In which George talks about CERN’s champagne economy, Justin talks about a Mexican drug gang’s sophisticated radio infrastructure, field agent Scott Smith smuggles some audio out of the Large Hadron Collider, and Ella Saitta drops in to talk about Nordic larp, security, and socio-technical systems. Intro and outro music courtesy, as ever, of Chris Arkenberg.
Links and works referenced:
Lift Conference 2014
Scott’s LHC photos (Flickr)
Collider (The Science Museum)
Roy, Arpita (2011), ‘Dualism and non-dualism: Elementary forms of physics at CERN’. PhD Thesis. University of California, Berkeley: USA.
‘Billionaires With Big Ideas are Privatizing American Science’ (New York Times)
‘A Star in a Bottle’ (The New Yorker)
‘The Open Source Satellite Initiative’ (Hojun Song, Lift12)
‘Radio Tecnico: How The Zetas Cartel Took Over Mexico With Walkie-Talkies’ (Popular Science)
Athens Wireless Metropolitan Network
‘The Monopoly of Legitimate Use’ (Tobias Revell)
Nordic Larp Wiki
Bouchard, M. and C. B. Dion (2009). ‘Growers and Facilitators: Probing the Role of Entrepreneurs in the Development of the Cannabis Cultivation Industry’, Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 22 (1): 25-37.
The Foundation Stone of Nordic Larp (Eleanor Saitta, Marie Holm-Andersen, Jon Back)
‘This Is a Game: A (Very) Brief History of Larp’ (Paul Graham Raven)
‘Just a Little Lovin”
‘The White War’
‘Elegy for a Country’s Seasons’ (Zadie Smith, NYRB)
‘Three Horizons’ (Bill Sharpe, Tony Hodgeson)
‘How Is Technology Changing TV Narrative?’ (PBS Ideas Channel)