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Bookmarks for 2012-06-09

  • Pruned: Graffiti as Tactical Urban Wireless Network
    "A Utah-based startup company called Chamtech Operations is claiming that its Spray On Antenna Kit can turn any surface into a high-powered antenna."
    (tags:comms cities )
  • Carles Viñas – The skinheads as a rennovating element of the Spanish extreme right | Re-public: re-imagining democracy – english version
    "…the neo-fascist skinheads far from forming a supplement to the old extreme right, became its principal renovating element. A homologous phenomenon soon spread throughout Europe, liquidating the nostalgic character of the former extreme right. Its innovative character was made visible in its iconography (closer to neo-Nazism rather than to Francoist symbols) characterized by the profusion of emblems that were not extensively used till then, like the Celtic cross or the runes taken from the Norse Mythology such as the one adopted by the South African Afrikaner Resistance Movement; in its publications (fanzines of a comics aesthetic called skinzines, which were bound in photocopies); in their modes of expansion, as in the sphere of sports as well as in music (football and neo-Nazi Rock also known as RAC)[5] and in their racist ideology (keeping a distance from the Catholicism that the extreme right previously advocated and that heralded the equality of all people and adopting a supremacist and xenophobic message that the Spanish extreme rightist skinheads were paradoxically trumpeting when the number of immigrants in Spain was not yet significant)."
    (tags:pol )
  • Pages – The 4th AISB Symposium on Computing and Philosophy
    @justinpickard: Gutted to miss this. 'Computing, Philosophy and the Question of Bio-Machine Hybrids': (July 2-6; Birmingham, UK)
    (tags:ifttt twitter editmytaglaterwarren! )
  • Quick Spain thoughts — Marginal Revolution
    @tomkeene: this is dead, dead on. watch +finland
    (tags:ifttt twitter editmytaglaterwarren! )

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