ambon_pereira

Member Since April 18, 2012

librarian/museum educator.

complete biography: texas, brazil, mexico, venezuela, china, india, london, new york, saudi arabia, boston.

3 years, 3 months ago on 3D Printed Weaponry

agreed that fundamental problem of civilization is the same– knowledge can be used for good or for ill, and "–can't we all just get along"– but sometimes the "tech" has ...
lovely choices; interesting that in each of these videos the world at first contracts around a "conflict", and then the world expands as the various actors and actions gradually acquire ...
3 years, 3 months ago on 3D Printed Weaponry

God help us, but printing of firearms is just the tip of the iceberg.

Once folks have figured-out how to reliably share and print complex objects from "templates", we'll probably ...
these are excellent articles!

nordic-larp certainly sounds like the cutting-edge of self-reflexive, creative social engineering– reminds me of the anthropologist victor turner, hypothesizing the difference between a living or a ...
1. he was issued a gas-mask into which somebody had vomited. because liquids have the effect of disrupting and blocking a gas-mask's air filter, he soon discovered that it was ...
3 years, 4 months ago on Prosthetic Knowledge Picks: nOdalisque

uncomposed: pixelation, clouds, blinking, the background and the foreground of a painting by "big george" and/or titian: red fabric with golden trim in a checkered pattern, a tree stump ...
3 years, 4 months ago on An Interview with Superlative TV

interesting parallels to the US State Department's "shadow" internet project (aimed at providing foreign dissidents with the components of a mesh network, to evade the inherent choke-points that exist: fiber-optic ...
3 years, 9 months ago on Poems by Steve Roggenbuck

there are true and false stories that will never be spoken.
there are good and bad poems that are only half-written.
there are cities buried in the sand, and new ...
3 years, 9 months ago on Poems by Steve Roggenbuck

let's say there's an abstract painting in a gallery–busy brushwork, and perhaps a few pasted clippings.

one person looks at it and says: this is garbage, doesn't deserve to be ...
3 years, 9 months ago on Poems by Steve Roggenbuck

excellent video. i suppose poetry is the immediacy of a voice and its hesitations and the grass in your face and everything you believe and everything that you might try ...
3 years, 9 months ago on JODI: Street Digital


1. in standard museum practice, the retrospective exhibition becomes a narrative of the artist's search for the iconic within a given time and place, employing a chosen set of mediums ...
3 years, 9 months ago on The Impermanent Book

fascinating article. but in the case of a digital book, couldn't we simply write a program that will compare one version of the work against another? to instantly: confirm the ...
3 years, 10 months ago on Remote Control

just because television's gone flat-screen, digital and ubiquitous doesn't mean the beast has been discarded– it's more like a hydra, yes? you cut-off the head, and it grows a dozen ...