Creative Commons Salon
I will be giving a short presentation on the stuff I’ve been working on all summer as a CC intern. More importantly, free beer.
Its been nearly a month since my last post, and not without reason. Nearly all of my time has gone into two semester-long projects, a 16mm documentary film on the Salvation Army in Central Square and a hand-drawn cell animation, both of which will be screened Friday.
Animation Party and Screening (bring friends for food + animation)
11:30am-1pm – Thai food on the first floor of the Carpenter Center
1pm-3pm – all animation from the spring semester classes will be screened
Screening of intermediate and thesis film, video, animation projects in the large theater in the basement of the Carpenter Center
Only my animation will be screened in the afternoon screening, while both of my projects will be shown in the first half of the evening program. The evening program is supposedly ticketed, but if you arrive on time you will probably get a seat even without one. Or let me know and I can try to get you a ticket.
Hope to see you there!
FOUR YEARS IS ENOUGH!
STOP THE WAR!
Harvard Day of Dissent
Today, Tuesday, March 20
Over 3,200 U.S. troops and 655,000 Iraqis have died as a result of violence since the beginning of the war on March 20, 2003.*
This Tuesday, students all across the country are speaking out on the 4th anniversary of the war. You can be one of them.
Schedule of Events:
10:00-1:00 – Science Center – Stop by the display to pick up anti-war patches and posters. Wear/post/spread your dissent.
12:00-12:45 pm – Vigil for Peace at the Harvard Divinity School.
1:00 pm – RALLY & SPEAKOUT at the SCIENCE CENTER. Come voice your opinion and hear faculty, students, and veterans speak out.
2:00-9:00 pm – CANDLELIGHT VIGIL on the steps of Memorial Church. Reading of the names of 3,000 US soldiers and 3,000 Iraqis dead.
All day – WEAR RED to protest the continuing bloodshed in Iraq.
And get ready for another big protest March 24th in Boston Common
*Figures from Iraq Coalition Casualties (icasualties.org/oif) and the Johns Hopkins study of Iraq mortality published in The Lancet:
Brief documentary by Mika about the problems with DRM and iPods, and how to “liberate” your iPod with Rockbox. Much of the footage is from Freeculture‘s iPod Liberation Party back in the fall, some of which I may have shot. Also, you can see me for a couple seconds towards the middle of the film. Check it out, and then consider freeing your own ipod.
Free Culture talk this Wednesday:
Governments worldwide invest billions of dollars in research every year. Yet the results of this researchâ€” a treasury of medical knowledgeâ€” are mostly privately owned and sold only to those who can afford the costly article fees or journal subscriptions. While there have been several movements in the scientific community to fix this problem, solutions for the social sciences and humanities have not been explored in depth.
Opening Up to Open Access
A Discussion with Gavin Yamey, Public Library of Science
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
7:30 – 8:45 PM
Sever 202, Harvard University
Cookies, brownies, and drinks will be served.
For more information about PLoS, please see http://www.plos.org
My friend & roommate, the lovely Karen Adelman, has an installation up this weekend. If you’re in or around Cambridge, you should check it out. I hear there will be tunnels.
an installation by karen adelman
in adams art space
OPEN Friday, March 9: 3-7pm
Saturday, March 10: 5-9pm
Sunday, March 11: 12-3pm
Adams Art Space is on Linden Street, but the gate is closed on the weekends so you have to enter through Adams House.