A graduate class at Rice University, November 19, 2010.
There is one person in markpasc’s collective.
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Douglas Adams: Parrots the Universe and Everything
Douglas Adams was the best-selling British author and satirist who created The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. In this talk at UCSB recorded shortly before his death, Adams shares hilarious accounts of some of the apparently absurd lifestyles of the world's creatures, and gleans from them extraordinary perceptions about the future of humanity. Series: Voices [5/2001] [Humanities] [Show ID: 5779]
Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZG8HBuDjgc
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Constitutive Self-negation – Dorothée Legrand (Dark Materialism symposium)
Dark Materialism symposium – Introduction
dConstruct 2014: Aaron Straup Cope – Still Life with Emotional Contagion
A discussion of creation myths, internalized histories, ”production functions”, and the uncomfortable proposition that everything new is samizdat again.
dConstruct 2014: Warren Ellis – A Cunning Plan
Inventing the next twenty years, strategic foresight, fictional futurism and English rural magic: Warren Ellis attempts to convince you that they are all pretty much the same thing, and why it was very important that some people used to stalk around village hedgerows at night wearing iron goggles.
dConstruct 2014: Mandy Brown – Hypertext as an Agent of Change
Thomas Pynchon. The Anthropocene. Ferguson. Geoheliocentrism. Teju Cole. Thomas Kuhn’s theory of paradigms. Antigone. A wall. The sixth extinction.
Spectrum 15 June 2014: Flight of Fancy
It's one of New Zealand's greatest aviation questions - did farmer and inventor Richard Pearse achieve controlled flight before the Wright Brothers in 1903? While a definitive answer may never be known, there's one man who is determined to see if Pearse's patented aircraft will actually fly. Automotive engineer Ivan Mudrovcich has dedicated nearly a decade to building a reproduction of Richard Pearse's early flying machine. Spectrum's Lisa Thompson pays a visit to Ivan's garage and finds a backyard inventor adding his own chapter to our aviation history.
KCRW Unfictional: Little Julian’s Secret
Some call him the Chicano Bigfoot; Little Julian Herrera was a star of the 50s East LA music scene, until one day he just disappeared. Is he still out there?
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