Category: digital culture

PowerPoint Karaoke on Vacation

As the Boston Globe notes, “If you’ve never heard of PowerPoint Karaoke, that probably means you’re neither German nor a hardcore techie.” Well, I suppose I’m guilty on two counts. But at least that helps explain why I adore this ├╝ber-g33k party game: PowerPoint Karaoke.…

I work for the Internets: the T-shirt

Some co–conspirators and I are designing something pretty geek-sweet: a T-shirt boasting the motto “I work for the Internets.” The store front is coming soon here! We’re still testing out colors and cuts, so please let us know if you have any suggestions or preferences.…

saving face: installing the participatory panopticon

Just the other day I was mucking about in sousveillance and participatory panopticons, and lo-and-behold my dear alma mater produces a glowing example of its own: The Panopticon: A Facebook Installation. Martha Martinez ’08 pieced together an installation of over 4,500 photos readily available on…

Why Free Music?

I just received a lovely piano compilation by Michael Crawford, Geometric Visions: The Rough Draft. His music is released under CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported, and enclosed in the CD cover is this beautiful message: Why Free Music? I don’t charge money for my music —…