What I’m reading 8 Feb 2018 – 9 Mar 2018

25 years of EdTech – 1998: Wikis – Martin Weller reminds us that wikis didn’t take off in education – but not without effort from a lot of us. Effort that went on from 2003 here: http://erhetoric.org/WeblogsAndWikis . Why would wiki fail? Wikis are easy to work on, but wiki-writing is hard. It doesn’t have… Continue reading What I’m reading 8 Feb 2018 – 9 Mar 2018

What I’m reading 25 Aug 2017 – 28 Aug 2017

As Harvey Drowns Houston, Trump Struggles to Contain Himself | Vanity Fair – Who knew leadership could be so HARD! Cultural tourism can be so tedious. Especially at a distance. Look to the sequence of statements. > Since the rain began falling, however, Trump has struggled to respond to the first natural disaster of his… Continue reading What I’m reading 25 Aug 2017 – 28 Aug 2017

a foundation for psychogeography: to invent

constant nieuwenhuy’s new babylon concert hall for electronic music 1958 1961, from atlasobscura.com GILLES IVAIN makes a call for a new architecture. We are bored in the city, to still discover mysteries on the signs along the street, latest state of humor and poetry, requires getting damned tired…. We will not prolong mechanical civilizations and… Continue reading a foundation for psychogeography: to invent

urban planning

Redesign the city. But keep the rail stations as they are. – Keep the railroad stations as they are. Their rather moving ugliness adds to the atmosphere of travel, which provides what slight attraction these buildings possess. – Gil J. Wolman demanded the complete suppression or falsification of all information about departures (destinations, times, etc.).… Continue reading urban planning

What I’m reading 1 Apr 2017 through 9 Apr 2017

Why are liberals now cheerleading a warmongering Trump? | Owen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian – Handing over the keys? > History shows that war presents the ideal opportunity for the authoritarian-minded to amass, consolidate and concentrate power. Dissent can be more easily portrayed as treachery; jingoism sweeps the nation, boosting the popularity of… Continue reading What I’m reading 1 Apr 2017 through 9 Apr 2017

What I’m reading 25 Jan 2017 through 28 Jan 2017

runme.org – say it with software art! – Program your own walkware. – (psychogeography situationalism ) [toread] routes-routines.constantvzw.org – – (none) NOT BORED! – Situationalist Journal. No playing in the labyrinth. – (situationalism psychogeography modernism ) How Trump’s Twitter presidency hijacked hopes for – – (none)