in the streets. Am I in another country?

Saturday 2nd
08:14 pm Just booked plane tickets to Singapore and Australia in July-August...traveling with my son, In Singapore for zoo http://www.zoo.com.sg/

Sunday 3rd
05:20 pm 08:37 pm Very little work done this weekend. Weather too good. Slept and ate and rode my bike. Like being 12 again. Mummy I don't wanna go to school. allergies have started very early this year..my eyes itching in May, unusual. usually late June and a month of hell.

Monday 4th
08:11 am 08:16 am 08:20 am 08:21 am 08:25 am Poets ranked by the weight of their beards: http://tinyurl.com/dagm2o An environmental search engine: http://se.growyn.com/ welcome to Scandinavia Free PDF http://www.powells.com/pdf/AlchemystByMichaelScott.pdf Michael Scott's The Alchemyst (Young adult fiction) Three years have passed since the collapse of the Tower of Pisa http://tinyurl.com/dgcaam Super heroes walk the streets of many US cities http://xrl.us/berdud Some take the bus. Few fly.

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08:26 am 10:48 am 10:53 am 05:47 pm 09:19 pm 09:21 pm 09:26 pm

Shadow Hare said he dislocated his shoulder two years ago while helping a woman who was being attacked. Just found another theorist for my field/s http://www.unc.edu/~khillis/index.html Last day for tax returns in Sweden is today-- off to town for lunch and errands: Tax, plane tickets. Program about Futurism on Swedish radio: http://tinyurl.com/c97784 if ya got ears Now writing a paper on "Observing Three Learning Situations" to finish a teacher training course to get points to apply for a job. Its like 'The House that Jack Built'. Write the paper to finish the course to get the points to get the job to keep doing the PhD write th And sometimes I wish I was in London http://tinyurl.com/c8efy5

Tuesday 5th
10:29 am 10:30 am 10:34 am 05:21 pm 05:32 pm 10:19 pm Of course you have all seen RIP: A Remix Manifesto http://tinyurl.com/blrola what do you mean no? @GardnerCampbell welcome to Sweden...look forward to meeting you in HUMlab tomorrow. Urban space, surveillance, residual landscapes, conflict, design and the state. It can only be Subtopia http://xrl.us/berift Had a seminar just now. presented introduction. went well. people say my writing is much clearer. must work more with sources Now return to Religion in New Places paper. sleeping and writing or is this a dream?

Wednesday 6th
07:57 am 07:59 am 08:01 am 12:54 pm 12:56 pm 12:57 pm 12:58 pm 12:58 pm 12:59 pm 01:00 pm Off to HUMlab for a day of interesting missions. As well going to read Fredrich Kittler on advice from a friend. @meika did I ever tell you that while hitchhiking in Tas in 1996 I had an egg thrown at me. In Snug, a ute, yelled "gettajob" dog in back. Here is a picture of my dad. Explains a lot about me http://www.flickr.com/photos/didgebaba/36559845/in/photostream/ Psychedelic Rabbi Gardner Campbell at HUMlab live http://bit.ly/Yaiyx Gardner Campbell @HUMlab disruptions...remix, twitter, millicomputing http://itc.conversationsnetwork.org/shows/detail3871.html Adrian Cockcroft Director, Web Engineering, Netflix 1080p playback 10 times web surfing speed "As we move through the environment. The peripherals sense someone is present and ready to compute" Still be a place for "sustained writing" and paper We will be in constant contact with virtual worlds via mobile millicomputers The border between the virtual and the real will become difficult to trace

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01:01 pm 01:04 pm 01:04 pm 01:05 pm 01:05 pm 01:06 pm 01:06 pm 01:07 pm 01:07 pm 01:09 pm 01:09 pm 01:10 pm 01:11 pm 01:11 pm 01:12 pm 01:12 pm 01:13 pm 01:13 pm 01:14 pm 01:15 pm 01:16 pm 01:17 pm 01:17 pm 01:18 pm 01:18 pm 01:18 pm 01:19 pm 01:20 pm 01:21 pm 01:24 pm 01:26 pm

14 year old daughter 4000 txt messages a month soo everybody will be sitting back of the room, and UNcle phil will be at the front telling us how he has failed us Craigslist killing newspapers http://www.craigslist.org/about/sites newspapers have content that 'doesn't belong together' newspapers rely on sales lists for income criagslist has disrupted newspapers Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shriky http://bit.ly/EqqRm You may not be able to recognize real disruption but you may be able to talk about it while it is happening Before printing press there were scribes Printing press was disruptive. Aldus Manutius, the Venetian printer and publisher, invented the smaller octavo Octavo disrupted books became cheaper, more portable, and therefore more desirable, they expanded the market for all publishers We will not have the comfort of the old ways. What we have had will be broken before we have built the new. Google may be causing harm to us socially (side point) Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf how reading rewired our brains Wolf maps disruptions in the brain during reading The alphabet is disruptive ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ REWIRES THE NERVOUS SYSTEM "the most massive disruption in civilizations since the invention of the alphebet alphabet millicomputers twitter Second Life a move away from pictograms and towards an alphabet the change into the mediated alphabet environment Malcolm Gladwell http://bit.ly/17gZ5c Now s not the time to circle the wagons In the classroom Gardener Campbell 'tinkers' The New Media Reader MIT press: students blog what they are reading Atypical putting material out on the open web "Aren't you worried they will say bad things about your class" Creates public intellectuals Student links back to a moment when she began to think in a more metacognative way Students point back to their own work. "They are part of a much larger enducational universe than they imagined" The are 6 million blog "I don't have time" from faculty....So you don't go to libraries that have more than a couple of hundred books? Google alerts http://www.google.com/alerts artists subscribe to mentions of their work Sam Cooke http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Cooke, Bernini http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernini the ecstasy of St Theresa led to blog post

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Douglas Engelbart "invented the computer mouse" like saying Da Vinci 'did a few drawings' http://bit.ly/b2l0m Read the introduction to Discourse Networks by Friedrich Kittler, why haven't I discovered this earlier? Must read more. Video of Kittler http://bit.ly/11ITUq The relation of Art and Techne.

Thursday 7th
08:12 am 08:18 am 08:22 am 10:28 am 10:29 am 01:24 pm 01:28 pm Calming down to meet Laurie Anderson who is coming for a visit to HUMlab http://bit.ly/GmBwa RT @ggatin I miss my homeland, sun, surf, and giant spiders http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article6231301.ece Laurie Anderson is NASA's 'first and last artist in residence' http://bit.ly/S2SlM Just met and spent and hour with Laurie Anderson. Very cool person. Recomended Story Nest http://storynest.metatale.com/ As well Clock of the Long Now http://www.longnow.org/ beautiful stuff Sitting in #HUMlab planning events @meika yes Laurie said...she seems to know Stephenson and Brian Eno who is also involved. Anyone can go and help as well apparently. Desert.

Friday 8th
08:23 am 08:28 am 08:29 am 12:03 pm 09:49 pm @anyaixchel see you in SL soon 1 1/2 hours until Inside the mind of Macbeth seminar streamed live http://live.humlab.umu.se/ and in SL http://xrl.us/berw7i More details here http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=976 #HUMlab and Angela A. Thomas http://angelaathomas.com/ Seminar from #HUMlab in Second Life http://stream.humlab.umu.se/index.php Virtual Macbeth....so cool amazing week. two papers written, three seminars. one given, one listened and one produced, met Laurie Anderson, payed for tickets Australia

Saturday 9th
09:32 am 10:01 am 10:03 am 05:17 pm 05:25 pm Nietzsche used a typewriterhttp://bit.ly/XggOh , The Hansen Writing Ball (1856) Missions for the weekend: mark exam papers (done), finish conference paper, complete job application....play guitar (keeps me sane) Damn just realized that SLanguages is on now..no time http://www.slanguages.net/home.php The other night I watched a doco on Grisha Perelman and the Poincaré conjecture. Very interesting: http://xrl.us/ber354 So what is Perelman doing now http://bit.ly/DVfca living with mother and poor

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Sunday 10th
10:30 am 10:31 am 10:33 am 09:07 pm 10:23 pm Working on "Religion in New Places: Rhetoric of the Holy in the Online Virtual Environment of Second Life". On a Sunday as well... @meika and what is wrong with hippies maaan? Researching 1970s Swedish children's TV for my son, A time of creative exploration and HIPPIES http://bit.ly/y9EE6 Who does Rupert Murdoch think he is? "The current days of the internet will soon be over." http://xrl.us/ber7b3 I beg to differ. I have not lived in Australia for ten years, and judging by this video channel things have changed http://www.vivecoolcity.com/preview/

Monday 11th
08:01 am 08:34 am 11:35 am 12:02 pm 12:02 pm 12:45 pm 08:29 pm 09:59 pm @GreatDismal the fringe of Surrealism? Who did you have in mind? The WoW Pod is for the 24 hour gamer http://bit.ly/m45rf includes kitchen and toilet. Going to put Second Life up on a 4096 *2160 screen in #HUMlab. Its the size of a small car!! Australia is the only western land to have a net filter, Swedish report http://bit.ly/e6tSX The technology for Oz net filter supplied by Swedish company, NetClean http://www.netclean.com/ Waiting for tech support in a room with 20 researchers on digital humanities..Some artists and tech people. What to do next? Conference paper or job application? May look at the latter. Job applied for. All done online in an hour. Please spirits of the internet deliver this job to me. The perfect job at the perfect time.

Tuesday 12th
09:26 am 09:35 am 10:33 am 02:32 pm 10:10 pm 10:42 pm 10:44 pm 10:50 pm 10:58 pm I am working at home today. Finishing the text for a conference paper on religious symbols in Second Life. If you have not yet visited the Bodhi Sim in Second Life you should http://www.bodhisim.org/ it may close soon :-( National Borders: paying for air ticket. cannot accept foreign credit card. Go outside, find wireless, pay online..return to travel agent. If you live in Umeå, Ålhéns in town is selling out all Muji http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muji for half price. I think I am going back 4 more JSTOR offering free download of British pamphlets from 17th, 18th and 19th century http://xrl.us/besfrh Writing about female avatars wearing hijab (head scarf) in Second Life when visiting mosques in world. Difficult to explain what it means. How to put a Hijab on an avatar http://bit.ly/UyK7Z Having an avatar wear a veil means that the veil is a part of identity and not just a cover. It makes rather than takes away. Interesting. Avatar wearing Hijab http://bit.ly/Hh0td

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Muxlim Pal is the first Muslim virtual world http://pal.muxlim.com/ @meika identity is contagious. Anything you touch can become part of it. People fall in love with their cars. Hermit in SL Popular in RL. and now it is goodnight....more fun tomorrow.

Wednesday 13th
07:58 am 08:08 am 08:10 am 09:45 am Finishing up paper. Enjoying the sunshine. Getting ready for two big days in #HUMlab The Embassy of Piracy build your pyramid now http://embassyofpiracy.org/build/ Copyright infringements per university worldwide http://bit.ly/AbNNo A modern day bloodbath in Sri Lanka http://bit.ly/zkH5U

Friday 15th
07:38 am 08:02 am 08:03 am 08:04 am 09:06 am 09:45 am 09:48 am 09:49 am 09:51 am 09:58 am 10:07 am 10:08 am 10:22 am 10:30 am 10:31 am 10:34 am 10:37 am 10:40 am 10:45 am Good morning. This is what the world sounded like when I was 19 http://www.cousincreep.com/intheraw/pissant.htm Sly and the Family Stone live in Harlem 1969 http://xrl.us/besrwq Boal obituary. Still sad about this http://bit.ly/MlC4v "if we don’t like the image that we have in front of us, [theater] would allow us to penetrate into the mirror and transform our image" Boal prosopography is an investigation of the common characteristics of a historical group, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosopography Perseus Digital Library with online editions http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/ Hypermedia Berlin http://www.berlin.ucla.edu/ the urban over time in the digital Hypermedia Berlin became Hypercities http://www.hypercities.com/ Sustainability and the virtual is not just a question of money. Insitutions must structure for the changes. Looking very cool; Reframeit, adds a layer to web pages for notes markup etc. http://reframeit.com/ The study of logic produces a set of ideological boundaries that must be considered - David Theo Goldberg David Theo Goldberg http://bit.ly/15N6pS Consortium of humanists, artists, scientists, and engineers, leading researchers and nonprofit research institutions: http://www.hastac.org/ $50 million digital media and learning initiative http://bit.ly/hYjmA Bruce Damer is at HUMlab http://www.damer.com/ The Colossus 5 bit paper feed http://bit.ly/IvSjK The Electronic Computer Project von Neumann architecture http://bit.ly/WlwJv the Laboratory Instrument Computer Developed for biomedical research http://www.smecc.org/linc_computer.htm Creation of te first networked multi user graphical space 1974 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maze_War MAZE War

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All th features of Doom 1993 http://bit.ly/pKqqI are present in MAZE War 1974 The Xerox Alto was an early personal computer developed at Xerox PARC in 1973. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xerox_Alto Keyboard design for computers comes from mainframe design Video of Xerox Alto http://bit.ly/nXtyr http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xerox_Star Xerox Star 1981 systems concept owes much to the Xerox Alto Lucasfilm 1986 Habitat http://bit.ly/Wfo0d First avatar space In Walk the Avatars a documentary film about Habitat 1986 AlphaWorld, is the oldest collaborative virtual world on the Internet http://www.activeworlds.com/worlds/alphaworld/ Avatars98 http://www.ccon.org/conf98/ Virtual Worlds Timeline http://www.vwtimeline.org/ Bruce Damer clothes designer http://vimeo.com/961875 Digibarn rules!! http://www.digibarn.com/ Ele Carpenter http://www.elecarpenter.org.uk/ presenting at HUMlab symposium Gerhard Richter's stained-glass window in Germany's Cologne Cathedral evokes technology and science http://xrl.us/bessh3 Is it object or analysis that clarifies research? I am thinking about Jerome McGann''s Deformance http://bit.ly/1cuTpt Stefanie Wuschitz http://grenzartikel.com/ speaking about art research/art as research/research in art Galan Bradt at #HUMlab http://www.virtualgalen.com/ Working with technology in learning how to understand how autistic children do pattern matching (reading) Emma Ewadotter at #HUMlab http://www8.umu.se/kvf/aktuellt/ppf/eewadotter.pdf (Swedish text) Galan: Being a digital human means having explicit relationships with machines. David Goldberg: If I adopt an avatar that allows me to examine being a different person, The ethics of such an act needs to be explored. What do we mean by an academic institution? Hierarchical authored knowledge against a network that mobilizes people.(Goldberg) The academy supplies more that just a wage; community, equipment, spaces, feedback, networks, set and settings. optimism is important in activity and an awareness of seasons, Things come and go and you only have a percentile of productivity Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail 10 yrs old evicted by police and house destroyed http://xrl.us/bessut Slumdog star's kittens killed by bulldozers Amazing two days in HUMlab. Much to think about. Now tired by happy. Give up on TV...here are 380 online videos worth watching: http://soulvlog.blogspot.com/

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Saturday 16th
08:55 pm 08:59 pm 09:02 pm Trying to stay away from Eurovision Songs. Family is absorbed, I am not. Cybernetics is an antihumanism http://bit.ly/24auEA So much for the artists; on a .99 cent track Apple supposedly keeps .34 cents and gives the content provider .55 cents. Is copyright working

Sunday 17th
07:01 pm 07:02 pm 07:31 pm 6majik9: "Wolfram|Alpha isn't sure what to do with your input." http://bit.ly/19edGw Just back from a BBQ with the HUMlab crew and guests @bdamer and Galen trying out new Educational Spacewalk Simulation http://bit.ly/UOXec from Digital Space

Monday 18th
08:00 am 08:12 am 02:10 pm 02:10 pm Chimurenga Library project, revolution in the stacks: http://www.chimurengalibrary.co.za/ and the collective http://www.chimurenga.co.za/ @stefangelfgren ahhh yes, the right track...I remember travelling along it for a while but my road map is all mixed up now. Will Bona Fide Life Evolve from within Human Technology (and what are the consequences of this happening)? Bruce Damer, DigitalSpace Now Its live and I am there http://live.humlab.umu.se/

Tuesday 19th
08:12 am 12:20 pm 12:22 pm The excitement of the last few days is settling and now it is back to daily text analysis, writing articles, chapter revisions, consult work Just been approved for six more months of PhD employment (with conditions). Must finish thesis by spring 2010!! Yeehh! Now back to reading the work of Mr Hållen http://www.eng.umu.se/personal/nicklas.asp with a seminar in an hour.

Wednesday 20th
05:18 pm 10:09 pm Now a long weekend...I hope I can get some work done ;-) Our Digital Island http://odi.statelibrary.tas.gov.au/ State Library of Tasmania archiving online sites. Do other libraries do this?

Thursday 21st
09:44 pm Today built a new bike, fixed another, cycled 10 kms. This summer is going to be a lot of cycling. I would love to do a long trip. Berlin?

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Friday 22nd
08:40 am 08:53 am 08:55 am 09:02 am 09:39 am 12:55 pm I knew I was doing this for a reason: Living abroad gives you a creative edge http://xrl.us/betqjh Cistern Festival looks cool http://www.cistern.se/ maybe I should go Plus another 50+ festivals I can recommend http://delicious.com/didgebaba/Festivals ‘We call them pirates out here’, and in Mt Druitt http://xrl.us/betqnk a form of colonialism continues in Australia Also listening to Tim Buckley Dream Letter: Live in London 1968 so fine http://bit.ly/10g64I Time to go outside for a while..sunshine fresh air.....

Saturday 23rd
08:54 am 09:09 am 06:18 pm Contemplating which end of the pool to dive in. Depth or speed? That is the question. Zizek on Parallax and Architecture http://www.abc.net.au/rn/bydesign/stories/2009/2567788.htm radio broadcast @anyaixchel Have you seen Amelie from Montmartre, wonderful film.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Am%C3%A9lie

Sunday 24th
11:17 am 11:28 am 12:06 pm 12:29 pm 12:39 pm 12:41 pm 12:42 pm 12:43 pm 12:44 pm 12:46 pm 03:34 pm 11:24 pm Five international postdoctoral positions in the digital humanities are now available at HUMlab http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=1050 @meika How tall are you? ;-) @meika "short writer's statement"..I imagined some new guild of vertically challenged scribes. Sad joke :-/ The Australian racist imagination reveals itself, 'Clare the Kings Cross bogan' http://bit.ly/N18lN thesis material! Can recomend David Theo Goldberg Racist Culture http://bit.ly/bIFyS Since starting post grad work I have become more aware of how I think. Like a lighting storm, flashes followed by rumble. Have to change topics every 30 mins. Can write 150 words quickly and then have to go back our it for an hour. Read what I have written over and over again. Takes a long time to come to the point. Usually remove stuff rather than add it in revision. Lunch time.... Thesis: Texts represent the ranges of responses that can be made to them. These are discursive meaning systems. @meika Whet you mean? Indigenous Australians win at Cannes http://bit.ly/1601oH well impressed.

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Monday 25th
07:41 am 11:24 am 11:48 am 09:36 pm 09:37 pm 09:42 pm dis.grace is a hybrid art project that digitally re-appropriates South African author JM Coetzee's Disgrace http://www.disgrace.co.za/ Writing a new plan introduction combo: what I am going to do, what I have done and how much time it is going to take..stuck on Chapter 4. And now to the lab...from page to virtual 3D environment and then back to the page. Latest adventure from HUMlab in Second Life http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=1061 and here is the original http://xrl.us/bet488 Come to the 50th anniversary of the Umeå Uni Student Association in SL http://xrl.us/HUMlabSL 09:00 (CET) Wednesday 27/5 Tofu blueberry ice cream...total enjoyment!

Tuesday 26th
07:52 am 09:11 am 09:12 am 09:24 am 12:24 pm 04:55 pm 80+ Videos for Tech. Media Literacy http://educationaltechnology.ca/couros/1480 go wild. Jutta Weber: On Digital Warfare ‘Ethical’ Killing Machines. MA 226 MIT Building Umeå University 2009-05-27, 13:15-14:15 Deeply moved (in tears) by video of John Berger reading Ghassan Khanafani's Letter from Gaza http://vimeo.com/4115673 Brilliant Umeå now features police helicopters in the sky almost daily. Reminds me of the spotlight patrols from the air in Melbourne in the 1990s The Faculty of Medicine has much better restaurants than the Humanities Faculty at Umeå University. Just returned from lunch. Will return. Tibetans “ready to die” to protect sacred site http://bit.ly/pXfmO

Wednesday 27th
10:51 am 10:56 am 12:13 pm 05:47 pm 05:50 pm 05:51 pm 05:52 pm 05:53 pm 08:35 pm 08:46 pm 08:48 pm http://twitpic.com/61n3j - The virtual Lindellhallen fom Umeå University translated in Second Life Marjorie Perloff has a new website http://marjorieperloff.com/ with essays and other goodies Just met Jutta Weber, very interesting chat http://bit.ly/etT21 @rasmusfleischer Bizzare about drugs and the net. Just listened to M candidate from Mälmo saying the same thing. A "new policy" revealed Fear is the lubricant of politics. Cooking tofu contemplating the scene and feeling poetic. Fresh basil is ssoooooo cool. Congratulations for Prix Ars Electronica to #Piratbyrån @TwoWhiteHorses Tack for idag i Second Life. Negative Sound Institute offers music that is available exclusively through free mp3 downloads http://www.negativesoundinstitute.com/ Harry Partch: "Barstow: Eight Hitchiker Inscriptions" http://bit.ly/kXhL6 M P Free

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Thursday 28th
09:59 am 10:20 am 11:45 am Report in swedish about recent #HUMlab work in Second Life. Thanks to all involved in this http://xrl.us/beugez I love writing. A slow media but fully immersive. Time disappears when I write. It can also be painful. Magic in the way worlds emerge. I am concerned about the new Werner Herzog film. http://bit.ly/Oc5Yd What has he done and is it good?

Friday 29th
08:12 am 08:13 am 10:55 am 11:00 am 08:39 pm 08:47 pm 08:53 pm "When anything is possible, serious psychological problems arise in the development of the individual person." http://xrl.us/beukx7 When does sound become music? great text: http://xrl.us/beukx7 extract of an address by the Prince Charles to Nobel Laureates symposium on climate change http://xrl.us/beuk99 The value of natural capital Google Wave video could be the subject for a thesis http://bit.ly/13u3Sm Code as Commodity Brännbollsyran 2009 has started in Ålidhem. http://bit.ly/2W4snD 24 hours of madness, not so fun 4 residents. The police helicopters are early this year for brännbollsyran. Useless Science or the Alchemist http://bit.ly/T7LIw by Remedios Varo

Saturday 30th
05:48 pm Summer in northern Sweden almost makes the other three seasons almost worthwhile. Brilliant weekend!!

Sunday 31st
10:28 am 10:57 am 03:30 pm 07:04 pm The WFMU Free Music Archive is (yet) another reason to be cheerful http://freemusicarchive.org/ and it includes http://xrl.us/beutna Follow dead people on Twitter http://tweeji.com/ Kathy Acker interviews William S. Burroughs http://xrl.us/beut8u The whole 33 minutes on art, words and the future. Flicker: The True Story of Brion Gysin and the Dream Machine http://www.flickerflicker.com/flash/index.html film about an interesting man

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Monday 1st
10:53 am 10:55 am 01:54 pm 09:29 pm 09:47 pm Have just opened Spotify on my computer...have resisted up till now...but damn,...its not bad..Listening to Dead Meadow. Everything is amazing and I am happy! What is reading? I am trying to answer this question. 'Reason and Persuasion: Three Dialogues by Plato' in an interesting online format http://www.reasonandpersuasion.com/ entire 388 pages 20MB @GardnerCampbell Hope to see you back in the far Swedish north one day.

Tuesday 2nd
07:38 am 07:40 am 07:41 am 09:00 am 09:47 am 12:55 pm Listening to Ravi Shankar on Spotify: Raga Kausi Kanhara. I think it must be a morning rag, seems to suit the moment so well. Jean Baudrillard recites his poetry backed up by an all star band http://ubu.com/sound/baudrillard.html 12 tracks..a whole album. Cindy Sherman's super-8 film,"Doll Clothes" http://ubu.com/film/sherman_doll.html The Stems are on Spotify..I see they have the reformed as so many others have but I saw them in 1987 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stems Thesis is actually starting to come together...from 200 pages of good close readings surrounded by vague assertions I am building it anew. Just watched FLicKeR on Brion Gysin and the Dream Machine..excellent film http://www.flickerflicker.com/flash/index.html

Wednesday 3rd
08:18 am 08:36 am 10:14 pm Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, live 1986 http://bit.ly/IuR4c Dipo initiation ceremony - Ghana http://bit.ly/dmOKX RT @openculture 35 of the best video sites online http://xrl.us/bevcc4 academic and open.

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Thursday 4th
11:12 am 11:23 am 05:54 pm if I think about how much work I have to do..it sort of paralyses me. So I don't think about it and just keep working. I miss Sydney sometimes; http://bit.ly/12rXJp amazing city Took part in a final seminar for fellow PhD candidate. The same thing awaits me, a test of how well the material has grafted to the brain.

Friday 5th
08:02 am 08:26 am 09:37 am 10:03 am 08:27 pm 08:29 pm The Eclectic Tech Carnival starts here on Monday: http://bit.ly/w1nDH /869 I am going to inhabit the fringes of it Contemplating the contrasts http://xrl.us/bevjtz Obama in Egypt with Geert Wilders http://xrl.us/bevjt3 win in EU elections. Open vs. closed David Carradine dies from an "auto-erotic accident'' in Thailand while making a film called Stretch...is this real? http://xrl.us/bevj6s @fairyrings at the moment screen shots are OK but it is being decided in the courts in Sweden right now http://xrl.us/bevj7r Have been getting into the music of Bardo Pond again. It seems like I have come full circle. Returning to the sounds of my 20s. Getting old. What I looked like the last time I listened to Bardo Pond http://xrl.us/bevnhk Can you tell?

Saturday 6th
10:08 am 10:08 am 10:18 am 10:19 am The TeleTubbies in a difficult situation http://bit.ly/19gVFk And the meme rolls on Not a word in old media about Sweden represented by The Embassy of Piracy at Venice Biennale 2009 http://xrl.us/bevpue shame ARE YOU A PRECARIOUS WORKER IN A CULTURE FACTORY SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD? BECOME A REBEL AND TELL US YOUR STORY AT: SALEDOCKS@GMAIL.COM

Sunday 7th
10:36 am 10:52 pm 11:02 pm 11:04 pm Make a printable zine in PDF and Kindle format from blogs. websites, word docs. http://www.zinepal.com/ works well but only in English Planning visit to Singapore next month. Free wireless in Singapore http://xrl.us/bevusq and will son to the Zoo http://xrl.us/bevuss Congratulations to the Swedish Pirate Party who are currently polling at around 7% of the vote in EU elections. Someone is going to Brussels Leader of the Swedish Pirate Party tries to come to terms with the win at EU elections Image: http://xrl.us/bevutv he looks sort of stunned.

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Monday 8th
08:54 am 09:00 am 09:11 am 09:38 pm 11:05 pm 11:14 pm Waiting for planning meeting to start in #HUMlab while around me the Eclectic Tech Carnival takes shape http://www.eclectictechcarnival.org/ Digital text as cyberpunk dream, Nawiz. http://nawlz.com/ Getting ready for paper presentation on Wednesday at Changing Societies conference RT @BryanAlexander I was talking about THE IMPENDING DEMISE OF THE UNIVERSITY today http://xrl.us/bevy4w Sounds cataclysmic. But maybe not. Thoughts on Swedish Pirate Party win in EU elections http://bit.ly/10n1Ok my home faculty is looking for a Professor in Literacy http://xrl.us/bevzmt anyone interested?

Tuesday 9th
08:39 am 08:40 am 10:24 am today am juggling. making a video in second life, writing and doing slides for presentation and reading a seminar paper for seminar 3-5pm, I have not written thesis since Friday and I miss it.. Now following slavoj zizek @zizekspeaks on twitter. Should be interesting.......

Wednesday 10th
07:36 am 07:39 am 01:51 pm Conference today with a paper presentation at 4pm and giving a culture tour of our town, Cafe Pilgatan and me playing in the city church, After culture tour its to the pub. I recommend the best book and music shop in Umeå http://www.mingusbok.se/ MIngus with online ordering Presenting in 1 hour Religion in New Spaces: Rhetoric of the Holy in the Online Virtual World of Second Life http://xrl.us/bev9im Slides

Thursday 11th
12:24 am 06:42 am 06:47 pm Lisa Nakamura http://xrl.us/bewcgp Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game: The Racialization of Labor in World of Warcraft Moving furniture today. After two nights of social life I have had enough. Long to return to scholarly contemplation and writing. HOME has been made for you : share it! And act for the planet. http://bit.ly/cduhH

Friday 12th
10:40 am 04:06 pm 04:08 pm The Clash were a band that one can live by http://bit.ly/NPl9 Guns of Brixton. If you can read Swedish http://dinoprojektet.se/ DINo is now online. Amazing organization for culture and digital media in north Sweden. @fairyrings its an artist. someone told me about it. He makes them all over the world. seems he has been in umeå too.

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@fairyrings The website is here http://www.space-invaders.com/ Space Invaders: The Story of an Invasion While we are in Singapore there is "Da Vinci — The Genius" with "large—scale Machine Inventions" http://www.davincithegenius.com/ ohh yes! Who says there are no super heroes http://bit.ly/3Y2jE1 Elvis jumps babies

Saturday 13th
08:21 pm 08:27 pm 08:37 pm @StephSong Orientalism by Edward Said "Orientalism is all aggression, activity, judgment, will-to-truth, and knowledge" great book Wow..Ele is in Wired magazine http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=1132 at #HUMlab "Whenever the Pirate makes a move, an uproar ensues, we like the sounds of that uproar." Miltos Manetas http://xrl.us/bewqid Venezia

Sunday 14th
05:29 pm 05:31 pm 05:31 pm 05:32 pm 05:34 pm 05:38 pm TV on Sami in northern Finland. Reindeer herders who live traditional life based on the seasons http://bit.ly/UPmE2 The Sami eat a lot of meat. Not much else available in the winter, which lasts about 7 months of the year. Heart disease is a problem for the Sami. Sápmi is the land of the Sami, stretches from the north of Norway, over Sweden and Finland into Russia. Never ask a Sami person how many reindeer they have. Very rude. I did it once in Jokkmokk and was taken aside and it was explained. The program on the Sami is called Renlycka and is from Norway, not Finland. The speak Sami which sounds like Finnish. Beautiful images

Tuesday 16th
03:16 pm 03:56 pm 04:02 pm 04:20 pm Home from the forest and pleasant 24 hours..now back to serious work.... Everyone knows UBUWEB right? http://www.ubu.com/ most amazing collection of words images and sounds from the peripheries on the net Gertrude Stein Reads Gertrude Stein (MP3) http://bit.ly/fhhwh Bloomsday Today..http://bit.ly/39oFqM Narrative reborn

Wednesday 17th
07:29 am I met Laurie Anderson recently. Quite a joy. A concert she gave in Umeå will be streamed tonight at 20:55 (CET) http://xrl.us/bew7o6

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Thursday 18th
07:50 am 07:56 am 07:58 am 08:05 am Listening to Dead Meadow live in Barcelona http://wfmu.org/listen.m3u?show=31825=53184 Thanks to WFMU Traveling today. I wish for the ability to read and write on a bus without feeling sick. Damn motion sickness to the depths of the ocean. Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #digital #humanities #research Iran Going off http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm31kpjBiFQ the people stand before the edifice of power in #IranElection

Friday 19th
08:46 am 08:48 am 10:09 am 06:52 pm Show support for democracy in Iran add green overlay to your Twitter avatar with 1-click http://helpiranelection.com/ Midsummer today. Will spend the morning writing and then see what happens after that. Not very summer for weather me thinks. 15 C and cloudy Citizen journalism is reaching new heights in #IranElection coverage http://iran09.info/ amazing videos and shocking images Rick Roderick - The Self Under Siege: Philosophy in the 20th Century http://xrl.us/bexj93 8 videos with book. Great stuff

Saturday 20th
09:37 am 07:35 pm 07:39 pm 07:52 pm 08:02 pm 08:25 pm 08:50 pm 10:37 pm Add-Art is a free FireFox add-on which replaces advertising on websites with curated art images. http://add-art.org/ a joy!! Listening to Nass El Ghiwane remembering (most of) three months I spent in Morocco in 1997-98 http://bit.ly/jWwyk Footage on Swedish news tonight from Tehran. demos continue. bomb attack on Khomeini mausoleum. several dead. no end in sight. #IranElection provides a flood of online media http://www.demotix.com/iranelection brilliant informal coverage where all else fails @zozizz best coverage of #IranElection. Thank you. Terrible events bring a sadness while we watch the strength of these people. "Prince of Networks: Bruno Latour and Metaphysics" as full text PDF try before U buy http://bit.ly/RmZeX Everything from Continental Drift is worth reading http://bit.ly/3tHSVA re-discovered an old seminar video of mine http://bit.ly/4EB7q Sims as Narrative Engine

Sunday 21st
09:29 am 10:37 am Sunday morning Neil Young http://bit.ly/MRwyS music to watch the world by. "Nothing quite captured the mood and pace of events like the tweets coming from the people of Iran" http://xrl.us/bexrf9 The Times

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Has the Swedish embassy in Tehran been accepting wounded or turning them away? Summer Solstice going to play didgeridoo at sunset (23:00) http://bit.ly/54bYi on a hill top

Monday 22nd
08:42 am 09:01 am 08:55 pm 08:57 pm 08:59 pm 09:00 pm 09:01 pm My parents hitchhiked thru Iran in 1967. Said Tehran was like Paris; open streets cafes, music, poetry. I wonder if it will ever be so again http://bit.ly/x8SBx Quantitative research on #IranElection result. It looks rigged have been fishing today. well by fishing i mean standing by a river with a stick and string. caught nothing. son had fun sort of. cold. wind I think I am an indoors person. As opposed to the outdoors person. I like books. music, walls windows to look out of. This means indoors. 360,000 committed, practicing pagans in the UK http://bit.ly/8Potv Actually I am an outdoors person. I just don't like two hours of cold wind freezing me to the bone beneath the flight path of an airport. Should choose another spot next time I go fishing.

Tuesday 23rd
11:13 am 12:58 pm 12:59 pm 01:02 pm 01:06 pm 01:07 pm 01:07 pm 01:10 pm 01:11 pm 01:39 pm 05:26 pm 05:30 pm http://twitpic.com/86fbh - Me (center) with Tove (left) and Bjorn at a staff (birthday) party Wednesday 17 June, Umea University, Langua ... If anyone else is so afflicted, there is a new edition of the MLA style guide out: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/15/ No more URLs!! MLA says they are out, And every entry receives a medium of publication marker. Have a similar relation to the MLA guide as to Good News Bible when @ school. I defaced and made jokes about it but always had it with me. @jilltxt While website entries will still include authors, article names, and website names, when available, MLA no longer requires URLs. @jilltxt Writers are, however, encouraged to provide a URL if the citation information does not lead readers to easily find the source. @jilltxt I have ordered my copy of MLA guide and wait for it with anticipation (how sad I have become...) I wonder if not requiring URLs by MLA can tie in to the whole pirate/proxy/ShortenURL thing, A URL will mean less in the future maybe? Back to Lev Manovich's five principles of new media..... set yr location to Tehran, timezone GMT +3.30. Security forces r hunting for bloggers using location/timezone srchs. this creates a logjam @StephSong good luck in LA LA Land..I would think San Francisco more to your style Steph @zozizz On Swedish radio today: Swedish embassy in Tehran accepting injured: 2, Nastaran Street Pasdaran Avenue (North of Dr. Lavasani)

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Wednesday 24th
11:00 am 11:12 am 11:13 am 11:38 am 11:39 am 11:40 am 01:46 pm 03:48 pm 04:02 pm 07:13 pm 07:17 pm 07:18 pm 07:22 pm 07:58 pm 08:02 pm 08:04 pm 10:09 pm 10:20 pm How Twitter looks for people in Iran http://twitgoo.com/xrbb Someone I used to hang with in Sydney, Lucas Abela is in this month's Wire http://www.thewire.co.uk/articles/2639/ Mp3s of intensity I knew Lucas when he lived in his kombi: http://www.dualplover.com/justice.htm now he is a star @fairyrings Communities of Practice: A Discursive Analysis of Blogging and Community (maybe?) @fairyrings but should one repeat words in a title? looks sloppy maybe....too many communities in the title? back to work...too many distractions...must finish chapter section... Listening to The Levellers, A Weapon Called the Word; "But the palace stays the same only the guards ever change" good advice for all The Posthuman Dada Guide is an impractical handbook for practical living in our posthuman world http://xrl.us/bex8q6 Andrei Codrescu BBC Memoryshare is a living archive of memories from 1900 to the present day http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/memoryshare/ Amazing that I can hear this http://bit.ly/nZnS9 and live my life of peace quite while people are dying for what they believe It aint fair "Security forces have shot and killed the wounded persons before transmitting them." http://bit.ly/itX5y #IranElection Tweet freely in Iran - bypass govt. censorship. Use for free. Select country Canada at http://tinyurl.com/nzxco5 #iranelection The White House is streaming live: http://polfeeds.com/whlive (via @ObamaNews) right now on #IranElection If they can't protest we will Stockholm, Sweden, Medborgarplatsen 25 June 16:00 http://protests.sharearchy.com/ #IranElection find a site Please retweet: just signed petition 'Appeal to the UN on the Situation in Iran' http://301.to/2iu #iranelection Please retweet: just signed petition 'Appeal to the UN on the Situation in Iran' http://301.to/2iu A heavy day ends. 1000+ words written. Horror in Iran. Let it end on a lighter side: eccentric homes http://xrl.us/bex94g on Atlas Obscura Boycott Nokia for Iran Crackdown http://campaigns.aicongress.org/nokia

Thursday 25th
07:33 am 07:52 am 03:59 pm 05:54 pm Sun shining for another day of writing and learning about the world. Just discovered BVM0Experim0Indus0TV http://xrl.us/beycso joy! Amazing image http://twitpic.com/8cqyc but is it real? Just remembered that the Iranian government also loves Photoshop http://xrl.us/beycu2 @stefangelfgren happy holidays... @hrheingold del.icio.us number of bookmarks and comments gives me an idea of a site's credibility.

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Sweden is busy locking down content with IPRED and FRA laws Canada is doing free net content that is good http://xrl.us/beyeyy RTStephSong Iran the "Twitter Revolution" http://xrl.us/beygrk that “network openness” leads automatically or directly to democracy is false

Friday 26th
08:52 am 09:22 am 10:01 am 10:02 am 10:40 am 10:42 am 12:00 pm 12:02 pm 12:04 pm 03:32 pm 05:32 pm "The women's movement in Iran goes back to the middle of the 19th century." http://xrl.us/beyi55 Micheal Jackson: Later 20th century Homo Sacer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_sacer Is this what 'Man in the MIrror' was about? While I enjoy the content of Spotify https://www.spotify.com/en/ it has no real application for sharing music between users based on taste. Spotify is the anti-file sharing network. So thanks goes to despotify http://despotify.se/ for making it better The Depravity Scale aims to standardize legal terms such as "heinous," "atrocious," "evil," and "depraved," https://depravityscale.org Follow this link to participate in The Depravity Scale research https://depravityscale.org/depscale/survey.php I wish I had the time. Finished a genealogy of classifying the properties of digital media. Now on to what is reading. Zizek on Iran (English) http://bit.ly/mELhp "Mousavi: is he a Western-backed reformer who wants more personal freedom and market economy, or a member of the cleric establishment" Zizek Without a Bush, Ahmadinejad has no foil upon which to make his threats. Now he casts Obama in the role http://xrl.us/beykc9 #IranElection Just blocked a swarm of followers; semi-naked women real estate agents..WTF?

Saturday 27th
08:31 am 03:55 pm 03:58 pm 07:11 pm 07:17 pm 07:20 pm 07:31 pm Intense protest at Iranian embassy in Stockholm http://xrl.us/beypev (video) 150 demonstrators break into embassy #IranElection "Australian wallabies are eating opium poppies and creating crop circles as they hop around "as high as a kite", http://xrl.us/beyp3p Looking forward to getting back to Australia for a month soon....and join the wallabies. #Neda and the images of Race; Neda Soltani, Race, and Digital Labor by Lisa Nakamura http://www.differenceengines.com/?p=189 #IranElection Live-Tweeting The Revolution: Day 14 #iranelection http://tinyurl.com/krp99w Intensity has not diminished in Tehran In Iran 60 percent of university students are women http://bit.ly/XItB0 http://amplify.com/u/968

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Sunday 28th
02:48 pm Giorno Poetry Systems poster http://rhizome.org/imagebase/article/2718/dialapoemlarge.jpg http://www.ubu.com/sound/gps.html Listen Now God is in the house: Artist, composer and filmmaker Tony Conrad in conversation http://bit.ly/fBUSe A blog response to Iran, Twitter and MJ http://bit.ly/C3oTu on Videogum (linked from post)

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Monday 29th
08:30 am 05:32 pm 10:51 pm 10:53 pm Sky Saxon is dead http://bit.ly/mIm3E Re-reading Schechner on performance, http://xrl.us/beyyay. Performance Theory (2003 edition) and Ritual, Play, and Performance (1976). Good @meika welcome back..thought you may have wondered out into the Tarkine or something..never to be seen again. Living in the Queenslander; houses I grew up in, rented cheap and remember well; http://xrl.us/beyzyh Space and memory

Tuesday 30th
10:04 am 10:07 am 10:09 am 10:10 am 10:17 am 10:47 am 11:30 am 07:39 pm 09:18 pm National-security experts warn that MJ death could distract from Iran's increasing crackdown on democracy http://xrl.us/bey4be #IranElection The Pirate Bay is being sold to Global Gaming Factory X AB http://www.globalgamingfactory.com/ Announced today Comments on the Pirate Bay blog http://thepiratebay.org/blog/164 are overtly negative to the sale of the site. The end of TPB? According to TPB "Now we're fueling up for going into the next gear. TPB will have economical muscles to let people evolve it." Bad English Iranian Events in Context: A List of Open Resources http://xrl.us/bey4da #IranElection Writing a thesis on a sunny summer's day introduces a new degree of difficulty into the whole procedure. "But I wanna go and play mummy!" My concerns with the sale of The Pirate Bay http://bit.ly/eoFVH now back to thesis Return to thesis chapter. Slowly. Meanwhile, Indian hardcore and metal Mp3s http://indianrockmp3.com/ "choice to move to the cave not surprising." http://xrl.us/bey62p Ms Mountford, an artist, lived out her life until the age of 49 in a cave

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July
Wednesday 1st
08:24 am 02:35 pm 08:49 pm Second Life may be filtered in Australia as unclassified content http://xrl.us/bey98h This is of course crazy. Some days write a lot and some days just think. Today has been a thinking day. Finished section on What is Reading in Digital Texts. Nexts? Alleph by Sakab Bashir http://www.alleph.net/ALLEPH_HOME.html a digital work I have been reading since 2005.

Thursday 2nd
07:54 am 07:55 am 08:33 am 10:01 am 03:15 pm 03:18 pm 04:06 pm 08:34 pm 08:36 pm Start work on archiving student projects in Second Life. Have decided to keep museum works in my inventory. No other way or is there? As well thesis is ticking along. Chapter on methods and terms is halfway reworked. All work must be done by 15/7 as I am outta here. No! There should not be rules about poetry, it should be found in a brackish mixture of self and shelf, world and word http://xrl.us/bezfj6 I wonder if The Pirate Bay has experienced a surge in tracker activity since the announcement to sell two days ago? I bet they have. Video of panel session from Almedalen on copyright, file sharing, digital culture in Swedish http://fores.se/upphov09/ For those not familiar; Almedalen is http://bit.ly/14lLgO Hans Pandeya, the potential new owner of the Pirate Bay is intelligent and seems to know the score http://fores.se/upphov09/ Returned from picnic on the river bank to farewell Stefanie W. http://grenzartikel.com/ leaves for Berlin tomorrow. Nice people there. Now listening to Dead Meadow live in Barcelona: http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/31825 (Download) so cool

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Friday 3rd
10:02 am 10:33 am 12:34 pm In the dialogic text "the author's design for a character is a design for discourse." Bakhtin, Dostoevsky's Poetics 63 @simon_lindgren nice video. I blogged more here http://bit.ly/3wrT1G Not "third world", but a colonised people struggling for survival: http://xrl.us/bezmzt Australia Aboriginal culture survives, despite all.

Saturday 4th
11:23 am 11:25 am 11:45 am Pallin; "im not wired to operate/under the same old politics as usual/i promised that four years ago/and i meant it" http://xrl.us/bezq3i Andrew Jackson Jihad, "People II: The Reckoning" http://bit.ly/Gyr73 great lyrics Executive producer of Yo Gabba Gabba possible next US ambassador to France http://bit.ly/SW7sr

Monday 6th
09:37 am 10:40 am 01:10 pm 07:07 pm 07:11 pm 08:29 pm 08:32 pm 09:46 pm William Burroughs art with guns http://bit.ly/Gy6XN Listening to http://bit.ly/ZmV4w Can; Sountracks (1970 original pressing) excellent Nice little Copyright/Copyleft (Archive) http://bit.ly/2hfa1e of links I await patiently the Os Mutantes Documentary Movie http://bit.ly/1Qz0yQ like a patient. Bat Macumba everyone http://bit.ly/jn46j Banksy vs. The Bristol Museum http://xrl.us/bezyuy and http://bit.ly/3uIjJ7 wish I was there "I don't think we're on canvas anymore" Dorothy http://bit.ly/Skb8d 1265 words written today, thesis drags on. back again tomorrow.

Tuesday 7th
01:00 pm 03:30 pm Has been raining solid for the past 7 hours here and no sign of letting up. Flooding started http://xrl.us/bez5wv Just uploaded a recording of me playing in the street http://www.archive.org/details/StarseedTransmission good didgeridoo vibes

Wednesday 8th
09:50 am 10:12 am 10:31 am For millennia, the idea of Sweden has enthralled the world's imagination http://xrl.us/be2bh7 at last all is explained. The next negotiating meeting on the Anti-Counterfeit Trade Agreement (ACTA) is 16-17 July in Morocco http://xrl.us/be2bko in secret G8 is getting more ridiculous, Berlusconi has a new friend to tack...I mean take http://xrl.us/be2bm3 ohh Silvio...

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With "showgirls and starlets as Italy's candidates in the European elections." the govt' could just be turned into a TV show?

Thursday 9th
09:22 am 09:41 am 09:47 am 09:55 am 10:45 am 02:09 pm today I explain what performative reading is....... For the best of obscure 1960s and 70s hippy psych weird exotica as downloadable musics http://hippy-djkit.blogspot.com/ Shall be in Copenhagen next week http://www.openhagen.net/ Openhagen is a urban free space initiative that looks great To travel is better than to spy. http://bit.ly/kQTLO Off to play music in the street for an hour or two Drunken Boat number 10 is now online http://www.drunkenboat.com/db10/08poe/ many many people involved. Looks spectacular

Friday 10th
09:52 am 09:52 am 10:07 am 11:42 am 11:43 am 03:15 pm 03:16 pm We will be making mobile phone movies in HUMlab next term. Here is one from South Africa http://www.smssugarman.com/ Sex workers in SA Here is background on SMS Sugarman http://xrl.us/be2owv The 10 oldest inhabited cities http://bit.ly/AzH8f "Have any works appeared in digital media whose interest goes beyond novelty value?" http://xrl.us/be2o6r A fair question? I would say "Yes" here are 150+ http://delicious.com/didgebaba/DigitalTexts digital texts with value beyond novelty. Incredible piece of music http://bit.ly/avj1E has just re-awoken me for my last hour of writing for today, More from Valentina Lisitsa http://www.youtube.com/valentinalisitsa

Saturday 11th
09:51 am 10:40 am 12:58 pm One of the best web radio stations is Resonance FM http://resonancefm.com/ London Musicians Collective sends out its best to the world. sun coming out. me playing music in the street. main shopping street in umea outside the Victoria Gallery in about 20 mins. come on down. Not playing music. Playing with my kids instead. Making pancakes and watching them in the playground outside. Peaceful Saturday.

Sunday 12th
12:07 am 12:10 am Oprah's sexual ignorance, of course, isn't limited to women http://bit.ly/u2ufd One of my favorite artists: Brody Condon's "Without Sun" at Machine Project http://rhizome.org/editorial/2761

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Three Reasons to Vomit http://xrl.us/be2wgq "Business has treated intellectual property as capital, like coal or land, ignoring the social value" http://xrl.us/be2whe Hindustan Times Every week or so I post recommended online media on my blog http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/search/label/Downstreams Now have 100 entries We live in amazing times my friends..... Thesis writing on a Sunday. Only four days until holidays. Need Fela to see me thru http://bit.ly/PODia @KISSmyBLAKarts Maybe you will find this interesting if you haven't seen it http://bit.ly/ievIo @anyaixchel I hope Paris is great for you...it will be. @lnakamur interesting virtual worlds and racial discourse. Have u seen this http://bit.ly/byd8F

Monday 13th
01:31 am 01:33 am 11:21 am 11:23 am 11:27 am 07:22 pm 07:25 pm 07:32 pm 09:26 pm 11:16 pm Failure to sleep brings thoughts about the 300 things to do before leaving this country for another and then another and then another. @BryanAlexander good luck with that flight Bryan. Any strange creatures clinging to the wing? The telematic body comes (not a pun) to Second Life with JoyReact sex toys http://xrl.us/be24dz intimacy over the net. From Stelarc's Ping Body http://www.stelarc.va.com.au/pingbody/index.html to JoyReact is a journey worth paying attention to I think. More on the telematic body here; http://bit.ly/MaM2n sunny evening as I struggle to remain focused on the final revisions of a thesis chapter. in 72 hours I will be in Copenhagen. FOCUS!!!!! @StephSong Meat Free is the only way to be. Anyone seen the film Jezus is een Palestijn (Jesus is a Palestinian) by Lodewijk Crijns. Excellent film http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0143323/ "Is there not charms By which the property of youth and maidhood May be abus'd? Have you not read Roderigo, Of some such thing?" King Lear Major distractions from thesis..Being Human is on SVT play http://bit.ly/nkcoj OMG!!

Tuesday 14th
12:12 am 12:14 am 01:58 am 03:19 pm 03:20 pm Results tagged “Narratology” from The Narrative Design Exploratorium http://xrl.us/be27yq this is the journey to the end of the night...won't stop till done. 1200 words written today (all done in corrections!) and another draft is finished. Shall email to supervisors (2/3 on holiday) tomorrow. My local hamburger take out does a side line in cracking mobile phones, Costs $45 US to have a phone 'unlocked' by the official carrier. Taking a mobile to Australia with my mobile carrier will cost a fortune.

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The world's first Goth Chick http://bit.ly/7BdX4 Emily Dickinson Fela Lives http://bit.ly/cS8Hc When cricket really was circket http://bit.ly/FmyCt no helmets the crowd a drunken mob. Bit of a shock: Peter Garrett (Midnight Oil fame) has cleared the way for the Four Mile uranium mine in outback South Australia. What happened to Peter Garrett? http://bit.ly/19ks4O (1982) makes me sad, Four Mile will be mined by the in-situ leach method. A weak acid is pumped into the uranium-bearing formation through a series of wells. "If you read the history books youll see the same things happen again and again Repeat repeat short memory theyve all got it" Short memory

Wednesday 15th
11:29 am 11:30 am Heading downtown to play music in the street. Heading downtown to play music in the street. Booking tickets to Singapore Zoo. Packing.

Friday 17th
04:15 pm In Copenhagen. Warm day with crowds in the streets, Staying across the road from Tivoli http://xrl.us/be3tiji. Life good. Singapore tomorrow

Saturday 18th
05:35 am RT LeesaWatego Fight to save sacred site from shopping centre http://bit.ly/ZkD4R

Sunday 19th
12:53 am Have made it to Singapore. Hot here 28 degrees at 7am. Hotel room not available until 11am so we retire to the pool area. Bring on the sun.

Monday 20th
03:30 pm 03:34 pm 03:38 pm I ate at Wagamama http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wagamama In Copenhagen at it felt like I was in Second Life (good food but) Last day in Singapore tomorrow and I am going to be on TV, An interview for the program Culture X http://xrl.us/be4eoy http://xrl.us/be4eo6 Tomorrow night fly to my homeland: Brisbane Australia. Yee haaa.

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August
Monday 10th
12:18 pm 12:19 pm 12:20 pm 12:23 pm 12:38 pm In Singapore returning to Sweden after 3 weeks in Australia. Tired but happy. Flight at 1am to Copenhagen. Stockholm tomorrow. Silas playing robot ninja computer game as I come back to the web after a break from it. 2210 RSS entries to read!!!!!! I have been body surfing in the Pacific, bush walking, playing music with friends, buying clothes, buying a new didge, showing my son Oz. Much research travelling, contacts made and things found out. One being http://www.radelindia.com/Index.aspx digital Indian instruments

Thursday 13th
07:25 am Jet lag is playing with my mind.

Friday 14th
07:13 am 07:18 am Where to start; ideas everywhere, met so many cool people travelling, have plans and obligations, time too slow and too fast depending on It is now possible to listen to one of the best radio stations in da world 4ZZZ online: http://bit.ly/gKBVe

Saturday 15th
07:36 pm 07:55 pm played didgeridoo for 4 hours today, 3 hours yesterday and 3 the day before....Back to the job on Monday. Anyone is Brisbane; 6majik9 is playing the book nook this weekend. http://www.booknook.com.au/ possibly tomorrow maybe it was today.

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Monday 17th
07:56 am 09:21 am 09:24 am 11:05 am 11:16 am 01:44 pm 01:52 pm Good morning world. http://bit.ly/Pkmqa Nothing changes in my house. What I found out about on my holidays http://bit.ly/6a1lv Really digging Dead Meadow http://bit.ly/vTXZJ Multitouch computer tables for libraries (and cold cats) http://xrl.us/bfahrm Vol 2, No 2: 3D Virtual Worlds for Health and Healthcare http://bit.ly/oLRpe Kathy Acker’s Re-Doing Childhood, originally released in 2000 http://bit.ly/TuoJ3 Welcome to Awkward Family Portraits http://awkwardfamilyphotos.com/ my favourite: http://bit.ly/oDOdE

Tuesday 18th
01:29 pm 01:44 pm 05:26 pm Online documentaries http://www.snagfilms.com/ free streams 20 Places to Legally Watch and Download Free TV, Movies, and Documentaries http://tiny.cc/u3Gji Video: William F. Buckley debating James Baldwin, October 26, 1965, Cambridge University http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/videodir/asx2/2299.asx

Wednesday 19th
07:58 am 12:51 pm meetings meetings meeeeeeeetings SBS First Australians is online http://www.sbs.com.au/firstaustralians/

Thursday 20th
10:27 am 10:30 am 10:40 am 10:52 am 10:56 am 10:59 am 12:12 pm 12:14 pm 12:17 pm All day at a planning session for Language Studies. Language is identity! We proceed from there. More tweets thru the day. Second Life now offers a phone service http://xrl.us/bfax8w call avatars and real people. The virtual is real. vision + identity: enthusiasm, curiosity, multiple, expertise, freedom, cooperation, playful, mature, fair, accessible, non-hierarchical Rolling Stones http://bit.ly/3JRNkg documentary Enabling: references patterns of interaction which allow individuals to develop and grow. (Also signifies dysfunctional approaches to life). More time on content rather than form. We spend too much time on form and not enough on content. University as intellectual environment. We now have a ICT coach in the humanities faculty at Umeå University. His name is Satish and he is speaking now at our planning day. Satish speaks about bringing synchronous and asynchronous learning closer together. Time, student numbers, assessment, materials, goals, how they are measured, how learning is practiced, how they are presented, and ICT tools

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ICT tools: Student feedback, paper or electronic? Take students to computer lab and get them to fill in the form. Video teaching: using text screen capture with pencil cursor. Using examples and talking them thru. A step beyond PowerPoint Cambro http://bit.ly/hEoZB versus Moodle: http://moodle.org/ who will win? ICT The Salvation: come and speak to Satish. The three minute tip. ZIP files http://www.winzip.com/index.htm Jeffrey Bardzell http://bit.ly/2D0iFJ on aesthetic interaction.

Friday 21st
07:45 am 08:06 am 08:27 pm 08:34 pm 08:35 pm Rolling Stones documentary from 1972 http://bit.ly/14gNc3 when rock n roll was real Agreeing with @StephSong http://specials.divertissements.fr.msn.com/cinema/avatar/default.aspx wicked visuals At last I have cable broadband it is so fast ya ya ya ya a yaaaaa Television is no longer an option for me. Have been watching quite a bit since moving. Bad shit. Now internet is back to save my brain. will begin with The First Australians http://www.sbs.com.au/firstaustralians/

Saturday 22nd
02:03 pm 10:19 pm Listening to The Incredible String Band; The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter. A favourite disc. http://bit.ly/QTcrX http://twitpic.com/ewdl9 - Tabletop or Multuggerah. A site of: "The angry squatters pursued the aborigines to Table Top. The aborigi ...

Sunday 23rd
01:15 pm 01:16 pm Things moving quickly. New Computer @home with Linux. Wireless almost set up. May pick up a Mac tomorrow. Radio Nada back online. 25 Great Pirate Bay Alternatives http://bit.ly/2yJDie

Monday 24th
07:38 am 07:46 am 12:25 pm 12:26 pm Sunshine bike ride forest gleam work day staff meeting write plan bike ride and home. I met Laurie Anderson recently and she is cool; http://bit.ly/Wlvu1 Back to teaching prep. Cultures of Commonwealth English http://www.mos.umu.se/cceng/11.html is being rebuilt falling sick on a journey / my dream goes wandering / over a field of dried grass - Basho (1694)

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Tuesday 25th
08:28 am 08:30 am 12:47 pm 12:52 pm New Brother of the Occult Sisterhood CD http://bit.ly/K5VRA And welcome Pacific Soma, a new label for the kaleidoscopic listener http://pacificsoma.blogspot.com/ Going on a tour of the Open Source Embroidery http://bit.ly/EQq4v exhibition Just order Fernando Pessoa's The Book of Disquiet and Michel Foucault's The Archaeology of Knowledge The Discourse on Language

Wednesday 26th
12:22 pm 12:23 pm Reading VJam Theory: Collective Writings on Realtime Visual Performance http://www.vjtheory.net/vjamtheory.html breaks new ground. VJ Theory describes itself as "saddle-stitch binding black and white interior" sounds like a room not a book...it suits the subject

Thursday 27th
08:35 am 08:56 am 10:58 am 11:04 am To play for yourself. To play for the spirits to make them come, which is what Indian raga musicians do. http://tiny.cc/Q5GlZ back to course planning; starting to become a little bit tedious. Vow to have all done by the morrow. @stefangelfgren "innovative use of ICT in higher education" should we write a book about it? Psychiatrists are now going to roam around in WoW http://tiny.cc/xSTHV looking for people "before they lose touch with the real world." lol

Friday 28th
10:07 am 10:09 am 10:10 am 10:11 am 01:53 pm Music from around the globe via Sweden and your digital online device http://bit.ly/11cg5o Good morning world. Check this out; Mali Music afel bocoum/ damon albarn, http://bit.ly/cQRdW Slow dubs of fuzz base and djembe with chorus chant from iron throats going home to work...hows that for an oxymoron

Sunday 30th
01:13 am 11:30 am 11:31 am 06:17 pm Just stumbled on this http://blog.humlab.umu.se/archives/sense1.mp3 Sydney College of Art 1995. Reading a biography of Jack Kerouac, Memory Babe. What an insane life. @avantgame have yo been hacked? Some words on Nonlinear storytelling in Games http://bit.ly/kwUvo

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Monday 31st
09:21 am 12:04 pm 03:16 pm 10:35 pm At last can return to thesis work. Lessons planned and now waiting for web editing. Read and edit old chapter on Prefaces today. Paratexts by Gérard Genette: ridiculously expensive to buy and has just been placed in restricted (nonloan) section of uni library. Crisis! Interpellation: the process by which ideology addresses the (abstract) pre-ideological individual thus producing a subject. Just watched Chamane http://bit.ly/18SCTM one of my favorite films.

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September
Tuesday 1st
08:17 am 08:34 am 09:00 am 12:49 pm 09:57 pm 09:58 pm Cybercultures: Exploring Critical Issues, conference in Austria http://tiny.cc/wnl6h The CIA for kids; https://www.cia.gov/kids-page/ "not just by “spying” like you see in the movies or on TV (though we do some of that, too)" History of outlaw MC Gangs in Sydney Aust. http://bit.ly/qZsRM a 'nice' Flash story. Orwell on the outbreak of WWII http://orwelldiaries.wordpress.com/2009/09/01/1939/ 70 years ago today. Bleak times. Two courses start in HUMlab tomorrow using Second Life for both teaching and learning http://tiny.cc/DA8WY going 2 be amazing time to sleep.......

Wednesday 2nd
12:25 pm 12:32 pm Attacking the Factory Model School System; 12 easy steps to turn a teacher into a prison guard http://www.dyslexicstoryteller.com/12ways.htm Nothing in my life more important than blogging: http://bit.ly/d8j2a

Thursday 3rd
11:18 am 11:29 am 11:30 am A Spring poem spoken by me at the end of summer. http://chir.ps/Sm The Father Yod Story http://bit.ly/yacrJ Do you know The Mark of Cain http://bit.ly/9XxDv Australia's answer to Big Black

Friday 4th
09:00 am 11:10 am Cellstories, fiction delivered to your phone http://cellstories.net/welcome.html back to thesis....teaching done for the week and all plans are in.

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Ayub Ogada - Kothiboro http://bit.ly/heZAP @stefangelfgren I wonder is anyone else tweeting at the social media club? More please! Current chapter I am working on "Response in the Paratexts of the Digital Texts" moussu t e lei jovents - ma rue n´est pas longue http://bit.ly/BY0A7 Australia is really becoming this centre for dinosaur discovery http://bit.ly/ezNWU Live from Burning Man http://bit.ly/MU5e3 streamed for the benefit of humanity

Saturday 5th
09:57 am 10:12 am 10:17 am Autumn is about. Soft air and blushing leaves. Cloudy. I need a fireplace. University of Utah recording all non-human areas of the American West http://westernsoundscape.org/ audio online This singing is just wild http://www.tanyatagaq.com/audio.html

Sunday 6th
02:40 pm 07:14 pm 07:19 pm the wikipedia entry on Academic Assessment is good http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assessment The Beatles: Rock Band http://www.thebeatlesrockband.com/videos/trailer3/ seems to overrepresent the more psyched tunes from the band. Cool! #arthurmagazine New video interview with the great Peter Lamborn Wilson (aka Hakim Bey) on "intentional community": http://bit.ly/JM6SU

Monday 7th
09:51 am 11:43 am 11:56 am 11:58 am 01:26 pm 09:31 pm 09:32 pm 09:35 pm 09:39 pm 09:52 pm Sesame Street Highlights http://www.rhizome.org/editorial/2891 videos from that most psychedelic of children's programs. We are at a threshold of social change http://tiny.cc/aFbiz brought on by a failed economic model A nightmare of capitalist Japan: Spirited Away by Ayumi Suzuki http://www.ejumpcut.org/currentissue/SpiritedAway/index.html Current issue of JUMP Cut magazine online http://www.ejumpcut.org/currentissue/index.html New Adbusters out https://www.adbusters.org/campaigns/kickitover A lovely account of Small World Festival with lots of downloads of the music http://tiny.cc/SmallWorld514 From The Spring - great blog @fairyrings and it ends with "and they all lived happily every after"... Listening to Neil Young: Live at Canterbury House 1968 and making chocolate cake for doctoral lunch tomorrow... Although I am not eating chocolate cake for lunch...far too grown up for that I tell you what...... Tomorrow at kl.13.30-14.00 CET Euro City of Culture 2014 announced http://www.kulturradet.se/ to see live stream. Umeå could win.

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Where is Umeå you ask: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ume%C3%A5

Tuesday 8th
09:58 am 12:53 pm 10:30 pm The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations http://www.topoi.org/ Umeå is the European Capital of Culture 2014!!!! Time to wake up: http://bit.ly/51oBq Health; Die Slow

Wednesday 9th
07:53 am 08:39 am 09:34 am 04:30 pm 04:43 pm 04:52 pm 08:43 pm 09:04 pm 09:05 pm Reacquainting myself with the sounds of a misspent youth; Soundgarden Badmotorfinger http://bit.ly/TiS0k I see Mary Flanagan has a new book coming out http://bit.ly/38aYI8 excellent news. "The semantic boundaries between " theory " and " criticism " blur." http://litguide.press.jhu.edu/preface.html John Hopkins Guide to Lit Have started teaching museum and culture analysis students using Second Life http://tiny.cc/DG1bb here are suggestions of sites from them 'Politics and the English Language' by George Orwell (1946) http://bit.ly/DrUfM Internet Manifesto from a group of German bloggers in English http://tiny.cc/U6tgw "there is no such thing as too much information" Celebration of Tasmania’s forests will be held in the Jackeys Marsh valley in Northern Tasmania from February 5-7, 2010.http://tiny.cc/CmD5h This Saturday from 10:00 in Ålidhem; multicultural festival, between the library and the shopping center. Come vote on the youth center. Swedish trained journalist on radical collaboration http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/010478.html from #hrheingold

Thursday 10th
09:53 am 07:38 pm Student intake is a record number for this term. Yet the only facilities I notice being upgraded is the lawn outside the library. Just picked up Neal Stephenson's 'Anathem'.another slab of dead trees from the master. 981 pages, it may take a while as bedtime reading.

Friday 11th
07:24 am 08:01 am I like the Daniel Johnston T-shirt on the Kurt Cobain Rock Star avatar http://tiny.cc/VirtualKurt I wonder if they would include Johnston Fela Kuti 'Water No Get Enemy' http://bit.ly/cRwtK The genius lives on. Good Morning!

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Saturday 12th
12:55 am 05:33 pm 05:40 pm 05:41 pm A collection of images by and of Antonin Artaud http://bit.ly/KYnNo Worship the Glitch is a fine fine blog http://blog.worshiptheglitch.com/ music, ideas and attitudes. From across the latitudes. Does everyone remember this one: http://bit.ly/dWv2r ha ha tee hee ha ha ha http://bit.ly/BVp8N

Sunday 13th
08:35 am 11:35 am 11:38 am 02:52 pm If you are in the northern zones, look out the window and listen to this; http://bit.ly/q1O1A genius. Black Country; sort of VU meets Jesus and Mary Chain with a boys choir singing http://tiny.cc/BlackCountry Kew Bridge Eco Village http://bit.ly/NXuJD and http://bit.ly/4jTk1 Think to go swimming..

Monday 14th
07:34 am 09:45 am 09:46 am 11:02 am 12:14 pm 12:15 pm 06:35 pm 06:39 pm 06:42 pm 06:48 pm 10:17 pm I made the local paper today http://www.folkbladet.nu/?p=155154 in Swedish, playing for a venue for culture in my neighborhood Morning music:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NjX1ziHVX8 Etran Finatawa - Surbajo “My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces of existence.” Sherlock Holmes, The Red Headed League. Gjallarhorn - Suvetar http://bit.ly/wwayY Lunch time music Does anyone know what has happened to the Electronic Literature Collection Vol 1 online http://collection.eliterature.org/? Its gone? Lucky I have a Disc copy of it... Nice, Vivaldi Four Seasons right now; http://bit.ly/3FUSEb @fairyrings site looks great! takes a while to load but its worth it when it does...... For those of you who don't already know, http://bit.ly/tLmOT SK Thoth in HD! Fantastic... #bruces Joy Division Unknown Pleasures LP Cover Animated http://bit.ly/3Sn3rT Remembering how good Joy Division were http://bit.ly/nmLqF and reading Althusser

Tuesday 15th
07:12 am 07:17 am 12:32 pm "Digitization law and policies have also gone missing-in-action." http://www.thestar.com/sciencetech/article/691772 sounds familiar. Howard Rheingold on Essential Media Literacies http://bit.ly/x1dJB Met with students reps this morning to create shared presence in Second Life. Now preparing for culture studies class on virtual worlds.

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Its my day working in HUMlab (in case any thesis authorities are reading this and wondering why I am not writing) :-) My teaching blog, Virtual Worlds, Culture and Technology http://bit.ly/ES32B Malcolm Maclaren on This Spartan Life http://bit.ly/ql89N Forget Gen Y: Gen X is Making Real Change http://bit.ly/qRPon

Wednesday 16th
09:11 am 06:00 pm 09:42 pm University of Texas setting up big in Second Life http://tiny.cc/yvjQL Just received a copy of Fernandno Pessoa's The Book of Disquiet in the mai.. My life is now somehow more complete. have just been published in Poland: FORMAT magazine.

Thursday 17th
10:14 am 10:18 am 10:11 pm Writing thesis on paratexts---the preface as mode of control in digital texts. Listening to Radio Clash http://tiny.cc/8msDT Think Brixton! or The Clash, Ghetto Defendant (w Allen Ginsburg) http://bit.ly/aBssr Recomended Media for an Autumnal Garden http://bit.ly/10yC0L

Friday 18th
07:21 am 07:46 am Good morning. When I grow up......http://bit.ly/5kee6 Fever Ray Global action on Climate http://www.avaaz.org/en/tcktcktck_map/ governments must address the situation in a real way now.

Saturday 19th
06:19 am I went passed 9000 links collected on del.icio.us and didn't event notice http://delicious.com/didgebaba

Sunday 20th
08:40 am 09:32 am 08:13 pm 08:15 pm 09:49 pm yesterday was amazing and today has only just begun...... Captain Tobais Hume, Captain Humes Poeticall Musicke (1607), tones of magic http://bit.ly/1a4Kkq Distasteful program on TV; Ingmar Bergman's last housekeeper on and on: the time the man ate dinner and his favorite socks. Please shoot me. Writing thesis, to Black Rebel Motorcycle Club first album. I have been doing this all wrong. Acceleration and the thrill of knowledge. thesis: "Language as Architecture: Response as Reading in Digital Literature". Due - May 2010.

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Download a new recording of the Master Musicians Of Joujouka live: http://www.thewire.co.uk/articles/3035/ from The Wire this month.

Monday 21st
05:43 pm Next 7 days will be spent at computer, a tube thru the nose for nourishment. Damn my ego and this PhD folly.

Tuesday 22nd
05:22 am 04:15 pm When oh when will I get to Tokyo http://bit.ly/1y4IvT Have resumed my association with coffee after many months of not doing the easiest drug in the world.....

Wednesday 23rd
09:37 am 09:38 am 10:24 am 10:52 am 11:21 am 04:51 pm Back into the thesis chapter. Happy with the progress so far but it is rather slow. Managed around 800 words yesterday in a mammoth 12 hrs. And the Beatles are not on Spotify...can someone fix this situation? Perfect music for writing a thesis too: John Lee Hooker, Country Blues...ohhh feel the pain. Australia’s first Indigenous opera underway at VCA http://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/musse/?p=326 thanks to #KISSmyBLAKarts spreading it. Just picked up The Meaning of Video Games: Gaming and Textual Strategies by Steven E. Jones. http://tiny.cc/gEeeo Pirate Bay trial II "It’s my life on the line here. It’s not just winning or losing some sort of game. It’s my life." http://tiny.cc/9Qx8c

Thursday 24th
09:47 am God is Alive Magic is Afoot http://bit.ly/3q99Gc

Sunday 27th
04:13 pm 04:52 pm UBUWEB Radio http://wfmu.org/wfmu_ubu.pls poetry like it should be The Linden Dollars trading seems to be getting more organised and more lively http://tiny.cc/PRRTD think I will retire and trade LDs.

Tuesday 29th
05:01 am 06:03 am Up since 5am writing. Have I overcome the need for sleep? We shall see at 5pm. Going back to sleep after a productive few hours. "Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course,. Chief nourisher in life's feast."

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Wednesday 30th
08:40 pm Its official. My life is now just a blur until April 2010. Just now; Paper submission and presentation for tomorrow. The rest follows......

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October
Thursday 1st
08:26 am 09:28 am 09:31 am 10:04 am 02:47 pm 03:07 pm getting ready to write. remembering what a fine band The Stone Roses were. Summer 1990, a small blue car and their first album. There are no excuses for being a Google clone: http://delicious.com/didgebaba/searchengines 100 search engines. Picsearch http://www.picsearch.com/ better quality images than Google. http://bit.ly/uei8t Presentation on Virtual Worlds and architecture in 2 hours Call for Articles and Net Art: On-line journal Hz http://bit.ly/4ntuNu @meika what do you mean...its only 4pm.

Friday 2nd
07:57 am So Sub Pop reissues Nirvana's Bleach as a double CD with outtakes. It seems to have aged http://tiny.cc/tMVs1 even with a 'New' track

Saturday 3rd
02:23 am 07:22 am 10:12 am 11:18 am 12:03 pm This is a great picture http://img504.imageshack.us/img504/7674/henri61.jpg Goodnight. In the late 80s and early 90s I surfed the waves of the Brisbane (AUS) punk scene http://tiny.cc/s99bc here's some tunes and views from it. Mid Autumn Full moon today and God is a Hippie http://www.phonotactics.info/?p=177 old jazz in a new skin. "We need to think collectively and sensibly about how this emerging reality will affect our lives." Lawrence Lessig, Code http://codev2.cc/ Just upgraded to premium for Spotify. Took me a couple of months but they have me. The soundtrack to my thesis writing is now assured.

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Sunday 4th
08:34 am 08:35 am 11:21 am Why does Depeche Mode suit so well the writing of a thesis in digital literature? These and other questions answered at the defense. @StephSong Golf should be banned. Have thought so for a long time. Acres and acres of sterile wilderness filled with fashion crimes. @stefangelfgren ha ha....I detect irony there somewhere.

Monday 5th
12:51 pm 01:20 pm 05:57 pm 06:20 pm 06:21 pm Umeå Jazz Festival 22-25 Oct http://bit.ly/ePFzd looks good. Inc. my friend Will Guthrie Friedrich Kittler, The Perspective of Print http://bit.ly/oWbXf (PDF) good stuff Poets were the first on and will be the last off this rock. This is just astounding music http://www.crammed.be/craworld/crw51/index.htm Staff Benda Bilili, some of Congo's finest @rasmusfleischer har slutat helt med TV senaste veckorna. Det bli bara deprimerande till sist att titta på det.

Tuesday 6th
12:11 pm What amazing person was Leon Battista Alberti http://bit.ly/Bi60n of course everyone knows this already.

Thursday 8th
11:43 am Playing music Saturday night in Skellefteå, African Story Week. Jamming with musicians at Nocks nightclub http://tiny.cc/jmAOi from 21:00

Monday 12th
05:22 pm 06:37 pm 07:26 pm 08:00 pm Learning sign language during the day then teaching work and thesis the other 18 hours of the day. Latest Mute magazine looks good http://bit.ly/2au3ND and its free online and yours Ghost paintings from Japan http://bit.ly/uD0BS If at first you don't succeed, kill the witnesses.

Wednesday 14th
04:21 pm 08:08 pm Student project for my Cultures of Commonwealth English course http://bit.ly/cNbJK so good when it comes together. Slavery is rare among Hunter gatherer populations, as slavery depends on a system of social stratification.

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Thursday 15th
10:33 am 10:34 am Now this image has narrative potentials http://bit.ly/2YrGoP @fairyrings would that be Alice in Wonderland for the entire marriage or just the reception? The former could be demanding. But worth a try.

Monday 19th
07:56 am 11:24 am 11:27 am 11:48 am 03:47 pm Working at home today. Must finish thesis chapter. Stasis last week. Great things this week. music is prophecy: "its styles and economic organization are ahead of the rest of society" http://tiny.cc/crA7P @fairyrings this could be a thesis topic in itself. See SupportforHealing Island in SL http://bit.ly/5Y9g2 Perception is nine tenths of the law. Managed 4 hours writing this morning. Now dinner and then more writing. Tajine chicken, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tajine

Tuesday 20th
12:36 pm 01:40 pm 01:48 pm 04:19 pm 04:24 pm 05:17 pm Watching Stuart Allen on Citizen Journalism http://live.humlab.umu.se streamed live now from #HUMlab "Citizen journalism is people commenting on journalism" Stuart Allan at #HUMlab. I am thinking about fanzines http://tiny.cc/ab1XA "A masquerade of information: branded faces delivered over to the prostitution of the image." Baudrillard 2001 40 I love Space Hijackers http://tiny.cc/q5Amj Concerning the ludicrous and satirical performance of a group of activist-artists on April 1 University of California is on strike http://bit.ly/JQYtC In research one must do justice to the topic. it is our duty to reflect the worth of the topic in the standard of research. Otherwise its..

Thursday 22nd
01:07 pm 01:11 pm 01:12 pm 03:10 pm 03:11 pm 03:49 pm After Media (Hot and Cold), by Eduardo Navas http://remixtheory.net/?p=400 I need coffee....and cakes God bless the real http://bit.ly/L4SyN and the reel, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real "Networked culture pushes media to become accessible in multiple forms that are optimized for assimilation of information." Navas Needed a reference to CC license as defining texts. Thought Lessig. Books all on loan from library. Go 2 web http://tiny.cc/KYZ16 Bingo! @stefangelfgren museums and the digital http://delicious.com/didgebaba/Museums Lights being turned off in other offices/Late Autumn leavings/Stripped branches against a grey sky/I continue writing my bloody thesis......

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Sunday 25th
09:35 am 08:07 pm Wake to Yusef Lateef http://bit.ly/nQXMN and wonder why I did not got to the jazz festival this weekend. Morrissey, the former singer in the British band The Smiths, is in a stable condition after collapsing on stage http://tiny.cc/2ID3y

Monday 26th
05:18 pm 06:58 pm 07:11 pm 08:06 pm Blog post. Virtual worlds and information architecture http://bit.ly/2mC2uW brief In Australia "about 711,000 addresses within three kilometres of the coast and less than six metres above sea level". http://tiny.cc/GyAyz Borrowed 4 EST Cds from the library. Good stuff http://bit.ly/15nHtk Nice video of Lawrence Lessig explaining what is Creative Commons http://bit.ly/54qwb (2006)

Tuesday 27th
09:37 am 05:35 pm Writing about the conflicts between authorial and legal prefaces in digital literary texts....well, you asked what am doing. 700 words written today. Very close to finishing chapter two. Tonight or tomorrow a draft will be printed and then begins the next stage.

Wednesday 28th
03:19 pm 03:54 pm 03:57 pm 03:58 pm 05:27 pm Bat for Lashes http://bit.ly/tSq2F nice Always the last to know. Pitchfork looks very promising. e.g. the young Gainsbourg http://bit.ly/19Mz4k Writing introduction and conclusion. 34 pages of tightly argued, incisive and well supported text. Now I just need to convince others. Coffee is so good with cookies...I am being drawn back to the bean. Tea is still my first love when it comes to warm beverages. Sitting down to finish Chapter Two, Reading from the Law/s: Response in the Paratextual Elements of the Texts

Thursday 29th
11:18 am 01:28 pm And now for a conclusion. The heart of Australia http://bit.ly/6ghGc

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Friday 30th
10:34 am 12:40 pm 03:41 pm Records that changed my life: Goo by Sonic Youth (1990) http://bit.ly/3YsL29 Advice about coming to Umeå and doing postdoc research at HUMlab http://wiki.humlab.umu.se/1/62 Chapter two of thesis sent off to supervisors for reading and judgments...As finishing PhD comes closer the work gets more difficult

Saturday 31st
11:10 am 02:53 pm 07:39 pm 09:04 pm Preserving Virtual Worlds http://pvw.illinois.edu/pvw/ Listening to Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, 'Master and Everyone' all day- so so so good. RT @DougCoupland RT @StephSong in some countries cats are the size of dogs http://tiny.cc/yUOee Australian feral mega-cats Get Smart, The Scared Cows Thrill thrill thrill Kill Kill Kill, Make the scene, Bump off the dean http://bit.ly/Qjicl

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November
Monday 2nd
11:06 am 02:12 pm 07:12 pm 07:28 pm 09:26 pm 09:31 pm 09:36 pm 09:37 pm 10:27 pm 10:31 pm "Every tool is a weapon if you hold it right." — Ani DiFranco Final rewrite of thesis Chapter 3. How the design of a digital work of literature invites responses, contributes to narrative and reading. Charles Ess in #HUMlab tomorrow, 13:15 CET. Live stream http://live.humlab.umu.se/ (open from 13:00) Nice video of Charles Ess http://bit.ly/1mruaD The Group http://tiny.cc/ouNkO cutting edge writing from the younger side of Australian letters, This is the sub-cult cuts to the core. Anyone who has seen Holy Mountain knows what I am talking about http://tiny.cc/5Pzvd when I say it messes with your mind/s More news Next year's AOIR conference, IR 11.0, is in Gothenburg, Sweden October 6-9th 2010 as well, what I will be doing tomorrow http://bit.ly/xON1m Narrative is not only organized according to grammar, syntax, tempus and place, it is also organized according to media format. Alejandro Jodorowsky's Holy Mountain is online. http://bit.ly/gfQCn Good God!

Tuesday 3rd
07:30 am 09:09 am 09:22 am 09:23 am New journal for electronic literature http://www.electricliterature.com/ called....Electronic Literature. Eduado Navas vists the Interactive Institute in Stockholm and confirms my own ideas about it http://remixtheory.net/?p=402 amazing Warren Ellis has a brain...http://www.warrenellis.com/?p=7885 this is proof and it is considerable. The party is over: Netherlands poised to demolish the 1970s law that made squatting legal so long as a building had been vacant for a year.

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Squatting in Holland http://www.rnw.nl/nl/node/34267 I recommend it. But is looks like it may be threatened. For more on the squatting scene in Am*dam and why it should be saved; http://vimeo.com/groups/18288/videos/6812727 Table Bed Chair Will be tweeting from Charles Ess at #HUMlab live stream as well: http://bit.ly/1pLxy0 Trust and Democracy Online? Vicious Circles, Virtuous Circles, Possible Futures, #HUMlab Charles Ess, (2009-2012) Info and Media Århus Uni Digital Media Ethics http://bit.ly/15ihaj by Charles Ess at #HUMlab Background for Ess, cultures and technology design Information Ethics Conference #HUMlab Trust online: a taxonomy of trust. rational/cognitive definition. that includes artificial agents. Trust in Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) Ess at #HUMlab. How do we develop an image of trust among machines? E-trust is the consequences of decisions. Ess at #HUMlab. MAS for stock trading - MASST There are limits to how far we can realize notions of trust in a machine environment Ess at #HUMlab - financial crisis as example. Trust in a affective direction . emotive definitions of trust, Anna Marie Carusi (2008, 209)imagination as image building facility (Kant) Consensus image around art and community. "Visualizations are more than pretty pictures" Ess at #HUMlab Bjorn Myskja http://tiny.cc/f3E0H "Trust is at the center of the human condition as such" quoted by Ess at #HUMlab Logstrup (1956) Trust is on the receiving end of ethical behavior in the sense that trusting someone involves an appeal [to responsibility]. Bodily proximity is necessary for trust based morality (after Levinas http://bit.ly/4bS0F0 Ess at #HUMlab Can the internet foster the public sphere? The answer is no - Ess at #HUMLab Deception plays an important role in trust building. Later Kant (Ess at #HUMlab) pretending to better makes us better (Myskja 2008 217) Shannon Vallor - the virtues required for friendship in terms of trust. http://www.scu.edu/cas/philosophy/faculty/vallor.cfm ESS @ #HUMlab "Particular online practices may contribute to the shaping of their moral character" Shannon Vallor "Nobody is on all the time in that kind of way" Ess at #HUMlab. Friendships and trust needs patience which requires a lot of time Technology is built for convenience and speed. We are don't being trained for patience. Ess at #HUMlab Vallor: affordances of contemporary ICTS - leading away from trust as virtue. Possible to build tech. that favor virtues? Ess #HUMlab Twitter as representative of speed, paucity, immediacy. But does it foster virtues? Environments that inspire trust needed. Ess at #HUMlab you are vulnerable as a body and this lies at the heart of ethics. 'Its only a game' defense is not sustainable. Ess at #HUMlab

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"Just Like me Only Better" (returns 4 million hits on Google). Representation online and trust ESS at #HUMlab Virtual adultery. Is it possible? Cartesian view is not problematized. But virtual technologies seem to be questioning boundary ESS #HUMlab Virtual adultery is already here http://bit.ly/2X6k3m Ess at #HUMlab "Wire the world and it will make the world democratic" we laugh politely today. Give everyone a book and they can read? Ess at #HUMlab "Much easier to shop" user testimonials provides some traction for systems of trust online Ess at #HUMlab Technologies that foster the quick and the fast and therefore do not create conditions of trust Ess at #HUMlab rich ling and the (re)turn to embodiment http://tiny.cc/x3WT8 Ess at #HUMlab Heard Gibbon song for the first time last summer http://www.listeningearth.com.au/audio/34GibbonForest.mp3 amazing

Wednesday 4th
03:09 pm 03:10 pm I wish I had time to make sound projects again http://vimeo.com/6033559 ....soon my pretty soon.. VIDEO>> #13Aban Video: Security Forces Beating People http://bit.ly/3qE6Zm #IranElection #Iran RT @zozizz

Thursday 5th
09:35 am 09:44 am 09:56 am 10:19 am 10:44 am 11:07 am 11:24 am 12:08 pm 03:32 pm If I had an extra 4000 I would buy an Erasmus from 1551 http://tiny.cc/DSL2y AbeBooks rare book sale. I would like to start shopping. RT @avantgame Pareidolia: discussed last night @ dinner: Friedrich Jürgenson http://tiny.cc/GJBSL EVP http://tiny.cc/dGVEu Half of four-year-olds in Sweden use the internet http://bit.ly/4lMCt5 Seen and Heard: "See This Sound" at the Lentos Museum http://rhizome.org/editorial/3000 @jilltxt just using Google Translate for Umeå University web pages (That really should be both SW and Eng but are not). It works very well. #HUMlab friend and Research Fellow Ele Carpenter interviewed on Rhizome http://rhizome.org/editorial/2975 An insight into what it is to be an Australian living in Sweden http://aussieclouds.appspot.com/sweden/youknow.html RT @daniel_skog @RickardEriksson: File-sharers spend over £30 per year more on music than those who download legally. http://tiny.cc/QVBiM RT @brokep In Guantanamo, new movie release at The Bay about another Bay http://vodo.net/ingitmo CopyFree

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Friday 6th
08:57 am 09:19 am 10:13 am 11:03 am I love steampunk http://bit.ly/2qicws Secret Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement leaks. It's bad. Very bad. http://bit.ly/2HkNyy In northern Europa what it means to be an artist is to fill out endless grant applications http://www.netfilmmakers.dk/netblog/ Wooden Veil is a Berlin-based art group formed in 2007. http://bit.ly/4tFT4Z

Saturday 7th
11:13 am 11:24 am 12:13 pm 02:02 pm 03:02 pm 04:25 pm Everyday some light shines in from another corner of the music world. Today its from South Africa: Kalahari Surfers http://tiny.cc/tAY8Z Congratulations to Amelia Andersdotter. New Member for the European Assembly for the Swedish Pirate Party. http://tiny.cc/1EKIs From Dec. 1 Color of the Pomegranate (1968) http://bit.ly/2Zqeb5 psychedelic Armenian film. Human Lobotomy - Save the internet: This is happening now. Not just in the USA. In Sweden. In Australia. In Can.. http://bit.ly/30xauu Wrecker and Mended Media for the Weak: Some choice online media items have landed on my screen this week. Is it.. http://bit.ly/o5H69 High Tone Radio is now broadcasting http://www.hightone.org/

Sunday 8th
09:52 am 03:02 pm 06:59 pm 11:01 pm ◯╭╮◯╰╮╭╯◯╭╮◯╰╮╭╯◯╭╮◯╰╮╭╯ ╭╯╰╮◯╰╯◯╭╯╰╮◯╰╯◯╭╯╰╮◯╰╯◯ ╰╮╭╯◯╭╮◯╰╮╭╯◯╭╮◯╰╮╭╯◯╭╮◯ ◯╰╯◯╭╯╰╮◯╰╯◯╭╯╰╮◯╰╯◯╭╯╰╮ Dancing in the Streets: http://bit.ly/1dLTkT What goes around comes around http://bit.ly/1PldZs great activist street art Ozymandias as Machinima (2000): Praised by everyone from New York Times Arts columnist Matt Mirapaul, to film c.. http://bit.ly/1owHyc

Monday 9th
12:18 pm 02:19 pm 05:29 pm 06:04 pm 09:25 pm Looking at stunning images from Ellen Rogers http://www.flickr.com/photos/beep_peep/ "Indeed it is unusual these days for Facebook not to feature in a case such as this," Police http://tiny.cc/zDfny arson murder in Cornwall. Twenty years ago today, BerlinWall falls. Zizek summarizes http://tiny.cc/EYv8B 1989 I was in my first artist house in Oz. Noticed nothing Slavoj Žižek Speaks at Cooper Union: “First as Tragedy, Then As Farce”: Philosopher and Cultural Theorist Slavo.. http://bit.ly/2eCpkX Democracy Now! http://www.democracynow.org/ has really professionalized their news, looks great and informs as well.

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Tuesday 10th
09:04 am 09:49 am 11:39 am 12:03 pm 12:50 pm 01:34 pm 03:21 pm 06:16 pm I am plugged in and ready for another day of words words words... John Pilger's speech on accepting the Sydney Peace Prize 2009 http://tiny.cc/J3daG Breaking the Australian Silence. I can recommend Firefox Stylish Add-ons. http://bit.ly/wfdCx just pimped my Twitter and it looks great Don't Die Wondering: http://bit.ly/QYv3N Snow falling in Umeå Sweden http://webcam.ub.umu.se/view/view.shtml RT @LeesaWatego RT @markpollard A FREE 114-pg book of stories reinventing manhood. Share http://bit.ly/freemanbook @stefangelfgren Interesting to trace the etymology of 'digital natives'. I first heard it here: http://tiny.cc/xfMp4 Rupert Murdoch trying. Beautiful raga guitar from Peter Walker (1967) http://www.ravensingstheblues.com/mp3/Bianca.mp3

Wednesday 11th
09:23 am 09:38 am 09:46 am 10:15 am RT @stefangelfgren @TimScullin: What’s the Future of Twitter? [VIDEO] http://bit.ly/16B3a3 Murdoch accused Google of stealing stories from News Corp newspapers and might ban them in charges 2 online editions. http://tiny.cc/GjOeC The Late Age of Print, a short video about Ted Striphas' book http://bit.ly/xxG8O Eating Animals is Making Us Sick http://www.cnn.com/2009/OPINION/10/28/opinion.jonathan.foer/index.html by Jonathan Foer "Twenty years ago it took open-heart surgery to discover what went on inside an Englishman. " http://tiny.cc/Z9z9a

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Thursday 12th
10:02 am 06:15 pm According to my Twitter vocab I am upbeat and arrogant http://bit.ly/4hcOOf The original Love Buzz http://bit.ly/mZycO Shocking Blue

Friday 13th
12:57 pm 01:50 pm 02:44 pm 02:50 pm simulation and representation. mutually exclusive? I think not. now to explain why in about two pages. Art in Sweden from the perspective of an international visitor http://remixtheory.net/?p=403 @rasmusfleischer men Archive.org fungera med Creative Commons licens inte "fair use"-princip @lillmacho @selanna @rasmusfleischer ja visst. du menar Waybackmachine.

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My friend John takes pictures of the Pacific Ocean and here is one http://www.flickr.com/photos/devocean/4096900660/ wow! Poetry by Steven Jesse Bernstein, The Man Upstairs and Strip Poker http://www.myspace.com/thesadbag Band name of the month is Porn Sword Tobacco http://www.pornswordtobacco.com/ Twitter comes alive in the European night. http://tiny.cc/BQWWN so clear from my list After the Roman Empire collapsed in the West, the idea of res publica disappeared, as foreign to the barbarians of the Migrations Period.

Saturday 14th
09:47 am 09:51 am Saturday and considering the material metaphors of Dreamaphage http://bit.ly/1s6BBH While doing this I am listening to Lamb, the first album http://bit.ly/4Aodv

Sunday 15th
02:46 pm 03:44 pm 03:45 pm Just realized: In Australia we said "I will find some space for it." In Europe people often say "I will make some space for it." Difference Student unrest across Europe http://bit.ly/3byHAC a map of occupied campuses @BryanAlexander Hot Fuzz is a great film Bryan. Watched it with my son a week ago, he loved it. As did I

Monday 16th
09:43 am 10:26 am 02:38 pm 02:51 pm 02:56 pm Mythology and computer games: Avatar the Game is a meeting of the two http://tiny.cc/FboIi Mike Skinner and the poetics of failure http://bit.ly/2T975p Introducing HUMlab to new research students. http://bit.ly/9zKQ2 The imaginary pirate of globalization. The terrorist, the hacker and the financier are the new pirates, http://tiny.cc/ABIHO The middle ages were not without humor http://bit.ly/FoSq2 Mooning gargoyles

Tuesday 17th
09:22 am 09:10 pm AUST Testra leaves Second Life;http://tiny.cc/LehVt "in 2007 when it was an emerging opportunity. It was largely an experiment" so 2007? "The work of art of the future will be the construction of a passionate life." Raoul Vaneigem http://tiny.cc/d2JUv

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Wednesday 18th
12:41 am Music for 1am on a Wednesday http://www.mixpod.com/playlist/35303865 a playlist of French psychedelic dub and folk punk.

Thursday 19th
10:53 pm 10:56 pm 11:01 pm 11:21 pm NationStates a free nation simulation game. Build a nation and run it according to your own warped political ideals.http://nationstates.net/ Today has been crazy but productive. As a reward the last word in Japanese noise http://www.ubu.com/sound/hanatarash.html ハナタラシ Tuition fees at UC just went up by 44% for 2010 "turning higher ed into a gated community" http://tiny.cc/qgdXH videos of protests Death to Everyone (Live) http://www.aquariumdrunkard.com/2009/11/18/bonnie-prince-billy-death-to-everyone-live/

Friday 20th
03:15 pm 03:30 pm 05:16 pm Installing old Flash Player so I can read an old work of Digital LIt. The levels of decoding become apparent in working with the electronic. The digital story is Dreamaphage by Jason Nelson (2004) http://tiny.cc/uPJ5K and you will need to install old Flash 9 http://tiny.cc/wQJid Protests at UC continue http://brianholmes.wordpress.com/2009/11/19/uc-protests-continue/"not about debt, it’s not about bankruptcy"

Saturday 21st
05:37 pm 11:39 pm Australian man became lost on an early morning drive to the shops and ended up 600km away from his starting point. http://tiny.cc/seR5u Australia's ABC is putting lots of clips on YouTube, amazing stuff; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQ6F0FFJxj4 witness Keith Richards 1973

Sunday 22nd
10:37 am Some fine media for free download, a game, music, a book...http://tiny.cc/PXsIa my recommended online media for the week

Monday 23rd
12:19 pm 01:25 pm Posters from Poland..cool http://ajourneyroundmyskull.blogspot.com/2009/11/holy-mountain-of-contemporary-polish.html @meika re: the brain filters out noise and tunes in...so does this mean the brain is musical? http://tiny.cc/6Zqhc

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Local history project using a wiki to collect material; http://www.wigo.se/index.php/Huvudsida in Swedish.

Tuesday 24th
09:21 am 09:23 am 09:28 am 09:47 am 10:15 am 03:15 pm Rainy November day. Perfect for writing, drinking tea, eating cashews and TEACHING THIS AFTERNOON! Digital Lit for digital culture course. research must “achieve demonstrable benefits to the wider economy and society”. http://tiny.cc/KGUdd impact of the humanities. Wonderful music http://www.myspace.com/jhuntcomposer of sounds that shatter the glass habit Spotify’s business model needs some work http://tiny.cc/BkKtY @stefangelfgren best of luck with the affairs of child health. Introduction to digital literature http://realmixed.blogspot.com/2009/11/introduction-to-digital-literature.html

Wednesday 25th
09:51 am 02:01 pm 06:25 pm 06:30 pm Morning music as I warm up the keyboard: Lhasa de Sela http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOLg_XY2cWA @fairyrings not so much messages, as a conversation. Twitter is a huge asynchronous chat feed that follows news, opinion and education. Stanford first university to take the whole dissertation approval and publishing process electronic. http://tiny.cc/YJNtd An estimated 5000 others across New South Wales are learning the oldest languages on earth http://tiny.cc/xeZRO Alright!!

Thursday 26th
10:37 am E-sport, live från Dreamhack http://svt.se/dreamhack 10 hours streamed 4 the Swedish speakers

Friday 27th
09:10 am 04:49 pm University of Western Australia is using Second Life in teaching and learning http://tiny.cc/CyMTO 74% of NSW Australia is in drought. Rivers are disappearing. http://tiny.cc/DIhRl drier conditions expected. Anyone going to Copenhagen?

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Saturday 28th
01:35 am 12:19 pm 12:20 pm 01:39 pm 01:40 pm Games: The Art of Making, Bending, and Breaking Rules http://www.hz-journal.org/n13/ames.html I tweet 2 consume. 2 luxuriate in the ideas of others. 2 imbue myself in the pearls of the collective being. I drink the wisdom of crowds. Others "don’t tweet, I might lose face; my social or professional credibility could suffer." Ian Bogost http://tiny.cc/ZFzDp @deepwarren hi Sharon....of course you are watching pseudo germans dressed in wolves heads. I am preparing midgets for jelly wrestling. Synapses are modified according to a rule called Spike Time Dependent Plasticity (STDP) http://tiny.cc/ZEBns

Monday 30th
10:54 am 11:14 pm RT @deepwarren Fun is the brain's workshop. http://www.wonderlandblog.com/wonderland/2009/11/play-makes-you-a-good-citizen.html I think I have given up giving up and will be back for more in the morning.

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December
Tuesday 1st
10:22 am 11:34 am 12:42 pm 06:17 pm 07:01 pm 10:15 pm BLAST-UP! Is a computer game, a poem and a tribute to Vorticism http://www.babel.ca/blastup/ Installing OpenOffice as it has become the program of choice for majority of students. They cannot afford Word. Why do they need it anyway? Retreating back to my desk at home after 4 hours at university and the movement of society. I am a happy hermit. For the rest of the day I will be #red 'World AIDS Day': A major global disaster killing millions. #Red as in alert http://tiny.cc/rXSAf Pirate Party Australia just announced that it is now accepting founding members http://www.pirateparty.org.au/

Wednesday 2nd
05:11 pm Second Life presence of Oxford University’s First World War Poetry Digital Archive http://slurl.com/secondlife/Frideswide/219/199/646/

Thursday 3rd
08:10 am 11:42 am 09:48 pm As the darkness of morning layers upon the darkness of night it looks like today will be spent in Second Life. RT @spacehijackers http://tinyurl.com/ministryofcopycats Ministry of Sound NYE trains. http://tinyurl.com/circleline2 cities and used space Women of the Avant Garde Pt II http://www.poetryfoundation.org/audio/AGAT-WomenOfTheAvantGardeP2-112409.mp3

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Friday 4th
08:40 am 10:16 am 11:27 pm Australia remains the largest per-capita polluter in the developed world http://tiny.cc/KyHIi embarrassing.... @meika have you see this http://audioboo.fm/ may help with 'e-reading like podcast' Chinese media use virtual world tech to reenact Tiger Woods crash http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80836372/ making news..virtually.

Saturday 5th
10:43 pm BBC on Captain Beefheart http://www.soulvlog.com/2008/11/captain-beefheart-documentary-bbc-1997.html what joy

Sunday 6th
12:34 pm 06:49 pm 07:19 pm Just watched Zoya on the state of Afghanistan http://tiny.cc/jyMjX and it made me sing this song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04bCoHXDj6c You know you spend too much time online when you reach for a piece of paper on your desk using the mouse...I have done this. Jack Rose is dead!! Too shocked to speak http://www.arthurmag.com/2009/12/05/remembering-jack-rose/

Monday 7th
11:12 am 11:37 am 12:16 pm Isn't constructivist pedagogy great http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constructivism_%28learning_theory%29 I love it... "The Lives of Indigenous Women in a 'Post-Racial' and 'Post-Feminist' World" http://blip.tv/file/2876889 Climate conference Copenhagen live on TV Papua New Guinea making problems in first session.

Tuesday 8th
11:13 am 03:09 pm 07:09 pm Don't believe what you see http://tiny.cc/ACzFm 15 botched photoshop jobs I think it has been raining here for six weeks...I Can't Stand the Rain http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7RSTuwKxe8 University of Arkansas Announces Extensible Virtual Worlds Workshop http://sl.nmc.org/2009/12/07/extensible-virtual-worlds/

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Wednesday 9th
10:13 am 10:14 am 10:19 am 10:20 am 10:22 am 10:26 am 10:32 am 10:33 am 10:35 am 10:35 am 10:36 am 10:37 am 10:38 am 10:40 am 10:43 am 10:45 am 10:47 am 10:51 am 10:53 am 10:54 am 10:55 am 10:56 am 10:57 am 10:58 am 10:59 am 11:02 am 11:02 am Peter Bryngelsson from the the Musikhögskolan Malmö on how music animates film and games. Sorry for Facebook friends but I am tweeting it Live stream available here: http://stream.humlab.umu.se/ Peter Bryngelsson seminar is in Swedish. It is brought to us by DINO, Digital Ideas in the North Organization The seminar will focus on how music "animates" motion in films and games. This means that the music selects for us the movement we will see. What are the differences between sound in film and computer games? Peter Bryngelsson plays the theme from Super Mario Bros on slide lap guitar in #HUMlab seminar People of an older generation often discuss computer games from the perspective of morality and how it effects society and individuals The generation that came of age in the 1960s grew up connected to TV. Shooting the Family: Transnational Media and Intercultural Values ~ Patricia Pisters (Editor), Wim Staat (Editor) http://tiny.cc/YrIRA Magnetic tape - audio and later visul (VHS) changed the dynamic of media in the family home With the TV 'strange' people were invited into the family lounge room, e.g Alfred Hitchcock Ian MacDonarl, Revolution in the Head http://www.amazon.com/Revolution-Head-Ian-MacDonald/dp/1844138283 The 1960s youth left the family in front of the TV and turned against it. The 'new type' of young male: they are not written about, shy, detached, but the video game is a entry to a world where he is welcome Son spent entire summer inside attending LAN parties. At 18 emerged from bedroom with a Japanese girlfriend, a job and education. Michel Chion: film sound theorist. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michel_Chion Opening sequence to Lars von Trier's The Antichrist http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO-TNfPzh_k sound and image Pain Grief and Despair. child watching coitus slow-mo open window snow child in wonder jumps out with bear washing machine Antichrist opening Opera Aria by Hyden and opens film Farinelli: Il Castrato Audiovisual Contract: sort of symbolic pact to which the audio-spectator agrees to forget that sound is coming from loudspeakers On Screen, off screen, diegetic, non-diegetic Theories of Michel Chion http://filmsound.org/chion/av-contr.htm Voice over are non-deigetic, laugh tracks are off screen.. Zizek on canned laughter http://www.lacan.com/zizeklaugh.htm Life of Brian did not have laugh track - unique among Python films Avatars- representative figure in computer games. They are present in films also. 1st person avatar, 3rd person avatar. bound to the figure thru console.

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11:04 am 11:05 am 11:06 am 11:08 am 11:10 am 11:11 am 11:22 am 11:28 am 11:38 am 11:39 am 11:42 am 11:43 am 11:44 am 11:49 am 11:51 am 11:53 am 01:29 pm 05:02 pm 06:38 pm 08:40 pm 10:40 pm

1st person - eyes of player are eyes of avatar. sound - objective sound: how own body sounds Deleuze - Noise to voice http://blogs.warwick.ac.uk/crpl_philosophy/entry/deleuze_the_passage/ Reference to Cage . there is no silence http://www.cobussen.com/proefschrift/300_john_cage/316_cage_and_silence/cage_and_silence.htm Silence of the Lambs - music in 1st person view is the soul's form. music is a link with the figure. as the avatar is a body, music is soul Rhythm holds more rhythms within it. Melody places us in height and balance. Gives feeling of being in place the rhythm goes forward and the melody goes up and down in a balance The brain looks for synchronization between sound and image "All film have a narrative structure" I disagree. all dramatic films have a narrative structure? no...think Jodorowsky, think Ron Fricke movement film reality: equivalent in musical movement. environment - space and music (drones). drones create a sense of space environment Only Swedish film makers believe there is such a thing as silence. Drone: a harmonic or monophonic effect or accompaniment where a note or chord is continuously sounded throughout most or all of a piece. "Psychopaths often have a lot of sound within them" Peter Bryngelsson drones create feeling associated with place. music and torture; Vital Remains http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUs2i58iK7Y but dark and death metal not used in torture torture loop used by Swedish military to simulate torture. sounds like Delia Derbyshire. the question of Masonna has not yet been answered as far as I am concerned. Day Three: Singleton to Gloucester – No more policia, no more problemas, no more nothing. I am approaching the abyss http://tiny.cc/8EBut Tre Solar /Three Suns, apparently the worst film made in Sweden recently http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m_fQcX8tds looks terrible welcome to the small crowd of new followers I picked up today. Hope it is interesting for you all #FB 25% of the assessment of a given research output would be based on its perceived ‘economic and social impact.’ http://tiny.cc/1tBey #FB We May Be Born With an Urge to Help http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/01/science/01human.html?_r=1

Thursday 10th
01:48 pm 02:43 pm The Bill of Internet Rights http://torrentfreak.com/pirate-party-mep-proposes-internet-bill-of-rights-091209/ Have just taken flu shot against 'the new influenza' as it is referred to here in Sweden. Oink Oink.......

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The end is nigh http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/2009/12/five-theorists-from-last-five-year.html my thesis is in final layer of production Spent time watching this http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/55/8-cell-simple.gif am now relaxed @BryanAlexander I hope everything is OK post-storm. Sounds dramatic. #FB

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Friday 11th
12:56 am 02:40 pm 02:41 pm If life was only more like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FG6s5L28Igg Swedish Parliamentarian Anna König Jerlemyr, 31, (M) will have national police in Second Life http://tiny.cc/F4ryT PETER Garrett has granted an emergency National Heritage listing to Tasmania's Tarkine rainforest. At last!

Monday 14th
11:02 am 11:28 am 02:07 pm 02:33 pm 02:42 pm 04:38 pm 04:54 pm 05:28 pm Listening to Charley Patton http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyIquE0izAg and warming to another week of writing writing writing Blog post on images of bloody and strong leaders http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/2009/12/we-take-our-images-with-us.html Silvio et. al. I am finding that this is cheering me through the day http://soundcloud.com/etokarecords/sets/ekar020-various-artists-pt-2 Something does not add up when artists are earning more than ever but so many publishers are crying poor due to P2P http://tiny.cc/qxnKz Build your own book scanner http://diybookscanner.org/PDF/DIY-High-Speed-Book-Scanner-from-Trash-and-Cheap-C.pdf @BryanAlexander have you seen Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun, excellent game for learning imperialism. Rather complex through. @BryanAlexander No..I want to but it takes so long to play. Need to change structure of classes and term to accommodate game play. Following #cni09f on Twitter now

Tuesday 15th
11:31 am 12:11 pm 02:38 pm 02:43 pm 11:58 pm snow at last http://www.webbkameror.se/webbkameror/tv4/tv4_umea_1_640.php @deepwarren if by freaky you mean cold white fluffy and blowing in the wind...yep it is. I just generated a #TweetCloud out of a month of my tweets. Top three words: music, sound, film - http://w33.us/5ty5 I just accepted an invitation to Voddler....I am happier for this http://www.voddler.com/ @deepwarren I so do want to visit Sydney one day. I have not ventured down its grimy boulevards for 10 years. So missing it. #FB

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Wednesday 16th
12:01 am 12:20 am 12:23 am 01:03 am 12:04 pm 10:18 pm Watching Repo Man (1984) what a fantastic film. I remember seeing it as a manual for life when I was 19 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087995/ @stefangelfgren sort of late...sleep soon...time is a very fluid thing these days #FB @stefangelfgren working in SL. More squatters, someone deleted half of the sky sculpture, need script for time limit access 4 avatars. #FB Voddler looks good. Television is looking so over and done with. At what point does internet filtering become censorship? http://tiny.cc/S0mms Scanned Situationist International comix from 1968 http://www.flickr.com/photos/didgebaba/sets/671958/show/ avoid boredom. avoid the bored.

Thursday 17th
10:27 pm Lost friends in past 2 years. Jabe http://tiny.cc/T03Wy beautiful person who I knew for too short a time. Hard times but strong heart.

Friday 18th
10:42 am 11:08 am 12:16 pm 12:26 pm 01:49 pm A thesis chapter section is snarling at me like a viscous rodent. I must return to it and break it. Twitter hacked by 'Iranian Cyber Army' http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/12/18/twitter.hacked/index.html?eref=igoogle_cnn Neil Young - Don't Let It Bring You Down (Live 71) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU9_Q7PJuNQ just had to listen to this. Mobile phone network down for me. Phone reads (in English) 'Emergency Calls Only'. @BryanAlexander temp is about the same here in Umeå,

Saturday 19th
04:47 pm 05:26 pm @stefangelfgren I think you have discovered a new word - "smygtwittrar" and i would be worried if I was you ;-) I think I am moving to Blue Mars http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_C89ZL6wjwM=1

Sunday 20th
10:03 am 10:20 am 10:24 am 02:13 pm http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile=54295809==24940017 Good morning..... Has anyone uploaded a copy of the SBS program Alter Ego (avatars in Second Life)? Would love to see it. Morning sounds, 9 Countries by Wax Audio http://www.waxaudio.com.au/9Countries/sounds.htm Big Band gibberish http://tiny.cc/9jndL what English sounds like to non-speakers...

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Jack Rose live Fredericksburg, Virginia entire concert http://silvercurrant.blogspot.com/2009/12/jack-rose-athenaeum-fredericksburg-va.html Forget the images. System change – not climate change A People’s Declaration from Klimaforum09 http://tiny.cc/RZMOM

Monday 21st
11:00 pm 11:01 pm An then the earth turned and we are on our toward the Spring..... Life on earth may seem expensive but it does include an annual free trip around the sun.

Tuesday 22nd
10:23 am 10:28 am 11:31 pm Download video of 7 1/2 hour scenic train ride between Bergen and Oslo on the Norwegian west coast in HD http://tiny.cc/rrdHi Pete Seeger's life as told by Billy Bragg http://time-has-told-me.blogspot.com/ A woman identifying herself simply as ''Mary'' claims her nine-year-old son Jesus Christ is the Son of God™. http://tiny.cc/pU95V

Wednesday 23rd
06:17 pm Spacemen 3 - Walkin' With Jesus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4nOSRw8GJs Happy Christmas all....

Thursday 24th
01:21 am 10:39 am Late at night I enjoy watching truly bizarre Japanese animations http://www.youtube.com/user/nihontenjin #Berlusconi attack faked http://tiny.cc/mh4a1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0IsCLqNVXI http://tiny.cc/NAiCq

Friday 25th
11:38 pm Some sound from me to you. http://www.archive.org/details/Telepath23 Live recording of a recent playing.

Saturday 26th
03:05 pm Working on my thesis on Boxing Day http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmo-dx5uvEU slowly going mad.....

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Sunday 27th
04:36 am 11:10 am 03:19 pm 05:41 pm 05:46 pm 05:59 pm 06:15 pm 06:19 pm a communication tool by which people with short attention spans could scatter their every thought to the winds http://tiny.cc/xyAwd Totally snowed in...must be a meter outside my door. No sign of the snowplough..Amazing. Seriously wishing I was in Berlin right now http://c3.ckck.de/#home #26C3 Israel has indeed been harvesting the organs of Palestinians in #Gaza #FB http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKmb2AQXZqY Wikileaks, Here Be Dragons. Finance, Documents, and the paper trail of truth http://streaming-26c3-wmv.fem-net.de/saal1 Watch this video about the possible future of Iceland from the Wikileaks guys http://streaming-26c3-wmv.fem-net.de/saal1 amazing. julian Assange and Daniel Schmitt (Wikileaks) are doing amazing work http://wikileaks.org/ be part of it. All systems leak. #26C3

ubahnverleih "Here Be Electric Dragons" - Full Audio torrent http://rnm.me/rno #26C3

Monday 28th
11:37 am Cameron's Avatar as an "uncanny valley of morality" http://langer.tumblr.com/post/301628906

Tuesday 29th
02:20 pm The Swamp Ladies of Estonia http://ajourneyroundmyskull.blogspot.com/2009/12/swamp-ladies-of-estonia.html amazing images What is streaming? http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/2009/12/what-is-streaming.html Listening to gamelan http://www.archive.org/details/gamelanmk2007-12-14 while I drag the last pages of this chapter out...ohh the pain. Chapter 3 The Anticipation of Response in the Design of the Digital Texts: A Material Model for Reading is done....... Police in #Iran drive into protesting crowd http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIvW1w3B4OI graphic video.

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Thursday 31st
10:37 am Someone does not like Twitter http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/dec/29/trouble-twitter-social-networking-banality

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January 2010
Friday 1st
01:07 pm Roland S. Howard, Australian guitarist extraordinaire dead at 50 http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/2010/01/rowland-s-howard-1959-2009.html

Saturday 2nd
12:07 am 01:25 pm 02:16 pm 07:15 pm The Lorax video: http://tiny.cc/Ttwub "I speak for the trees" A UN meeting of crucial importance has failed http://bit.ly/65xY76 #COP15 Please RT If you are in Sweden and like music from S.E Asia check this out http://tiny.cc/mRlea Laya Project Working on Second Life project. It seems the financial 'crisis' has played havoc inworld. Lots of businesses are gone.

Sunday 3rd
11:49 am 04:41 pm 09:00 pm 09:06 pm Obama administration is “looking very seriously at the role that games can play in achieving national priorities,” http://tiny.cc/oN4JN @nileshc Nazi ­sympathisers in Sweden are advocating terrorist acts to disrupt this year’s elections there http://bit.ly/6k8iVc Download media recommended and a short satire. http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/2010/01/media-recomendations-to-nations.html The Make Believe Sea http://www.flickriver.com/groups/themakebelievesea/pool/interesting/

Monday 4th
02:49 pm 02:49 pm @eliterature New Electronic Literature Directory looks great. And it is all here http://directory.eliterature.org/

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Bono "hinted that China's efforts prove that tracking net content is possible" http://bit.ly/63UxF4 Lord help us.... Click to ask Nordea's CEO, Christian Clausen, not to fund the forest destruction: http://www.avaaz.org/en/no_pulp_mill

Tuesday 5th
09:56 am 04:21 pm The first time I have seen a anti-war demo that is taking on the issue of robots http://tiny.cc/sBljI Been re-working a thesis (chapter 4) text I wrote in 2008. I can see it is crap. I wrote it? This is a good sign. I am improving maybe.

Wednesday 6th
09:30 am Good morning...Here's a rare one from David Bowie http://tiny.cc/CGI1x and a fine sound it is.

Thursday 7th
09:49 pm @VyarNadLub and @jintanab? @hollysuel welcome to the conversation #FB

Sunday 10th
03:28 pm What computer games can teach you http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/jan/10/playing-in-the-virtual-world

Monday 11th
10:06 am 10:34 pm Hoist the mainsail, clear the decks, baton the hatches, distribute weapons...another year of labor is upon us....dive in! My take on Avatar http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/2010/01/avatar-blindness-in-old-new-vision.html Warning: slight spoilers

Tuesday 12th
06:44 pm Realizing that anything is possible.

Wednesday 13th
02:49 pm Just brought a large drawing block and a set of good pencils. Must storyboard a film and then plan a return to drawing.

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Thursday 14th
08:34 am 09:13 am 10:49 am 06:50 pm Student presentations from a term in Second Life. Machinima films on gender ethnicity and class. So much talent. Second Life as a tool for the mediation of subjectivities. Playing with stereotypes in digital environments in #HUMlab Google taking a stand on censorship and control of the net by govt in China http://www.accessnow.org/page/s/GoogleWin sign the petition Burroughs- The Movie http://www.ubu.com/film/burroughs_movie.html can one ever get enough of the dry wit of Bill?

Friday 15th
09:04 am 09:18 am Watching presentation by students for a term-long project on Gaze and Power, in Second Life with #HUMlab. More excellent work. Natural disaster as immersive media field http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/12/gleaning-information-from-haiti-online/?hp #Haiti @patriksv blog entry on its way for museum studies in #HUMlab Exhibition for culture and media students workl in #HUMlab and in Second Life next Wednesday http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=1387 All welcome.

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Saturday 16th
04:52 pm I just generated a #TweetCloud out of a month of my tweets. Top three words: life, amazing, video - http://w33.us/6dbu

Sunday 17th
04:19 pm Bulding avatars on a snowy Sunday evening #fb

Monday 18th
03:46 pm 04:02 pm 10:39 pm 11:26 pm "Linden Lab limits the number of accounts any household or individual may create. You appear to have exceeded this limit." Only 5 avatars! Brody Condon in #HUMlab Seminar: Known Planes of Existence - 2 mars 2010 kl. 13:00 http://www.humlab.umu.se/node/1229 should be excellent "There’s a cultural revolution going on in Second Life facilitated by a shift in approach by Linden Lab" http://tiny.cc/VF9vZ In case you are wondering 'How big is Australia?' http://strangemaps.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/australia2.jpg

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Wednesday 20th
02:53 pm 09:38 pm Machinima films by second year culture anaysis students http://www.youtube.com/user/imoviehumlab#p/a/u/2/cim4yz-cbrQ in #HUMlab The Na'vi in Second Life http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/2010/01/navi-have-arrived.html

Saturday 23rd
01:21 pm Off to open day at my kids school. Everyday should be open at school.

Sunday 24th
09:17 pm February issue of Mojo magazine has a CD mixed by the Amorphous Androgynous http://tiny.cc/Ducid It is well worth buying the mag for it.

Monday 25th
10:35 am 10:59 am At home writing thesis. Finally managing to resume the hermit life. Thought does not require company. The PhD thesis way - build it up, take it down, build it up, take it down, build it up, take it down........

Tuesday 26th
03:30 pm Just uploaded a new photo on Framtidsredaktionen http://ning.it/5chRAf

Wednesday 27th
10:09 am 10:40 am 10:48 am 12:33 pm 02:43 pm Storm brewing here. Winds picking up and 30 cm snow expected. Ahhh, inside day..... Famous writers who took too much http://www.life.com/image/50698313/in-gallery/38742/famous-literary-drunks--addicts More reports from what was the world of Philip K Dick http://tiny.cc/F5YPw This is very cool http://www.youtube.com/xl Thanks @GardnerCampbell @dannynic Wild weather here. Venturing out.....see what happens.

Thursday 28th
11:02 am 11:05 am 04:12 pm Howard Zinn, author of ‘People’s History’ and left-wing historian, dies at 87 in California http://tiny.cc/L8Puh Presenting #HUMlab and digital journalism this afternoon to students. So much to choose from and so little time. Done for today...back to the hermitage (lower case....in case you were wondering: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penfolds_Grange)

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Friday 29th
09:09 am 09:24 am 10:00 am 10:30 am 10:46 am River of death continues to flow http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/26/world/middleeast/26iraq.html Up early and writing. @stefangelfgren the question is 'Who to be online?' OMG I can see the sun!!!! Meaning is bound to the material configurations of the media artifacts.

Saturday 30th
01:13 am Student work in Second Life video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV3l1lX3gg0 #fb

Sunday 31st
01:45 pm 01:57 pm 02:23 pm Listening to Dutch old cajun podcast http://ow.ly/129n6 missing the lowlands.... podcast not so great....boogie woogie...still miss Holland but. Going to see Where the Wild Things Are. Expectations high.

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February
Tuesday 2nd
12:43 am 10:43 am 10:44 am 11:57 am 02:42 pm eyes melting...work load approaching critical but somehow it still feels like fun...god...what is wrong with me. Wikileaks down but not out http://www.wikileaks.org/ give money now... Check this out from Pixies - http://t.opsp.in/EMrb Hillary Clinton's speech on Internet freedom. Finding it difficult to take it seriously. http://tiny.cc/LjLyw is she talking to kids? Lecture on social media as text http://realmixed.blogspot.com/2010/02/social-media-as-text.html actually using ideas developed in thesis @stefangelfgren congratulation on EU submission...now just a matter of time. UK copyright holders have ‘leased’ copyrights from other companies for the sole purpose of cashing in on allegations of file-sharing http://torrentfreak.com/anti-piracy-scheme-a-scam-legal-blackmail-say-uk-lords-100128/ Copyright and scam practices in the UK its nice when your students Google your name after a lecture and read your blog. #fb Just picked up The Renaissance Computer: Knowledge Technology in the First Age of Print, looks great

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Wednesday 3rd
12:02 am Watching the PBS film Digital Nation http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/view/

Thursday 4th
09:54 am Adrian Johns, The Nature of the Book http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ebooks/free_ebook.html Free from U of Chicago this month

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Watched Digital Nation: contra to it, the use of tools alone does not constitute a culture. Digital Culture is about sharing not use. You can now browse my bookmarks http://delicious.com/browsebar/didgebaba#8a3dba538df9df5ce3ba11c0f8170c4a enjoy Sydney street art online http://www.wallup.net/Site/_New_Now/_New_Now.html cool stuff from a cab driver. The Group issue #4 is online http://groupmag.blogspot.com/2010/02/group-issue-4.html some great writing. Bo, a language of the Andaman Islands is now dead; http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8498534.stm

Friday 5th
09:21 am 04:57 pm off to meet with thesis supervisors....always a pleasure pain experience. Paper accepted at the 5th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction Mansfield College, Oxford

Sunday 7th
11:48 am 12:02 pm 02:55 pm 03:14 pm 06:14 pm From a LinkedIn invitation acceptance; "Every person you connect with builds value for you and all your connections." In what way? JODOROWSKY: “I am old. I have so many things to do, so every day I get quicker, in order to do them! http://tiny.cc/Rx10E Snow adventure in images and video http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/2010/02/snowy-sunday.html The genius of Laurie Anderson http://www.ubu.com/film/kitchen_anderson.html Sarah Palin's Q At The 'Tea Party Convention' http://tiny.cc/63Pew is mind boggling.

Monday 8th
09:17 am Teaching Social Media Copyright and and Creativity http://realmixed.blogspot.com/2010/02/social-media-copyright-and-creatvity.html

Tuesday 9th
03:54 pm Racial typing in the virtual world of Second Life http://soulsphincter.blogspot.com/2010/02/racial-typing-in-second-life.html

Wednesday 10th
05:03 pm I am pretty sure that my feet did not touch the ground today...so busy it has been a blur

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Thursday 11th
09:10 am 09:20 am 01:55 pm President George W. Bush told French President Jacques Chirac in early 2003 that Iraq must be invaded to thwart Gog and Magog!!!! Doctor Who: The Auction Costumes and Props from the BBC Archive Wednesday 24 February 2010 Knightsbridge http://tiny.cc/hsuVV Live stream, Fan Fiction: The Logical Extension http://live.humlab.umu.se/ on now from #HUMlab

Friday 12th
11:05 am 11:41 am 12:59 pm 01:52 pm Total Joy Division day today. Its the drums and guitar work I think that really draws me to their music. Cool presentation at Fan Fiction Symposium at #HUMlab http://prezi.com/uwjwjrhvvye3/ The Open Work and Fan Fiction For IP independents Joy Division doco: http://svtplay.se/v/1880574/k_special__joy_division to be an independent IP: http://www.ultrareach.com/ http://hotspotshield.com/

Saturday 13th
07:30 pm William S. Burroughs and Joy Division http://realitystudio.org/biography/william-s-burroughs-and-joy-division/

Tuesday 16th
11:50 am 05:57 pm 06:55 pm 09:00 pm As one actor attempts to help another attach a flight assist to her avatar I am getting ready to film a scene in a future place In 20mins for the Swedish speakers, independent game developers live http://live.humlab.umu.se/ speaking about process in #HUMlab Every day the same dream http://tiny.cc/YaygN play it five time, The working week. How do you feel? Transexualism is no longer considered a psychiatric disorder in France http://tiny.cc/5v7F5

Thursday 18th
11:47 am 04:57 pm 10 Tactics for Turning Information into Action, shown in #HUMlab today 13:00. Sweden premiere. Welcome (under UB UMU) http://tiny.cc/13QaX Hey look, its the 'Rich Countries With Snow In Winter' Olympics http://newmatilda.com/2010/02/16/rich-countries-snow-winter-olympics

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Friday 19th
11:43 am I <3 Writing.

Saturday 20th
09:12 am 09:18 am Tuesday; Icelandic parliament to introduce a measure aimed at making the country an international center for investigative journalism Sweden's own Ice Hotel http://weburbanist.com/2010/02/17/arctic-vacation-the-artist-suites-of-the-icehotel/.. just down the road from me. Ruby Hunter has died http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby_Hunter sad to hear. Saw her and Archie play several times in the 90s. Always great.

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Sunday 21st
09:04 am 03:50 pm 03:54 pm Tanmaya Bingham http://www.theage.com.au/interactive/2010/times/people/ Back in the horror that is Cambro......... How many thousands of hours (and monies) are wasted by poor purchasing of teaching platforms by universities?

Tuesday 23rd
08:37 am 12:10 pm 01:46 pm 06:46 pm 08:07 pm 09:35 pm 09:42 pm 09:55 pm Going home not coming out until thesis is finished. just uploaded a 10 page review of reading for digital literature studies http://tiny.cc/HDS9m 1995-2006. Enjoy The things one can find on the net Landow. Hypertext3.0 http://www.scribd.com/doc/27114200/Landow-Hypertext3-0-Crit-Theory-New-Media The notion of utterance emphasizes the historical event of speaking - Bakhtinian Dialogism john Lee Hooker has 375 separate album titles for sale on Amazon. Astounding. Brody Condon in #HUMlab next week 1-3 March http://tiny.cc/A4Ef0 @stefangelfgren Interesting SL 2.0. seems like SL meets Facebook http://ow.ly/1aqEU The Hitler mashup meme rolls on http://rhizome.org/editorial/3315

Wednesday 24th
09:52 pm "The primary determination of nomads is to occupy and hold a smooth space."

Thursday 25th
09:18 am 08:33 pm We have a call for papers, a Machinima compendium; http://tiny.cc/XInb2 Dangerous Minds tackles the Numbers Stations http://tiny.cc/6c0G7

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Friday 26th
11:58 am 12:03 pm 01:06 pm In Feelings "an intention and an affection coincide in the same experience." Space and Place by Yi-Fu Tan p9 @stefangelfgren recent experiences in SL have frustrated http://chronicle.com/article/After-Frustrations-in-Second/64137/ @deepwarren NSFW I suppose it depends where you work......

Saturday 27th
10:06 am 11:17 pm Writing is like magic. One thousand words written today. I may actually go outside tomorrow.

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March
Monday 1st
12:18 am 07:17 am 07:23 am 01:09 pm 01:10 pm 01:13 pm 01:28 pm 01:29 pm 01:33 pm 01:34 pm 01:35 pm 01:36 pm 01:46 pm 01:47 pm 02:08 pm 02:15 pm Just picked up Brody Condon at airport for #HUMlab tomorrow workshop at 13:00 CET. Under the UB at Umeå University. As soon as I woke up this morning I started learning... New series, Rituals http://svtplay.se/t/113624/seriestart__ritualer includes Burning Man. if outside SWD http://www.ultrareach.com/ Brody Condon workshop at #HUMlab: what he does, "depends on the situation"; 1, branding and art. How the works live in the world. Put on custom computers in series of 10 and sold to galleries and collectors Performance works are also important but will be explained later. see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7s7P8pOGJbM Brody explains that the visual styles he grew up with was computer games, fantasy visual styles, a history that has not been written. First ask why is that style marginalized as a visual style? Why is a game different from a painting? How do you take the Pop Culture materials that you know, that are yours, and move it into a space where it begins to function of art? The visual surface, the history of images: renders the piece on its own terms as a image. Art: has to do with context. Its not about the specific thing, its about the context in which the 'work' is placed. Art is a place of discussion. You do or do not put it in that place of discussion. Brody Condon, Adam Killer (1999) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8f5O5Yw9gr8 drag effect is a game engine effect. Depends on video card also Velvet Strike; artistic interventions in public space. Brody Condon: Art school told me it was about me. I since worked out is not about me. Its about the brands. "the internet changes everything" Brody Condon at #HUMlab

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Don't confuse the artist with the brand, unless the artist has a performative presence that is part of the brand. History of Mod Art: Sheik Attack, Eddo Stern http://www.eddostern.com/sheik_attack.html The key to building Mod Spaces is which game engine you are going to use. Open source game engines: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_game_engines Waco Resurrection: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bk-T9sAMxjs "I see these as performances, I am not coming out of film" Brody Condon at #HUMlab The avatar, what is it there? This meditation of self: Worship http://www.virgilgallery.com/v2/?ikId=7748 Known Planes of Existance, Brody Condon www.tmpspace.com/images3/JudgmentCatalog_web.pdf Nordic Progressive Role Play http://www.nordicscene.org/ is 20 years ahead of the USA http://knutpunkt.se/front-page/base_view The most advanced role play happening in the world today DOGMA LARP 99 http://www.larp.eu/index.php?option=com_content=view=110=144 LARP: A disciplined immersion in a set period of time..Brody Condon #HUMlab

Tuesday 2nd
08:42 am 08:43 am 10:43 am 12:30 pm 01:35 pm 07:23 pm 09:42 pm @SachikoHayashi Nice to have some of your work on show in #HUMlab again Sachiko #fb Tonight in #HUMlab http://www.gallerimaskinen.se/ machinima exhibition. 17:00-21:00 In advertising the symbol becomes the referent. Brody Condon live in 30 mins http://live.humlab.umu.se/ online from #HUMlab Some of Brody Condon's work is like Butoh on Ketamine..... "Sketching language is undisturbed flow from the mind of personal secret idea-words" Kerouac http://tiny.cc/OBCH8 Just taught myself to change a bicycle chain. Those link pegs are tricky.

Thursday 4th
09:42 am Back into thesis with all the bright eyed determination and misguided enthusiasm of a first year PhD!

Friday 5th
08:43 am 09:02 am Reflections on the recent visit by an artist to #HUMlab http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=1540 XML3D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKQkO7gk1Tc 3D web pages. Now we have to start thinking about info architecture in a serious way

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Saturday 6th
10:50 am 06:52 pm South African feature film made with mobile phones http://www.smssugarman.com/ online and free In Between The Notes - A Portrait of Pandit Pran Nath (1986) (28 mins video) http://www.ubu.com/film/nath_notes.html

Monday 8th
08:11 am 01:18 pm 07:30 pm A channel of spoken verse on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/SpokenVerse so glad to have found it... Beautiful day. Sun shining. Snow melting. Me writing. Listening to Tobias Hume compositions. Feeling that the subject and object are one. Check out Electroacoustic Music History Volumes 01-24 http://dualtrack.blogspot.com/2010/03/va-electroacoustic-music-history.html

Tuesday 9th
12:26 am 09:50 am 09:51 am 02:30 pm Gonjasufi's debut album 'A Sufi And A Killer' on ClashMusic.com http://www.clashmusic.com/feature/hear-gonjasufi-a-sufi-and-a-killer-album I have noticed pyschogeographies have come back into my life a lot recently. The 'Placial Turn'. For more on psychogeography see http://delicious.com/didgebaba/Psychogeography The Empire of Wrongness crumbles before the promise of unlimited beats, slick bleeps and swoosh of woosh. Dubstep drives the wedge further.

Wednesday 10th
05:46 pm Trio Lligo tillsammans med Norrlandsoperans Symfoniorkester http://www.sr.se/webbradio/?Type=broadcast=2245436=0

Friday 12th
12:53 pm Two birds building a nest right outside my office window.

Monday 15th
09:01 pm 09:03 pm Was Little Walter or Sonny Terry the greatest blues harp player ever? I will ponder this for the evening..... Behold the evidence Sonny: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuyaf5YBGh8 and Walter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUwfrj9aMNA difficult..

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Tuesday 16th
10:22 am 10:55 am 11:07 am 12:38 pm Great blogs of our time: http://www.dangerousminds.net/index.php Do yourself a favor and read it. US military committed to Virtual Worlds research http://tiny.cc/xgTG1 All My Friends are Dead http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nOLGye3u7I I have trouble conceptualizing this film...do you? New music is always good http://www.myspace.com/forestswords grit dub from the dark woods

Wednesday 17th
09:14 am 01:02 pm 01:04 pm Writing exams, finishing a chapter section, meeting and thought..... Aoxomoxoa afternoon sunshades of capped dreams dragged loftwards by blind beatless gem merchants. http://tiny.cc/rJKfw still working :-) Aoxomoxoa Outtakes http://www.archive.org/details/gd69-xx-xx.sbd.dodd.16760.sbeok.shnf online and free I tell you free!!! Commodities are objects granted ''independant social power'' (Bruce Russell)

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Friday 19th
09:35 am 11:04 am 12:03 pm 12:26 pm 02:57 pm 03:08 pm Reading a promo paper copy of Neural mag. What a great publication http://www.neural.it/ On occasion Mr Behan would dress in his best before carousing. Often wearing a live python as a necktie http://tiny.cc/pEbPi Watched Tarkovsky's Solaris (1972) last night. What an amazing film. Still thinking about it and will for some time to come. Beginnings are the most difficult, endings are inevitable but not easy, middles just follow form. Writing is an art. Next Vice Chancellor for Umeå University http://www.chalmers.se/en/sections/research/professors/descriptions/lena-gustafsson @stefangelfgren seems they are only interviewing one person http://vk.se/Article.jsp?article=338297

Sunday 21st
09:55 am 10:59 am 12:56 pm @StephSong Tattoo! @meika thought the same thing myself. A Mutant Message all over again. Selling a sitar if anyone is interested http://www.blocket.se/vasterbotten/Sitar_26410900.htm?ca=2=1

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Monday 22nd
09:35 am Thinking about things http://tiny.cc/28m59 A lot of writing to do

Tuesday 23rd
02:29 pm Microsoft invites you to update the program. You do so. Then nothing works. Is this some kind of joke?

Wednesday 24th
06:14 pm Fri 26/3 13-15 Jonas Linderoth: "The effort of being in a fictional world: Upkeyings and laminated frames in MMORPGs" C304, 3 Beteendevet

Wednesday 31st
12:01 pm 02:16 pm Tonite in HUMlab (under UB library UMU) free screening of District 9. At 17:30, with discussion. The stones used to hold up the Christmas tree hav emerged from the snow.

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April
Thursday 1st
10:25 am Sad to learn last night of the death of Lhasa de Sela on January 1st 2010. http://tiny.cc/h7o9z such a loss to us all.

Friday 2nd
08:19 am 08:50 am 09:13 am 10:29 am 12:10 pm 06:31 pm The secret history of Sydney http://tiny.cc/mbv11 50 years of drag While I was asleep the world went mad http://tiny.cc/is4iq (video) Scarface as a grade school play; only in the USA Hip Hop from France but not as we know it http://www.myspace.com/no0008 No etched fragments of ostrich egg are perhaps the earliest example of ‘symbolic representation’ http://tiny.cc/r8way Images from the God and Hair box by Father Yod and YaHoWha http://tiny.cc/6dnhd Dreams by Delia Derbyshire is now online and available http://www.ubu.com/sound/derbyshire.html

Saturday 3rd
03:00 pm 03:03 pm Listening to Mudhoney and writing my thesis. Easter has never been more predictable. Now this is what I call a scroll http://projects.vassar.edu/bookofthedead/

Monday 5th
02:52 pm The Old Cataract Hotel at Aswan is closed for renovations until next year

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Wednesday 7th
06:33 pm A Scanner Darkly in #HUMlab 14 April http://tiny.cc/hync8

Thursday 8th
02:25 pm http://twitpic.com/1e1v69 - the person with the eye patch on Chatroulette does not get spoken to....fastest nexting Ive seen.

Friday 9th
11:13 am 06:20 pm 08:10 pm 08:13 pm 08:26 pm Malcolm McLaren dead. Words of advice for the young http://www.thisspartanlife.com/episodes.php?id=3 Malcolm in game space. 4ZZZ Brisbane is online...so good...http://bit.ly/dvaSSK Johnny Rotten plays his own records on Capital Radio 1977 http://tiny.cc/q5b6b Malcolm was cool http://www.dangerousminds.net/images/uploads/malcom.jpg As the business of democracy rolls on http://torrentfreak.com/images/DEB-election422.jpg

Saturday 10th
02:37 pm Appears all hell has just broken loose in Bangkok http://twitter.com/bangkok dead and injured in the streets.

Sunday 11th
02:08 pm 08:00 pm 08:04 pm 08:54 pm 10:10 pm Today Spring comes to my town and I am sick...always a sign the winter is over. All of Nirvana’s tracks from Bleach, Nevermind In Utero), compressed into one long opaque wall of sound http://tiny.cc/lf39x The Society of the Spectacle (Now in 3D) (2009) http://www.pascualsisto.com/projects/the-society-of-the-spectacle-now-in-3d/ Have yo challenged all your values today? http://www.flickr.com/photos/prawnwarp/4502065897/ This is lush http://ajourneyroundmyskull.blogspot.com/2010/04/persian-handstands.html

Wednesday 14th
10:47 am 09:21 pm Seminar #HUMlab Tuesday 20/4 13:15 The Human Inside Of You: Avatars and Posthumanism Live: http://bit.ly/4brfcp slurl: http://bit.ly/bkNYbz Arundhati Roy facing jail http://www.smh.com.au/world/author-investigated-over-rebel-ties-20100414-se5d.html

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Thursday 15th
08:49 am The truth about the working conditions that bring us out gadgets http://bit.ly/9IsqHY

Friday 16th
07:24 am 07:48 am 07:46 pm Steve Reid (RIP) and Kieran Hebden – Morning Prayer http://bit.ly/97EJ8N Get your freak flag on.... William Carlos Williams reading The Yellow Flower and more http://www.ubu.com/sound/wcw.html Good morning poetry! The real sound of the Italian countryside http://open.spotify.com/album/1TGFmZeUxGA3YHSCSmUMyJ Jennifer Gentle

Saturday 17th
06:52 am 07:30 am 07:36 am 08:59 am 11:30 am 01:49 pm 04:46 pm @hrheingold :-) Hindu philosophy still has a place for non-being. Something, I am sure you will agree, all humanity should be interested in. "Each discipline uses constructions and coded language that can, to an outsider, look like nonsense" http://bit.ly/cdRvlF The best Banksy so far http://flavorwire.com/82934/the-best-banksy-controversies-so-far Does the fact that Norway's PM can "run his government from Apple's tablet" beguile the role of govt- today? http://huff.to/b56qRp @jilltxt Friend comments that IRunNorway is now an app on Ipad maybe :-) After a week with a bad cold, if I did not need my lungs so much I would pack them off to boarding school until they learn to behave.. @hrheingold have you seen this video: http://www.soulvlog.com/2009/06/life-of-hindu-sadhu.html so simple...

Monday 19th
08:27 am 08:44 am 06:24 pm Some are born to greatness, others have it thrust upon them, and some rent it on the weekend. English is slowly progressing towards androgyny http://newmatilda.com/2010/04/15/forms-androgyny @stefangelfgren Congrats. You are on your way to the Illawara http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illawarra Wonderful!!!!!

Tuesday 20th
08:34 am Seminar today 13:15 in #HUMlab Avatars and Posthumanism; Live http://bit.ly/4brfcp and in SL; http://bit.ly/bkNYbz

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Friday 23rd
05:23 pm RT @HUMlab Producing a Seminar in Simultaneous Physical and Virtual Space http://bit.ly/9e2tvJ

Sunday 25th
11:37 am 11:51 am Tibetan monks attended a mass prayer for earthquake victims in the quake-hit town of Gyegu, China http://bit.ly/bDPJ8q great image Good day fellow passengers......http://open.spotify.com/track/1eWfXgkkrMVHSloDUmSMdd Spotify: Lamb – Merge Tibetan monks in Chinese quake zone performing work of rescuers and military http://nyti.ms/dvROwS

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Monday 26th
12:42 pm Fourth Etude on Everlasting Life http://www.todellisuus.fi/4-etude performance in #HUMlab April 28th at 5pm-8pm

Tuesday 27th
10:25 am 12:18 pm 12:20 pm 12:21 pm 12:22 pm 12:23 pm 12:24 pm 12:25 pm 12:26 pm 12:28 pm 12:29 pm 12:31 pm 12:33 pm Bryan Carter U of Central Missouri at #HUMlab 13:15 (CET) Presence, Representation and Identity in Virtual Spaces http://live.humlab.umu.se/ Welcome to "Presence, Representation and Identity in Virtual Spaces" with Bryan Carter Livestream: http://bit.ly/1pLxy0 #HUMlab Presence depends on where I am, why and who. Bryan Carter in #HUMlab Race, class and gender are in some ways uncomfortable to speak about in the USA #HUMlab seminar Who I am in the United States context is dealt with by race. Seminar in #HUMlab Carter "come from heritage with situated identity" Traceability of identity is limited. Identity was dictated according to heritage. #HUMlab This is due to America's complicated past. Identity has been mocked, maligned and erased. #HUMlab African Americans have been mocked through the media, cartoons (Disney). Maligning of identity is part of the baggage carried by people. The re-presentation of identity is about naming ourselves. About countering the heritage #HUMLab Identity is also about who I am: social roles. Husband, son, father, Christian, Assoc. Prof. "that tech professor" #HUMlab History suggests some disturbing things based on ethnicity, class, upbringing. "I am supposed to be a statistic" #HUMlab Identity formation is about individuals and how they identify themselves. #HUMlab Virtuality raises questions about identity. Virtual identity are not supposed to be part of 'identities' that are part of me.

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"I have learned how to 're-present' myself in a number of ways: avatar, video broadcaster, internet radio" #HUMlab Technology has encouraged an unprecedented level of identity "re-presentation" - voices to the voiceless. #HUMlab Digital: Attention is now paid to those on the margins of society. Alternate identities for those who wish to live differently. #HUMlab A re-imagining of ourselves is only limited by our imagination and the technology. #HUMlab Passing: The 'one drop rule' where ancestry determined race. Passing as another racementally, socially, culturally. we are able to pass into an entirely different identity in virtual spaces. #HUMlab Virtual environments allow us to alter our self-perspective in ways we have never been able to do in the pass. #HUMlab Second Life is the "Alpha" version of a very important supplement to human existence. #HUMlab Avatar: an alternative representation of a person. #HUMlab Neuromancer by William Gibson, Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson. Introductions to the virtual world. Virtual Harlem began in 1997. Ten blocks from the Harlem of the 1920s. #HUMlab Virtual Harlem; Connect with the time period in a more visual and tactile manner. #HUMlab The Black Programming Consortium http://www.nbpc.tv/ funding Virtual Harlem #HUMlab With whom are avatar Bryan Mnemonic's collegues interacting, him or me? Are we one in the same? Does he carry the same baggage as I? #HUMlab When you profile surf in VWs we process identity. Outward appearance is judged and stereotypes are subscribed to. #HUMlab Screen names. avatar bodies. "The ball turns both ways" we choose our avatars and they represent us. #HUMlab @fairyrings Depends what the problem is with the gears. Are they changing OK? Do they slip out?

Wednesday 28th
08:33 pm Excellent interview with David Toop http://shar.es/m5iqt

Thursday 29th
03:22 pm @fairyrings I got the drilling hamsters for three days, like the flu. Broke through and felt so good afterward. Have stuck to tea since

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May
Saturday 1st
09:46 am And now, intertextuality as implying response in digitally mediated narratives...Happy 1 May!

Sunday 2nd
12:33 pm I am going to #ir11 in Gothenberg in October :-) part of a panel presentation from #HUMlab http://aoir.org/

Tuesday 4th
09:40 am 09:41 am 09:45 am 12:41 pm 02:16 pm T.L. Taylor's Guide to MMO Culture http://www.popmatters.com/pm/post/124161-t.l.-taylors-guide-to-mmo-culture/ @StephSong Congrats! Suicide performance on Chatroulette http://www.0100101110101101.org/home/nofun/index.html Free film in HUMlab Thursday 6 May 17:15 http://sf.humlab.umu.se/ Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind @GardnerCampbell Interesting. I think the concept of shared spaces reemphasizes the mutual commitment rather than the delivery in learning.

Thursday 6th
10:56 am 03:01 pm 11:58 pm #HUMlab and Twitter http://www.infotechumea.se/twitter-prat-forandrar-konferenser in the news (in Swedish) Just integrated Spotify and Facebook. Could be interesting http://open.spotify.com/user/didgebaba History of South African punk rock http://www.dangerousminds.net/index.php/site/comments/punk_in_africa_documentary/

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Friday 7th
09:11 am 10:08 am 10:39 am 10:40 am 02:07 pm 02:33 pm #HUMlab X http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=2059 is going to be hot..... Beginnings r the most difficult. First line, opening stanza, brush's first touch on canvas, an opening note. Can't we move on to the middle? @stefangelfgren Doing it..... I have the middle...and the end...the start is the hardest part. Pluck the readers brain out the air and send it to the middle. Not easy. Moved on from being bound to an office at university, So I am now using dropbox to coordinate files. So happy I have https://www.dropbox.com @daniel_skog Congratulations Dr Daniel Skog! http://umu.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2:315964

Sunday 9th
09:09 am 09:38 am 09:24 pm 09:26 pm 09:28 pm A Discourse on Discourse: An Archaeological History of an Intellectual Concepthttp://bit.ly/9AkgIi Ahhh, Sunday morning reading. "Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays" download whole text free http://www.marx2mao.com/Other/LPOE70NB.html Neil Young's Ohio was the culmination of an era of political songwriting http://bit.ly/b924hG http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x88hm_neil-young-ohio_music "What if you knew her and found her dead on the ground?" "Four Dead in Ohio" http://www.thrasherswheat.org/fot/ohio.htm

Monday 10th
12:26 pm Patti Smith at PEN http://www.pen.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/4733/prmID/1984 video.

Wednesday 12th
09:18 am 09:29 am 09:00 pm 09:07 pm 09:51 pm Choice of place to write today: home, office, public space. decisions decisions, Need more Jimi Hendrix to help with it http://bit.ly/9A0zys Yesterday in #HUMlab (Kvällspasset) http://bit.ly/beYpqz (Swedish) Need machinima films for upcoming doco. professional release See: http://bit.ly/93ygi9 Just joined http://mag-category-lib.ning.com Machinima Artists Gallery Aspen no. 3, item 11 The Plastic Exploding Inevitable http://www.ubu.com/aspen/aspen3/plastic.html

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Thursday 13th
05:08 pm 05:26 pm Next week in #HUMlab Ken Wissoker http://bit.ly/bTDqFL 19 May 2010 kl. 13:00 Masturbators of Chatroulette.com, the means of production is in your hands!

Friday 14th
10:27 am 11:41 am Writing at home amid a tumble of washed clothes, children, cleaning implements (mop, broom) musical instruments, food and magazines. Nice. @stefangelfgren Twitter is like a confessional...the voice comes back from the darkness...focus! :-)

Saturday 15th
08:51 am Weather is excellent. Think to make sounds in town today. First of the season.

Monday 17th
07:39 am 07:43 am 05:26 pm Amazing storms off Sydney http://images.smh.com.au/2010/05/17/1457264/spout2-420-420x0.jpg Today I start a new job...well sort of an old job that has new bits to it. Thesis time is out but the thesis lives on. Defense by Xmas! Guests in #HUMlab reflect on the people and space http://www.hastac.org/blogs/cathy-davidson/hastachumlab-umea-sweden

Tuesday 18th
07:26 am 08:12 am Faked entry to Harvard and then applied for Rhodes and Fulbright http://bit.ly/cPFAlf and was found out. Starting the day right...'come up to the lab and see what's on the slab' http://bit.ly/d7MTUd

Wednesday 19th
05:53 pm I am gong to listen to Fela Kuti all summer http://open.spotify.com/album/3WKF57uug7hheZAgPfmgFy Spotify: Fela Kuti – Everything Scatter Music for Change http://www.musicforchange.org/

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Thursday 20th
09:07 am 12:39 pm Australian customs officials now had an unfettered right to examine travellers' electronic devices http://bit.ly/aPcgfv Sheldon Brown and the U of Colorado http://www.researchchannel.org/asx/cu_wf_brn_250k.asx video worth watching

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Friday 21st
09:04 am 09:33 am 11:56 am @leesawatego Dreaming Stories are not myths and fables. You may find this interesting http://bit.ly/asVg4a from page 15. Images for presentation today: what #HUMlab has done with Second Life over the past two years http://bit.ly/cF7HLG not social but textual Thursday 27th May 17:15 ALIEN (1979) screened in #HUMlab http://sf.humlab.umu.se/

Sunday 23rd
10:22 pm 10:28 pm 10:45 pm Digitality, Subjectivity, and Suture seminar in #HUMlab http://bit.ly/apCTBX Tuesday 25/5 13:15 The secret life of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange http://bit.ly/cKs7Bg 10:15 pm the sun dips behind the horizon and rises again at 3am....summer in the north of Sweden.

Monday 24th
10:51 am 10:52 am New Project in #HUMlab YO=shi-kA+Ze http://bit.ly/aHxOJf Artist residencies in Second Life. Alan Sondheim Alan Sondheim artist in residence for 3 months on #HUMlab Island in SLhttp://slurl.com/secondlife/HUMlab/105/200/25

Tuesday 25th
07:57 am 12:03 pm 12:04 pm I saw 'In the Valley of Elah' (2007) last night. I wish I could write a film like that. Or anything like that..a shopping list would be enuf A book I am in is now online http://bit.ly/dl00Eq Learning and Teaching in the Virtual Online World of Second Life Live stream for seminar Digitality, Subjectivity, and Suture http://live.humlab.umu.se/ starts in 10 mins

Wednesday 26th
07:34 am 08:39 am 10:42 am 09:53 pm 10:16 pm In my blog stats: "giant boat terrorizes outback in 1984 australian film" of course it was Razorback http://bit.ly/cHbvOw a giant boar. @fairyrings Hotel Des Arts in Montmartre http://www.arts-hotel-paris.com/ wonderful spot. If you can muddy the waters enough you can walk on it...... Investigating the Linden Lab Official:Snapshot and machinima policy http://bit.ly/aqnpZU stylish augmented reality app from the Iphone http://gizmodo.com/5547236/strolling-through-19th-century-london-today

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Thursday 27th
08:27 am 08:52 am Total awe. UBUWEB creates blog that explains how the archive develops http://archivingubu.wordpress.com/ www.smartaresor.nu - No more löjliga bilresor!: http://bit.ly/aBd04h via @addthis

Saturday 29th
02:40 pm the passing of Gary Coleman casts my mind back to Disturbing Strokes http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80606211/

Sunday 30th
04:34 pm 79 mins Grateful Dead mix from Arthur http://www.arthurmag.com/2010/05/07/grateful-dead-mix-volume-2-by-greg-davis/ its good....

Monday 31st
12:06 pm the Oxford citation system for endnotes sucks. Its official.

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June
Tuesday 1st
10:17 am @stefangelfgren Try this http://open.spotify.com/user/didgebaba/playlist/5Oxjsff1HOrCMzIXg8QFFY

Wednesday 2nd
11:05 am 01:53 pm 02:21 pm 09:42 pm @stefangelfgren go for röd solhatt extrakt. in English Echinacea. It really works...Sells as Echinagard in Sweden på apoteket Observations on how the space affects teaching and learning http://www.soulsphincter.com/2010/06/observing-three-learning-situations.html RT @HUMlab Waiting for SF film evening to start http://bit.ly/bSvhKx This is where I work....a spaceship. "The story of Sweden over the last 50 years has been one of a steady loss of exceptionalism." http://bit.ly/9Xx8V8 We're All Swedes Now

Friday 4th
11:07 am 11:08 am I will be at Research workshop: Making Sense of Virtual Worlds and User Driven Innovation next week http://worlds.ruc.dk/archives/1618 HAPPY Welcome @knittedgardens to Twitter. Sure to be an interesting feed.

Saturday 5th
07:07 am 07:21 am 10:20 am FlicKer: a film about Bryan Gysin can be seen here http://www.ubu.com/film/gysin_flicker.html dream machines and just dreams Peter Orlovsky is dead http://www.shambhalasun.com/sunspace/?p=16901 Working on book chapter Engineering pedagogy – virtual worlds and simulation based learning. Writing abstract for my Thesis 2.0 and more.

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Sunday 6th
05:05 pm 11:37 pm Each summer every Europen airport eats its own weight in passengers. Arrived @ ‘Making Sense of Virtual Worlds and User Driven Innovation” in Copenhagen http://bit.ly/4RyzIA shall begin twitter/blogging 9am

Monday 7th
08:54 am 08:57 am 09:53 am 10:10 am 10:21 am 10:22 am 10:29 am 10:33 am 11:36 am 11:37 am 12:46 pm 12:48 pm 12:52 pm 01:02 pm 01:09 pm 01:10 pm 01:17 pm 01:27 pm 01:30 pm 01:34 pm 01:43 pm A train is out of commission so conference is delayed as people arrive for #VWworkshop in Copenhagen Participants in #VWworkshop include Sheldon Brown, Edward Castranova, Jay David Bolter and Mia Consalvo We start with a reflection session at #VWworkshop: business, design, art, education, use The monologue begins #VWworkshop. "When I role play I always play as a woman" Second monologue #VWworkshop: At what point does art exist, variations on lone artist and businesswoman in Second Life Third monologue at #VWworkshop; doing the PhD in virtual worlds. Ask the group or study them? Ethics of research in a creative presentation Fourth monologue at #VWworkshop; PowerPoint makes my skin crawl. The media theories of VWs and the media that is not. Parody is alive and well at #VWworkshop. Is there a right way? right left up and down ways+ There will be live streaming of presentations from #VWworkshop from somewhere near here. http://worlds.ruc.dk/video-and-sound Correction: Live streaming from #VWworkshop http://worlds.ruc.dk/live-event Back and intense at #VWworkshop Understanding Machnima Applying a Dialogic Approach Machinima at #VWworkshop machinima group: http://the-do-group.com/ Lisbeth Frolunde at #VWworkshop on Machinima and dialogic meaning http://www.dpu.dk/site.aspx?p=6604=lif〈=eng Machnima at #VWworkshop some people are turned on by the technology on the other end you have the story tellers "how do the two then meet" Now presenting at #VWworkshop Denise Doyle from school of art and design http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=11538 Phenomenologies of Practice; a framework for the imagination in virtual world use Different experiences in time or sense of space and embodiment and relationship to self for art in SL. Denise Doyle at #VWworkshop SL is a "world that is living that is constantly changing" as a persistent world Denise Doyle at #VWworkshop the emergent imagination from transitional spaces, phenomenology of practice and effect of artwork. Denis Doyle @#VWworkshop Edward S. Casey Imagining: A Phenomenological Study http://bit.ly/d6Ghpb cited at #VWworkshop Edward Castronova at #VWworkshop http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Castronova

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How big are virtual worlds: External economy twenty times bigger than internal economy Castronova at #VWworkshop Eyeballs in "serious applications" do not match in any way the numbers in "non-serious applications" Castronova @ #VWworkshop You have to pay attention to the users in VW applications. A world without people is not a world. Castronova @ #VWworkshop "I blew a lot of money on a start-up from Silicon Valley..I can't remember its name.....Multiverse." Castronova at #VWworkshop "can we use VW to discover knowledge about the real world" if it crosses boundary of history it will cross the boundary of VW #VWworkshop VW: small cheap repeated experiments produce shared understanding. Castronova at #VWworkshop But there are many pitfalls: don't forget the game, ignore the user, the social participation, tone down the vision. #VWworkshop Castronova the point is to have a good experiential goal and a project that comes up with that goal #VWworkshop Castronova "A good future in middleware" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middleware Castronova at #VWworkshop Back @ #VWworkshop Jeremy Hunsinger Frames and Fields: An overview of the field and the Im/possibilities of innovation Jeremy Hunsinger http://www.tmttlt.com/ presentation streamed http://worlds.ruc.dk/live-event on right now. Hunsinger @ #VWworkshop affordances defined by the cultural milieu from the contexts of the thing, Affordances have certain normal aspects.

JimBarrett @fanficforensics hippocampus (??) is a major component of the brains of humans. Could it be? 04:19 pm 04:21 pm 04:24 pm 04:42 pm 04:46 pm 04:47 pm 04:51 pm 04:52 pm 04:58 pm Bhopal trial: Eight convicted over India gas disaster http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8725140.stm I wonder about 'threats' and mutations from with them e.g. copybot http://bit.ly/9d4bi7 as a means for change. Mutate or die! #VWworkshop Tomorrow 1pm #HUMlab Jeffrey Bardzell Machinimatic Realism: Capturing and Presenting the "Real World" of Video Games http://bit.ly/duyVqr Fishbowl at #VWworkshop is debating how not if the market will decide. Innovation and use and how they work together. Art as well in the mix Industrial model different from market. Something that is popular operates in a time scale. What people allocate resources to. #VWworkshop Human nature exists, It may operate in a virtual environment. #VWworkshop Economy is present in VWs. There are many kinds. Social attention. the state is actively initiating work, R in relation to VWs. Singapore and Denmark putting money into VWs #VWworkshop USA looks at proprietary arrangements for solutions to VW issues; use, popularity, function #VWworkshop The Booms of Skin in SL http://bit.ly/bTIkq6 video and info http://bit.ly/aLwF2F at #VWworkshop

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Tuesday 8th
08:45 am 08:45 am 08:47 am 09:11 am 09:20 am 09:33 am 09:37 am 10:32 am 10:32 am 10:34 am 10:35 am 10:44 am 10:45 am 10:47 am 10:48 am 10:49 am 10:55 am 10:56 am 10:56 am 10:57 am 10:58 am 10:59 am 11:00 am 12:27 pm Back at #VWworkshop: Exploring the changing landscape of virtual worlds and online games http://worlds.ruc.dk/live-event LIVE NOW Mia Consalvo on the changing landscape of virtual worlds and online games at #VWworkshop Consalvo: the cultural implications of cheating in game play. at #VWworkshop. Cosmopolitanism in contemporary society today. Consalvo at #VWworkshop: Ravenhearst downloads are anticipated in a way that reminds me of the concert line up and sleep outs of my youth. Consalvo at #VWworkshop: is Farmville a virtual world? Jay Bolter at #VWworkshop: Consalvo calls into questions the procedures centered on game play across cultures. Uses cultural + tech + play Mitchell Harrop @ #VWworkshop: Australia in Asian time zone. Play with Asian gamers. Cross cultural exchange result? More research needed Maria Bäcke: Leadership in the role-playing community Midian City in Second Life presenting on live power struggles in world #VWworkshop Mikala Hansbøl: Researching processes of agentizations and emerging circulations of Mingoville.com at #VWworkshop what is the phenomena of technology? Mikala Hansbøl at #VWworkshop tech as entanglements: passages, movements, partial dis-connections tech as framing the engagements. shifting platformations: moving contexts of knowledges and engagements Simon Bignell: Developing Innovative Problem-based Teaching in Virtual Worlds at #VWworkshop simulations for teaching psychologists Informed teacms travel in the house, meet the manikins with scripts and conduct a program http://previewpsych.org/BPD2.0.pdf Best Practices in Virtual World Learning Ates Gürsimsek: An analysis of collaborative co-design processes of interactive virtual environments in social virtual worlds #VWworkshop Ates Gürsimsek design of Metrotopia city #VWworkshop collaboration between researchers and designers Damon Hernandez: The Building Industry of the 21 Century at #VWworkshop how builders are using VWs Damon Hernandez at #VWworkshop if we can design everything we can decide the costs architectural renderings, fly thurs, panoramic spheres at #VWworkshop thermal dynamics, bridging and acoustics in VWs at #VWworkshop pre-sells are huge in building at #VWworkshop VWs to present buildings before the build Leverage existing technologies for building industry applications and needs at #VWworkshop From the digital to the real Computerated manufacturing: Robot at #VWworkshop Simultaneously witness to poster session @ #VWworkshop and watching http://live.humlab.umu.se/

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Videos from first two keynotes from #VWworkshop, Mia Casalvo and Jeremy Hunsinger available from http://worlds.ruc.dk/ Ulf explains the Swedish game industry in his thesis http://bit.ly/aC0x96 (English translation of Swedish article) At #VWworkhop New Market Dynamics: Metanomics Mixed Reality Broadcast http://bit.ly/9x89sk Now in Second Life At #VWworkhop New Market Dynamics: Metanomics Mixed Reality Broadcast http://bit.ly/9x89sk Now in Second Life http://twitpic.com/1v36t6 "we always research narrowly and think broadly" Tom Boellstorff How to come up with a focused topic. Make it doable and pitch it broadly. My summary of day one at the #VWworkshop on the #HUMlab blog http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=2213 WOODEN VEIL 木のベール are brilliant and I love them http://www.woodenveil.com/ goodnight

Wednesday 9th
08:10 am 08:15 am 08:17 am 08:29 am Mitchell Harrop, U of Melbourne AUS, Innovative Frames of Play at #VWworkshop Harrop http://bit.ly/cQTJnn works with DoTA http://bit.ly/abbwT and uses Goffman frame analysis at #VWworkshop The narratives that users are telling themselves counters the non-persistent nature of DoTA #VWworkshop Amazing image from Guatamala http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l3b2dvfMkd1qz9m0ho1_500.jpg sinkhole following landslide Sheldon Brown: Typecasting Virtual Experience at #VWworkshop Is it useful to think about the different forms of virtual reality as types? Sheldon Brown at #VWworkshop Phillip K Dick provided the psychological framework for much of the depiction of VR in film from the 80s and 90s Sheldon Brown @ #VWworkshop Sheldon Brown and Experimental Game Lab working on Scalable City http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvsAudGTsGY Scalable City creates an urban/suburban/rural environment via a data visualization pipeline. http://scalablecity.net/ #VWworkshop Amazing demonstration of Scalable City by Sheldon Brown at #VWworkshop Yesha Sivan: State of Virtual Worlds Standards in Q3-2010 (SOS) at #VWworkshop Metaverse 1 is the main project for the search for standardization in VWs from @Yesha at #VWworkshop http://www.dryesha.com/ Standardization for VW has been a major theme here at #VWworkshop I started out as sceptical but am convinced now it is important "If you want to do good engineering you should follow art" Yesha Sivan at #VWworkshop video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blgxu0HyoEk Metaverse 1 http://www.metaverse1.org/ is pushing the MPEGV standard for virtual worlds at #VWworkshop

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Avatar human definition. a language to define the body. Present in the MPEGV standard #VWworkshop Vwrap is a technical standard for the transfer of information in virtual worlds in MPEGV #VWworkshop Test broadcast for machinima project at Virtual Worlds Workshop #VWworkshop http://screenr.com/JSK http://worlds.ruc.dk/live-event Looking out a window at #VWworkshop the green fields of Denmark Live video

Thursday 10th
08:56 am 08:57 am 09:06 am 11:13 am "We are creating a crisis of relevance" Bean #eden10 Relevance is a term used to describe how pertinent, connected, or applicable something is to a given matter. From Wikipedia at #eden10 iTunes U: lectures, language lessons, films to labs, audiobooks to tours http://bit.ly/5bZJT3 Bean at #eden10 If anyone want an invite to Spotify, https://www.spotify.com I have a few I do not need. Message me

Friday 11th
06:29 pm Reading with the Body: Interpreting Three Dimensional Media as Narrative http://bit.ly/cwDCcR

Saturday 12th
02:37 pm Making Sense of Virtual Worlds and User Driven Innovation’ Day Two http://bit.ly/aP6Y8A #VWworkshop

Sunday 13th
09:43 am 12:23 pm 01:58 pm Interesting visualization: Replay Twitter for Eng-USA match http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/world-cup-match-replay Back in thesis land...will return after the summer. "No question of writing to Wild Children. They think in images - prose is for them a code not yet fully digested and ossified." Hakim Bey

Monday 14th
08:26 am 06:13 pm Have a problem with my laptop. It will not start. Could be serious.Off to seek the advice of experts. So grateful for backups. Dropbox.. Back on the air after a day of no mobile digital device. Seem to have lost 1200 tweets. Is something afoot?

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Installing Firefox I noticed the promise that it is "100% Organic Software". 'Organic' is used in an ameliorative sense here maybe.

Tuesday 15th
08:13 am 05:24 pm 06:33 pm On narrative address and the ways it can force you respond to a text And now Second-person point of view in narrative....Do You know what I mean? Life on earth may seem expensive but it does include an annual free ride around the sun.

Wednesday 16th
03:21 pm Band name of the week: Assemble Head In Sunburst Sound http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hjr8FgplOM I like it........

Thursday 17th
07:35 pm Stereotypes in narrative address consist of highly stylized examples of language, which reflect particular cultural preconceptions. Thesis.

Friday 18th
09:03 am 01:02 pm 10:05 pm RT @mikael108 HUMlab-X utvecklar universit: interaktiva golv, sensorer, levande arkitektritningar http://bit.ly/9DmELv @stefangelfgren Friday soundtrack. I recommend Assemble Head In Sunburst Sound http://open.spotify.com/album/3vylgsMCwrawrNyKdY86nA Watched England football team dance and sway for 90 mins with the Algerian football team. It was kind of painful.

Saturday 19th
09:35 am @RobinTeigland Is this a paid position?

Sunday 20th
12:40 pm Miss my MacBook which is being repaired. Now using a computer that seems to have slow motion installed. Who would create such an app?

Thursday 24th
08:28 am At last, a real Australian accent on the world stage. Julia Gillard is the PM http://bit.ly/c4fz1I

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Saturday 26th
11:43 am 01:22 pm 08:56 pm Due to this radio piece http://bit.ly/98RwQU (Swedish/English) I was yesterday mistaken for David Theo Goldberg at a party. Flattery Xteme. One book that should be read by many: Noise: The Political Economy of Music by Jacques Attali http://bit.ly/c8xLOO Online. Kickstarter - The Art of Collaboration: http://kck.st/cgDUK6

Monday 28th
08:18 am 08:23 am 08:25 am 11:53 am 02:36 pm 02:40 pm Bright day. Admin and then writing all day. All is good http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7Au_CrUAlk A Llama is loose in my neighborhood http://www.vk.se/Article.jsp?article=360104 The lama is a quadruped http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbwkkXGmFrI As crude oil devastates coastlines and communities in the Gulf of Mexico, BP executives enjoy a cocktail reception http://bit.ly/d4PKgs A lot of ideas for playing didgeridoo from listening to remixes of Depeche Mode http://bit.ly/k1Xbr Its breath music. Thanks to @Kesomackan How to rip Youtube video to Mp3 audio http://www.listentoyoutube.com/

Tuesday 29th
12:06 pm 12:21 pm 04:58 pm 09:40 pm 09:54 pm Colonial Nostalgia includes “a desire to re-create and recover the world of late Victorian and Edwardian colonialism" http://bit.ly/cbA09I Teaching a short course on machinima in the Fall http://hulken.humlab.umu.se/humlab/node/1333 Come one come all!!!! PhD candidate position in Language Studies at Umeå University http://bit.ly/bw6W85 Modern Language and Literature. English section. McDonald's - 'I'm sick of it' by Billboard Liberation Front http://bit.ly/9CVm8Z Stately, plump Buck Mulligan by Lance Wakeling is a Web 2.0-friendly version of James Joyce’s Ulysses. http://statelyplumpbuckmulligan.com/

Wednesday 30th
03:41 pm 04:27 pm Just found a great Literature Review for Place Studies http://www.placeandliterature.com/node/217 heaps of online texts Just prettied up my video blog http://www.soulvlog.com/ it holds a wide selection of worthy moving images..check it out.

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July
Thursday 1st
08:51 am 12:43 pm 05:29 pm 08:12 pm Going back over Egypt: The Book of Going Forth by Day by M. D. Coverley. http://califia.us/ Thesis turning into a historical study. The Secret Annex of Anne Frank. 2D rendering of the hiding place of the Frank family http://www.annefrank.org/en/Subsites/Home/ Evocative. God bless the Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping http://www.soulvlog.com/2008/05/what-would-jesus-buy.html A question. Is a map an image?

Friday 2nd
10:38 am 04:42 pm 04:43 pm 04:59 pm 09:10 pm 09:34 pm 10:04 pm Have been publishing on Scribd. The pamphlet press of the 21st century http://www.scribd.com/didgebaba The USA is at last starting to recognize the genius that was Brion Gysin http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/27/arts/design/27gysin.html?_r=2 @stefangelfgren treasure the request for leg. It will only last a few more years dude. The cheers from Am*dam can be heard in Lapland. "Sabotage will set you free. Throw a ston in the machine". Local graffiti that needs spell check. Are we there yet? Patti Smith speaks on Swedish news http://svtplay.se/v/2065225/rapport/patti_smith___jag_alskar_opera_

Saturday 3rd
07:04 am 07:11 am The sun shines eternal on the 65th parallel. Up early and working on my summer playlist from Youtube Mp3 rips. Post it as a .zip DL in Aug. Best news story this morning. Naomi Campbell does war crimes trial http://bit.ly/bB09fm Maybe?

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Sunday 4th
12:02 pm 06:21 pm Witnessed the Beastmaster last night. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beastmaster_%28film%29 I feel changed. "The shortest distance between two points may be a straight line, but it is not the most interesting" Doctor Who

Monday 5th
10:50 am 01:18 pm 01:21 pm 10:33 pm Facebook bans doll nipples http://bit.ly/9xfn85 Planck telescope reveals ancient cosmic light http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science_and_environment/10501154.stm startling Chromoscope: explore Milky Way and the distant Universe in a range of wavelengths from X-rays 2 radio waves http://www.chromoscope.net/ When I was young and noise was art http://soundclick.com/share?songid=2304561

Tuesday 6th
09:20 am 03:16 pm 04:42 pm @JohnBirmingham More wood for social media: http://stream.humlab.umu.se/ 100+ streamed seminars on digital media in theory and practice. RT @tweetmeme summer of digital humanities http://bit.ly/b2qPys #HUMlab James Barrett and 23 others recommend this.http://nymag.com/arts/art/features/66997/ Gysin and the dreammachine.

Wednesday 7th
09:14 am 06:31 pm NASA releases free online moon base simulation http://www.moonbasealphagame.com/ MacBook back from repair. Fly to London tomorrow. Last there in 1997. H-A-P-P-Y

Thursday 8th
07:25 pm 07:39 pm London is HOT London is overun with Australians. Goin 2 have dinner with one now.

Wednesday 14th
08:09 am London is filled with dead air.

Friday 16th
01:06 pm A cup of tea, the original social medium.

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Saturday 17th
10:38 am 10:18 pm 10:49 pm Magical coincidences Nö. 101: Whenever I get in the shower the phone rings. Nathanial Hawthorne on the demise of the open hearth as the downfall of civilization (1843) http://www.online-literature.com/hawthorne/3003/ Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction @ Oxford Univers.. http://bit.ly/ax7udY

Sunday 18th
12:57 pm 06:58 pm 07:04 pm @stefangelfgren :-) multi-channel call out- I have seen the mails, the SMS and the Tweet. But I need to get a copy of the text. Chapter corrections for American publication this evening. Thesis this morning. The night brings more writing no doubt http://bit.ly/JhCHb House of George Harrison, of The Beatles, circa 1968. http://twitpic.com/26jzme

Tuesday 20th
10:43 am 11:01 am 09:38 pm 09:46 pm 09:58 pm 10:00 pm 11:16 pm Bowie, Hunky Dory and another day of writing FREEEEEEEEEEEE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCN6IvtoWj8 "Breath is a raga" Pandit Pran Nath http://www.ubu.com/film/nath_notes.html THE INTERPRETATION OF DREAMS http://freud.org.uk/exhibitions/online/dreams/ Aristotle 'On Dreams' http://www.greektexts.com/library/Aristotle/On_Dreams/eng/662.html Need sources for theory on digital/electronic literature and audio/sound. Little online. Back to 'Noise Water Meat' by Doug Kahn, Others? Found a wonderful page of works on the ELD http://directory.eliterature.org/taxonomy/term/23 Cyberwarrior shortage in the USA threatens the holding of the next war http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128574055

Wednesday 21st
11:28 am 01:00 pm 11:29 pm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVRpXGGS8DQ Bruce Haack was an intresting guy......http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Haack Tuli Kupferberg - born September 28, 1923, died July 12, 2010 Another of the greats is gone http://bit.ly/b7w0wb Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise - 60 Minutes video documentary online http://www.ubu.com/film/ra_joyful.html

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Thursday 22nd
11:39 am 05:08 pm One day on earth as a user generated video installation http://www.youtube.com/lifeinaday and feature film (directed by Ridley Scott) Koroway officially recognised as 'tree-dwellers' http://bit.ly/cVIXpt

Saturday 24th
12:29 am 06:21 pm Composer Luc Ferrari http://bit.ly/cqZuxb is the subject of a film http://bit.ly/chEz0V online. His music is great. Reacquainting myself with the divine tones of Stag Hare http://www.myspace.com/staghare CD jumped out at me this evening.

Sunday 25th
10:29 am 10:31 am @stefangelfgren Link available for #ek10 stream? Leaders debate Oz election was a Q session with spin #ausvotes #debates

Monday 26th
08:22 am 12:51 pm 06:27 pm RT @HUMlab Adventures Down Under (Part 1) http://bit.ly/d72W6O taking a break from thesis to go and help organize a street performance troupe to do some stuff in Umeå in August. @BryanAlexander video from the 26C3 conference in Berlin reveals how Wikileaks works http://bit.ly/8wed2S video. Routine to contact news.

Tuesday 27th
08:37 am 03:53 pm Foursquare and privacy http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/mobiles/how-i-became-a-foursquare-cyberstalker-20100727-10t3e.html Reincarnated McMansion http://www.reincarnatedmcmansion.com/ hallelujah!!

Wednesday 28th
12:07 am A blog post of collected material about Wikileaks http://www.soulsphincter.com/2010/07/wikileaks.html

Thursday 29th
09:30 am 10:00 am @rasmusfleischer sorgligt om katten. Har haft samma sak hande till mig. Också bil fritt. Hata dem. Contemporary English novel is "profoundly disappointing – a poor relation of its ground-breaking modernist forebears". http://bit.ly/caJc5T

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Friday 30th
07:24 pm 07:26 pm 07:34 pm I love north Indian classical sitar music!!!!! “Do not read J. D. Salinger on a Kindle,” http://www.newsweek.com/2010/07/29/salinger-like-you-ve-never-seen-him.html Spotify is good but far from perfect No Ed Kuepper, no Spaceman 3, no Stag Hare, no Jack Rose, no Pelt. Sure the list of quality could go on

Saturday 31st
09:03 pm is having wicked ideas.

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August
Sunday 1st
09:55 am 03:07 pm Dangerous Minds | ‘Never Tear Us Apart’: St. Vincent Covers INXS http://bit.ly/aA80w6 Approaching 1000 words written today. Brain feels like a blister beneath my skull. Thesis death. 2011 is going to be a year of such joy.

Monday 2nd
07:52 am 09:14 am 09:46 pm Brody Condon has a new project http://lvl5.org/ Looking for LARP players in September What point aberrance for its own sake? It must be grounded in the thing resisted for change to be effective. The dialectic has spoken. Seems I will be publishing 2 articles + 1 chapter this Fall. One dating from May 2009. Then thesis in winter. It never rains but it pours.

Tuesday 3rd
06:23 am 07:12 am 07:41 am 09:49 am 11:29 am Swedish Pirate Party launches 'direct advertising' on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/piratpartiet for upcoming election This is good morning music http://bit.ly/dhRucB Jóhann Jóhannsson Live from (Le) Poisson Rouge The Australian attempts to come to terms with Wikileaks; "a turning point for the new media" http://bit.ly/aaRa9n as Vigilantes? Prepare to have your concepts challenged http://bit.ly/bxWYSD Augmented Reality apps from AR-media (cool videos) Why Australian tourism fails http://bit.ly/adxE2a "We only seem to want to sell bogan Australia"

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Wednesday 4th
05:45 am 10:54 am 12:08 pm "The research could pave the way for advanced methods of enraging monkeys." http://bit.ly/aNdM44 Will never doubt my own research relevance. Listening to Can - Soundtracks http://bit.ly/bIH0s3 and proofreading thesis chapter. Did I actually write some of this crap? If you are local and are serious about a house pet consider saving a life http://djurskyddet.umea.com/

Thursday 5th
07:53 am 02:31 pm Here's some nice shot of my home town: http://bit.ly/b9TNqA Toowoomba, Australia. There is no home like place.

Friday 6th
06:38 am Tony Abbott as a SU union president 1979 wanted cuts to education, "nonsense" courses like political economy http://bit.ly/cZ5LMF

Saturday 7th
06:15 am Has disconnected Facebook from Twitter and will now begin a serious conversation

Sunday 8th
11:56 am 07:23 pm The glacier continues on its way to the sea, PhD thesis in the bag. First I have to weave the bag. Ten hours of writing - feeling strange. Time to stop. Back to the desk tomorrow......

Monday 9th
11:10 am 03:42 pm 05:10 pm 07:01 pm 07:24 pm 11:03 pm Just returned from a morning at workplace. Everything seems to be in place for a term of high tomfoolery fun and creation. Bring it on. Yesha Sivan -Three Top Trends in Virtual Worlds http://www.dryesha.com/2010/08/yesha-sivan-trends-in-virtual-worlds.html Video Have dined and return to the dissertation. It shall be beaten and formed according to my will... @BryanAlexander I actually just broke the link myself between Tweet and Face. I am seeing profound differences between the two. Recommend 'Genre' by John Frow. Power reading for thesis, even through supervisor says stop reading and finish writing. My neighborhood is getting busy again. Means students are returning. Means work is going to hit me hard soon. Goodnight. POW!

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Tuesday 10th
03:58 pm 04:01 pm Bizarre insight into the world of N Korean propaganda http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oLIXKqtVFw in English, life of great leader. "What he heard on the back of his mother was not lullaby but the screaming gunshot of the battlefield" http://bit.ly/d4DPil

Wednesday 11th
11:58 am 09:13 pm @simon_lindgren You may find these links useful http://delicious.com/didgebaba/Hacktivism Alan Ginsberg on a life of poetry and freedom http://www.ubu.com/film/ginsberg_face.html

Thursday 12th
09:13 am Have moved on to the next thesis chapter. Now have a complete analytical manuscript: 4 chapters. Need conclusion and intro.

Friday 13th
01:23 pm Time of "digital drugs" apprently has arrived http://bit.ly/c8H5mk as "idoses". 'binaural beats'.

Saturday 14th
02:41 pm 78 Strangest Buildings Around The World http://bit.ly/1128Ux

Sunday 15th
11:28 am 01:59 pm 02:00 pm Sunday is Thesisday. Johh Lee Hooker understands the blues like no other. He shares my burden http://bit.ly/kISy0 Thesis chapter two has been dissected and now awaits a rebuild. Before rebuilding chapter two, I am going fishing.

Monday 16th
05:40 am worldwide MMO market will grow to $8 billion in 2010 http://bit.ly/dhMHqo

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Tuesday 17th
09:08 pm Just watched Funny Games US, Like Buñuel does The Shining. http://bit.ly/vQSto not fun but V good. Capitalism and the right to die.

Wednesday 18th
06:46 am Taken to swimming lengths in the mornings. Such a great way to start the day!

Thursday 19th
06:45 am 10:51 am There is a sadness experienced upon the finishing of a cup of tea. #ILoveTea Medal of Honor Afghanistan getting flak in Oz for allowing players to fight with the Taliban http://bit.ly/abTPq5

Saturday 21st
06:33 am 07:55 am 09:23 am 02:05 pm 02:26 pm Taking a short break from thesis by writing a paper of #AoIR11. Seems deadline for PhDs has been extended but may make it by 2day anyway @simon_lindgren Seems like most of #HUMlab will be at #AoIR11 as well Pt Nikhil Banerjee was possessed by God: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT_BVK_Q6i8 Found some online live news from Oz, Election looks very close http://www.abc.net.au/news/abcnews24/ Possible 73 all for #AUSVOTES, The next parliament of Oz will be loving the Greens.

Sunday 22nd
03:30 pm 03:46 pm 09:26 pm AoIR paper finished......ahhhhhhhhhh as a reward for being so good I am now going to watch Tarkovsky's Stalker :-) for the first time. http://bit.ly/HEEnM Tarkovsky blows my mind once again. http://bit.ly/4Czfmc entire of 'Stalker' online

Tuesday 24th
10:41 am 05:53 pm 06:05 pm 08:52 pm "Fronter is a platform for collaboration and learning via Internet" here we go again...... RT @tweetmeme The First HUMlab Yoshikazi Up-in-the-air Residency Completed http://bit.ly/b0Nj1s Finally worked out the difference between RSS and Alerts. I feel like I have turned a corner. Last night atop the stair I met a man who wasn't there. He wasn't there again tonight. Tomorrow I will charge him rent.

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Wednesday 25th
04:53 am 05:02 am PhD position in Circus Oz, Living Archive research project http://bit.ly/cvkRK4 Looks very cool. Crop circles are beautiful http://bit.ly/dwRzwk

Thursday 26th
07:35 am 01:12 pm 01:13 pm 03:35 pm 04:11 pm 06:29 pm @GreatDismal the boat journey down the Thames during the Great Fire, Charles II stepping in dog crap on arrival in Eng. Pepys is great! Lost a good pen today. Annoyed. To put some true perspective in your life, I suggest Bonnie "Prince" Billy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzOIw-NsG9M Death to Everyone All the music I am listening to today is not available on Spotify: Palace Brothers, Palace Music, Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Slint. And now Ed Kuepper, also not on Spotify. Ingenuity is dying due to mass clusters of culture. Ease is not necessarily good for us. Nice journal collection on learning in virtual worlds http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=g926174999

Friday 27th
06:47 am And now we open up Chapter Two to some dramatic alterations.....

Saturday 28th
09:12 am Have 5 albums by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy on rotation and the thesis is coming along. I think have found my writing method.

Monday 30th
04:54 pm 08:33 pm A my friend Cambro, I see an upgrade over the summer has made little difference to your sour and mean personality. Today the students came back to university and suddenly amount of work picked up by about 40%. My head is spinning and I feel ill.

Tuesday 31st
07:40 am 09:40 am 06:49 pm New analogy for thesis: like pulling all the skin out from inside your nose and making a bag out of it.....stitched together with the hairs. I'm officially Twitter user No 35 in Sweden! http://uris.us/OaQN Check out Your Number at http://uris.us/iOYq #fun #Sweden day two of term was better than day one. Good feedback on thesis, student situation under control.

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September
Wednesday 1st
06:45 pm European Union Commissions Virtual World http://bit.ly/aWRInb Citzalia

Thursday 2nd
01:14 pm Published in 'Working Papers in Education' http://www.use.umu.se/digitalAssets/49/49226_working-papers-in-no7rev.pdf

Monday 6th
10:14 am 04:45 pm 09:06 pm 09:19 pm One meeting down, now thesis, a machinima film and teaching culture studies this afternoon. #Monday First lecture of the course ended with applause, I can tell right away I am going to get along with this group of students. What do you get if you cross a Surrealist with the Godfather? An offer you don't understand. And before sleeping; Xavier: Renegade Angel - The 6th Teat of Good Intentions http://bit.ly/bsamCg

Wednesday 8th
07:37 am 06:34 pm Heading north from the 65th parallel. Autumn already started. Teaching in Lulea. No cafes in Luleå with wireless internet! Take note world.

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Saturday 11th
12:05 pm 12:49 pm is watching Australia play New Zealand in the rugby...and the Wallabies are doing well http://www.iraqgoals.tv/ch5.html 23-22 New Zealand are a Rugby machine

Sunday 12th
05:41 am 07:56 am RT @tweetmeme materials for digital humanities workshop/seminar http://bit.ly/bUm5DD Today is such a day I wish I had a fireplace, and a couple of Wolf Hounds sleeping beside it, as I call for my cup and my minstrels three

Tuesday 14th
05:49 am 10:06 am 10:34 am 10:35 am 12:04 pm 12:57 pm 05:37 pm 05:49 pm 06:13 pm 08:02 pm Struggling on with thesis following a dramatic turn yesterday. I beginning to think I am more of a live event. I know the PhD has made a difference to me; I watch Terence Mckenna videos now and think he is a great story teller and not a prophet. Curating a show in my spare time http://rhizome.org/announce/view/55926 Yoshikaze presents Alan Sondheim #HUMlab and digital art http://rhizome.org/announce/view/55926 show opens tomorrow Aurukun Art on show at UQ art gallery http://www.artmuseum.uq.edu.au/index.html?page=120228 Spotted this early this morning outside my apartment building. Did a plane go down in the night? http://twitpic.com/2oc0v0 RT @tweetmeme Alan Sondheim Exhibition in HUMlab http://bit.ly/bSB0xP Bloglines will officially shut down on October 1, 2010. OMG!! @fairyrings My webmail is working fine.....wonder what it can be. Have exported all of my feeds from Bloglines to Netvibes. May not be the best solution but have archived the 206 feeds. Need to sort it out

Wednesday 15th
05:53 pm Great opening of Alan Sondheim's work in #HUMlab today. Will run for a week. All welcome

Thursday 16th
12:29 pm 01:23 pm 01:25 pm @RobinTeigland will there be anything online from Nokia and Virtual Worlds Tomorrow? Luleå Technical University, Sweden is a nice set up. Times Higher Ed. Top 100 Universities 2010 http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2010/sep/16/top-100-universities-times-higher-education

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Friday 17th
09:08 am 09:11 am Open source Social networking; http://www.joindiaspora.com/index.html could be big. Time to get back on the bus.....

Saturday 18th
10:39 pm Robot warfare: campaigners call for tighter controls of deadly drones http://bit.ly/dhQkjg

Monday 20th
07:48 am 10:32 am And then Monday morning WHHHHHHHHHOOOOOOOSSSSSHHHHHHHHH Teaching a short course in #HUMlab on Creating a Life in Second Life http://realmixed.blogspot.com/2010/09/creating-life-in-second-life.html

Thursday 23rd
12:33 pm 12:38 pm 01:05 pm 04:22 pm An accurate account of the world to come. China is only just beginning to economically flex. http://bit.ly/9XFGPx More cars are sold in China now than the US. BUT car ownership penetration is only 3 per cent, 80% are first-ever car and 90% pay cash. WTF! 30 per cent of the world's children live in India For a technical university. LTU Luleå library has very few books on digital culture and literature

Saturday 25th
09:13 pm I tweet since 18 Mar 2007. My #first5 followers: @PROMOpinion @daniel_skog @tomselleck @grahamstanley @fairyrings. http://bit.ly/first5

Monday 27th
09:44 am Just gave a presentation on Virtual Architecture for the new Umeå School of Architecture http://bit.ly/c4P36c in #HUMlab

Tuesday 28th
03:23 pm digital ecology is a current of thought that posits the fusion or union of the virtual (digital information) and the real (basic life forms)

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Wednesday 29th
07:57 pm 10:25 pm @nileshc I would give an appendage (not sure which) to see Josephine Foster perform.. Sweden, Finland and Austria leading a push that would let rich countries cut down as many trees as they want http://bit.ly/cte9KI

Thursday 30th
03:27 pm Tony curtis dead: i watched Houdini http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeSHzGOXyRE as a child; was fascinated by the scene under the ice

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October
Friday 1st
10:47 am 10:59 am 11:39 am 11:46 am 04:27 pm Post-supervisor meeting exhalation....1, 2. 3, ahhhh.... and I now return to the ongoing trauma that is a doctoral thesis. Getting there but Read The James Barrett Daily ▸ today's top stories are contributed by @lessig @GreatDismal and @zephoria ▸ http://t.co/df3944b @stefangelfgren Shouldn't language be the world's best idea ever.....like really, it is. Well that's my opinion. Meanwhile at the funeral the mourners threw books, filling the dark pit. All atop the casket and the solo piano played. http://bit.ly/6bEgvG instant art http://www.soulsphincter.com/2010/10/new-ways-of-meeting-people-chatroulette.html

Sunday 3rd
07:44 am 12:16 pm 12:18 pm 11:01 pm October 12, radical academic and cult figure Noam Chomsky will appear in Second Life, on the Metanomics show http://www.metanomics.net/ Cambro "learning" platform makes it all so much more difficult. Peter Greenaway Expert Panel Select 48 Hour #Machinima Contest Winners -- Here's the Three Winners http://bit.ly/c1nTHK Just joined http://rezedhub.ning.com

Monday 4th
08:24 am 02:03 pm Teaching on social stratification and virtual worlds today and here are the lecture notes; http://bit.ly/9KAgOV Entering a Colosseum-like lecture theater to deliver 90mins on the common cultures of the Commonwealth...lots of Cs

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Tuesday 5th
09:16 am Some thoughts on learning and virtual worlds http://realmixed.blogspot.com/2010/10/using-virtual-world-in-learning.html #HUMlab 4 teachers The TV series on John Berger's Ways of Seeing is online :-) http://www.ubu.com/film/berger_seeing.html Blessings on UBUWEB Started listening to Linkin Park just to see if I like em. Went back to Fudge Tunnel after one song. Original and best http://bit.ly/uaWrb

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Wednesday 6th
01:50 pm 01:53 pm 02:12 pm 02:28 pm 02:28 pm 02:31 pm 05:27 pm Branded Experiences in Digital Channels: Looking back and Looking Forward David Eriksson, VD North Kingdom @ #HUMlab live in 10mins Live stream for Branded Experiences in Digital Channels: Looking back and Looking Forward David Eriksson http://live.humlab.umu.se/ #HUMlab Watching the show reel from North Kingdom at #HUMlab http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JjD3WSZIgc Interactivity sends a signal back "you need to be able to handle what people think about your signal" David E fr North Kingdom @ #HUMlab "the future comes so much faster than you think it will" North Kingdom at #HUMlab "The new digital channels are becoming a playground" North Kingdom at #HUMlab Conjuring Sound: Arcana V: Music, Magic and Mysticism, Edited by John Zorn http://t.co/4o0FUbt

Thursday 7th
12:44 pm 12:47 pm 12:51 pm 12:52 pm 12:58 pm 01:03 pm 01:06 pm 01:08 pm 01:09 pm 01:10 pm @stefangelfgren @fairyrings stream not working here in Luleå Just a still image of Ben. Will wait and see @stefangelfgren @fairyrings stream totally dead now with message "No live event streaming at the moment" on the screen @fairyrings everytime I reload the page now I get a new still image of Ben but nothing else. No sound no movement..very weird @fairyrings stream working now :-) A sound network could be the way mantras work in Hinduism and Buddhism: http://bit.ly/ISmEg #BenPeters @ #HUMlab "A network is a map minus the territory" #BenPeters @ #HUMlab, #BenPeters at #HUMlab reminds me of the 1927 film "Using a Dial Telephone" http://www.archive.org/details/HowtoUse1927 tool and practice @fairyrings I think of the Borges story "Maps no longer satisfied" language is a network but art is not. maybe? @fairyrings stream just died again @fairyrings and we are back again now :-)

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01:19 pm 01:27 pm 01:29 pm 04:50 pm 05:21 pm

"What would history look like in the eternal now mode?" #BenPeters - good question and suggests a multiplicity vision/sound/body. #HUMlab Congratulation Vargas Llosa!! Off to teach a class on Law and Government in the British Empire and Commonwealth of Nations http://bit.ly/actJN1 "None of us wanted to go back to the gray, chill, militaristic silence, intellective void – to the land without poetry" http://bit.ly/a9xRON 6 lectures in 5 days. Number 6 is in the morning on Globalisation and the Commonwealth x.html http://bit.ly/9uI1PP

Friday 8th
08:00 am Good morning world. Weather is pretty in the Arctic today.

Saturday 9th
01:14 pm 07:16 pm 08:53 pm A meme that passed me by the other day http://www.soulvlog.com/2010/10/greek-meme.html Playlist for a rainy Saturday night: groove funk and psychedelia from the 80s 90s http://bit.ly/ba6egU @IPTower I wish...peace as mind and peace as way

Monday 11th
09:19 am 11:30 am 01:35 pm 01:51 pm 03:30 pm 03:45 pm 10:50 pm Off to have morning tea with Jessica Pressman http://jessicapressman.commons.yale.edu/ in #HUMlab Slowly transferring all saved numbers from mobile to Skype account. I wish there was a program for this. My comp in soon my phone Early morning by the lake Fjällnora in Uppsala Sweden http://vimeo.com/15486292 let it reign...... Getting ready to attend a discussion session on digital humanities http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=2507 in #HUMlab Listening to a fascinating conversation in #HUMlab on what are, is, and can be the digital humanities. There is life before and life after @dropbox. The next artist in residence on the #HUMlab Second Life island has been announced http://bit.ly/dsLNwt

Tuesday 12th
09:48 am 12:18 pm Today: attend seminar by Jessica Pressman http://admin.humlab.umu.se/node/1369 and give lecture on VWs http://bit.ly/al4ghp Jessica Pressman @ #HUMlab starting now live @ http://live.humlab.umu.se/ Digital Modernism: Making it New in New Media

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Thursday 14th
12:03 am 01:02 pm 01:06 pm 01:33 pm 04:42 pm 04:45 pm 04:52 pm 05:18 pm 07:48 pm 08:54 pm Virtuality and Virtual Worlds yesterday http://bit.ly/al4ghp Today HUMlab planning Tomorrow 48 hours isolation in Luleå for thesis/Teaching Have made it to Luleå thru sunshine and snow..... Piteå bus station, northern Sweden 11:45am today- good bye sun. http://twitpic.com/2xii0s Now doing Popular Culture in the Commonwealth http://bit.ly/bSEV1J how the mix has made us. Have landed at Hotel in Luleå, now for some hours of work. Nice room with desk and view of water. Music to think to http://open.spotify.com/user/didgebaba/playlist/65wNSNaBl8ZU2azitl7aiD For those without Spotify. Music 2 think 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EaybTneTIs a pavin by Captain Tobias Hume Bob Dylan and the Witmark demos; http://nyti.ms/cENLVG short film prior to bootleg series release Sitting in a hotel room in northern Sweden writing my thesis. I feel like Pink from The Wall but without the fun bits; http://bit.ly/1JDyq Who is writing the history of the future if we are all too busy arguing about the past?

Friday 15th
09:24 am 07:20 pm Hope to have time for SLanguages 2day + 2morrow http://tinyurl.com/3845h22 but not sure. Was supposed to present but not on program. Glad Putting Knowledge to Work and Letting Information Play: The Center for Digital Discourse and Culture http://www.cddc.vt.edu/10th-book/

Sunday 17th
11:18 am Still sleepy but gathering what is needed to complete another chapter section. Revisiting K Hayles, Print Is Flat, Code Is Deep. Still good

Monday 18th
12:18 pm 12:21 pm 12:22 pm Seminar in #HUMlab now Konst, Kreativitet och Jämställdhet (Art, Creativity and Equality) for #DINO with Vanja Hermele http://hermele.se/ Equality builds on the polarity of male and female while gender perspectives build on more complex classifications Vanja Hermele in #HUMlab What hiders the creative arts from being gender equal? Vanja Hermele in #HUMlab

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Tuesday 19th
02:52 pm The sound of the real Sweden http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hv759wmsSFk the crowd of many faces, the chorus of many musics.

Wednesday 20th
06:43 am 02:58 pm 07:01 pm Flight to Gothenberg now and AoIR 11 full prog 25pages http://bit.ly/cemZfj #ir11 It is looking good Have taken up a position in a cafe in Gothenberg. Will remain here until a bar is made available for the #HUMlab crew at #ir11. 8 persons. Professor at umea uni who had 10 years of work returned on a USB stick (???) after laptop was stolen http://bit.ly/bvwKhW needs #Dropbox

Thursday 21st
10:56 am 10:57 am 10:59 am 03:05 pm Listening to a presentation on http://internetresearchethics.org/ at #ir11 on resources, archive, commons, social web but I have questions. wondering about prescriptive ethics as distinguished from descriptive ethics in relation to digitalmediaethics @ #ir11 "We are a group of scholars and we are trying to keep information in here" - we want to get discussions started. digitalmediaethics @#ir11 Lisbeth Klastrup at #ir11 on classical music communities online, sharing performance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7o7BrlbaDs

Friday 22nd
12:22 am 10:45 am 10:52 am 10:53 am 10:01 pm I think I was here tonight.... http://twitpic.com/2zmbej Beginning to detect a ludological subcutaneous layer to #ir11: games and social media seem to dominate much of the aether. Escaped crocodile caused aircraft crash that killed Brit pilot Chris Wilson http://bit.ly/9wvJOQ (just to change the subject) @snurb_dot_info there are Australian here at #ir11 who no longer call Australia home as well :-) Back at hotel as have a presentation for #ir11 at 9am in Scania room. Visuals here http://bit.ly/buwVkt panel on virtual worlds + everything

Saturday 23rd
11:12 am 12:41 pm 03:22 pm My presentation at #ir11 as a rough video and the Prezi presentation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRV-Eaej3dY In response 2 Byam at #ir11 - Good Copy Bad Copy film gives a picture of global kultur prod http://bit.ly/avSqXM These documents reveal six years of the Iraq war at a ground level detail http://wikileaks.org/

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21966 free downloads http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=creator:%22Jim%20Barrett%22 Lovin It!

Monday 25th
04:52 pm #Inception is good. Freudian and Judeo-Christian and too dependent on logic but still good plus Nolan re-reads Lewis Carroll and Escher.

Tuesday 26th
09:25 am A long weekend in Gothenberg comes to an end. First the World Culture Museum http://bit.ly/ab3mSy and then home.

Wednesday 27th
09:31 am 09:35 am 04:08 pm 04:13 pm A digital text that includes the songs of Om Kalthoum is worth writing about, Egypt: The Book of Going Forth by Day by M. D. Coverley And in case you are wondering who Om Kalthoum is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FusV28xVr4 witness the power. Welcome 200th follower...the steady climb to world domination thru Twitter continues ;-) Late Autumnal tune as ice crusts puddles and sky remains gun metal gray http://open.spotify.com/track/6gwPxZx8450DDd6dsS2vAJ

Thursday 28th
01:43 pm 03:26 pm 08:23 pm 10:21 pm 10:23 pm Marking exams. It is a joy when they are good. I hate it when they are not. Teachers want students to succeed and when they don't it hurts. Just witnessed a 3 bicycle collision with one bike having a baby wagon attached. Child unhurt but wagon crushed...amazing. Just back from #HUMlab House of Horror (?); saw: http://bit.ly/TwYV3, http://www.stabbincabinfilm.com/ and http://vimeo.com/m11 Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) by Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid http://www.soulvlog.com/2010/10/meshes-of-afternoon.html Horror films have always straddled the line between sex and violence. ... http://bit.ly/9CqYw5 from @aquadrunkard was just talking about it.

Friday 29th
10:40 am 11:20 am 01:22 pm The #HUMlab AoIR11 conference playlist http://open.spotify.com/user/cyxos/playlist/56Ylw2vHstbCUbnVWuU6lV #ir11 If you speak Swedish and think, prepare to be disturbed http://bit.ly/cXnvxK Intervju med SverigeDemokrat Allegories of Space: The Question of Spatiality in Computer Games, by Espen Aarseth http://bit.ly/btdLuQ worth reading

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Along with Towards a Theory of Space in Narrative by Gabriel Zoran http://danm.ucsc.edu/~abtollef/Physical_Poetry/narritive%20space.pdf While laboring with my thesis keep thinking of this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VREJV--VHSw Hitler Digital Humanities/Critical Commons Time travelers as an emerging Net meme; Chaplin film http://huff.to/aJgGcK and museum photo http://bit.ly/9vYoxi as to the PhD thesis, I am not giving up until they have to take the keyboard “from my cold, dead hands.” Watching Toby present about cross-over OS, http://www.vmware.com/, http://bit.ly/d5A0ey and http://openartisthq.org/ Connextions http://cnx.org/ share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules as courses, books, reports, etc. http://www.csiss.org/ CSISS recognizes the growing significance of space, spatiality, location, and place in social science research. The joys of EverNote are now being testified by the #HUMLab research Tools group http://www.evernote.com/ Google Analytics track your Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications http://www.google.com/analytics/ Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research http://www.mendeley.com/ So who loves Prezi? http://prezi.com/ and who doesn't? CiteULike Search, organize, and share scholarly papers. http://www.citeulike.org/ Consensus is that Mendeley rules as a text editing, notation, reference system. New tools, apps, programs http://www.makeuseof.com/ Online Mind Mapping: MindMeister http://www.mindmeister.com/ Am I the last person to be using TweetDeck or not? This is going to make an already obsessive more so... http://twitpic.com/31wn7w As I once said to a rickshaw wallah in a Calcutta backstreet at 7am; "I am so glad to be here!" @mattermorph Is Audiodraft a development of SoundCloud? Tried to convince someone that Baraka is a great film. Did not manage to do so. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYZ8RWqqicQ

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Saturday 30th
03:21 pm 06:51 pm After 26 months and 10 straight defeats the Wallabies have beaten the All Blacks 26-24 http://bit.ly/bNBdCf :-) it was magnificent First edition of The Ticket that Exploded by William S. Burroughs $30000!! http://bit.ly/aJJ36E If Bill was alive to see that.

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01:01 pm 964 downloads of experimental and global sound music visuals and text http://bit.ly/92HStZ

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November
Monday 1st
05:01 pm 10:59 pm see what digital dreams people where having in 1992 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4Wt16PnqeY @StephenFry is a couple of chips short of a Happy Meal.

Tuesday 2nd
09:42 am 09:47 am 09:50 am 01:43 pm 09:26 pm 09:39 pm 10:11 pm Morning music http://soundcloud.com/mini/cycling by Goto Kimihiro, Yokohama, Japan Visiting Soundcloud again for the first time in a while and it is great The future of music production has arrived http://soundcloud.com Amazing music from friends of mine http://soundcloud.com/hashram/terracid-who-where-you I took this picture traveling north from Umeå to Luleå in the north of Sweden http://bit.ly/cRrzzc last month. I like it. Ahhh November in the far north of Sweden...and I see darkness; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYBVAfvRpps Hope previous tweet did not make me seem dour or drear for I am rather happy, just as busy as hell and sitting in the dark Arctic winter. @finnarne So true....

Wednesday 3rd
05:51 pm 09:04 pm Teaching tomorrow on the history of education in the USA. The notes: http://bit.ly/apVKCJ will use Adobe Connect for the first time. What if... William Shakespeare wrote The Big Lebowski? http://www.scribd.com/doc/40270058/Two-Gentlemen-of-Lebowski-by-Adam-Bertocci

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Thursday 4th
08:41 am Sad to hear The Models singer has gone http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7dnvxvcGRc the sounds of my youth.

Friday 5th
06:32 pm 07:21 pm 07:23 pm 08:54 pm 08:56 pm One of the greatest sacrifices that one makes as a parent is going to the cinema and seeing films that are so bad they defy description. Group from HUMlab, Umeå University about to give a panel discussion at #AoIR11 http://twitpic.com/345lxf Another reason to be glad about living in Sweden http://www.fylkingen.se/about It is the weekend at last. I will begin by sleeping. Right after this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6j7huh5Egew Just watched 'Roadsworth: Crossing the Line' doco http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-zj4N1MfQM Street art in Montreal and beyond

Saturday 6th
08:28 am 03:22 pm We live in strange times http://bit.ly/cHbixv an unbelievable case of concealment @mattermorph and to you too...and I am in Sweden or Norrland, depending on whose history we read :-)

Sunday 7th
05:01 pm 05:03 pm Ask.com is going to save Bloglines, which is great. But now I have Net Vibes, Google Reader and Bloglines as RSS. Need to review... @rasmusfleischer Used to go and SEE/HEAR/WITNESS Oren's first band Phlegm in Sydney in 1994-96. Amazing and Oren is a genius.

Monday 8th
09:57 am 12:04 pm 12:53 pm 11:34 pm Yesterday in my local supermarket they were playing Black Lung http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtB7gRENo2c I <3 Ålidhem Rutgers Law professor Greg Lastowka's free book Virtual Justice: The New Laws of Online Worlds http://www.chaihana.com/virtualjustice.pdf Out to Lunch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmHhB9zV_rQ Found my copy of 'Downcast Eyes: The Denigration of Vision in Twentieth-Century French Thought' by Martin Jay today. Happy to have it back.

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Tuesday 9th
12:11 am 08:24 am 03:27 pm 03:29 pm 03:54 pm I would like to read Peter Singer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Singer critique Battlestar Galactica Sleep....The death of each day's life, sore labour's bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course Article published in Swedish journal virtuella världar som pedagogiskt verktyg (Virtual Worlds as Pedagogical Tool) http://bit.ly/bXRW7F p59 @fairyrings may I direct you to my blog post http://www.soulsphincter.com/2010/07/wikileaks.html video, texts, audio Have been listening to this for 2 days http://www.discogs.com/Love-Love-Story/release/382620 Lush, Sophisticated and Dreaming: LOVE Notes on Love's FOREVER CHANGES http://www.rhino.com/article/notes-loves-forever-changes @charlottefrost I think the term is discursive http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discursive That's meaning 3 not 1a ;-) @mattermorph yes...the territory is contested; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sami_revolt_in_Guovdageaidnu as a film http://bit.ly/blzh0t FCC has failed to move forward with a plan for reclassifying broadband access as a telecommunications service http://bit.ly/cROjol

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Wednesday 10th
10:12 pm teaching tomorrow; Mass Media in the USA, an overview: http://realmixed.blogspot.com/2010/11/media-in-united-states-of-america.html notes.

Thursday 11th
06:59 am I am awake and the snow is deep.

Saturday 13th
01:16 pm 01:23 pm Findings suggest that it is modern lifestyles and pollution levels caused by industry that are the main cause of cancer http://bit.ly/cx0Qts To get my dander up for another day in the Great Society; "what did you do in the eco-war daddy?" http://bit.ly/cxaQCP

Sunday 14th
12:30 am Poetry should be lived and not made. http://twitpic.com/36loae

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Monday 15th
09:48 am 10:08 am 01:28 pm 02:06 pm 03:04 pm 03:34 pm 10:05 pm pithy bellicose perturbed tangential exonerated - some of the words I want to use today. Before PowerPoint and Prezi there was the Chalk Talk http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/97/Cartoonschalk33.jpg @deepwarren I see romance is alive and well in your world Shazza.....are ya feeling a bit jaded dear......so cynical ;-) @deepwarren ha ha....marriage, now there is a dangerous path.... Archive and memory in virtual worlds by Michael Shanks http://documents.stanford.edu/michaelshanks/302 great stuff.... Short PP on HUMlab and the possibilities of 3D world digital archives; Thanks to @fairyrings and @archaeographer http://slidesha.re/9fdxGa Just saw When Your Strange. Jim Morrison should have quit when he was ahead http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMMo3EmIfJw good doco.

Tuesday 16th
04:16 pm 07:05 pm 08:01 pm Future Docs: Creating Documentaries Across Platforms http://www.tribecafilminstitute.org/blog/106776664.html Great works Planet Michael; http://bit.ly/cgGxhE The Michael Jackson virtual world has arrived. New photo and I hope for new eyedeas

Wednesday 17th
08:13 am 06:05 pm 06:14 pm 06:55 pm The planet shifts, oceans rise, the moon ellipses, stars spin in the firmament a minor sun rises upon our blue disk and Twitter rolls on Second Life in a browser http://interest.secondlife.com/beta have yet to try it as there is a stiff selection process, after video no admit. Got into Second Life web browser, easy access, looks fine, will develop Will be presenting at Educa Berlin 2010 http://www.online-educa.com/pre-conference-events in Virtual Pedagogies in Practice in SL

Thursday 18th
05:05 pm 05:31 pm 05:52 pm 05:53 pm 2 part seminar notes on The Art and Practice of Machnima; Theory and History http://bit.ly/9X9pur and Practice; http://bit.ly/b4E5cR #HUMlab My last engagement with Cambro for the year begins now. Please let something change with the %%€### program and 2011 be different..... "The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request." #Cambro I hate you @finnarne I don't even get angry anymore. I just expect it when 30 mins of work disappears in an error message.

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"inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error" - like using #Cambro Student project from machinima course; had not been in SL or made machinima before; done in 1 hr; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DktT7YWVBA

Friday 19th
11:17 pm Just watched Sozchou River, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzhou_River_%28film%29 8 out of 10.

Saturday 20th
10:46 am 06:17 pm Perhaps the most interesting Mp3 blog around at the moment http://holywarbles.blogspot.com/ pure gold. Great documentary on Fela Kuti http://www.soulvlog.com/2010/11/fela-kuti-documentary.html Music is the weapon.

Sunday 21st
11:27 am 11:48 am 12:38 pm 05:51 pm New Five Dials out now http://bit.ly/cbyvOr an excellent collection of writing and reviews and its free Augmented Reality books http://bit.ly/c9BhbJ @marousia there are more than twice as many slaves in Modern Africa as in Pre-Civil war America My world on Flickriver http://www.flickriver.com/photos/didgebaba/popular-interesting/

Monday 22nd
12:59 pm 05:53 pm 10:53 pm Beginning to dawn on me, yet again, how much I have to do Welcome to Sweden Outernational http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYy2Y_hTwRo My previous (re)tweet is in honor of the Indian ambassador who is visiting #HUMlab tomorrow, will ask him about secret room in Nat. library

Tuesday 23rd
08:32 am 11:39 am 02:10 pm Good morning, Here's Jimi Hendrix on npr music http://www.npr.org/artists/15696782/jimi-hendrix Where I go for music: http://www.soulsphincter.com/2010/11/where-i-go-for-music.html online, Mp3 blogs, radio stations, delicious downloads Watching the reality particles collide around me and it is just amazing......

arthurmagazine Today's University of CA students appear to be the most docile in history. * http://lat.ms/fWzVTU

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THE SURRE(GION)ALIST MANIFESTO by Max Cafard http://www.arthurmag.com/2010/11/23/when-reality-is-the-waste-land-we-must-say-no-to-reality/ People, visiting Humanities fellowships at ANU are now open for applications http://hrc.anu.edu.au/2012visitingfellowshipforms

Wednesday 24th
09:44 am 11:11 am 12:47 pm 05:10 pm 09:24 pm Holding a cold at bay. Working at home today with Vitamin C, tea, and a warm computer. Recent gems on UBUWEB http://bit.ly/431J6z http://bit.ly/c26ezQ http://bit.ly/avUUXP http://bit.ly/apw22X Burroughs, Gysin, Crowley @caravia158 glad to see you on Twitter. Look forward to reading you. @mattermorph so some people do actually go outside in this weather ;-) While I was not looking someone filled my head with cold porridge....

Thursday 25th
10:32 am 05:53 pm 05:55 pm Saw the word 'outernational' the other day and liked it. I am outernational and does UK govt. realize it exists? http://on.wsj.com/hyj19S Dreamed of @warrenellis last night, he was showing me a map of the island he lives on off the Cornish coast, A "rocky crag with bad women"? My god, Peter Christopherson is dead..........no more TG

Friday 26th
10:05 am 01:28 pm RT @HUMlab Media Places 9-11 December http://bit.ly/edPVh2 In the midst of a wild snowstorm that threatens to obliterate vision and all conception of up and down.....

Saturday 27th
12:49 pm 01:14 pm Heavy snowfall, has been falling for 3 days without stop http://webcam.educ.umu.se/ 10 inches against the window Getting ready for Educa 2010 Berlin, part of a panel presenting a workshop on Machinima and Learning. Work pack here; http://bit.ly/gTXoXW

Sunday 28th
03:31 pm 03:52 pm 03:54 pm Have just experienced the IKSU Snow Fair. http://bit.ly/f1DaK2 Amazing and truly feel the rush of unbridled consumption. Hoder, sentenced to 19 years jail in Iran http://bit.ly/bZIQBY for "managing obscene websites and co-operating with “enemy states"= blogging Video of Hoder in #HUMlab http://bit.ly/9QKImY Reform Youth and Technology in Iran. #FreeHoder

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Seems Cornwall has CornwallTube and its good http://bit.ly/huxrwP if u r interested in counter culture and protest videos

Monday 29th
12:28 pm 07:14 pm 10:29 pm 10:31 pm RT @HUMlab New Artist on HUMlab Island http://bit.ly/eQEEuP RT @HUMlab Online Educa Berlin (2010) http://bit.ly/eVs2U6 Dreamed: xtra cheap flight to Indo. Last leg, throw u out of plane into ocean, with raft kit. Assemble raft in water. Airline of the future. Find myself listening to christian psychedelic rock this evening http://bit.ly/gPwq6E and liking it. #StrangeDays

Tuesday 30th
10:02 am The future of journalism continues to happen today; @vozdacomunidade the Rio favela conflicts http://bit.ly/hVL2kN

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December
Wednesday 1st
08:43 pm Mr Assange's mum, who operates a puppet theatre, said ''He's my son and I love him and obviously I don't want him hunted down and jailed''

Thursday 2nd
11:37 am 12:36 pm 09:58 pm Lecture today using Adobe Connect, topic Law in the United States and its Depiction in Popular Culture. Readings; http://bit.ly/fxAd1C @heikephilp @gillysalmon USQ is my old uni. Toowoomba is my home town (will be there this Xmas). Let me know if I can be of any assistance. What I did yesterday; conducting interviews in Second Life on avatars as aspects of self http://bit.ly/f3VxIk

Friday 3rd
11:33 am 04:07 pm 04:09 pm 04:11 pm 06:10 pm 06:11 pm 06:17 pm 06:25 pm Wherever Julian Assange is, I hope he has a copy of the RSFs Handbook for Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents with him http://bit.ly/fpgk9H Trying to poach materials from the Australian NSW HSC support materials http://bit.ly/dCX9t but it seems literature is no longer taught? Instead we have "English to enhance their personal, social and vocational lives". So we are teaching students how to speak? Please, any suggestions for Australian short stories or novellas that reflect contemporary Australian society, mores and attitudes? Does Julian Assange now have a stylist? http://bit.ly/g4eq75 judge for yourself. @stefangelfgren I did the same thing two weeks ago. Cheaper ticket with a long stay in Kuala Lumpur. Silas learns a 3rd culture. @stefangelfgren @wollongong_nsw How long for? "Free Julian Assange!" - just getting in early ;-)

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@stefangelfgren @wollongong_nsw check here http://bit.ly/gZFZUp and http://bit.ly/3mK1K4 @stefangelfgren @wollongong_nsw sorry try http://www.touristaustralia.com.au/ Avatar Experimentation: Human Subjects Research in Virtual Worlds http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1717057 @stefangelfgren @wollongong_nsw This may help http://www.stayz.com.au/ @stefangelfgren @wollongong_nsw more specifically http://www.stayz.com.au/accommodation/nsw/illawarra @stefangelfgren @wollongong_nsw this as well http://bit.ly/efC5es Happy moment today, my Iranian friend gets the chance to do higher study in Sweden!!!

Saturday 4th
12:35 am 02:33 pm 02:38 pm 11:20 pm Unearthing Five Lost Gems From Psychedelic India http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130588826 Google failing to locate the present #Wikileaks site, here it is http://wikileaks.ch/ How the Arab world reacts to #Wikileaks in cartoon http://www.thememriblog.org/image/19080.JPG Just realized that the UN climate conference in Cancún is on now. http://unfccc.int/2860.php So little news about it.

Sunday 5th
12:45 am 06:39 pm 11:22 pm @stefangelfgren few sites; http://www.ozfreeonline.com/ http://www.locanto.com.au/ http://www.olx.com.au/ http://geo.craigslist.org/iso/au Getting ready for Media Places in #HUMlab, 9-11 December http://www.culturetech.se/mediaplaces/ (site being updated all the time) Flickr Hack Makes 3D Model of Any City in a Day http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/flickr_rome_3d_double-time.php

Monday 6th
12:58 pm 02:19 pm 11:10 pm 11:23 pm My sister suspects my 14 yr old niece is in on the #Wikileaks plot. "What does she do on the comp for so many hours?" Assange is everywhere. Rather than #Wikileaks recommend use of #cablegate instead so it can trend and spread. "Men are pedaling in the dark, plastic bags tied to their handlebars, windbreakers zipped tight" http://bit.ly/ctlR3W Night riders. Just joined the Machinima Respawn App on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/machinimarespawn I wonder how this will end.....

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Wednesday 8th
09:16 am 04:41 pm 04:46 pm 08:33 pm 08:40 pm 08:44 pm Brazilian State Lays Foundation for Nature-Based Economy http://bit.ly/gVkMiC Preparing the magnificence that will be Media Places 2010 http://www.culturetech.se/mediaplaces/ #HUMlab #MediaPlaces "absence of clear-cut legal case against Assange means any attempt to prosecute him will reek of a political agenda" http://bit.ly/hshjLG Philosophy of Wikileaks; http://bit.ly/9JbR6w "Conspirators who have this technology are able to out conspire conspirators without it." 100 links tagged with 'Consciousness': http://www.delicious.com/didgebaba/Consciousness Is the Johnny Cash song One Piece at a Time a clever critique of commodification and the market? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIuo0KIqD_E

Thursday 9th
01:11 pm 01:14 pm 01:15 pm 01:16 pm 01:18 pm 01:19 pm 01:20 pm 01:22 pm 01:23 pm 01:25 pm 01:26 pm 01:27 pm 01:29 pm 01:31 pm 01:32 pm 01:33 pm Chandra Mukerji at #Media Places #HUMlab; The Versailles Gardens as a Media Place What are #mediaplaces; environment, place of narratives, embedded stories, a place to get lost, a memory p(a)lace, a place of collection, #MediaPlaces as a site of performances, a displace, designed, a virtual world of political demonstration. Versailles as a #MediaPlace, it demonstrates a kind of mastery of natural forces and natural things. Power is implicit in media places Power not unitary @ Versailles, Structured authority includes power of personal rule, structuring of environments, networked, #MediaPlaces Order of hierarchies at Versailles as #MediaPlaces: "experiments with and dramatizes political power" - power is present in forms. Versailles was developed as a virtual world of territorial governance #MediaPlaces Versailles became an experiment in impersonal governance; "a religious spiritual" element in geometries of control. #MediaPlaces Logistical power had a logistical power, "an opportunity to experience something of the plan of God" but beyond comprehension #MediaPlaces Versailles has a moral formation and displayed military capacity, sunken gardens with battle-style walls, cast river statues, #MediaPlaces Surveillance a part of the gardens at Versailles, Terraces created points of oversight. creating controlled and infinite vistas #MediaPlaces Creating unnatural effects with natural materials, nature as obedient at Versailles, "nature before the fall" #MediaPlaces Versailles shows revolt against the order as impossible, Slave statue tries to rise above his station, sucked into the earth #MediaPlaces Heroic engineering (the 'great build' of today's VWs) and participatory dramas enacted by the court were part of Versailles #MediaPlaces Garden beds were dressed to at Versailles, mirroring the dress of the court players. #MediaPlaces Costumes were sanctioned and therefor a parallel demonstration of obedience at Versailles #MediaPlaces

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Battlement walls defined gardens @ Versailles, terraces shaped like dragons teeth (symbols 4 soldiers) + military engineering #MediaPlaces Move thru the gardens @ Versailles meant moving through tactical problems of distance, trajectory, estimation maths #MediaPlaces simulations Serious play was made at Versailles, "the possibilities of the world are considered and understood in this space" #MediaPlaces Representation is easier to counter with counter representation but demonstrations are not so easy to counter #MediaPlaces Techniques of logistical power are often hidden, the articular muteness of demonstration present in Versailles #MediaPlaces Jesus De Francisco at #MediaPlaces Complex Narrative and Effects Across Media, Director at Motion Theory http://bit.ly/96tGfL The role of metaphor is space, as used by the advertising done by Motion Theory, at #MediaPlaces The car as factory, imagery from childhood Sound plays a central role in the advertising from Motion Theory. "The National Game of Ireland Never Looked So Dark" #MediaPlaces Geological collage, back to the body, superhuman interaction, the body as user interface, inhabit someone else's body #MediaPlaces EA Sports Energy as Place, Black Eyed Peas, Boom Boom Pow, made by Motion Thoery, a chance to play #MediaPlaces http://bit.ly/5TlVyq Sound everywhere makes spaces and bodies 2 inhabit them. Boom Boom Pow at #MediaPlaces Time repeats but progressing "So 2008 U so 2000 late"

Friday 10th
09:16 am 03:15 pm 03:25 pm 03:27 pm 03:31 pm 03:32 pm 03:42 pm 03:44 pm 11:46 pm Listening to Lynn Spigel at #MediaPlaces http://bit.ly/fGsEls and preparing to teach on VWs and business http://bit.ly/dKlXQM Carter Emmart @ #MediaPlaces makes one feel like a part of something so big that it's almost beyond representation, but he gets it down. Synergy; while Carter Emmart speaks on the universe at #MediaPlaces Neil Armstrong writes to NPR about 1st moon walk: http://goo.gl/4hFO8 CAVE environments are single user; #MediaPlaces. CAVE in 1992 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKL0urEdtPU with Dan Sandin Constructing the Orion Nebula from data. CAN YOU DIG IT? at #MediaPlaces http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCp-XKeSvSY similar images. The Known Universe by Carter Emmart and crew http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U 10 yr old at #MediaPlaces, has been playing computer games all the time, is now totally wrapped in Carter Emmart's presentation. We are not final, we are not bordered, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbfhSHVm2Fc (music) We are all looking at the stars. #MediaPlaces. The global nomad and the nation state it appears we are living through what may come to be a defining moment in history http://bit.ly/e1TKdu

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Saturday 11th
09:20 am 05:59 pm Taking in Erica Robles on mediation of space in the megachurch movement at #MediaPlaces. Excellent reading of architecture, networks and use Where is Global South in relation to #Wikileaks? No representatives from socialist democracies of S. America, the nations of Africa in WLs

Sunday 12th
01:56 pm 01:59 pm 02:12 pm 10:44 pm "either they learn to live in a WikiLeakable world or they shut down the internet. Over to them.” http://bit.ly/euFgL6 "The Web server has a list of IP addresses that are not allowed to access the Web site, and your browsing computer is on this list." ?????? My slides from presentation yesterday at #MediaPlaces, Media Places/ Virtual Worlds http://slidesha.re/eHFoZ3 Video: #Wikileaks as matrix breaker http://vimeo.com/17739095

Monday 13th
09:36 am 11:06 am 12:08 pm 05:01 pm RT @HUMlab Media Places – use of space 1 http://bit.ly/iez1OM Back to thesis. Feels like an oasis of calm after teaching and conference work. Like a conversation with an agreeable stranger on a train. Next Worldwide Didj Meditation approaching. I will be in transit on 22 December but if you play, join the tone wave. http://bit.ly/a6560Y media places: from the gardens of versailles to spatial robots http://bit.ly/hPg47c

Tuesday 14th
09:10 am 01:59 pm 02:31 pm 03:20 pm 03:22 pm 03:30 pm 03:55 pm 05:02 pm "White House finds itself in the position of a homeowner who has been burgled after leaving front and back doors open" http://bit.ly/hEcKyC Lord Beauchamp was said to have “exquisite taste in footmen” http://bit.ly/xxmdH The roaring 20s and the world behind Brideshead Revisited Why #Wikileaks Is Good for Democracy By Bill Quigley http://www.michaelmoore.com/words/mike-friends-blog/why-wikileaks-is-good #Wikileaks: "the only thing unavailable is red ink" The lack of red ink means that the terms we use to designate our struggles, are false terms http://bit.ly/hZyo5S #Wikileaks John Pilger's The War You Don't See http://bit.ly/eMLRl2 why disclosure is important and that means #Wikileaks Good flow of information from #Wikileaks extradition hearing for #Assange from http://www.support-julian-assange.com/ A Forum: The University We Are For http://bit.ly/hHnXHg created by David Theo Goldberg and Wendy Brown (Podcast)

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Journalism in the first Gulf War (Cue EBN http://bit.ly/QbjEt) has been revitalized in the past decade, C MediaHeroes http://bit.ly/6OUYWB

Wednesday 15th
03:09 pm 04:45 pm Soon I shall be inhabiting the space of my background: http://bit.ly/gH5ZSv A society reveals its values in its edifices; Zuckerberg

Thursday 16th
09:39 am 11:38 am Heavy weather http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1dIbar6vTY Making plans (for Nigel) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C6bVckO_CM

Friday 17th
12:30 pm 12:34 pm 01:48 pm 01:53 pm 11:53 pm Iron Sky is coming; space Nazis attack from their secret base on the moon http://www.ironsky.net/site/film/about/ Snow on the Colosseum http://www.ilmessaggero.it/aprifoto.php?id=130989 134 links on anarchy http://www.delicious.com/didgebaba/Anarchy Leaked Slide Shows Yahoo Is Killing Delicious Other Web Apps http://on.mash.to/i2nG5n OMG!! Just learned that Don Van Vliet passed today. Captain Beefheart is dead. Trawling through Troutmask and having a drink. RIP genius.

Saturday 18th
01:06 am The Odyssey of Captain Beefheart: Rolling Stone's 1970 Cover Story http://bit.ly/fqEd2v

Monday 20th
bruces http://bit.ly/ecYH8H *My, this card from Banksy is even better than those Soviet ones 06:04 pm Have begun my tribute to Beefheart, installed 5 CD Grow Fins box set on mobile phone, will listen to them for the next month.

Tuesday 21st
09:30 am 06:34 pm Planning day with Language Studies Department as my last day of attending the work place for 2010. Tomorrow an attempt to leave Sweden. 5.5 million crowns for a professorship in digital humanities at Umeå University http://bit.ly/dQScVJ First in Sweden

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Wednesday 22nd
03:12 pm RT @HUMlab Exciting times at HUMlab http://bit.ly/eDGluU

Thursday 23rd
10:39 pm Am part of the mad migration, Currently in Kuala Lumpur and Five Dials has done an Xmas issue http://fivedials.com/files/fivedials_no16.pdf

Sunday 26th
08:30 pm In very wet Australia. Seeing friends, watching the madness of post-Xmas consumption, reading Geoffrey Blainey and wondering WTF happened?

Monday 27th
10:45 pm The weather and the spirit of adventure from where I originate http://bit.ly/fQ3xJo

Wednesday 29th
04:42 am 10:12 pm Australia in shopping frenzy. I have been swept along. Purchased 1950s suit pants from opshop for $3. The satisfied customer. Amazing things happening in #HUMlab, 18 million crowns to research on Media Places http://bit.ly/ibiVfS between Stanford and UMU

Thursday 30th
jenterysayers I get frustrated when scholars use the word "affordance" to imply an action inherent in an object, ignoring the competencies of audiences.

Friday 31st
10:29 pm 10:33 pm 11:55 pm 11:59 pm 2011 is underway here in Australia. Hope it is filled with growth and inspiration, peace and excitement, progress and wisdom for all! Yehaaa #2011in3words: Consolidation. Discovery. Expansion. Where I am at the moment is Labyrinth City http://www.labyrinthcity.com/ enjoying the company of the creatively disturbed. For my Swedish followers; Gott nytt år!

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Saturday 1st
01:49 am 11:43 pm 11:47 pm Fresh mangoes, croissants, baked chicken, cheeses, and white Russians; first breakfast for 2011. Music as determined by space and arrangement; Isle of Tune http://isleoftune.com/ In the same vein (no pun intended) as Isle of Tune; DJ SMALLCOCK’S VINYL ARCADE http://bit.ly/eJk2zc slot car stylus on vinyl record track

Thursday 6th
12:22 pm 10:17 pm 10:47 pm Microsoft Avatar Kinect captures your body movements as well as your facial expressions and your avatar will mimic them http://bit.ly/fxVbnV Leaving Australia tomorrow. Will take 2 days to get home. I wish there was a shortcut, could come back more often. Journal of Virtual Worlds and Education is now published http://www.cvwer.org/

Monday 10th
06:14 am 01:57 pm 02:02 pm 02:15 pm Returning to Sweden from the wild creativity of Brisbane. Check out http://eternalsoundcheck.blogspot.com/ for video evidence of sonic life. In Arlanda waiting for flight to Umeå. Missed this Australian flooding http://bit.ly/ecVXBx by 48 hours. Pics from my hometown #Toowoomba @katecrawford @mdieter to ublock ABC Australia overseas go for Hotspot Shield or Ultrasurf Amazing images from #Toowoomba #qldfloods http://bit.ly/eLP6jU seems the whole center of town is under water.

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Tuesday 11th
11:49 am 11:50 am 12:19 pm 12:36 pm 01:21 pm Back to work. Working at home today; Australian Studies course, Article touch ups for Oxford publication, Thesis chapter, Culture studies. Tony Abbot is fundamentally flawed http://bit.ly/epQrip #qldfloods New music from me http://soundcloud.com/didgebaba/vision-living @charlottefrost @smannion Thanks!! @charlottefrost Luggage has been found, in Kuala Lumpur!! Should have it by the weekend....

Wednesday 12th
JohnBirmingham Seems wrong to pimp it out, but ppl been askin. My #qldfloods story. http://tinyurl.com/4qz5agh 06:04 am 06:10 am 06:22 am 06:53 am 07:08 am 12:48 pm 12:56 pm 03:42 pm 03:47 pm 10:03 pm Its 6am here and Dangerous Minds rocks http://www.dangerousminds.net/ Unbelievable stories from my home country http://www.thechronicle.com.au/story/2011/01/12/grantham-resembles-war-zone/ For #Toowoomba, Qld Australia the average rainfall for Jan is 65.5mm in 10.6 days. The total for 2011 has been 401.2mm in10 days OM HA SVA HA KSHA MA LA VA RA YAM adventurous and experimental soundscapes http://omhasva.blogspot.com/ is alve Music to alleviate reality http://www.mediafire.com/?6w7nanxfo13bv4m 6majik9 at Burst City, full set and solid. I love it how Australians can find humour even in the bleakest times http://yfrog.com/hsa35zrj Queens Street shoe store #qldfloods Humour No 2 in #qldfloods http://twitpic.com/3pbkz3/full King Wally ready for the water RT @tweetmeme Seminar with Jan Schmidt http://bit.ly/eaeTqM RT @tweetmeme HUMlab bloggers and tweeters http://bit.ly/dMeb03 Australian Education Review 58, The Arts and Australian Education: Realising potential http://www.acer.edu.au/documents/AER-58.pdf

Thursday 13th
05:03 am 12:30 pm 01:15 pm 01:19 pm 01:23 pm 01:25 pm My 2 cents worth on #qldfloods in Swedish http://www.folkbladet.nu/224421/2011/01/13/undkom-flodvagen-med-nod-och-nappe My luggage has arrived!! Listening to museum studies students present term projects with Second Life in #HUMlab Museum studies in #HUMLab; 1. ethnicity, gender, class, place in a school environment. Inspired by film The Breakfast Club. Yaahhh! Place: who we are depending on where we are. Place is physical, a point one can stand in. School is a place. It makes you. #HUMlab museums Class: creates groups based on power. Claire is the rich girl in The Breakfast Club, John is the working class kid, Brian is middle class

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01:27 pm 01:29 pm 01:31 pm 01:40 pm 01:45 pm 01:48 pm 01:52 pm 01:57 pm 01:59 pm 02:02 pm 02:04 pm 02:06 pm 02:13 pm 02:51 pm 02:52 pm 03:04 pm 03:07 pm 03:12 pm 03:15 pm 03:21 pm 03:30 pm 03:34 pm 07:48 pm 07:50 pm

Gender "to have a child requires a man and a woman, therefore people think that there are only two forms of gender" #HUMlab museum studies Alison in The Breakfast Club is made-up to be "a real woman" and have Andrew like her; http://bit.ly/i6KoZw gender is confined by this The Breakfast Club does not present any alternative images of ethnicity other than white American #HUMlab museum studies. Student presentation in #HUMlab. Identity in place, gender, ethnicity and class in The Breakfast Club as a 3D essa http://twitpic.com/3pmjzv The freedom that comes with not having to make real things. Working in virtual worlds mean not having to worry about the rain. #HUMlab #HUMlab museum studies project no. 2 The Future of Nature: ecology and how we represent nature as preserved. The Future of Nature; student presentation in #HUMlab for museum studies course in Second Life. http://twitpic.com/3pmn79 "The angel cried with a loud voice, saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees" Revelation 7:3 They who can't pay: ecology is a commodity and nature is only pictures. asphalt and rubbish. #HUMlab museum studies presentations @charlottefrost I had an imaginary brother (before I got a real one) but i killed him with dish-washing liquid. Does this mean something? Third zone of the Future of Nature is an awareness of older cultures. Are these to be museums? #HUMlab museum studies Free and Wild Forest is the final zone for The Future of Nature. The chaos of nature is not easily transposed in SL #HUMlab museums Video in The Future of Nature museum studies http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgdZw9d3zSY #HUMlab Presentation of Gender is the 3rd group project for museum students in #HUMlab. The Beautiful Boxer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IuEAP_6CJU transgendered Thai boxer Changing gender politics, Beware the Homosexual (1961) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijbovskICjk a film from another (now humorous) age. Transsexuals in Iran http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=ac9_1244928041 do not have the difficulties and dangers that gay men do #HUMlab museums Interesting that a topic such as HBT identities can be presented in a museum context using virtual worlds #HUMlab museum studies. Thinking of Paris is Burning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydA7-qCv570 drag realness from the 80s. The young today have short memories. Final museum studies project presentation in #HUMlab on disco and gender class ethnicity and place. Museum students presenting the class issues behind the "paradise resort" for package tours; prostitution, loss of habitat, culture conflict European bartender school, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkx8OLRQQRQ a reason for the revolution as far as I am concerned @astridmager yes, flood expert, musician, I even do a PhD in my spare time ;-) @charlottefrost I would go for the Chelsea.....I wonder how much it costs

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Friday 14th
03:58 pm Making friends with Moodle.

Saturday 15th
05:33 am 07:42 am 04:38 pm Anyone with horses in #qldfloods needing stables. Can take 15 to 20 horses. Caboulture. 041838577. Please RT Rose. Nourishing Terrains. Australian Aboriginal Views of Landscape and Wilderness (PDF Book) http://bit.ly/eW0Nqd Reflective re #qldflood Watching The First Australians, http://www.sbs.com.au/firstaustralians/index/index/epid/2 a horrific tale of dispossession, murder and lies

Sunday 16th
08:19 pm Heard today that Greece is building a wall to keep immigrants out. How long will it be B4 they are keeping Greeks in? http://bit.ly/eLUpga

Monday 17th
09:35 am 09:36 am 10:50 am 10:51 am 12:01 pm 01:28 pm 03:31 pm "Tell my pastor that I have WILLED 14.258M usd to you by quoting my personal reference number LLP/953/900//316US/UK.I am mrs mellisa Lewis"? and apparently mrs Lewis is going for an operation later today.....I AM RICH!!! Welcome video to students on an Australian Studies Net course http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvVY0V_QrzI starts today. @charlottefrost landkod for UK is 44, and good luck with the 'magic' money. Listening to The Seeds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSn3UJU1lzI groovy hey! Short meeting about digital art and how to make it happen here and now in #HUMlab Burroughs The Movie http://www.ubu.com/film/burroughs_movie.html the future that no ones wants but everybody watches.

Tuesday 18th
09:00 am 02:50 pm 03:25 pm 10:40 pm @deepwarren already have http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sM1Ahn0Osjo 121 links about sound http://www.delicious.com/didgebaba/Sound Australian William Barak should be commemorated with a statue or on a dollar bill http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Barak a brave man Just survived my first snowboarding experience. Three hours of steep learning curve. Sore in a couple of place but have tasted the flow.

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Wednesday 19th
01:34 pm 01:35 pm 01:40 pm 03:40 pm "the individual is interpellated as a (free) subject in order that he shall submit freely to the commandments of the Subject" (Althusser). "Your tweet was over 140 characters. You'll have to be more clever" Twitter To distinguish ISAs from the SA, Althusser offers a number of examples http://bit.ly/i14frc Paper for Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction done and sent. Course up to date and thesis ongoing.

Thursday 20th
09:34 am 01:54 pm 04:25 pm email is really starting to take up a lot of time in my life.... Nice Before/After visualization for Brisbane in the #qldfloods http://www.abc.net.au/news/infographics/qld-floods/beforeafter.htm The new Rhizome website looks amazing http://rhizome.org/

Friday 21st
04:15 pm Australia did the final wave of punk long before Seattle snubbed its grubby nose to the big labels http://bit.ly/gmMPVw

Saturday 22nd
12:05 am 10:45 am Where the bee sucks, there suck I; In the cowslip's bell I lie; There I couch when owls do cry On the bat's back I do fly Putting extracts from my thesis on my blog http://www.soulsphincter.com/2011/01/thesis-extract-place-and-class-as.html read and weep. Aussie in UK greeted with G'day, sport, Is your girlfriend called Sheila? throw another shrimp on the barbie + jokes about kangaroos, sues Australian feels the comments he has endured while doing his job are ''race-inspired'' http://bit.ly/i70QxK He is now on a "cocktail of antidepressant medications" @charlottefrost Neighbours is a high point for Australian culture when compared to Bazza http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2V1OE-yIzA Australians still live with the legacy of chundering blokes and beaut sheilas; Chunder in the Old Pacific Sea, myself, I like poetry. Chunder in the Old Pacific Sea - Barry Crocker http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1W0pP6A8BE @charlottefrost The stereotypes are still alive, try passing the Australian Culture Test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PfDro1UGUo

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Monday 24th
01:16 pm 4 those PhD folk: 5 ways to kill your darlings http://thethesiswhisperer.wordpress.com/2010/06/16/5-ways-to-kill-your-darlings/ Just Do It!

Tuesday 25th
11:49 am 12:00 pm 12:37 pm 12:38 pm 01:17 pm 01:29 pm How to roll-your-own e-payment and delivery system for selling your books comics http://bit.ly/bRCZcu Tin Tin; Breaking Free, everyone's favorite Belgian journalist joins the anarchists http://tintinrevolution.free.fr/pages/image001.html The companion website for Special Sound: The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop by Louis Niebur http://bit.ly/hVuwll @finnarne would you like to sell TT paper version? I have seen it before. Have you seen; http://www.flickr.com/photos/didgebaba/sets/671958/ @finnarne excellent...let me know if u find it Long live syncopated beats.....

Wednesday 26th
02:59 pm 03:01 pm 03:09 pm 10:42 pm Rafiki Records http://www.rafikirecords.com/ are recording amazing music in Rwanda. Lots online to listen to. Rafiki Sampler - Rafiki Records http://bt.io/GcT5 (via @backtype) And here are another 53 interesting recording labels as well http://www.delicious.com/didgebaba/MusicLabels "We regarded Assange throughout as a source, not as a partner or collaborator" NYT http://nyti.ms/fIAHKt bodes badly for a future US trial.

Thursday 27th
12:24 pm 02:29 pm 02:34 pm Excellent radio doco on Einstürzende Neubauten http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=2098=4309170 in Swedish "people of Tunisia shouldn't have had to wait for Wikileaks to learn that the U.S. saw their country just as they did" http://bit.ly/ftZ3sQ yet another killer Mp3 blog appears on the horizon http://experimentaletc.blogspot.com/ sounds to live and dream by

Friday 28th
10:50 am Openleaks is now online http://openleaks.org/ and waiting for information

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Saturday 29th
12:17 am 12:20 am 12:24 am 12:47 am 11:33 am F-I-R-E in C-A-I-R-O http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iGHgjOHyN8 (1980) Robert Smith was a political commentator ahead of his time. George Eliot produced her own translation of Spinoza's Ethics, the first known English translation of it There is a free audio version of Spinoza's Ethics http://librivox.org/the-ethics-by-spinoza-benedict-de/ we do live in a redeemable age White House press sec. Robert Gibbs "describes internet access as a basic right" #jan25 Amazing collection of Burroughs material for sale. A nice website worth trawling thru http://lopezbooks.com/archive/wsb/ images an notes.

Monday 31st
10:16 am 11:27 am 11:30 am 04:49 pm 05:19 pm 05:24 pm 05:30 pm 05:35 pm Return to thesis after a Sunday spent recording sounds for upcoming Ukrainian psychedelic music compilation....serious. Wikipedia's book function, that produces a good PDF on the subject. Here is John Lennon: The Complete Guide http://bit.ly/hKntQz (288 pages) The page for the John Lennon Wikipedia book, and info for other books is here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book:John_Lennon One step forward, two steps backward Down inna Babylon One step forward, two steps backward Down inna Babylon / http://bit.ly/erHPG #Thesis @charlottefrost Machinima is a technique more than a tool. Have u seen Scratch http://scratch.mit.edu/ ? @charlottefrost Scratch is designed 4 children of primary age, so it should be fairly straightforward. Have not used it myself (disclaimer) RT @openculture: Werner Herzog, one of our great film directors, spends an evening in conversation with Pico Iyer. Video: http://cultr.m ... @charlottefrost ahh those words "too little time to pull this together"..is there an echo in this room ;-)

mikefrangos RT @jgrossnas Indie Rock Embraces an African Invasion http://nyti.ms/icuGGo 07:58 pm 09:02 pm 09:31 pm Previous NYT post is behind a registration wall. Solution is http://www.bugmenot.com/ bypass it all. Recording of Africa meets Australia in northern Sweden http://soundcloud.com/didgebaba/total-groove Live beats from 2009 Reading 2011 Digital Trends on Scribd http://scr.bi/fpYSfs #readcast

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February
Tuesday 1st
10:09 am Saw 'An Education' (2009) last night: http://imdb.to/2VyizC Wonderful soundtrack, for example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ua_ODg0FmzQ

openculture 1994: Bryant Gumbel Katie Couric (The Today Show) trying to figure out new thing called the Internet: http://j.mp/fcsNBK knittedgardens Fantastic conversation yesterday with @mikefrangos over coffee (thx!) - my blog post on Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go http://bit.ly/g0ibPr

Wednesday 2nd
12:39 am 12:56 am 10:38 am 11:32 am 12:26 pm Two articles about our next #HUMlab exhibition in Second Life http://bit.ly/gRCgwe + http://konsten.net/?p=3483 one in French one in Swedish Thinking of my friends in Far North Qld with #TCYasi bearing down on them. It looks like it is going to be a bruiser. Dealing with sound as element of narrative in digital texts; does diegesis apply? See Jørgensen (no) and Grimshaw (yes). Barrett is unsure @ulul Hotel Des Arts in Montmartre: http://www.arts-hotel-paris.com/ wonderful What's the altitude? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS5TklbuKvM

ABC_NewsRadio Geoblock lifted on ABC News24 for Cyclone coverage - let expats know they can watch at http://bit.ly/e9EUc0 #tcYasi 05:13 pm @knittedgardens Happy New year!!!

scribd Everyone has a favorite teacher: one that left a lasting impression on you. Who was yours what made them special? http://scr.bi/i2CQLU scribd Everyone has a favorite teacher: one that left a lasting impression on you. Who was yours what made them special? http://scr.bi/i2CQLU

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Thursday 3rd
09:49 am 11:54 am a US report concluded that space was so littered with rubbish that a collision could set off an "uncontrolled chain reaction" Good morning! The Second #HUMlab YoshiKaze “Up-In-The-Air” Residency http://bit.ly/fB0Ccu

parisreview I think that’s what turns young men and women into writers—the happiness you discover living in books. – Paul Auster (birthday today) 06:17 pm 07:03 pm Confession: A Roman Catholic App for iPhones and iPads http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/confession-a-roman-catholic/id416019676?mt=8 Spotify doesn't have a bio 4 Jimi Hendrix attached to the long list of his music streamed. Like you are supposed to just know or something.

Friday 4th
12:03 am 11:05 am 11:07 am 11:30 am @charlottefrost so the rumours are unfounded then??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Has anyone tried out http://www.guubes.com/ free augmented reality tool? I would like to experiment with it. @leesawatego Have you seen Bride and Prejudice; fake Bollywood version. Maybe better for kids. Has song and dance +++ Jokkmokk revisited http://bit.ly/fuJF7K

flicknews Swedish actress Lena Nyman dies at 66: I Am Curious (Yellow) star dies. http://bit.ly/gVY0Sb #movies @screendaily 12:32 pm 05:54 pm 06:00 pm Garrett Lynch Live and Augmented in #HUMlab 8/2/11 3pm. http://twitpic.com/3wd7bj Uluru http://petercarroll.visualsociety.com/?p=936 amazing images of the great rock. Just stunning. The people I Tweet for @knittedgardens @fairyrings @stefangelfgren @charlottefrost @mattermorph @finnarne @jeanburgess @RobinTeigland

Saturday 5th
10:30 pm Interactive map for Aboriginal languages http://www.abc.net.au/indigenous/map/ includes sound samples.

Sunday 6th
09:13 am 05:16 pm 07:45 pm Uploaded 2 op source vids to UTube http://bit.ly/hpplLv http://bit.ly/hp2r80 from Aus Screen http://aso.gov.au/ 4 teaching Xcellent resource Pic of tracking moose in the woods about 1km from my flat with my kids http://twitpic.com/3x4tkd I am teaching an Australian Studies online course- found out today that national poet Henry Lawson was deaf. Teaching teaches so much.

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HarisAlisic EXECUTION! Mubarak's police executes protester in Alexandria. THIS IS MUBARAK'S STABILITY!: http://bit.ly/fwGCMi PLEASE RT!!!

Monday 7th
wikileaks US Behind Swedish Internet Surveillance: Cablegate http://is.gd/oKNE2P 10:14 am 09:33 pm Artist book from Garrett Lynch for exhibition in #HUMlab tomorrow http://tinyurl.com/garrettlynch-yoshikaze Only took three days to chronicle 150 years of Australian history in digital form for Oz Studies online students. I <3 #Moodle.

Tuesday 8th
11:56 am 11:56 am 01:12 pm #HUMlab postdocs go wild. Journey to Jokkmokk beyond the polar circle http://student.humlab.umu.se/jokkmokkrevisited/ @stefangelfgren and so begins gender...... #HUMlab performance and exhibition by Garrett Lynch in 40 mins Come on down!

Wednesday 9th
leesawatego A Healthy Reminder of an Unhealthy Race: A blog post by young Murri blogger @carlyjwallace http://bit.ly/f7r3wi 08:43 am 07:49 pm 08:52 pm There was movement at the station/for the word had passed around/that a thesis does not write itself........... Can recommend "The acoustic ecology of the First-Person Shooter." by Mark Grimshaw (PhD Thesis) http://bit.ly/g6llrc Just picked up 'Behind the Screen: Transformations of Literary Structures, Interfaces and Genres' - must not read more must write thesis!

mkirschenbaum The 2nd volume of the widely used Electronic Literature Collection is out: http://bit.ly/f6rFiK VERY exciting, for everyone in #elit. 10:07 pm Notice Facade is included in Electronic Lit Coll. Vol 2 http://collection.eliterature.org/2/works/mateas_facade.html thesis remains relevant

Thursday 10th
09:51 am Good morning! This is radio hyena...searching the plains for delicious scraps and disguarded morsels. http://bit.ly/9PK5cB Fela! Fela! Fela!

stefangelfgren RT @kesomackan: Det nya Afrika: Mobiltelefoner förändrar livet i Ghana. http://bit.ly/dNMMWG //Otroligt intressant litet inslag!

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I am falling in love with Dropbox all over again......worked out how to combine two accounts and sync files to both of them....Yaaahhhh @fairyrings https://www.dropbox.com/help/25 followed this but combined solution 1 with solution 2: had to empty folder and restart dropbox Music as time machine. Listening 2 The Doors: same feeling when 18 years old. Sensation of freedom and possibility (will pass soon no doubt)

Friday 11th
12:55 am 12:58 am 01:07 am 11:47 am 12:11 pm 02:47 pm 06:44 pm Swam tonight at the gym Arabic speakers have lost that wounded look they have had since 9/11. #Egypt #Tunisia #Jordan, Murbarak has no idea. the comic book that helped inspire Egyptian revolutionaries http://bit.ly/htRxZ4 Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story From the Blogosphere to the Street; The Role of Social Media in the Egyptian Uprising http://bit.ly/fUyCjp Why fear the Arab revolutionary spirit? | Slavoj Žižek http://t.co/Akr9lxJ via @guardian Thanks to @rasmusfleischer Incredible images from Cairo #Egypt. Hundreds of thousands moving in the streets. Just chanting "Invalid". http://twitpic.com/3yltq7 Blog post on the visual economy of the #egypt revolution http://bit.ly/dJRRfH as constructed by Al Jazeera @maximolly I dont think the twitterverse is interested in murbarak's regime now. Its the masses of #egypt people that fill our imaginations

Saturday 12th
10:56 am 11:26 am 11:23 pm 11:28 pm For the sound track to the new #Egypt I recommend dj mutamassik. Girl turntablist from Cairo http://www.myspace.com/djmutamassik Neoliberalism and Global Cinema: Capital, Culture, and Marxist Critique (Routl... http://t.co/0eutUHy via @amazon Watching Flicker http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/flicker/ use http://www.ultrareach.com/ for region blocks "Art does not stop when you close your eyes" Lee Renaldo FLickER http://www.alivemindmedia.com/film-info/flicker-reviews/

Sunday 13th
12:34 am 01:35 pm 03:29 pm After #Egypt I think the next popular revolution should be Italy Assange attempts to give perspective on Wikileaks http://bit.ly/fg3382 a new journalism, a new media ecology, and a great ego. Worries me I am starting to see evidence of right wing extreme politics in the city I live in. 4 incidents over the weekend of personal ex.

khaoid Alexander Galloway – Piracy, control practices, and alternatives of control http://bit.ly/dVxIPX

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Monday 14th
09:30 am 12:37 pm 12:55 pm 08:07 pm 08:26 pm Bread with Omega-3 oil in it tastes weird but sure gives one an energy jolt.... What the USA wants with Julian Assange and #Wikileaks http://bit.ly/gbSVJ8 detailed report from Four Corners. Australian TV at its best. Video The Guardian’s David Leigh Talks About Julian Assange and Wikileaks http://tcrn.ch/gCz7ZM Don't think "underground" — think "space is the place" http://bit.ly/e2RMBY amazing sounds global experiment psych Me included (Nada Baba). Better link for music comp WHNZ:18:COMI http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Various_Artists/WHNZ18COMI/ fresh sounds 4 night flight Current temperature outside is -26°C (that's -15F)...don't want to go outside. Chapter four done 13921 words, 35.5 pp. proof reading, corrections and citations tomorrow. Started work at 7, swam 1 hour, finished 22:40. As well..video of what I did last week, managed Garrett Lynch Performance in #HUMlab http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HFbRg4boho Thanks to @fairyrings for the Garrett Lynch video....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HFbRg4boho

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Tuesday 15th
07:24 am 08:33 am 08:46 am 11:56 am The Hitchcock and Truffaut Tapes http://www.filmdetail.com/2011/02/14/the-hitchcock-and-truffaut-tapes/ Mp3 downloads It may be -26 degrees outside but here I have music and what more does one need as the earth freezes about me... WHNZ:18:COMI released two days ago and already almost 500 downloads http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Various_Artists/WHNZ18COMI New artist in residence on the #HUMlab SL island for the Yoshikaze residency...more details shortly.

kfitz RT @Criterion: Big news! Criterion library available on @Hulu; 150 films to watch now, hundreds more to come: http://t.co/6FYboQs // HUGE. 05:32 pm 05:35 pm 05:45 pm China's Mighty Telecom Footprint in Africa http://www.elearning-africa.com/newsportal/english/news270.php Upcoming seminar series in #HUMlab looks hot hot hot http://bit.ly/fmXMnQ (program) speakers include Alan Liu and Rita Raley Google crowd-sourcing aggregation against content farms http://bit.ly/fXS6h2

briancroxall I'm glad to see Shakespeare Quarterly taking a second round of open review with MediaCommons: http://bit.ly/hN1EX2.

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astridmager me :) #HUMlab seminar.. 09:54 pm Has anyone ever died of PhD?

Wednesday 16th
08:09 am 08:54 am http://greatgatsbygame.com/ avoid the drinks waiters and collect the gold, if Fitzgerald had only had this advice. Oh God, its the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers...how I feel the weight of your subject.

HumanioraUmu Vernissage på Bildmuseet på lördag! Missa inte chansen att få en visning av Walid Raad själv, kl 13.30 och kl 15. Föranmälan 090-7865227 #fb 05:44 pm When the people protest in Tehran and the police attack, households leave their doors open so the 'politicals' can hide - Swedish radio.

CoppelieC Real and imagined places in Sámi identity discourse on Internet http://t.co/oLE3VHm 11:14 pm @JohnBirmingham The answer lies in vegetarianism my friend.

Thursday 17th
10:04 am 01:28 pm 03:47 pm Turning attention 2 article Reading with the Body: Interpreting Three Dimensional Media as Narrative, finishing 4 publication then thesis. Search #Bahrain and see what horror humanity is capable of...... @charlottefrost Reminds me of: I went to India to find myself, but forgot to exchange addresses.....

klang67 Beautiful! Student at Umeå creates physical Spotify player http://bit.ly/dKKp0h

Friday 18th
12:22 pm 03:26 pm 22 000 bats to be evicted from the Botanical Gardens http://bit.ly/i8nccu real estate is getting ridiculous in Sydney... 19/1 16:00 Folkets Hus Umeå I am performing with Kontaktimprovisation as part of the Beat Meet festival http://www.beatmeet.se/ -starts 2day

Saturday 19th
11:14 am "Cloud streaming the future for music" http://bit.ly/gZit3l business seems to be catching on, even in Australia.

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Monday 21st
11:10 am 11:20 am Being bilingual may delay Alzheimer's and boost brain power http://bit.ly/f7uIza I känna mig bättre already Jag vill vara med på http://twittoppen.se! #twittoppen

ubuweb An in-depth, one-hour, career-spanning, video interview with Marcel Duchamp from 1963: http://is.gd/AqIPaR stefangeens Direct link to PDF of Gene Sharp's book "From Dictatorship to Democracy". A must-read classic now http://ow.ly/40jLR 03:08 pm 09:12 pm 09:17 pm 09:38 pm "Increasingly, though, texts take the form of worlds as much as words." MATTHEW KIRSCHENBAUM http://bit.ly/gilyE3 was just talking bout this @fairyrings @Simon_Lindgren congrats on "first 'real' publication". @fairyrings @Simon_Lindgren of course...I just like the use of the term 'real' - we could discuss it at length... To blow my own horn; http://www.amazon.co.uk/Multi-user-Virtual-Environments-Classroom-Approaches/dp/1609605454 out soon @finnarne just saw this and it seems u r right I am not on the Sweden list. Realized 2day I am number 213 of total twitter users 2007-03-18 changed my photo; the eyepatch+unkept hair may scared people. Am not at all dangerous. Nor a pirate. Present image taken by my son hence :-)

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Tuesday 22nd
09:22 am To start the day; Cambodia before Pol Pot http://www.youtube.com/user/jeffmagic32#p/u/2/tDA5ym1_THQ psychedelic Khmer classics YYEEHAAA!

AJELive Hacktivist group #Anonymous issues statement in solidarity with #Libya protesters: http://j.mp/g1dtCj holychic RT @Erica_Jane_MP: David Cameron arrives in Kuwait - with 8 arms dealers. WTEverlovingF!?? http://gu.com/p/2n9t6/ip 10:44 pm @jilltxt Another Aussie makes good in the big world. Congratulations Professor Walker Rettberg!

Wednesday 23rd
09:03 am 09:43 am Two Postdoctoral Positions in Participatory Digital Media and Digital Humanities http://bit.ly/hqBcu4 Final composition of thesis chapter 3 'Restricting Forms: design and space in the reading of selected digital narratives' has been commenced

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Good morning http://www.soulsphincter.com/2011/02/morning-view-from-kitchen-window.html Scottish and Swedish artists meet in Umeå this weekend http://bit.ly/eBoGih part of umea2014 and the 4 Corners project http://bit.ly/f7Kvap Qaddafi sons spent millions of dollars to engage singers like Mariah Carey, Usher and Beyonce to sing at their banquets http://bit.ly/gUXUIK re-reading Ian Bogost Persuasive Games, some of which is free and online http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/chapters/0262026147chap1.pdf Urbanspacesbecamebattlefields, signifiershavebeeninvaded, newstructureshavebeenestablished http://bit.ly/egaTQb #Tunisia #Egypt #Libya and I watch Surplus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AEiwOM4fAY and wonder if it could ever happen here? Maybe not.

Thursday 24th
09:00 am Old sounds made new. Album I play on from 2005 is now streamed online: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/6majik9/The_Human_Hand/

katecrawford There's 200 new postdoc fellowships being funded in Oz, and the guidelines look good: http://j.mp/f6U6Ij #DECRA 12:08 pm 12:10 pm 03:36 pm 07:00 pm Waiting 4 a book. Sthing not done 4 while thanx 2 Google this1 is so new it's nowhere Reading Moving Letters: Digital Literature in Research Welcome back to Sweden Julian #Assange. May it be free fair and unbaised A film i truly want to see http://www.iamsecretlyanimportantman.com/about.php Steven Jesse Bernstein, poet and immortal. I wonder if the final scene in the uprising of #Libya will be Gaddafi re-enacting the last scene from Scarface? http://bit.ly/cZTWzc

medeamalmo Apply now for a PhD position in Media and communication studies at Malmö University, Sweden http://t.co/0WlwlzP

Friday 25th
Routledge_Comms Feminist Media Studies is publishing online ahead of print: http://bit.ly/hxF5i9 and accepting online submissions! http://bit.ly/gKOmht 03:00 pm So this is what I wrote yesterday http://www.soulsphincter.com/2011/02/thesis-extract-layering.html 4 thesis. Still have 9 hours of 2day Yippppeee HUMlab blog coding problems seem to be fixed so I can now access it off campus http://blog.humlab.umu.se/ A visionary scope of the digital humanities http://bit.ly/gOtRFa

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jamesriggall Reading: Virtual reality needs real writers. http://bit.ly/exM7mg (Related video: http://bit.ly/hmtMWp) 05:32 pm Just went back 2 the DH Comp http://digitalhumanities.org/companion/ (2008) after a 2 years. Seems a bit dated today but still a monument.

Saturday 26th
ubuweb Hans Namuth's film, "Pollock Painting" (1951), with a soundtrack by Morton Feldman [color, 10 min]: http://is.gd/3Zl2vW

Monday 28th
08:54 am 09:35 am 03:55 pm 10:46 pm 10:50 pm Getting some feedback on final draft of thesis chapter 4 and it looks good. The end is in sight! Final proof for Learning Places: A Case Study of Collaborative Pedagogy Using Online Virtual Worlds sent off for the book. Good feeling. Where exactly did today go? signature line for an email of job notices from Michigan State; Live without dead time.-graffitti Paris 1968. A warning? Academia.edu profiles, papers, links return very high on Google searches. Way ahead of my University published database or work website.

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Tuesday 1st
Joi Blog post: Japanese free download of The Cove http://joi.ito.com/weblog/2011/03/01/the-cove-releas.html 11:05 am 12:51 pm First thought 2day: Temporal and spatial perspectives based on first-person relations with virtual objects. Haptics in Digital Fiction. 48% of British people are in favor of a new far-right party if it avoids using “fascist imagery” http://www.presstv.ir/detail/167624.html

CoppelieC Vad betyder naturen för dig? http://dl.dropbox.com/u/4769546/DAUM%20Fr%C3%A5gelista%2019%20Naturen.pdf 12:56 pm 03:10 pm 05:14 pm 05:24 pm "The correct political tendency of a work includes its literary quality because it includes its literary tendency." W. Benjamin, 1934 @JPBarlow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBgewcFh-cg Zombie no go go, unless you tell em to go (Zombie) The Author as Producer by Walter Benjamin http://roundtable.kein.org/files/roundtable/Walter%20Benjamin_%20The%20Author%20as%20Producer.pdf "The revolutionary force of Dadaism lay in the fact that it put the authenticity of art to the test." W. Benjamin

Wednesday 2nd
12:16 am 12:05 pm 12:08 pm Climbed a large hill in darkness and saw this: http://www2.vk.se/galleri/norrsken/IMG_0607_2.jpg "most of the Franco-Cantabrian cave art, by far the most thoroughly studied such corpus, was made by children or youths" @mattermorph Welcome to the amazing knowledge base of the original Australians http://www.delicious.com/didgebaba/Aboriginal

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@mattermorph very much so. I work with narrative and the systems used by the Aborigines is the most advanced I have found. #HUMlab screening SF Film series begins next week: Inception http://bit.ly/bDznL7 March 9 @ 17:15 in HUMlab. Admission free.

openculture Sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick would have turned 82 today. The documentary, "A Day in the Afterlife," revisits his life: http://j.mp/b5fqRL ubuweb "Sound Sculpture" A collection of essays by artists surveying the directions of sound sculpture. (1975): http://is.gd/Utin0Z 08:58 pm Have sufficiently flagellated my mind 4 the day. 12 hours of writing is sufficient to atone 4 thesis guilt, Some pages closer to salvation

Thursday 3rd
12:32 pm The iconic sign “partakes of some more or less overt character of its object” (Peirce 4.531)

VersoBooksUK Calling psychogeographers! London sound walks - download free and walk http://www.memoryscape.org.uk/ Interview: http://bit.ly/fe6l44

Friday 4th
12:07 pm RIP Chris Dale, who has died aged 49. Chris was a 6ft 6in mountaineer and enthusiastic cross dresser http://bit.ly/euF59M fascinating man.

Saturday 5th
05:19 pm 06:54 pm Institute's Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skills initiative http://www.imls.gov/about/21stCSkills.shtm Current issue of Bamse does a cover based on "Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate" by Dali (1 http://twitpic.com/46gi80

Sunday 6th
12:34 am détournement: deflection/diversion/rerouting/distortion/misuse/misappropriation/hijacking/turning aside from its normal course or purpose

ubuweb "The World of R. Buckminster Fuller," a documentary from 1974 (color, 85 min.): http://is.gd/g54A5Y 11:11 pm http://bit.ly/gtckw 'Why We Fight'. Eugene Jarecki's film about the anatomy of the American war machine

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Monday 7th
09:44 am I wonder if @charliesheen knows the meaning of logocentrism? When he comes down he is going to need more than just a lawyer.

evgenymorozov Interesting historical perspective on Web activism and revolutions http://goo.gl/Z4h2L

Tuesday 8th
12:11 am Uni of NSW "they've turned the library into a kind of a Starbucks" http://bit.ly/dTJNO8 50000 books thrown out + newspapers from 1850s 1860s

openculture Jane McGonigal, author of "Reality is Broken," on why alternate realities of video gaming can solve real-world problems: http://j.mp/hh8Wyw christydena "If I speak, I create futures. If I keep quiet, the present is eternal" ~ Alejandro Jodorowsky trans in @killscreenmag http://bit.ly/i1kk6Q 09:19 am 01:14 pm Got my new neural.it yesterday http://neural.it/ very happy with it. 144 page PDF explaining media art in Flanders http://www.ibknet.be/files/Mediaartanddigitalcultureinflanders_small.pdf (Eng) 100+ artists Three words; Procedurality, Repetition, Layering. By these shall I see this thesis chapter done.

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drunken_boat happy international women's day! have some women's fiction. http://bit.ly/eJY5vT http://bit.ly/eIh2ym #fiction 08:16 pm Sudanese riot police arrest more than 40 women minutes after they start a protest against rape #internationalwomensday http://bit.ly/gYZcdk

dhnow Want to Reach Students? Let Them Build Stuff, by @jbj [Pedagogy] http://bit.ly/hRWTz0 11:34 pm The people of Zawiyah are fighting for their lives. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkaAXDTLhsw Right now.

Wednesday 9th
08:50 am 09:36 am Did spring cleaning originate from only being able to see the dust when the sun returns following the darkness of winter? Need to clean. Interesting discussion begun by Cate Blanchett on Sydney as cultural city http://bit.ly/gw0BlV

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Thursday 10th
10:03 am @JPBarlow In the Country of the Blind the one eyed wo/man would be in jail.

simon_lindgren I wrote on my blog: A copy of a copy of a copy http://www.simonlindgren.com/2011/03/10/a-copy-of-a-copy-of-a-copy/ dmlcentral Street kids in Bangladesh use digital media to document the nature of their lives, "Through our own eyes." http://bit.ly/dGxOl9 openculture RT @matthiasrascher: Virtual tour of a Mark Rothko exhibition at Tate Modern. http://bit.ly/fSVchN #modern #art #Tate hrheingold New studies: Is virtual world good for the real world? http://dmlcentral.net/blog/joseph-kahne/virtual-world-good-real-one

Friday 11th
umea2014 Ny bussterminal söker konstnärer - Umeå http://t.co/MrDTc61 03:16 pm 04:05 pm 11:13 pm Take heed Europe; Nuclear reactors are sensitive beasts. Sent in chapter draft for research seminar in #HUMlab next week. Friday 18 March 11:00am. Ask me for a copy if you want to come along. The home of The Great Gatsby is up for sale http://www.jenrossphoto.com/#Portfolio/Spaces/East%20Egg/1

Saturday 12th
04:12 pm 10:53 pm Sheening: (adverb) to make incoherent statement/s via social media. Have been at an Xbox Kinect party. Great possibilities but how does one write for the haptic enabled augmented space?

Sunday 13th
01:49 pm 01:59 pm 02:00 pm 08:10 pm Some of my past and the cultural fun park that was inner-city Sydney circa 1995 http://bit.ly/eFCADd The Electronic Revolution by William Burroughs http://tumblr.com/xoa1rbzilu PDF Sound Time and the prevention of the future http://www.directorslive.com/channels/action/spin/ Spin Poetry as memorable speech: "birth, death, the Beatific Vision, the abysses of hatred and fear, the awards and miseries of desire" W H Auden

volcanictongue Tip Of The Tongue: Christina Carter - Texas Blues Working 2xLP on Blackest Rainbow Recordings http://www.volcanictongue.com/tips

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More Christina Carter http://www.manybreaths.com/ ahhhhhhhhh Straight from the kosmische musik centrum http://www.soulvlog.com/2011/03/can.html CAN videos

Monday 14th
05:18 pm My 10-year-old son tells me "all day I have had 'She Came in Through the Bathroom Window' in my head" http://bit.ly/cxQdxM Could be worse.

Tuesday 15th
10:36 am 10:41 am 12:19 pm 12:21 pm 02:58 pm 03:23 pm 06:06 pm Another day at the wordface. Each syllable scrapped back from chaos of eternity. Language is the skin in which we wrap reality. So poorly. New edition of The Group http://groupmag.blogspot.com/2011/03/group-7.html The best in new Australian writing. The civilized world (not sure where that is actually) will come to regret watching the events in Libya unfold. #Gaddafi retakes power. OMG Let us recap who we are dealing with in Libya. If dress sense is any indication #Gaddafi should be in care http://bit.ly/105aFX There is something squeamishly painful about revisiting old #thesis drafts. Could I have actually written something so bad? Will it still be an English village without Brian True-May http://bit.ly/gPhldN The absence of ethnic diversity in Midsomer Murders may end Step away from the keyboard for a while. Bathe, eat and attend to the wisdom of vanity. It was I who first seduced them to that foul revolt.

Wednesday 16th
10:54 am Is it just me or has the intensity of existence exellarated in the past weeks?

BryanAlexander The White House is advancing more intellectual property measures, http://1.usa.gov/fOm55G No CreativeCommons in them. freemusicarchiv Download free legal mp3's from 125+ #sxsw artists! http://bit.ly/13lJn

Thursday 17th
08:34 am Back on. Today teaching high school students in #HUMlab about machinima. Should be a blast. Notes here: http://bit.ly/gEWdI8

openculture Eerily Beautiful Mug Shots From 1920s Australia | http://t.co/0mQeRRL patriksv Deadline approaching for 2 postdoc positions in #digitalhumanities /participatory digital media at Umeå/ #HUMlab. http://bit.ly/e22kC4

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Getting ready to meet the students behind NORR-MAL? Är du normal här i NORR? http://bit.ly/f6maj7 in #HUMlab

fairyrings Student part of YAPA begins today (part 3). Machinima, the other, and expanded notion of text. For info, go here http://t.co/U6qvBhu. 10:11 pm 10:15 pm UN Security Council votes in an hour on #Libya no-fly zone , and 'extensions' (could mean bombing 2morrow)- no veto only abstaining allowed Source for previous tweet on #Libya is Hans Blix on Swedish news tonight.

RVAREGal Live stream of UN Sec Council mtg: http://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/webcast/index.html Vote to be taken on no fly zone #Libya 11:15 pm 11:34 pm 11:39 pm Waiting for the UN Security Council to vote on #Libya 10 votes in favor, 0 votes against, 5 abstentions. Resolution adopted. Colonel Qaddafi is going to have a hell of a morning tomorrow.

Friday 18th
08:52 am 01:40 pm 05:44 pm We speak about web identities. This is a web non-identity. The negative space of the hacker http://bit.ly/hwnr6X Anonymous #HUMlab graduate seminar completed with some good advice and no damage. Chapter 4 is basically done. Chapter 3 still putting up a struggle. An hour of writing and then to Galleri Verkligheten http://www.verkligheten.net/ for Rasmus http://rasmusalbertsen.dk/

Saturday 19th
05:25 pm 05:30 pm Swedish RadioLeaks opens; an encrypted service for people to provide information http://bit.ly/fx0gF7 Just in time for Assange's return. Benghazi Media center and mohammad nabbous, shot and killed earlier today http://bit.ly/fVuTL8

Sunday 20th
04:36 pm 06:03 pm 06:22 pm 10:39 pm 11:44 pm Just spent the afternoon wandering around the neighborhood with my son, tossing a coin to decide where we go and what we do. He loved it. @stefangelfgren I do now http://www.acva.net.au/ The relationship between technology and cultural institutions are entering their "second generation,” http://www.googleartproject.com/ Just finished watching all 8 episodes of The Beatles Anthology DVD. Amazing story and I have been led to believe it was all true. @stefangelfgren yes...looks very good. They are showing work in Europe this summer. Have passed their name on to Sachiko

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@stefangelfgren Don't know jokaydia. Will look into it. Off to bed now...suppose you are just getting ready for work...Down Under.

Monday 21st
khaoid RT @FromTheMorning: Tattoos from Russian prisons: an interactive guide. Click the body to learn. http://bit.ly/em7zQt @AnnaNimh 06:07 pm Reading Hare Krishna recipes for possible dinner ideas.http://bit.ly/5qt4Mt.I think I need to work on it a bit..noodles instead maybe.

parisreview Every morning I tell myself, Today has to be productive—and then something happens that prevents me from writing. – Italo Calvino 09:06 pm 10:04 pm http://open.spotify.com/user/didgebaba/playlist/4FRAkH4CREz5PvPeCRsGmd French Dub Freaks #HUMlab short course 7 April: Artistic Expressions and Copyright: The theory and practice of remix culture Register http://bit.ly/esV1TU

ubuweb Walter Benjamin Essay Collection: http://is.gd/FJgr4e

Tuesday 22nd
09:57 am 11:34 am 11:45 am 11:47 am 11:49 am 12:09 pm 12:12 pm 05:54 pm 05:58 pm 11:10 pm see things heating up on all channels; writing work to do, teaching work to do, virtual world work to do. Currently making avatars. Looks like London will be closed on Saturday http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/22/cuts-protests-why-marching At least 4,743 people were lynched in the United States between 1882 and 1968, 3,446 of them black, 73 percent of them in the South the U.S. Postal Service banned the sending of lynching images as post cards in 1908, however the cards still sold well door to door. Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America (2000) by Hilton Als and James Allen http://withoutsanctuary.org/ Strange Fruit: Anniversary Of A Lynching http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129025516 Radio Diaries Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4ZyuULy9zs @mattermorph The economies of Africa have finally begun to reach a level that warrants US intervention. Voilà "Odyssey Dawn". To honor 80th birthday boy William Shatner; Shatner Of The Mount by Fall On Your Sword http://bit.ly/19Et4l "Kirk and the mountain" #HUMlab Sci-Fi film screening: GATTACA (30 March, 17:30) http://bit.ly/h7cfUX

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Wednesday 23rd
09:28 am 02:42 pm 03:22 pm Today 1:15 PM Jonathan Westin Uni of Gothenburg in #HUMlab “Displa[y/c]ing Science – Culture in the making” live: http://live.humlab.umu.se/ Very few people can act like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nInE5TITzE8 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf - Getting Angry, Baby? RIP Liz Strange sounds from far away places http://culturalflow.com/

openculture The Third Man, great noir classic starring Orson Welles, voted the best British film of 20th century. Now online. http://j.mp/fB2RFu ubuweb A series of remarkable photos of Ginsberg Beat Fellows, 1969-1997: http://is.gd/59bsaY 11:30 pm "She and Chip had grown up together. They had met at a birthday party in Toowoomba when they were still at school." D Malouf on my hometown

Thursday 24th
09:03 am 09:36 am 02:35 pm Interesting story this morning; Google Books is rejected by Federal Court http://nyti.ms/eyIk2Y Other need to begin work on book commons Erickson Sweden laying off 450 in sales and management but needs 250 research and development engineers. Sign of the future of Euro economy Meetings

Friday 25th
11:54 am Water is my favorite medium.

Madhviuk We're going to be crowd sourcing videos from anyone at the protest on Saturday for @guardian. Very excited about the results. 03:40 pm 03:42 pm 04:41 pm Gould's Books is still going http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/novel-character-who-knows-every-trick-in-the-book-20110325-1c9yn.html 'You're unlikely to see it in the Twitter regime; that kind of intellectual development is hard to imagine,'' Bob Gould, Sydney Book Fiend LOL, FYI, IMHO, OMG, and <3 have made it into the Oxford English Dictionary http://bit.ly/h8zfeI

Saturday 26th
10:01 am 10:20 am Two Post doc positions at Umeå University in Culture and Media Dept in International Studies in the Humanities http://bit.ly/gpk3iz Material left out of the #thesis; http://www.soulsphincter.com/2011/02/thesis-extract-layering.html Killing my Darlings on a Saturday.

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guardian The #cuts get personal - our new blog series http://bit.ly/gdiY2R 01:16 pm 02:32 pm High point in the life of a parent; My son is starting a band! 10 members, only one can play anything. Needs 12 songs by Monday for the CD. If Syria goes everything is up from grabs.

ubuweb The classic documentary of Picasso painting on glass from 1950. Mesmerizing. 'Visite à Picasso' (20min b): http://is.gd/YhQMNt

Sunday 27th
09:31 am 01:27 pm Summer time just threw the household into 5 mins of timeless wonder. We were neither here nor there. I follow @JPBarlow because his opinions reflect my own, he reads good things and RTs them and he knows cool people and mentions them.

Monday 28th
10:23 am Staff meeting my home department http://www.sprak.umu.se/ cheers me no end. Nice people to work + and great cake too Thanks @knittedgardens

knittedgardens RT @HUMlab Sci-Fi film screening: GATTACA (30 March, 17:30) http://bit.ly/h7cfUX 12:16 pm 12:31 pm 12:53 pm 02:46 pm 06:36 pm http://bit.ly/gsbXwD Online book about the computer underground. From a literary perspective through the eyes of numerous computer hackers. Origins #Wikileaks c.1997 "individual but interconnected stories, bound by links to international computer underground" http://bit.ly/gsbXwD We'll all be rooned," said Hanrahan, In accents most forlorn, http://bit.ly/bnj69k - Poem from my childhood appears I want 'Yes Is More: An Archicomic on Architectural Evolution' by Bjarke Ingels..I just ordered it...God I am so weak....WHY? Here's to the memory of the Sydney Push http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Push in light of today's sad inner city; http://bit.ly/hkxtuH

freemusicarchiv "online archives are increasingly how people encounter recordings of experimental avant-garde music" -David Grubbs http://bit.ly/hD7d4h geetadayal Satyajit Ray's masterful 1961 documentary on Rabindranath Tagore, posted in full on Vimeo: http://bit.ly/i7F302

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manovich digital humanities++ | syllabus for Lev Manovich ’s spring 2009 course at UCSD: digital humanities++ | syllabus http://bit.ly/fKvGqi 07:54 am 12:41 pm 05:25 pm 09:42 pm Virtual worlds as a way to launder money http://bit.ly/hkUXbr I have thought about this before. Tax avoidance as well an issue. @jeanburgess "The future can only be anticipated in the form of an absolute danger." Jacques Derrida Local prison bans its inmates from reading a magazine called Skurk (Villain in Swedish) http://www.skurk.com/, promises the red or blue pill Just found Hardt and Negri Empire online http://www.angelfire.com/cantina/negri/HAREMI_unprintable.pdf info economy and class.

Wednesday 30th
12:13 pm 12:35 pm 12:41 pm 12:49 pm Preparing an online course with The Complete Short Stories by David Malouf for students. Brilliant stories: http://bit.ly/e0hZhG @fairyrings samhällsinformation ? David Malouf Man International Booker finalist http://bit.ly/fUFwoM I suppose I am sharing the World Cup feed with most of the subcontinent hence is it slow http://bit.ly/huxwsX India 194-5

Thursday 31st
10:53 am 03:55 pm 05:01 pm Met colleague to plan teaching who did not make backups of teaching materials. Recomended http://www.dropbox.com/ http://www.slideshare.net/ Brought bottle of wine in Sweden with a label painted by someone I used to know in Sydney Toby Richardson's Shiraz Queen http://bit.ly/liH32 "Restricting Reader Freedom: A study of the techniques employed in four digital works" sound like something u could read? #Thesis

nytimesbooks ArtsBeat: Ferdinand the Bull Turns 75 http://nyti.ms/haIkhG 05:15 pm 11:23 pm Plagiarism in the Digital Age: Voices from the Front Lines: What’s Happening on College Campuses Today? http://bit.ly/dY8LIG This is truly unbelievable. The Moomins are the minions of Satan, who would have guessed: http://bit.ly/hcvZlh

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08:31 am 08:35 am @simon_lindgren ahhh. I am trying to get a single link to all the returns from a HUMlab search on DIVA. It may not be possible Pedagogy seminar this afternoon on teaching pharmacists and teaching Sámi language and culture in Second Life with Language Studies Dept umu

RobinTeigland Today is big day for BT Flåten!! Defending his thesis on extended virtual teams: http://bit.ly/ifk7Y3 #NVWN 09:08 am Final - India v Sri Lanka, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 11am CET......Tomorrow.

spacehijackers In case you missed the @resonancefm #march26 interview with us, here it is for your aural pleasure http://is.gd/AeNVjb 02:51 pm 04:35 pm 09:15 pm Just picked up my copy of Yes is More http://english.dac.dk/visArtikel.uk.asp?artikelID=4737 Hapi Actually submitting something at 5:30pm on a Friday is a great feeling. Feels like the working week is done, of course this is not true. My local Red Cross shop has a couple of mammoth teeth for sale; http://vk.se/Article.jsp?article=432706

FSG_Books You can now read Seamus Heaney, Les Murray, Paul Muldoon, @poetryfound's Christian Wiman on @Scribd: http://scr.bi/h4Rk77 09:24 pm BLEED explores the newest trends in literature and the arts through vodcasts http://jadedibisproductions.com/BLEED.html

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Saturday 2nd
LarryButtrose Fukushima 'much bigger than Chernobyl' http://t.co/efODRuZ via @smh_news 04:26 pm Tarzan lives http://bit.ly/hqcfSP

Sunday 3rd
01:55 pm The realites of modern higher learning? Jersey Shore's Snooki paid 32K to appear at Rutgers Uni event http://bit.ly/gB1J19. wtf?

ubuweb The new John Cage bio, "Begin Again" by Kenneth Silverman, as a free Epub: http://is.gd/y2JjwM 02:42 pm 11:02 pm Remix Art Culture and Copyright short course in #HUMlab Thursday 7 April 13:13-16:00 http://admin.humlab.umu.se/node/1488 register now. Art Copyright and Remix http://bit.ly/hsWQmy

Monday 4th
08:04 am 08:19 am 05:45 pm 09:44 pm @finnarne Sorry to hear Finn Arne. I grew up close to my grandparents and learnt a lot from them. The world was v different in their youth. Many "The Asians in the Library" parodies on YouTube http://bit.ly/eUAoP7 + Asians Sleeping in the Library http://bit.ly/gz263c meme is born Does who you are outweigh how often you tweet in regards to how many followers you have? popular+access=numbers vs nobody+access=nothing After my #thesis I will write about remix theory, mad Australian poets, the myth of privacy, machinima film, and any goddam thing I please..

Wednesday 6th
07:33 am 01:28 pm 02:25 pm 02:51 pm 02:53 pm 02:55 pm 02:57 pm 03:02 pm Last night I dreamed I had a barbaloot suit. It fitted perfectly. Warning: Will be tweeting a major event in #HUMlab shortly, prepare for minute coverage of cutting edge digital humanities Welcoming our regional governor and invited guests from the province (Vasterbötten) administration to #HUMlab, Umeå University Guests from Vasterbotten's administration in #HUMlab, Umeå University for presentations on digital humanities+more http://twitpic.com/4hlfhv Guests #HUMlab mingle w coffee + cup cakes prior to presentations on digital humanities, business, and education http://twitpic.com/4hlg3s Guests in #HUMlab mingle from Vasterbötten Province admin, Umeå Creative Industries, Umeå University http://twitpic.com/4hlgu3 Guests from Sweden's Västerbotten Province administration, Umeå creative, Umeå University at #HUMlab for dialogue http://twitpic.com/4hlhx4 Patrik Svensson, Director of #HUMlab welcomes guests from Västerbotten admin to Umeå University.

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Västerbotten's Governor Chris Heister http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Heister presents highlevel group on demographic challenges #HUMlab Göran Sandberg Karin Isrealsson Lennart Evrell Roger Stighäll Birgitta Heijer Eva Nygren research demongraphic change Västerbotten #HUMlab "Västerbotten is the same size as Denmark" Province Governor in #HUMlab Three universities in Västerbotten: Umeå University, University of Agricultural Sciences and Luleå University of Technology #HUMlab The Virtual Cluster in Västerbotten mentioned by Province Governor in #HUMlab Young entrepreneurs in Västerbotten are important, Västerbotten Governor in #HUMlab Director of #HUMLab Patrik Svensson introduces lab as a meeting, research, and digital media place. Innovation place. 6 postdoc researchers Kempe and Wallenberg Foundations are very supportive of #HUMlab http://www.wallenberg.com/ http://www.kempe.com/index_start.html Indiespellkväll in #HUMlab http://admin.humlab.umu.se/files/INDIE1.pdf http://on.fb.me/hWxCWV Miss Baltazar's Lab, DOHI Sweden http://www.dohi.se/, in #HUMlab Ohh, by the way, this is Patrik http://patrik.humlab.umu.se/?page_id=124 in #HUMlab Postsecret http://www.postsecret.com/ researched by Stephanie Hendricks in #HUMlab Digital mapping in #HUMlab, screenscapes, a changed city space, dynamic maps, research Media Places with Stanford Uni (for 19.5 million SEK) Media Places Conference at #HUMlab higlights a major theme for the work in the lab http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?cat=229 New Arts Campus at Umeå University http://www.umu.se/english/about-umu/our-campuses/umea-arts-campus will have #HUMlab Eva Nygren http://www.arkitekt.se/s20940 presenting at #HUMlab on sustainable architecture "Culture is social cultivation" and Umeå is a garden; Eva Nygren at #HUMlab "When one speaks on architecture and sustainable building we ask what is the area we live in What will we have as an environment?" #HUMlab Umeå is a center for Västerbotten, a culturally rich community, Eva Nygren at #HUMlab A sustainable society operates holistically, 70% of Vasterbötten's energy use is renewable. Eva Nygren at #HUMlab Smaller counties need to work more closely with business community to attract sustainable projects Analysis must begin early -Nygren #HUMlab Dialogue with all interested parties should begin early with development in regions - what does this mean for the community? Nygren #HUMlab Åre Sweden http://bit.ly/eqG1Tx has created a model where dialgue, anaylsis and development around sustainability is norm, Nygren @ #HUMlab Passive House http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passive_house needs to be adapted to the far north, such as Vasterbotten. Nygren in #HUMlab förmåga och vilja (ability and willingness) required for innovative and sustianable development e.g. http://bit.ly/gU9lqs #HUMlab

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Investment is gained from marketing, to promote the knowledge and ideas. Nygren in #HUMlab Sweden must improve low energy building, SWECO works towards this http://www.sweco.se/sv/Sweden/ Nygren in #HUMlab Delegation for Sustainable Cities - a national arena for sustainable urban development http://bit.ly/iejFDS Eva Nygren (SWECO) in #HUMlab The arena is a city for meeting, between people, with nature, ideas and more. Eva Nygren at #HUMlab Result and Feedback, - local meetings in Västerbotten - Birgitta Heijer and Helena Österlind, meetings with business and counties #HUMlab

PhilosophersEye Free Nietzsche Virtual Issue: The European Journal of Philosophy is delighted to bring you this Vi... http://bit.ly/gEk509 03:59 pm 04:03 pm 04:06 pm 04:08 pm 04:10 pm 04:12 pm 04:20 pm 04:36 pm 04:37 pm 04:38 pm 04:39 pm 04:41 pm 04:42 pm 04:48 pm 04:50 pm 04:53 pm @ #HUMlab Choose features unique and work with them as brands. Västerbotten - "Top of Europe" http://helsinkidesignlab.org/dossiers/uid Västerbotten Tourism http://www.vasterbottensturism.se/ at #HUMlab Creative environment and economy; Virtual cluster, creative economy, Umeå Institute of Design http://www.dh.umu.se/, Creative Campus #HUMlab Skellefteå Creative Summit 2011 June 15th http://www.creativesummit.se/ make Västerbotten a creative environment and economy #HUMlab Sustainable resources: create a university course for the development of technology, cycle analysis, green accounting #HUMlab Nordic Factories, taking concrete examples and developing them between the economic, education and administrative #HUMlab Iris and Anya at #HUMlab performing cello and video installation http://twitpic.com/4hmgek Patrik Svensson on the Virtual Cluster, a many sided project, involving Umeå Creative Industry Association (CIA) 40 members at #HUMlab Umeå CIA http://www.umeacreative.com/ working closely with #HUMlab in the frame of Västerbotten Computer game design at Skellefteå an Luleå, plus the new Arts Campus at Umeå University, includes #HUMlab X "Share your success" Patrik Svensson, Director of #HUMlab Leading international "hot spot", connected creative environments, lots of companies stronger network, Patrik Svensson at #HUMlab Creative energy in a creative environment that is focused. Work with the best in the world, make big promises and keep them, respect #HUMlab Andreas Sundgren from Toontrack at #HUMlab http://www.toontrack.com/products.asp?item=7 The history of Toontrack as a creative enterprise at #HUMlab http://bit.ly/aO1QeU "Umeå is small but big" with a fine cultural life. Johanna Högberg R-chef and owner of Codemill http://www.codemill.se/ at #HUMlab: history experience and advice as a entrepreneur

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CodeMill AB offers system development of complex IT systems at #HUMlab, began four years ago, now has 20 working "If you cannot compete on price you have to compete on quality" Johanna Högberg R-chef and owner of Codemill #HUMlab A source of well trained university grads in Umeå #HUMlab Johanna Högberg R-chef and owner of Codemill tomas westermark skellefteå dreamfields http://www.dreamfield.se/ post production and concept development house located in north Sweden. tomas westermark skellefteå dreamfields http://www.dreamfield.se/ post production and concept development house in north Sweden #HUMlab Dreamfield is part of The Lodge a creative hub within the digital communication industry. http://creativelodge.se/ #HUMlab HUMlab experiments as does the Interactive Institute Daniel Fällman. Studio Director http://daniel.fallman.org/invigning.html Interactive Institute Umeå http://www.tii.se/groups/umea interaction design and digital products at #HUMlab Interactive Institute Umeå does extreme interactions environments and users at #HUMlab ABB Corporate Research is the partner for the Interactive Institute http://bit.ly/fpDFiC at #HUMlab Woodbot Pilots http://www.woodbotpilots.com/ project from Interactive Institute at #HUMlab Astrid Mager at #HUMlab http://www.notesfromastridmager.tk/ researching "Opening the Black Box of Search Engines" Bing may be the next Google...but at the moment "the Googleization of everything" applies Astrid Mager researching at #HUMlab Bing may be the next Google...but at the moment "the Googleization of everything" applies Astrid Mager researching at #HUMlab Google uses searches to gather information, supplies service for free but makes money from gathering information #HUMlab Astrid Mager uses core actor-network/economic logic model to understand the search engine ecology #HUMlab Users r consumers that feed back data to search engine, to optimize the engine but also to make money; provide good service? #HUMlab Skogstekniska Klustret (Technical Forest Cluster) http://bit.ly/gytU8M is a forum for companies in the forestry technologies at #HUMlab Västerbotten is an area for the Forest Cluster; for research, researchers, development and cooperation at #HUMlab 2.1 billion SEK and 1000 workers are involved in the Skogstekniska Klustret (Technical Forest Cluster) presenting at #HUMlab It is important for women to feel at home working with forestry Skogstekniska Klustret (Technical Forest Cluster) at #HUMlab Oryx Simulations http://www.oryx.se/ working with Umeå University in high tech forestry at #HUMlab Martin Servin at #HUMlab on the UMIT Research lab http://www.org.umu.se/umit/english/ at Umeå University

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development of hardware architectures with multiple cores, parallel computing, visualization, elastic IT infrastructure at UMIT #HUMlab Forestry, technique and science: SLU http://www.slu.se/, UMU http://www.umu.se/ presented at #HUMlab Algoryx Boliden DLR Eurocon FOI Komatsu LKAB M-Real. Orynx SAP, SCA Sveaskog SKF Södra skogsärgarna Valutek Vimek Volvo CE with UMIT #HUMlab Using Xbox Kinekt style movement trackers we can see the forest machinery operators of the future #HUMlab Algoryx Simulation http://www.algoryx.se/ a spin off from Umeå University 2007 at #HUMlab

fairyrings @JimBarrett tweeting in #HUMlab, http://t.co/UKY7G6s 05:39 pm 05:40 pm 05:40 pm 05:46 pm 05:47 pm 05:52 pm 05:54 pm 05:55 pm 05:56 pm 06:00 pm 06:02 pm 06:04 pm High performance reali time simulations AgX Multiphysics Toolkit; produced by Algoryx Simulation #HUMlab Simulations from Algoryx Simulation used in film as a CGI physics engine #HUMlab Algodoo http://www.algodoo.com/wiki/Home A program that gives you the opportunity to play with physics at #HUMlab I just purchased Algodoo after hearing presentation at #HUMlab Province Governor closing presentation at #HUMlab; Together we can make it sustainable and possible. 6 work areas for regional development and Brand Västerbotten; RV, Umeå city, Pondus County, Brännland Cider, Västerbottens Cheese #HUMlab 6 work areas for regional development and Tourism and food; Norrmejerier http://www.norrmejerier.se/, Västerbotten Tourism, RV at #HUMlab 6 work areas for regional development and creative environments and economy: Umeå CIA, Umeå Universitet, Nolia, at #HUMlab 6 work areas for regional development and architecture and sustainable building; Umeå Green Building Council http://www.sgbc.se/, at #HUMlab 6 work areas for regional development and sustainable use of natural resources: Spacetime http://www.space-time.se/ at #HUMlab 6 work areas for regional development and Nordic Factories: skogstekniska klustret, Umeå institute of design, at #HUMlab Thank you everyone who participated in the event in #HUMlab today. It has been inspiring and impressive

Thursday 7th
openculture How Slavery Really Ended in America - http://nyti.ms/feGWKF 08:45 am 10:11 am HUMlab event http://bit.ly/fXTayz "Kuchar's films are overtly insane. Anyone who lived in such a world would be mad inside an hour." http://www.ubu.com/film/kuchar.html

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Preparing for 'Artistic Expressions and Copyright: The theory and practice of Remix Culture' in #HUMlab. Notes here: http://bit.ly/g60BAH Finns are as surprised as much as anyone else that they have recently emerged as the new rock stars of global education. http://ti.me/euQbj0

FrostDavis We need to replace "what is your major?" with "how will you make a difference in the world?" #NITLE Summit aquadrunkard Psychedelic Aliens :: Psycho African Beat: Speaking of western Africa…here’s a set I’ve been sitting on since De... http://bit.ly/eZMDaD 10:14 pm Doco this evening on Swedish National TV http://bit.ly/h3ud97 on Julian Assange. Defends SW judicial system, provides interesting contexts.

Friday 8th
ubuweb La Monte Young, John Cale, Tony Conrad, Angus Maclise, Jon Hassell. Theater of Eternal Music Bootleg LP: http://is.gd/JE1qrR 02:30 pm I think my 5 year old's habit of swinging off my arms to do tumble turns has attracted the attention of my back..may have to stop doing it.

Sunday 10th
knittedgardens RT @HUMlab The HUMLab blog: http://bit.ly/ey0g0q HUMlab sci-fic film screening REPO MEN (13 April 2011, 17:30) - admission FREE -pls retweet 01:14 pm RT @HUMlab The HUMLab blog : http://bit.ly/ey0g0q

Monday 11th
08:40 am I spent Sunday with the Cat People http://neo.vk.se/galleri/bjorkstakatt2011/IMG_5106.jpg, a radical crowd of individualists.

stefangelfgren RT @juliapennlert: seminarium imorgon på HUMLab om "Språkteknologi som litteraturvetenskapligt forskningsredskap" - förbereder! /Lycka till! 10:37 am 02:35 pm 02:36 pm 05:06 pm 05:07 pm 05:12 pm Moodle makes the ashes of Cambro taste sweet. Just exported a student assessment list into Excel and now filling it in. http://bit.ly/hmZJgP @fairyrings and where is Dropbox amidst this disaster? I have finally gotten my online course under control. #computersdonotsavetime Social Linguistics research Masters project using avatars http://recordings.pbworks.com/ please participate. It only takes a few minutes http://recordings.pbworks.com/ and is much appreciated @fairyrings oh dear. Does anyone else have access to your folders?

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Please RT http://recordings.pbworks.com/ a social linguistics research project using #Avatars needs people to fill in a short survey online. Still good; Finding and Evaluating Code by David Shepard http://newhorizons.eliterature.org/essay.php@id=12.html back at #thesis Haazaa!

Tuesday 12th
08:58 am Real estate in virtual worlds now written about in the reality sections of newspapers http://bit.ly/ijMqZ1

JournTweet Cambridge study finds tweeters are highly politicised Left-leaning the platform breaks down barriers http://bit.ly/grOF6H (H/T @empatt) patriksv Seminar today at 1.15 pm in #HUMlab - Empiri och analysmetoder i projektet Poesiprocesser på nätet http://bit.ly/ffO4dJ 10:50 am 11:47 am Screen capture software 4 @Arevarnfilm Camtasia CamStudio Fraaps Snapz Pro X Leadtek Winfast PVR (TV card for PC) GameCam AviScreen Classic Off to see/hear/play a seminar with @juliapennlert in #HUMlab today at 1.15pm http://bit.ly/fqauKI will be live http://live.humlab.umu.se/

Wednesday 13th
patriksv Seminar tomorrow in #HUMlab with Anders Ekström: Performing Publics at the Early Twentieth-Century Fun Fair http://bit.ly/fDO91v 01:23 pm 02:49 pm 05:50 pm 07:51 pm Disturbed that the guy in the record shop asked my if the name of the band was Revolver when I brought The Beatles CD for my son. Le scaphandre et le papillon: "written by Bauby blinking his left eyelid, which took ten months (four hours a day)" #thesis a piece of cake. And the Lord said let there be banana vanilla muffins and there was and he was pleased..... http://twitpic.com/4kf55e Frank Sinatra's best role, Frankie Machine in The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) http://bit.ly/gNNKcF online entire and free.

Thursday 14th
09:11 am 10:13 am 10:55 am 11:06 am Oh to be in NYC in May http://www.boo-hooray.com/dreamweapon/the-art--life-of-angus-maclise-1938-1979/ Ikväll, torsdagen den 14 april, klockan 21.00 sänder Soundofmusic sitt första webbradioprogram http://www.soundofmusic.nu/ #HUMlab takes part in an ongoing Artist in Residency program working in Second Life. U can read about it here http://yoshikaze.blogspot.com/ I am tho thick of my #thesis

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I brought http://www.twitterature.us/ last time I was in Oz. It is funny. Examples http://www.twitterature.us/us/ex.htm Twitterscribe is backing up my tweets so I can search and print them later. My life is now complete. http://twitterscribe.com (@tscribe) Laugh until I cried http://xrl.us/beowo7 Franz Kafka International is a very alienating airport. (old but still good)

ubuweb The soundtrack to Tarkovsky's "Solaris," composed in 1972 on a Russian ANS Synthesizer [MP3]: http://is.gd/BH194O (@rootstrata) 08:51 pm "Now I know how Joan of Arc felt. As the flames rose to her Roman nose. And her Walkman started to melt" http://youtu.be/XLtFlKn7N90

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