"In this regard glitch art processes open a new narrative where digital doesn’t only produce tangible data, but also generates artifacts through its own destruction. The idea that we can eternally stock everything online seems foolish to me, therefor I prefer to show the fragilities and weaknesses of the medium I use." youtube.com/watch?v=aMAB4_EiHw

"The collection, use and manipulation of electronic data must finally be regulated and severely limited. Only then can we comfortably enjoy all the good that can come from these technologies." archive.ph/UKNvd

"Deere aggregates all the soil data from all the farms, all around the world, and sells it to private equity firms making bets in the futures market." doctorow.medium.com/about-thos

RT @efd@twitter.com

I try not to take advantage — sometimes to a fault — of the fact that I am the volunteer who runs @WFMU@twitter.com’s Twitter feed, but if an interview with @BrucioMcCulloch@twitter.com isn’t a good reason to plug my own show then I don’t know what is.
(cc @TheRealTavie@twitter.com @KITHOnline@twitter.com) twitter.com/WFMU/status/152693

🐦🔗: twitter.com/efd/status/1526937

worldwide.kia.com/int/sounds-i KIA (yes, the car company) developed a software synthesizer and used it to create the in-car sounds for the new Kia EV6 electric vehicle .. then released the synth as a freely available VST (Virtual Studio Technology) for Windows/OSX

"In 2015, the likelihood of reaching that threshold within five years was nearly zero. In 2017 it was 10 percent, and today it is 50 percent." nakedcapitalism.com/2022/05/as

Bookmarking this one > switching.software is a grassroots website, that is trying to let people know about ethical and easy-to-use alternatives to well-known websites, apps and other software.

Their tips on how to switch.

1) Don't be afraid
2) Start small
3) Tell your friends (hence this toot to y'all)
4) Don't overextend yourself
5) Ask for help
6) Help others
7) Don't fuel unwanted fears

switching.software/

Teenage Engineering never fail to astound .. the new OP-1 Field is incredible .. even has a built in FM transmitter?! youtu.be/BgUgYuE1oHY

"At a moment when it’s hard to imagine anything in American culture posing a threat to the established social order, Ruland’s book helps explain why we lack a meaningful counterculture today." newrepublic.com/article/166269

"Every man looks upon his woodpile with a sort of affection." - Henry David Thoreau

WFMU @ThereseActually@twitter.com brought the heat with her fantastic 'Your Body Is A Battleground' show last night wfmu.org/archiveplayer/?show=1

WFMU @ThereseActually brought the heat with her fantastic 'Your Body Is A Battleground' show last night wfmu.org/archiveplayer/?show=1

Politics 

"I do not know where this retraction of civil rights will end, but I do know it will go down as a milestone in a decades-long conservative campaign to force a country of 330 million people to abide by a bigoted set of ideologies. This movement seeks to rule by hollow theocracy, despite our constitutional separation of church and state." archive.ph/DUJSZ

Guppe groups look like regular users you can interact with using your existing account on any ActivityPub service, but they automatically share anything you send them with all of their followers. a.gup.pe/

I said to Hank Williams: how lonely does it get?
Hank Williams hasn't answered yet
But I hear him coughing all night long
A hundred floors above me
In the Tower of Song

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