Thursday, July 31, 2003

The Conduit Metaphor
(send me a signal
if you know what this Means)
"Systems Theory:
the transdisciplinary study
of the abstract organization of phenomena..."
etc., etc., etc.
On an average day
about 72 million American adults go online.
Here are the kinds of things they do on a typical day
(how many times is "w00t!" uttered?)
"Post-alternative, pre-rapture, always relevant™"

Wednesday, July 30, 2003

The Silken Tent
by Robert Frost

(by special request)
Brainwave Frequency Listing
"a listing of frequencies that various parties have claimed
can affect the human mind or body in some way"
Institute for Public Accuracy's
Responses to "State of the Union" Address

(You say you want line-by-line fact-checking?)
you are here
"a mammoth digital atlas that maps in multiple dimensions
thousands of images of the brains of people of all ages,
and with a range of conditions."
Terms of engagement
a guide to "the Orwellian newspeak coming from Washington",
by a Canadian.
disposable email accounts!


Tuesday, July 29, 2003

Monday, July 28, 2003
s'more social sourceware

Sunday, July 27, 2003

Proloxil advertisement
dreary little commercial
the tribe
lovely little movie

Saturday, July 26, 2003

"How does my computer know
which one I'm looking at

so as to make it stop turning?"
Giant Panda Pregnancy Watch
"Mei Xiang's progestin levels remain elevated (see chart)
and so it appears we still have a few weeks to go
until we see..."

Friday, July 25, 2003

Thursday, July 24, 2003

"How four generations of arms, oil, fascism,
and US Govt. defiance
made America's First Family"

Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Subtly Simpsons
"What follows is a list of lines from The Simpsons
that we, your editors, have found
to be particularly witty,
often with their humor
derived from subtleties of language,
esoteric allusions, or just plain wit."
hey, sam!

Tuesday, July 22, 2003

"If our soldiers must be involved in a lengthy occupation,
at least it's in a place without any dangerous
weapons of mass destruction lying around."
Martin Stearns
Systems Analyst
The Onion (July 23, 2003)

MLA Auto-Generator will automatically churn out
a perfect bibliography entry, every time.
If you enjoyed "presstube",insertsilence
makes the squiggles go centrifugal!

Monday, July 21, 2003

The Language Construction Kit
"for anyone who wants to create artificial languages"
Global Nomads Group
"...brings youth together face-to-face
to meet across cultural and national boundaries
to discuss world issues that affect and unite us all."
Engineering and the Guitar
" de-mystify some engineering terms
by using something familiar to many of us"

Saturday, July 19, 2003


Cheney Energy Task Force Documents

The spies who pushed for war

Wolfowitz committee insisted on use of uranium reference

US Soldiers work for US Companies

"The 319th is now working for the Army's
260th Quartermaster Battalion.
It is stationed at Camp Arifjan, south of Kuwait City.

Soldiers say most of their work involves civilian contractor
Kellogg Brown and Root, a subsidiary of Vice President
Dick Cheney's former company, Halliburton Corp.
The company has contracts to haul fuel,
and 319th members are riding along as armed escorts.

"The main reason we're still here is to support Brown and Root,"
said Sgt. 1st Class David Uthe, 45, of Augusta."
'Urformen der Kunst'
('Archetypes of Art')
Elegant Postcard Device
from The Sagbottom Home For Wayward Girls
"The last word from the latest post is up for grabs.
It's the acronym for the next."

How To Whistle Loudly
You know who to whistle dontcha?
You just download...and blow!
"It is no measure of health
to be well adjusted
to a profoundly sick society."

Kidnap is what I never did
Ecstasy is how I am
Nature is what I like
North America is what I like
Teach poetry is a hobby
Hear good stuff about me

Knowledge about poetry
Original poetry I have hear
Cities are great
Haiku is a good kind of poem

I wanted to write an acrostic on Kenneth Koch.
He was one of my favorites, that's why I chose his name.

- Julia (8 years old)
A Glass of Water
a story by Gabriel Josipovici
Diaries, Scrapbooks,
and other
Six Mini-Essays on Relational Investigative Poetics
I. Rationality in the Age of the Engineered Apocalypse
II. The Opposite of Inspiration Is Investigation
III. Extending the Document to Meet the Poem
IV. Alertness Is Knowing How the Warring Factions Operate
V. Supercorn and the Problems of Homogeneity
VI. Synchronicity Is Another Word for Investigative Relation

Friday, July 18, 2003

Wednesday, July 16, 2003

On this day in 1951,
J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye
was published
Ukrainian Postcards
Wish you were here?
"One of America's top futurists
telling you what you'll be doing
before you know it yourself."
The Survival Guide to Living in a Vehicle
How to Write Good
by Michael O'Donoghue

Tuesday, July 15, 2003

Monday, July 14, 2003

Sunday, July 13, 2003

"I pray that this is merely a work of fiction.
If it is not, then I pray for you, the reader of this book."
The 800x600 Project
"800 pixels wide / 600 pixels high / 64 pictures / 1 subject"
"...sounds, ideas and techniques from over two thousand years
of [Western] religious music, in all its amazing diversity."

Saturday, July 12, 2003

The Post-It Gallery is a project featuring artwork
drawn on standard yellow Post-It notes
About Bechtel
An Open Letter to the People of Iraq
from Representatives of Cochabamba, Bolivia

Friday, July 11, 2003

Your Sky, the interactive planetarium of the Web
The Hacker's Diet®
"How to lose weight and hair through stress and poor nutrition"

Wednesday, July 09, 2003

Maybe Logic is a feature-length documentary
about the universe of Robert Anton Wilson
Baby Ink, where we believe that it's never to early
to start expressing your unique personality
through professional,
high quality body art.

Sunday, July 06, 2003

Samorost ... superb flashgame.

Saturday, July 05, 2003

Friday, July 04, 2003

Prospero's Books
"Volumes that I prize above my dukedom"

Thursday, July 03, 2003

Anti-Privacy Privacy
Hospitals: Data Collectors for the Government
Oblique Strategies
by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt (flash)
Spread the gospel
"Bloggers in America are aiming to spark
a political revolution that will be delivered by the web"
each "PABILLON" composing a picture
(shall there be one or six in a picture)
is detailed individually with the banknotes
which served to make it."
"Nadin Ospina has managed to pre-Columbianize modern icons..."

Wednesday, July 02, 2003

Forthright's Phrontistery
the Compendium of Lost Words
The American Southwest
photographs of slot canyons by John Isaac
Be sure and check in on the Scorecard of Evil!
U.S. Curtails Iraq's Newfound Media Freedoms
Freedom America-style...continued
Persuasion Analysis
"website for teachers and students providing some simple ways
to analyze complex persuasion techniques
of modern advertising and political rhetoric"

Tuesday, July 01, 2003
"Vote wisely on these choices, for when you die,
you shall be judged by the choices you made here"
The Beethoven Mystery
"Why haven't we figured out his Ninth Symphony yet?"