When I started writing this post two weeks ago, it was a perfect autumn day, blue sky and mild, still air. The trees were resplendent
My work is currently featured in two exhibitions – although neither is quite the usual kind of exhibit …
Spending time in my home town is always something of a journey back in time. I reminisce with old friends and and get nostalgic over
The pandemic has thrown into sharp relief the massive inequalities on which the “old normal” world was built on, and given us privileged people a taste of what has long been the reality for far too many people all over the world. We cannot scream about our rights to move and consume when that lifestyle is based on so many others being denied those same rights.
Furtherfield, my favourite online community, has started a new podcast, “News from where we are”,iInspired by reports from members of the Netbehaviour email list located around the world. I’m delighted to be included in the first episode, which was published on Friday 10 April.
As catastrophic fires burn out of control across large areas of Australia, decimating wildlife and ancient forests as well as taking out homes and humans,
If the UK had a proportional electoral system instead of the undemocratic “first past the post” system, Thursday’s general election could have delivered very different – and more representative – results.
5G is being rolled out literally across the world – with thousands of satellites launched into the ionosphere to blanket the planet with millimetre microwaves. What are the environmental and public health impacts of this technology? Who is regulating it, and who stands to benefit? Do we really need 5G?
I’ve just finished reading Ellie Harrison’s inspirational book, The Glasgow Effect, which has the byline “a tale of class, capitalism and carbon footprint”. It tells the story of Ellie’s one-year project to “not travel beyond Glasgow’s city limits, or use any vehicles except my bike, for a whole calendar year.”
Congratulations to neural.it, editor Alessandro Ludovico and the many contributors on 25 years of bringing critical discussion on new media art, electronic music and hacktivism to the world!