Category Archives: rhode island

Hoisting the WeatherFlag

Data flies loosely in the breeze over the backyard. Uncoiling slowly, ¬†old glory beams flashes of illuminated light- hot white dots bursting from a line of stars against the navy. Call it a #WeatherFlag. Custom made for Fourth of July … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hurricane: Surviving Sandy in NYC

When the power went off, I saw a blue flash in the sky and heard something like a sonic boom. But an earlier Con Ed robocall had promised “pre-emptive” power shutdown, so we didn’t think much of it. The lights … Continue reading

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reviving the kino-eye

i will off to ireland it just a few days to shoot a documentary on gaelic games. the documentary is sponsored by an at&t “new media” fellowship and was organized by the watson institute at brown. i’m thrilled to be … Continue reading

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a media humanist’s manifesto

we are tired of division: media, culture, society, law, meaning, humanity, and so on. these are interconnected terms, defined by one another. they must be re-united. explication has been held prisoner by written language for too long. as if we … Continue reading

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