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  1. Gin & Innovation : Gin & Innovation 003 — Ella Saitta

    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)



    —Huffduffed by iamdanw 3 weeks ago

  2. The Fruits Of Free Trade: How NAFTA Revamped The American Diet : The Salt : NPR

    Signed 20 years ago this month, the landmark trade agreement radically altered the way we get our fruits and vegetables, encouraging year-round imports from Mexican farms. That’s why it’s now no big deal to find, say, raspberries in winter. But critics say it also has trained consumers to value convenience over flavor and has dulled knowledge of where food comes from.


    —Huffduffed by jeffhammett 3 months ago

  3. Mexico’s Patron Saint Is Also Its Hello Kitty : NPR

    As many as 6 million pilgrims have made their way to the Mexican capital to pay homage to the Virgin of Guadalupe on Thursday. One woman has turned the country’s most revered religious icon into a cartoon characterization, using it to build a multimillion-dollar company.


    —Huffduffed by abrin 4 months ago

  4. Best Coast - The Only Place

    Best Coast - The Only Place - from the 2012 album The Only Place on Mexican Summer.

    —Huffduffed by adactio one year ago

  5. North of the Border - The Rise of Mexican Music

    Robin Denselow visits L.A., the commercial centre of the narco-corrido, or Mexican drug ballad. The lyrics celebrate the exploits of smugglers and cartels. But bizarrely it sounds like cheerful, almost comical, accordion polka.


    —Huffduffed by kevinpacheco 2 years ago

  6. Stuff You Should Know

    How Mexican Wrestling Works — Perhaps it’s the colorful masks or the high-flying, rapid-fire acrobatic moves. Whatever it is, there’s something uniquely and particularly entrancing about Mexican wrestling, called lucha libre. Learn more about lucha libre in this episode of SYSK.

    —Huffduffed by TrentVich 2 years ago

  7. Stuff You Missed in History Class

    Maximilian, Mexico’s Habsburg Prince — For a time, Mexico was ruled by a Habsburg prince: Ferdinand Maximilian. While Maximilian was unwelcome, he upheld liberal reforms and modernized the government. As his support dwindled, Mexico’s rightful president worked to take back the country.

    —Huffduffed by TrentVich 2 years ago

  8. Mondo Diablo Episode 263: WOW! We’re the Top of the Pops Where the Hits Don’t Stop…s

    This week’s radio-themed broadcast contains a special secret retro recipe.

    —Huffduffed by HellboundAlleee 3 years ago