by James Bridle “Compilation of found video on the subject of fiber-optics, undersea cables, and Africa, to accompany a presentation of the same name at Afrofuture, Salon del Mobile 2013, Milan”
Presentation transcript HERE
The Halfcat (via The New Aesthetic)
“Someone saw the halfcat, snapped it, but the route back is lost. The databases contain such multitudes of new myths.”
Ecological Anxiety Disorder: Diagnosing the Politics of the Anthropocene
“Historian, author, and urban park ranger Jenny Price makes her case for throwing out the well-tread “save the planet” mantra in favor of a new environmental approach stemming from social justice, a re-contextualization of nature, and even satire. In particular, she explains the beauty she finds in recognizing the nature of the concrete Los Angeles river. As she wraps up, Jenny discusses how her satirical approach to environmentalism has gotten her into trouble involving a hit man.”
Generation Anthropocene Podcast
Green Me Up JJ! column
Los Angeles Urban Rangers
Overview of Biopolitics - IEET
“The war on Colombia’s drug lords is losing ground to an herbicide-resistant supershrub. Is it a freak of nature – or a genetically modified secret weapon?”
The Mystery of the Coca Plant That Wouldn’t Die - Joshua Davis - Wired
Specimens of IT Fauna, a new project, has been delivered in shiny gift boxes. More photos and info will be up soon.
How people view the risks associated with different issues at different points along the two dimensions of hierarchy-egalitarianism and communitarian-individualism. Photo Courtesy of Professor Dan Kahan.
Source: Cultural Cognition and Scientific Consensus - Yale Scientific