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Where we go

Recently I talked with some friends on whether Obama is a good for the world or not. And, to be honest, I think he’s not. On some level I felt, ever since the election, that it might have been better … Continue reading

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The Art of “Not-to-Rock” – at times

PJ Harvey made a new album and I fucking love it. Now there are two options for you: You could save yourself some time and just obtain “Let England Shake” through some channel (I still favor CDs, my home insurance … Continue reading

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Questions of scale in the universe

I just read a sf story by a friend of mine. While really liking the idea and the prose I found the logical progression to be not quite convincing. Without going into details here, I think it has to do … Continue reading

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Shanghai, where you going?

This is great. Sometimes it’s hard to get a grip on the great changes certain regions of the world have experienced in the last 20 years. These pictures kind of break it out into the open. Shanghai 1990 Shanghai 2010 … Continue reading

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Cala Boca Galvao

Appatently this is one of the most read stories on Global Voices in 2010. It’s about a brazilian twitter meme that was misinterpreted by the rest of the world and the brazilians decided to run with it. Also it makes … Continue reading

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Guilty as charged

Ever heard of “The Guild”? It’s a charming, web based comedy about a World of Warcraft guild. The driver is the discrepency between the imagined dream selves and, well, the dreary real world – all tongue in cheek, of course. … Continue reading

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Introduction to Pataphysics

Pataphysics, the science of imaginary solutions, was initially developed by the drinker, piscator, cyclist, and pistolero Alfred Jarry, who on the side was a puppeteer and man of letters whose work paved the way for Dada. In this context, the … Continue reading

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