Casa Jasmina: How to be a guest in an open source connected home

“It’s a home first and connected second.” — @bruces “We’re looking for lean-forward living.” — @jasminatwitter About a year ago, Jasmina Tesanovic and Bruce Sterling had a brilliant idea. All around, there was talk of a bright and shiny future: smart cities filled with quantified…

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[Trailer](http://www.trackoff.us/) for an informative and timely documentary about online privacy, a project by [Demand Progress](http://www.demandprogress.org/). Check it out and take action.

Orwell vs. Kafka: Against nothing-to-hide

In debates about the need to protect privacy, the most common response from people is, **”Well, I have nothing to hide.”** Daniel J. Solove in The Chronicle of Higher Education [unpacks this reply](https://chronicle.com/article/Why-Privacy-Matters-Even-if/127461/) and provides nuanced arguments about **why the usual back-and-forth on privacy is…

Berlin’s Media Art Community: A Female Perspective

Berlin's Media Art Community: A Female Perspective from Michelle Thorne Last month I was kindly invited by [Supermarkt’s](http://www.supermarkt-berlin.net/) founder and curator, Ela Kagel, to **speak about my perspective as a woman in Berlin’s media + tech scene.** We were asked to share our influences, mentors…