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Links for 2010-06-05

  • Future Perfect – The Psychology of Orgins
    "The articulated freshness of food, where you can see what you;re about to eat prior to it being killed, is a feature of Asian cuisine ? from recent experience ? staring fondly into the eyes of a fish before watching it netted, cooked and brought over to your table (China); eating the raw meat from the carcass of a still twitching fish (Japan); picking out the clucking chicken of choice and watching half the village spend 30 minutes trying to catch it (Vietnamese highlands); and of course drunken shrimp (China, again)."
    (tags:culture food )
  • The Wire in Mutek 4 June 2010 – The Mire
    "The Caretaker?s performance ended with him crooning ?The Way We Were? through a completely fucked-up sound patch. It was hilarious, and with a certain psychological edge too. I recommend you check out this short clip we did, as words can?t really do it justice:"
    (tags:music nutters )
  • WikiLeaks and Julian Paul Assange : The New Yorker
    "Julian Assange?s mission for total transparency." Long essay, must finish reading Sunday
    (tags:culture pol comms essays )
  • StatusNet – Open Source microblogging service
    "StatusNet is the open source microblogging platform that helps you share and connect in real-time within your own domain"
    (tags:web microblog )

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