Crypto-Keyhole (Urb Report / Chroniques d’un pirate)

CryptoKeyhole / #Urb #Report C-K / UR : 40°40’15.2"N 73°55’08.1"W #Brooklyn #CrownHeights

The Day We Fight Back

TODAY, FEBRUARY 11TH, 2014 THE DAY WE FIGHT BACK AGAINST MASS SURVEILLANCE ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DEAR USERS OF THE INTERNET, In January 2012 we defeated the SOPA and PIPA censorship legislation with the largest Internet protest in history. Today we face another critical threat, one that again undermines the Internet and the notion that any of us… Continue reading The Day We Fight Back

DIY ~ Detroit, je t’aime ~

Nora Mandray et Hélène Bienvenu préparent un documentaire interactif sur le DIY (Do It Yourself), la bidouille urbaine et la débrouille des habitants. Le lieu donc c'est Detroit, ville ravagée par le chômage, la crise et la mort des services publics.

MILITARIZED ARCHITECTURES ~ The American Geography of Incarceration ~

~ Via The Funambulist ~ Prison Map is a project developed by Josh Begley, a graduate student studying Interactive Telecommunications at New York University. Thanks a small script and geo-coordinates, he obtained a google earth snapshot of each of the 4,916 incarceration facilities in the United States. Let’s recall here that a bit less than 2.5 millions people are living in prison… Continue reading MILITARIZED ARCHITECTURES ~ The American Geography of Incarceration ~

Divertissement Militaire

La gestion mondiale du conflit a migré vers le Complexe Militaro-Divertissement (Militaro-Entertainment Complex), le domaine de la culture, les médias et les industries créatives. Un réseau postindustriel liant armée, médias et divertissement a pris le pouvoir et a créé de nouveaux seigneurs de la guerre et des sorciers de la domination symbolique et du maintien de la paix informationnelle. Basé sur… Continue reading Divertissement Militaire

Tree canopy height

Using NASA satellite data, scientists have produced a first-of-its kind map that details the height of the world’s forests. Although there are other local- and regional-scale forest canopy maps, the new map is the first that spans the entire globe based on one uniform method. The work -- based on data collected by NASA's ICESat,… Continue reading Tree canopy height

MIT Media Lab

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology officially opened the doors to its MIT Media Lab Complex, the school's most famous interdisciplinary program. The new building, designed by architect Fumihiko Maki and his "Maki and Associates" firm, broke ground in 2007. Influences on the building's design included the artists Piet Mondrian and George Seurat, as… Continue reading MIT Media Lab