About Fighting Robots: Basket Rules

About Fighting Robots: Basket Rules

Imagine, you have a nice basket, and you use it to carry food home. It’s cool, you can do a lot with it. But then the basket starts telling you what food to get (using “Basket Rules”).

Read full article on Tessa Fights Robots

About Fighting Robots: Basket Rules

Imagine, you have a nice basket, and you use it to carry food home. It’s cool, you can do a lot with it. But then the basket starts telling you what food to get (using “Basket Rules”).

Read full article on Tessa Fights Robots

The MTP Podcast: David Lowery and Chris Castle Discuss Google’s Latest Assault on U.S. Copyright Office and the FCC’s End Run Around Private Contracts — The Trichordist

The MTP Podcast: David Lowery and Chris Castle Discuss Google’s Latest Assault on U.S. Copyright Office and the FCC’s End Run Around Private Contracts – The Trichordist

‘David Lowery and Chris Castle discuss a very Googley week…’

Read full article on The Trichordist

The MTP Podcast: David Lowery and Chris Castle Discuss Google’s Latest Assault on U.S. Copyright Office and the FCC’s End Run Around Private Contracts – The Trichordist

‘David Lowery and Chris Castle discuss a very Googley week…’

Read full article on The Trichordist

David Newhoff’s Open Response to Peter Sunde

David Newhoff’s Open Response to Peter Sunde

The aspect of your recent statement that I find most striking is that one of your core complaints about the Internet we have today—the money-for-nothing Internet—is actually aligned with many of the same criticisms that I and my copyright-supporting colleagues have of the business models that tend to dominate Silicon Valley enterprises. But the thing you clearly don’t get, Peter, is that this is the Internet you helped create.

Read full article on The Illusion of More

David Newhoff’s Open Response to Peter Sunde

The aspect of your recent statement that I find most striking is that one of your core complaints about the Internet we have today—the money-for-nothing Internet—is actually aligned with many of the same criticisms that I and my copyright-supporting colleagues have of the business models that tend to dominate Silicon Valley enterprises. But the thing you clearly don’t get, Peter, is that this is the Internet you helped create.

Read full article on The Illusion of More

Will privacy become a right?

Will Privacy Become a Right?

Now that we’re all a little famous or could be made famous, or infamous, by way of communication as innocuous as a bullshit tweet to something more invasive and abusive like revenge porn, the question is whether or not we Americans will take a cue from Europe on the limits of speech when basic human decency is at stake..

Read full article on The Illusion of More

Will Privacy Become a Right?

Now that we’re all a little famous or could be made famous, or infamous, by way of communication as innocuous as a bullshit tweet to something more invasive and abusive like revenge porn, the question is whether or not we Americans will take a cue from Europe on the limits of speech when basic human decency is at stake..

Read full article on The Illusion of More

The Illusion of Free Stuff

The Illusion of Free Stuff

We are taught in basic economics that goods have intrinsic value (i.e. cost of production + some margin of profit), and that they have perceived value (i.e. what the market will bear), with perceived value determining how wide that margin of profit can be.

Read full article on The Illusion of More

The Illusion of Free Stuff

We are taught in basic economics that goods have intrinsic value (i.e. cost of production + some margin of profit), and that they have perceived value (i.e. what the market will bear), with perceived value determining how wide that margin of profit can be. Read full article on The Illusion of More

Don’t Be Selling Me Social Darwinism, I am Not Buying

Don’t Be Selling Me Social Darwinism, I am Not Buying

Social injustice is not a case of gravity. It is a case of successful bullying on a mass scale.

Read full article on Tessa Fights Robots

Commercialism

Commercialism

I want to scream about how murderous commercialism is to a live human spirit. We are trained not to notice, but underneath the “how are you fine thanks”, souls are crying. Especially if you are an artist doing something original.

Read full article on Tessa Fights Robots.

—The Dignity Thing 2016: Schedule

When: September 24, 2016. 3 p.m.

Where:
 The Hive NYC Address: 20 Cook Street, Brooklyn (map).
RSVP 

3 p.m.
Opening reception (free drinks and snacks)

4 p.m.
Why Art? Being a Force for Change: Artistic Power, Social Responsibility and Feeling Good
Panelists:
Natch NadjafiMillicent Johnnie (via Skype), Yuli Yael Beeri YulaJackie Summers, Anne Tello.

5 p.m.
Artists’ Rights: What Do You Do When “They” Want to Eat You?
Panelists:
Marc Ribot, David Newhoff, Kit Krash, Tessa Lena.

6 p.m.
Look at My Selfie! Corporate Identity, Hustling, and Truth: Oy
Panelists:
Ryan Holiday, Leonard Zelig, Robert Prichard, Megan Hayes, Jason Yellen.

7 p.m.
Afterparty: The conference will be followed by performances by Yuli Yael Beeri Yula (Yula and Extended Family, Seasonal Beast, Hydra), Tessa Lena (Tessa Makes Love), Aaron Johnston (Brazilian Girls, Nightshades), Melanie Willey, and Jason Yellen (in various combinations).

The conference is completely free to attend.

If you want to donate toward The Hive NYC, your contribution will be put to good use; nobody is “sponsoring” the event to keep the conversation honest.

The suggested donation to see the performances in the evening is $15, and it is going toward the art space and the musicians.
RSVP to the afterparty.

The Dignity Thing Afterparty.
—The Dignity Thing 2016: Schedule

When: September 24, 2016. 3 p.m.

Where:
 The Hive NYC Address: 20 Cook Street, Brooklyn (map).
RSVP 

3 p.m.
Opening reception (free drinks and snacks)

4 p.m.
Why Art? Being a Force for Change: Artistic Power, Social Responsibility and Feeling Good
Panelists:
Natch NadjafiMillicent Johnnie (via Skype), Yuli Yael Beeri YulaJackie Summers, Anne Tello.

5 p.m.
Artists’ Rights: What Do You Do When “They” Want to Eat You?
Panelists:
Marc Ribot, David Newhoff, Kit Krash, Tessa Lena.

6 p.m.
Look at My Selfie! Corporate Identity, Hustling, and Truth: Oy
Panelists:
Ryan Holiday, Leonard Zelig, Robert Prichard, Megan Hayes, Jason Yellen.

7 p.m.
Afterparty: The conference will be followed by performances by Yuli Yael Beeri Yula (Yula and Extended Family, Seasonal Beast, Hydra), Tessa Lena (Tessa Makes Love), Aaron Johnston (Brazilian Girls, Nightshades), Melanie Willey, and Jason Yellen (in various combinations).

The conference is completely free to attend.

If you want to donate toward The Hive NYC, your contribution will be put to good use; nobody is “sponsoring” the event to keep the conversation honest.

The suggested donation to see the performances in the evening is $15, and it is going toward the art space and the musicians.
RSVP to the afterparty.

The Dignity Thing Afterparty.

About Fighting Robots: Basket Rules

About Fighting Robots: Basket Rules Imagine, you have a nice basket, and you use it to carry food home. It’s cool, you can do a lot with it. But then the basket starts telling you what food to get (using “Basket Rules”). Read full article on Tessa Fights Robots About...

The MTP Podcast: David Lowery and Chris Castle Discuss Google’s Latest Assault on U.S. Copyright Office and the FCC’s End Run Around Private Contracts — The Trichordist

The MTP Podcast: David Lowery and Chris Castle Discuss Google’s Latest Assault on U.S. Copyright Office and the FCC’s End Run Around Private Contracts – The Trichordist

‘David Lowery and Chris Castle discuss a very Googley week…’

Read full article on The Trichordist

The MTP Podcast: David Lowery and Chris Castle Discuss Google’s Latest Assault on U.S. Copyright Office and the FCC’s End Run Around Private Contracts – The Trichordist

‘David Lowery and Chris Castle discuss a very Googley week…’

Read full article on The Trichordist

David Newhoff’s Open Response to Peter Sunde

David Newhoff’s Open Response to Peter Sunde

The aspect of your recent statement that I find most striking is that one of your core complaints about the Internet we have today—the money-for-nothing Internet—is actually aligned with many of the same criticisms that I and my copyright-supporting colleagues have of the business models that tend to dominate Silicon Valley enterprises. But the thing you clearly don’t get, Peter, is that this is the Internet you helped create.

Read full article on The Illusion of More

David Newhoff’s Open Response to Peter Sunde

The aspect of your recent statement that I find most striking is that one of your core complaints about the Internet we have today—the money-for-nothing Internet—is actually aligned with many of the same criticisms that I and my copyright-supporting colleagues have of the business models that tend to dominate Silicon Valley enterprises. But the thing you clearly don’t get, Peter, is that this is the Internet you helped create.

Read full article on The Illusion of More

Will privacy become a right?

Will Privacy Become a Right?

Now that we’re all a little famous or could be made famous, or infamous, by way of communication as innocuous as a bullshit tweet to something more invasive and abusive like revenge porn, the question is whether or not we Americans will take a cue from Europe on the limits of speech when basic human decency is at stake..

Read full article on The Illusion of More

Will Privacy Become a Right?

Now that we’re all a little famous or could be made famous, or infamous, by way of communication as innocuous as a bullshit tweet to something more invasive and abusive like revenge porn, the question is whether or not we Americans will take a cue from Europe on the limits of speech when basic human decency is at stake..

Read full article on The Illusion of More

The Illusion of Free Stuff

The Illusion of Free Stuff

We are taught in basic economics that goods have intrinsic value (i.e. cost of production + some margin of profit), and that they have perceived value (i.e. what the market will bear), with perceived value determining how wide that margin of profit can be.

Read full article on The Illusion of More

The Illusion of Free Stuff

We are taught in basic economics that goods have intrinsic value (i.e. cost of production + some margin of profit), and that they have perceived value (i.e. what the market will bear), with perceived value determining how wide that margin of profit can be. Read full article on The Illusion of More

Don’t Be Selling Me Social Darwinism, I am Not Buying

Don’t Be Selling Me Social Darwinism, I am Not Buying

Social injustice is not a case of gravity. It is a case of successful bullying on a mass scale.

Read full article on Tessa Fights Robots

Commercialism

Commercialism

I want to scream about how murderous commercialism is to a live human spirit. We are trained not to notice, but underneath the “how are you fine thanks”, souls are crying. Especially if you are an artist doing something original.

Read full article on Tessa Fights Robots.