Yesterday I participated in the public colloquium “UbiScribe: Collocollaboracontentquery?” as a part of the DEAF07 festival. The topic of Ubiscribe is pervasive publishing in the networked media of which blogging is obviously a part. This caught my attention regarding my thesis on “Blog Software and the Act of Blogging.” The term publishing is used in… Read more DEAF07 – UbiScribe: Collocollaboracontentquery?
While writing a piece on the Ubiscribe event at the DEAF festival I went to Blogger’s website. Blogger automatically localizes me based on my IP-address and welcomes me in my own language. Google does the same thing when I go to Google.com it automatically redirects me to Google.nl. Even though I can see the advantages… Read more Google and Blogger, please stop localizing me!
This is my entry for the photography discipline of the Amsterdam Student Festival. It is a series of five photographs of draperies in a small format (10 x 15 cm, 4 x 6 inches) to emphasize the “cosy” effect of the draperies. Wandering around town looks sometimes dwell from the street into the houses and… Read more Photos entry Amsterdams Student Festival
Peter Lang, New York, NY, USA 2006 216 pp. Paperback, $31.95 USD ISBN 0-8204-7823-7 Buy at Amazon Cutting Code addresses the subject of software that has previously been marginalized due to its invisibility. Software is a very mutable object that is entangled in a web of relations. Mackenzie thus sees software as a social object… Read more Review: Cutting Code. Software And Sociality – Adrian Mackenzie
The eighth edition of the Dutch Electronic Art festival is titled “Interact or Die!” and I am more than ready to interact. This is my third visit to the DEAF festival and the amount of installations seems to have slunk to a third. Due to funding problems the quantity has gone down but the quality… Read more Photos opening DEAF07 – Interact or Die!
This is the view from my attic window. I love going up the attic and look outside to see the beautiful houses of Amsterdam. The hooks are used for tackles when moving because the staircases are so tiny. I submitted this photo to the “view from my window” photo competition by fuelmyblog. These pictures are… Read more View from my window