Amazon Plays With Fire

28 September 2011

Fire isn’t a noun, it’s a verb, and it’s what Amazon has done in the targeted direction of Google. This is the first shot in the new war for replacing the Internet with a privatized merchant data-aggregation network.

SEO for Non-dicks

23 September 2011

Matt Gemmell: I fully acknowledge the value of, and need for, actual SEO; I just think that in many cases, the tactics employed under that title would better be described as Search Engine Manipulation or even Abuse. A post full of sound advice. Dirty SEO is one of the lamest things I see smart companies […]

Hunter S. Thompson on 9/11

11 September 2011

The towers are gone now, reduced to bloody rubble, along with all hopes for Peace in Our Time, in the United States or any other country. Make no mistake about it: We are At War now — with somebody — and we will stay At War with that mysterious Enemy for the rest of our […]

Sweatshop Returns This Sunday

08 September 2011

SWEATSHOP, the live internet art show I produce, returns this Sunday, September 11th, starting at 2pm PST. Trista Musco will be our special guest artist, and we will be watching the low-budget Vincent Price film THE LAST MAN ON EARTH. Tell your friends, tell your enemies, tell your mom.

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