Month: November 2008

Swirly

Posted in Sketchblog

Wacom xorg.conf For Lenny Laptop

# This may be useful to someone elseSection "InputDevice"    Identifier    "Generic Keyboard"    Driver        "kbd"    Option        "XkbRules"    "xorg"    Option        "XkbModel"    "pc105"    Option        "XkbLayout"    "gb"EndSectionSection "InputDevice"    Identifier    "Configured Mouse"    Driver        "mouse"EndSectionSection "Device"    Identifier    "Configured Video Device"EndSectionSection "Monitor"    Identifier    "Configured Monitor"EndSectionSection "Screen"    Identifier    "Default Screen"    Monitor        "Configured Monitor"EndSectionSection "InputDevice"Driver "wacom"Identifier "stylus"Option "Device"…
Posted in Art Computing, Howto

Thomas Kinkade, IP Maximalist

Two of my least favourite things come together-"Thomas Kinkade's apparent attempt to establish broad intellectualproperty rights "over a style and manner of painting and image-crafting""http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/2008/11/copyright-in-painting-style.html
Posted in Aesthetics, Free Culture

New GNU T-Shirts

I did the graphic design for some new tshirts from the FSF - Order them, and many other fine GNU and FSF products, here -http://shop.fsf.org/category/gnu-gear/
Posted in Free Culture, Projects

Mummers Atheism

If God exists and He is the cause of truth, beauty and goodness then His death would remove those qualities from human experience.If God does not exist then truth, beauty and goodness cannot be caused by him and so their existence in the human experience cannot be dependent on His existence.These are crayon sketches of…
Posted in Aesthetics, Satire

All Problems Of Management Will Be Solved By The Muntzes

Marie AntoinetteSomebody has to be holding the parcel when the music stops. Their coronation can be useful for closing any messy chapters in the (art) history books. A career awaits, the messy and unprofessional lived experience of actually doing something needs tidying up for professional presentation. Charlie McCarthyThe gentrification of the social graph's captured aesthetics.…
Posted in Aesthetics, Satire

Like That Is Back

"Like That" is back in the art section of the site. Make sure you have Jave enabled and take a look!
Posted in Aesthetics, Art Computing, Generative Art, Projects

Pawfal Forum

http://www.pawfal.org/forum/A forum for artists coding and free software to make and be art, especially the fluxus livecoding environment.Sign up and ask away!
Posted in Free Culture, Generative Art

Open Source Publishing

The excellent Open Source Publishing, who did the design for the FLOSS+Art book that my revised "Open Source Art Again" essay appears in have used some quotes from it (or the older version reblogged by the P2P Foundation) as part of a thoughtful and insightful blog post on their name and what "freedom" might mean…
Posted in Free Culture

Freedom Is For People

I have previously argued that we should talk about "freedom" rather than "openness" because the former provides a guide for action whereas the latter ultimately just confuses people.Openness is not the only term to be wary of. There has been a proliferation of other terms to describe the secondary effects of freedom. These are usually…
Posted in Free Culture