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It’s Sad About Aro Video, but Please Don’t Blame “Piracy”

Just in case it doesn’t get approved as a comment, here’s my response to this DomPost article on Aro Street Video facing closure: While it would be a massive shame to see Aro Video go (I’ve been a customer for … Continue reading

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It Will Be Awesome if They Don’t Screw it Up

I’ve just come across this white paper by Michael Weinberg of Public Knowledge titled “It Will Be Awesome if They Don’t Screw it Up: 3D Printing, Intellectual Property, and the Fight Over the Next Great Disruptive Technology“. Although it was … Continue reading

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Behold: The Hail Griffin!

Found on my conservatory roof, naturally sculpted by hail in a mysterious magical fashion. Wellington, 13 September 2011.

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Pioneer City at Room 11

A teacher at Lyall Bay Primary School recently emailed me to say her class of 8-10 year olds had been studying Pioneer City over the course of two months. I met with Room 11 this week to tell them more … Continue reading

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The Ghosts in Hastings

Ghosts in the form of gifts is hanging out with Colin McCahon and Judy Millar at Hastings City Art Gallery from 9 July – 2 October 2011 as part of the exhibition “Game On”. As the HCAG website puts it: … Continue reading

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Space Tourism

Titled A Complex Complex of Complexes, this article from the Center for Land Use Interpretation on the tourism aspect to Cape Canaveral is an interesting read: The Cape’s importance to the world’s history of space flight is rivaled only by … Continue reading

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Placemakers exhibition at The Engine Room

Placemakers is an exhibition of future visions by Australian artist Ash Keating and designers and artists from the Massey University Sustainability Research Network (SuRe). Curated by network members Jenny Gillam, Anne Noble and Amanda Yates, the exhibition includes work by … Continue reading

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Ghosts Wins!!!

Ghosts in the form of gifts is the winner of the inaugural award for Open Source in the Arts. The Open Source Awards recognise New Zealanders’ contributions to open source projects, use of open source products, and promotion of the … Continue reading

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Reading at Enjoy

Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, will be giving a reading at 12.30pm tomorrow, 3 November 2010 at Enjoy Public Art Gallery, L1/147 Cuba St, Wellington. The reading is from the Casco Issues: Past Imperfect, as part of the current exhibition Charming the Snake of Reason, curated … Continue reading

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Ghosts nominated for Open Source Award

Ghosts in the form of gifts has been nominated for an Open Source Award. Ghosts in the Form of Gifts – the use of open source technologies and design to recreate some of the lost treasures of the Te Papa … Continue reading

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