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James B. Steele co-wrote the Vanity Fair article, “Good Billions After Bad,” with his investigative reporting partner Donald L. Barlett. Steele and Barlett are the only investigative journalism team to have won two Pulitzers and two National Magazine Awards. They are both contributing editors to Vanity Fair and editors-at-large for TIME magazine. Their most recent Read more
http://tones.wolfram.com Another project out of Wolfram Research, this one harnessesMathematica algorithms to create a nifty little online applet thatenables you to stretch your musical muscles or just noodle adinfinitum. The results can definitely be iffy, and perhaps sometimesdon’t really qualify as real music (here’s an example, make up your own mind) but this little app Read more
live from Copenhagen, Tom Tresser is a volunteer organizer for ‘No Games Chicago.’ Tom is a consultant, producer, educator and trainer who works with individuals, companies and communities to “leverage and amplify their creative assets in order to solve problems, create economic value and trigger civic engagement.” He is the author of the book, “America Read more
http://www.famefestival.it The Fame fest in Italy generated this collaborative animationproject, which was apparently produced at the fest in one week. Wish Iwas there. This will suffice for now. COMBO a collaborative animation by Blu and David Ellis (2 times loop) from blu on Vimeo.
Stephen Glain is a weekly columnist for the Abu Dhabi English-language paper The National and a regular contributor to the London-based Al Majallah magazine. Stephen has been a business reporter for the South China Morning Post and a foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal. His book, “Mullahs, Merchants, and Militants: The Economic Collapse of Read more
http://dashndem.com The two Royal Academy of Arts students responsible for this siteexplain themselves “From remote controlled roller skates which placethe artists fate in the hands of the audience, to a machine thatproffers soft scoop ice cream depending on the perceived happiness ofthe user, to a workshop teaching primary school children political spinand the art of Read more
Thomas Frank is a regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal. Tom’s latest book is “The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule” (Metropolitan Books). Tom’s earlier book, “What The Matter With Kansas,” has been made into a documentary. Joe Winston, the director of the new film, joined us live in-studio.Show times through Thursday, are 6:15 PM Read more
http://powerlabs.org Dangerous information at your fingertips.
Craig Holman is Legislative Representative for Public Citizen. In that capacity, Craig serves as the organization’s Capitol Hill lobbyist on campaign finance and governmental ethics.
http://virtualshoemuseum.com This place is just too odd to ignore.
Danny Weil has written a three-part series on charter schools for Counterpunch. Danny is an attorney with thirty years experience as well as a union organizer. Danny is also a former primary school teacher in Los Angeles and works as an educational and organizational management consultant. He is currently director of the Critical Thinking Institute, Read more
http://instructables.com Instructables was out MIT’s Media Lab and they describe themselvesas “a web-based documentation platform where passionate people sharewhat they do and how they do it, and learn from and collaborate withothers.