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"Make a Repstrap" -- A joint venture 
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We were part of the constructing team of Bre Pettis' "Repstrap".

But there is more to come!

Director's uncut of "The BRAICIN" 
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Extended director's uncut of "The BRAICIN" can be found on our homepage!


"The BRAICIN" on Boing Boing TV 
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A short version of our film "The BRAICIN" was posted on Boing Boing TV!


FM4 radio report about Roboexotica 
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FM4 radio report about Roboexotica, partially in English language.
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Roboexotica 2007 conference on BB 
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Cory blogged Roboexotica conference.
The organizers of last week's "cocktail robotics" festival in Vienna, Austria, the annual "Roboexotica" event, have posted the audio from the lectures in German and English. I gave a talk there called "A Singular Metaphor" in which I tried to delve into the reason that the idea of uploading our minds is so attractive right now. Sean Bonner had a fun talk on user power on sites like Digg called "The inmates have taken over the asylum...," while Jens Ohlig from the Chaos Computer Club proposed that robots should create all literature, David Fine pondered consciousness, and Make Magazine's Bre Pettis gave a talk called "Machines: If you can't beat them, join them," about the utopia of apocalypse.


Viennese Zombie Brood: HDR portraits online 
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Lorenz "eSeL" Seidler took a couple of HDR portraits @ Viennese Zombie Brood. The processed pictures are finally online.


Roboexotica 2007: Audio of conference talks online 
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The topic of this year's Roboexotica conference was "Ghost in the Machine" and featured talks by Thomas Ballhausen, Kerstin Ohler, Alexander Edelhofer, Sean Bonner, Jens Ohlig, Cory Doctorow, David Fine and Bre Pettis.
You can download audio version of all talks from our homepage.

Link to audio page

Roboexotica 2007: DaddyD's photostream 
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DaddyD's Roboexotica photostream.


Dorkbot Vienna #4: Bre Pettis and the Brain Machine 
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Dorkbot Vienna #4 (Nov 28, 2007; 8 PM @ Metalab Vienna) features Bre Pettis who will build a Brain Machine.

This is a project that Mitch Altman put together and it's a brain wave machine that flashes LEDs and binaural audio to brute force your brain to achieve different brain wave states. Pretty much everyone halucinates in some way. A meditation sequence is programmed in, but the whole program is open source, so you can make it do whatever you like. It's built on Lady Ada's MiniPOV3 and I'll have one for you to try out and I'll have the parts for one to give away so that someone can build it to have on hand at metalab. If someone's got an EEG, it might be fun to bring it along and see it's effectiveness. Don't try this out if you have epilepsy.

Bre hasn't ordered too many kits! So if you desperately want to join, please put your name on the wiki page immediately!



Roboexotica 2007: Official photo gallery 
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Our official Roboexotica photographer Lorenz "eSeL" Seidler finally upload all the Roboexotica galleries... exhibition, conference, ACRA Gala...


Annual Cocktail Robot Awards 9.0: Winners! 
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Roboexotica 2007: ACRA 9.0 Winners! Tataaaa!



Explanator / Misha a Crest - Breathing might be THE future way to ingest herbal/alcoholic beverages
MindReading MartiniMaker / Chris Veigl - way of determining ratio & innovative approach to shaking and stirring
Chapok / David Calkins - the way he inspires drinking is quite authentic
El Espanol Borracho / Simone Davalos - a) for not triggering the fire alarm b) only robot that includes flambéing in the preparation process
Blow Your Fortune / Chris Thomas Palmer - always knows what u should drink
Gesundheit VI / Franz Ablinger - is hardheadedly trying to find a lasting configuration.
Aktionsgruppe LN2.0 / FH Joanneum - good example of why and when humans are still needed in the cocktail environment
The Holy Golden Milk+Wodcow / Roman Maeder - the milking proved to be a favorite human pastime
Perpetual Popper / Jaques Gallant - feeds people using only corn and sunlight


Robomoji / Robert Martin - patiently adds assembling steps year by year
Robofriend 2 / Tom Heike first robot that combines mixing and mobile delivery
Rabbit's Revenge / FH Joanneum
Urinator / FH Joanneum
Explanator / Misha a Crest

The Prisoner's Dilemma / David Fine - installation was a construction site
R.R. Shot-Bot / Bre Pettis - unfinished
Kalkohol: The Provider / monochrom - causing floods is not an achievement
BF Ice Cube Gun / FH Joanneum - Vodka theft and militaristic behaviour
Urinator / FH Joanneum - ghastly impression makes drink undesirable
Bic-o-Mat/ Adrian Dabrowski - no-show despite anticipated added features
Metalab Crew - no-show

Roboexotica 2007: Sean Bonner's Flickr Stream 

Taugshow #15: Pix online 
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Sean uploaded his pictures of Taugshow #15.


Roboexotica 2007: Blog links! 

Last use of monochrom's "Provider" @ Roboexotica 
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monochrom's mechanical answer to binge drinking. The Provider @ Roboexotica. Here is Sean Bonner's video of the last serving.

Link (to Roboexotica)

Roboexotica: Some articles and blogs 

monochrom office: Sean's photoset 

The Cracked Ambience: new and recommended sounds for your personal space 

Boing Boing blogs Roboexotica 
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Cory writes:
I'm headed to Vienna this weekend for the annual Roboexotica "cocktail robotics" festival, a maker show for people who build robots that drink, mix cocktails, light cigarettes, make bar conversation amd perform miscellaneous cocktail-related robotic activities. The event is put on by Monochrom and Shifz, two mad and wonderful net-art collectives based in Vienna's Museumsquartier on Electric Avenue.

I'll be speaking on Friday night at Taugshow, Monochrom's not-a-talkshow, and I'll be around the conference all day on Saturday. Hope to see you!

Roboexotica 2007: Schedule 
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Roboexotica addresses the role of Cocktail Robotics as an index of the integration of technological innovations into the human Lebenswelt. It attempts to document the increasing occurrence of radical hedonism in man-machine communication as well as being an enjoyable platform for anyone interested in the related topics. The exhibit will show robotic installations that mix cocktails, serve drinks, hold cocktail conversations, light cigarettes and -- last but not least -- display "other achievements" in the sector of electronic cocktail culture. The ninth iteration of the Annual Cocktail Robot Awards (ACRA) will honor the best entries in the above categories, with extra emphasis on the robot's charms and personality. (Award Ceremony Sun Nov 25)

Program Schedule

Thursday 11/22, 2007
- Museumsquartier Wien, Freiraum
7 P.M.: Roboexotica 2007 and AiR Space opening.
Live - GameJew, Mr. Electric
On the turntables - DJ Borka, VJ Ozo

Friday 11/23, 2007
- Museumsquartier Wien, Freiraum
10 A.M. - 10 P.M.: Exhibition
5 P.M.: DJ Ossi & Kilian
- Museumsquartier Wien, Erste Bank Arena
1 P.M. - 5 P.M.: Symposium (in german language)
Thomas Ballhausen: Geister sehen.
Zur Veränderung der visuellen Kultur und ihrer (Seh)Räume um 1895.
Kerstin Ohler: Generating Ghosts 2.0
Der phantastische (Erzähl)Raum und seine Bewohner als VR-Mechanismus.
Alexander Edelhofer: "Radio, live transmission."
Psychogeographische Industrielandschaften und Subkultur: Joy Divison,
- brut Konzerthaus, Lothringerstraße 20, 1030 Wien
8 P.M.: Recording of taugshow #15.

Saturday 11/24, 2007
- Museumsquartier Wien, Freiraum
10 A.M. - 10 P.M.: Exhibition
5 P.M.: DJ Funke powered by sonance, DJ phonuel
- Museumsquartier Wien, Erste Bank Arena
1 P.M. - 6 P.M.: Symposium
Sean Bonner: The inmates have taken over the asylum...
but that's OK because as it turns out they are far more
entertaining than all those stuffy doctors.
Jens Ohlig: Monkeys, typewriters, and the Markov chain reaction.
Programming machines to write literature so humans don't have to.
Cory Doctorow: A Singular Metaphor
Why consciousness uploading, post-human existence,
and life after the Singularity are popular today,
and why science fiction is always about the present.
David Fine: The Consciousness Conundrum.
Bre Pettis: Machines: If you can't beat them, join them
The Apocalyptic Utopia.
- brut Künstlerhaus, Karlsplatz 5, 1010 Wien
20 Uhr: Gold Extra
Black Box - Theater for eight remote controlled robots (in german language)
- brut Konzerthaus, Lothringerstraße 20, 1030 Wien
22 Uhr: Paul Granjon
Reflections and Constructions of a Button Pusher

Sunday 11/25, 2007
- Museumsquartier Wien, Freiraum
10 A.M. - 8 P.M.: Exhibition
2 P.M.: Grjasnaya Gallereya
The Inevitable Time Travel (Performance)
3 P.M.: Rainer Tramin
Wir sind wie Roboter? (Lecture in german language)
- Museumsquartier Wien, QDK Veranstaltungsraum
11 A.M.: Filmbrunch
- brut Künstlerhaus, Karlsplatz 5, 1010 Wien
6 P.M.: Gold Extra
Black Box - Theater for eight remote controlled robots (in german language)
- brut Konzerthaus, Lothringerstraße 20, 1030 Wien
8 P.M.: Paul Granjon
Reflections and Constructions of a Button Pusher
- Volkstheater Wien, Rote Bar, Neustiftgasse 1, 1070 Wien
10 P.M.: ACRA V9.0
Gala of the Annual Cocktail Robotics Awards 2007


Roboexotica 2007: Press conference 
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Wednesday, November 21, 2007; 11 AM. Roboexotica Press conference @ QDK Space, Museumsquartier, Vienna.


Neoliberalism's Price Tag: 150,000 Farm Suicides in India from 1997 Through 2005 
Close to 150,000 Indian farmers committed suicide in nine years from 1997 to 2005, official data show. While farm suicides have occurred in many Indian states, nearly two thirds of these deaths are concentrated in five states where just a third of the country's population lives. This means that farmers' suicides occurred in those (mainly cash crop) regions with appalling intensity.

On average, one Indian farmer committed suicide every 32 minutes between 1997 and 2005. Since 2002, that has become one suicide every 30 minutes. However, the frequency at which farmers take their lives in any region smaller than the country - say a single State or group of States - has to be lower. Because the number of suicides in any such region would be less than the total for the country as a whole in any year. Yet, the frequency at which farmers are killing themselves in many regions is appalling.

Vacuum cleaner dinosaur 
A new bizarre-looking Dinosaur is unveiled with a muzzle that looks like a vacuum cleaner.

Link (Video)

Airbus Behemoth Leaves Room For Improvement 
Oversized and overhyped, the world's biggest plane is here. Is the Airbus A380 the "most hideous airliner ever conceived?"

Manufacturing an alien nation 
Americans have felt alienated from society and those with political and economical power since about 1974.

Viennese Zombie Brood: Puls TV report 

monochrom's "Lessig ist laessig" @ Boing Boing TV 
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Mad professor Mark Frauenfelder shows us how to make a Curie Effect Magnetic Heat Engine from common household items. Then, Austrian art-pranksters Monochrom sing a song of love for Stanford law prof and famed copyright reform advocate Lawrence Lessig.

Arse Elektronika @ Witte de With Center, Rotterdam 
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Johannes presents Arse Elektronika in Rotterdam.
November 15, 2007. 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. @ Witte de With Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Arse Elektronika. Or: What's pr0nnovation?
Lecture by Johannes Grenzfurthner/monochrom (writer/artist, Vienna).
From the depiction of a vulva in a cave painting to the newest internet porno, technology and sexuality have always been closely linked. History indicates that sex will continue to play an essential role in technological development. The porno effect accompanies every new technological development. Is it going too far to assume that research in nanotechnology and genetic engineering will be influenced by our sexual needs? The surgical modification of sexual organs is no longer very unusual. The question is not whether these technologies alter humanity, but how they do so.
Language: English
Location: WdW Auditorium

Viennese Zombie Brood: New pictures 
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Great new pictures of the Viennese Zombie Brood.

Picture credits: Rene Wallentin.


Make Blog: Preparing cocktail robots for Roboexotica 
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Bre Pettis reports from the workshop with my students in Graz.
Roboexotica gathers a wide variety of cocktail robot makers from around the world and bring them together for robot parties and presentations. I'm in Southern Austria in the city of Graz today visiting the information design college where a group of artists who are putting their cocktail robots together. The group shown above is in the process of putting together a scary evil bunny robot that pours drinks for you at the flip of a switch. There is also a group making a slot machine robot that pumps you a drink when you cash out your coins. I'm doing an internship in Vienna this month and will be reporting on Roboexotica as it happens. Stay tuned!


Boing Boing features Dollar Revaluation 
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Boing Boing blogs about our project Dollar Revaluation.


FM4 reports about Viennese Zombie Brood 
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Michael Fiedler of FM4 reports about Saturday's zombie outbreak in Vienna.

Link / Text (mostly German)
Link / MP3 (mostly German)

Submissions needed: Dollar Revaluation 
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The American Dollar is losing value relative to other currencies. The IMF has warned that the currency could even collapse. We must do something to increase the value of American currency! Send an email to this address with links to pictures and video of you eating dollars. How does this help the U.S. economy?

Well, fundamental to capitalist economics is the idea that price is determined by interplay between supply and demand. If the supply is greater than the demand, price will decrease. It's beyond our ability to increase global demand for dollars, what with America's massive debt and trade deficit. So we attack the problem from the supply side.

To rectify the oversupply of American Dollars, Florian removed one from circulation -- by eating it. The harsh realities of currency valuation can be hard to swallow.

Yet there are still too many dollars out there. We need your help!
Send images and video to revaluate AT monochrom.at asap!

PS.: Florian is not a US citizen. Eating dollars may be against the law for you. However, it's hard to believe that Americans could do a worse job of managing the Dollar's value than their government has. We have the best wishes for their future.


Viennese Zombie Brood: eSeL's complete photostream 
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With lots of brilliant zombie portraits and tons of action shots. Awesome stuff.


Viennese Zombie Brood: eSeL's photostream about the preparations 
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eSeL posted his pictures about the zombie brood preparations.


Viennese Zombie Brood: Bre's photoset 

Viennese Zombie Brood: First pictures 
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Great photo gallery by Raimund Appel/photobasis.net!

The workshop...

The action...

The aftermath...

And more!


China's pollution solution: Civil society groups in an authoritarian state 
With China now leading the list of global polluters, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play an increasingly important role in tackling the country's environmental challenges. Lucia Green-Weiskel reports from Beijing on the dilemmas facing civil society groups in working with China's authoritarian state.

Urban Meanderthals and the City of "Desire Lines" 
By Matthew Tiessen.
The Meanderthal, a new species of urban flâneur. No longer merely out for a stroll through the streets, the Meanderthal has become a threat to the efficiencies of urban life and to the flows of pedestrians, vehicles, and capital taken for granted in the urban everyday. Whether he/she is chatting on a cell phone, standing on the wrong side of an escalator, cycling on the sidewalk, or dangerously jaywalking, the Meanderthal obliviously causes that most frustrating of urban traffic jams: the pedlock.

Like a stick in the spokes, the Meanderthal brings urban mobility to a halt and exposes (infra)structural impediments. When confronted by this new urban creature others are compelled to pursue new lines of flight through and around the urban jungle. The new urbanite who would avoid the pedlock produced by the Meanderthal becomes another sort of 21st century flâneur: Flâneur 2.0. The goal of this new flâneur is not to aestheticize urban life as his nineteenth-century precursor was wont to do, but to instrumentalize it in the name of efficiency and speed. [...]

How The Brain Sends Eyeballs Bouncing 
All vision, including reading this sentence, depends on a constant series of infinitesimal jumps by the eyeball that centers the retina on target objects--words or phrases in the case of reading. Such jumps, or saccades, are critical to vision because only the small central region of the retina, called the fovea, produces the clear image necessary for perception. Such saccades take place several times a second and are generated within a brain region known as the frontal eye field (FEF).

Reminder: Viennese Zombie Brood 

The Vultures Of Predatory Capitalism: Private Equity Companies 
By Ignacio Ramonet.
While critics of the economic horrors of globalisation argue, a new and even more brutal form of capitalism is in action. The new vultures are private equity companies, predatory investment funds with vast amounts of capital at their disposal and an enormous appetite for more.

Their names, among them the Carlyle Group, KKR, the Blackstone Group, Colony Capital, Apollo Management, Cerberus Partners, Starwood Capital, Texas Pacific Group, Wendel, Euraze, are still not widely known. And while still a secret they are getting their hands on the global economy. Between 2002 and 2006 the capital raised by these funds from banks, insurance companies, pension funds and the assets of the super-rich rose from $135bn to $515bn. Their financial power is phenomenal, more than $1,600bn, and they cannot be stopped. In the United States, the principal private equity firms invested some $417bn in takeovers last year and more than $317bn in the first quarter of 2007, acquiring control of 8,000 companies. One American in four and almost one Frenchman or woman in every 12 now works for them.

Moralising about GM food is costing lives 
GM foods are safe, healthy and essential if we ever want to achieve decent living standards for the world's growing population. Misplaced moralising about them in the west is costing millions of lives in poor countries. Says Dick Taverne.

Thirteen Tips for Great Media Interviews [about Science] 
Provided by Patricia Thomas (Knight Chair in Health & Medical Journalism; Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication; University of Georgia).

The last two years of internet progress rolled into one song... 
I think I've seen about half of that. Thanks to ttc.

The Straight Story: Pilgrim's Progress 
We can find hopeful advice about the American Dream in what an elderly man doesn't say.

One of the memorable scenes in David Lynch's moving film The Straight Story (1999) is when the aging protagonist, Alvin Straight, is invited to spend the night at the camp of a group of young cyclists who are moved to see a senior citizen traveling across the country in such an unusual way—that is, on a tractor. When asked by a well-meaning youth: "What's the worst thing about being old?" Alvin responds: "Remembering when you were young." [...]

Praise The Lord And Beat The Drum 
It's not even on the radar screen of most music fans, but Christian rock is now an undeniable force in the marketplace, and millions of Americans consume the bulk of their live music while sitting in huge, non-denominational mega-churches.

Laughing Squid blogs Roboexotica 2007 
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Roboexotica 2007, the annual festival for Cocktail Robots, takes place November 22nd through 25th in the Museumsquartier district of Vienna, Austria. Roboexotica is produced by SHIFZ, monochrom & Bureau of Philosophy.

Speaking of monochrom, our good friends David Fine and Bre Pettis are their current artists in residence at monochrom.

The Cracked Ambience: new and recommended sounds for your personal space 

Monotheism Watch: Hungarian ectoplasm hunt? 
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David Fine, supporter of the International Year Of Polytheism, reports about strange occurences in a Hungarian church.
On a recent trip to Budapest, I documented proof of paranormal activity at St. Stephen's Basilica. In this video, we see a ghostbuster cleaning up what appears be some sort of ectoplasm spill. Watch it only if you are a brave soul with an open mind.
Or could the guy even be a monotheistic godsbuster?


newagedolls: Creepy gothic dolls for collectors 
Some serious creepy doll business going on here. Check out Jade Perez page.


Secularism and politics in Iran 
An essay by Morad Farhadpour.
The establishment of an Islamic state in Iran and the imposition of a system of ideological discrimination have turned secularism into a magical concept. For its defenders, it signifies a sacred cure for all the ills of Iranian society; for the Islamic state, it is a kind of sacrilege. In Iran, the concept of secularism is wholly determined by these two great forces; its political function is thus problematic. It is as if religion and the state have filled the space of history, leaving no room for politics.

Secularism is no less ambiguous in Western societies. It comprises many different, even divergent, moments, from the expropriation of the Church to Republican anti-clericalism and a Weberian disenchantment of the world. This ambiguity, intensified through decontextualization, means that any analysis of secularism in Iran has to be selective. What follows is an attempt to analyse the relationship of secularism to the possibility of democratic politics – or politics as democracy – in Iran. This analysis is based on belief in the political potential of the 1979 revolution, which to this day has remained inexhaustible. Unable to tolerate the void of this potentiality, the official jargon of the state tries to fill it in with the word ‘Islamic’, understood in an adjectival sense, rather than as part of the proper name ‘the Islamic Revolution’, given to the event by the event itself. The question is: can the word ‘secular’ act as a gatekeeper that keeps open the strait-gates of politics, or is it just another adjective that fills the gap between the state and the community, but cannot be internalized by them? [...]

Who You Calling A Bitch: Women of Color Fight Back Against Sexism in Hip Hop Culture & the Media 
Rosa Clemente, a Hip Hop activist, journalist, and entertaining speaker, discusses the importance of Hip Hop culture and its expression of social reality for Black and Latino/Latina urban youth. In that context, she examines the situation for women, particularly women of color, as they interact with an often patriarchal, sexist culture. She looks at some of the gains women have made in their struggle to express themselves through Hip Hop.

I guess you know this couple... 

David Lynch, Psychotic 
"Watching a David Lynch film can give the viewer the impression that the director intuitively understands the underlying mechanisms of psychotic experience. Furthermore, in an age where experiential and subjective approaches to understanding mental illness have fallen out of favour, David Lynch may also offer some insight into the feeling of what it is like to suffer from psychosis."
(The Psychologist, May 2007)

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Ancient sea mud records supernova blast 
(That's a cool headline, isn't it?)
An analysis of extraterrestrial iron particles in ocean sediments suggests that a 3-million-year-old supernova could have led to extinctions.

Cinema Fiction vs. Physics Reality: Ghosts, Vampires, and Zombies 
Two physicists examine certain features of popular myths regarding ghosts, vampires, and zombies as they appear in film and folklore.
For many people, ghosts, vampires, zombies, and the like are no more than Hollywood fantasy. However, these movies have increasingly come to reflect popularly held pseudoscientific beliefs. For instance, the 2005 movie White Noise is based on the new trend among paranormalists—Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP). The occult underground in both America and Europe is witnessing a trendy rise in vampirism, and belief in voodoo zombiefication is widespread in many parts of South America and Africa. Furthermore, paranormal depictions in the media, especially television and Hollywood, have a definite influence on the way people think about paranormal claims(see, for example, Sparks 1998 and Sparks 2006).

In this article, we point out inconsistencies associated with the ghost, vampire, and zombie mythologies as portrayed in popular films and folklore and give practical explanations to some of their features. Of course, the paranormalist or occultist could claim that the Hollywood portrayal is a rather unsophisticated and inaccurate representation of their beliefs and thus the discussion we present is moot. However, if they are to change their definition each time we raise an issue, then all that they are really arguing is that there exists something out there that may be given the name "ghost," for instance. Surely, no skeptic could argue with this.

Brain Myth - The Differences Are Sexist 
We shouldn't believe the increasingly popular claims that boys and girls think differently, learn differently, and need to be treated differently.

Bre Pettis in Vienna: monochrom's new artist in residence 
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He finally arrived in Vienna. Bre Pettis is our monochrom artist in residence in November.
Bre Pettis produces the show "Weekend Projects," which is released weekly as a video podcast for Make: Magazine. For his show, Bre makes something every week, and then makes a video teaching viewers how to make it too. In his recent past, he's been a schoolteacher, a multi-artist, and a puppeteer. Bre is passionate about invention, innovation, and all things DIY.


RE/Search podcast featuring monochrom 
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The fine folks at RE/Search just published the CounterCulture Hour podcast interview with Johannes of monochrom.

Most bizarre scientific tests ever 
One Friday in August 1962 Warren Thomas, director of Lincoln Park Zoo in Oklahoma City, raised his rifle and took aim at Tusko the elephant, next firing a cartridge full of the hallucinogenic drug LSD into the animal's bloodstream. Tusko charged around and trumpeted loudly for a few minutes before keeling over dead.
Compilation of ten most bizarre scientific tests ever. Read about two-headed dogs, drinking vomit and turkey's having sex with a stick, all in the name of scientific progress.

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Soviet Unterzoegersdorf / Sector 2 / The Adventure Game

Climate Training Camp

Krach der Roboter: Hello World!

Slacking is killing the DIY industry (T-Shirt)

Carefully Selected Moments / CD, LP

Freedom is a whore of a word (T-Shirt)


International Year of Polytheism 2007

Santa Claus Vs. Christkindl: A Mobster Battle

Could It Be (Video clip)

Pot Tin God

Hacking the Spaces

Kiki and Bubu and The Shift / Short film

Kiki and Bubu and The Privilege / Short film

Kiki and Bubu and The Self / Short film

Kiki and Bubu and The Good Plan / Short film

Kiki and Bubu and The Feelings / Short film / Short film

Sculpture Mobs

Nazi Petting Zoo / Short film

The Great Firewall of China

KPMG / Short film

The BRAICIN / Short film

Soviet Unterzoegersdorf / Sector 1 / The Adventure Game

I was a copyright infringement in a previous life (T-Shirt)

Brave New Pong

Leben ist LARPen e.V.

One Minute / Short film

Firing Squad Euro2008 Intervention


A tribute to Honzo

Lessig ist lässig

I can count every star in the heavens above -- The image of computers in popular music

All Tomorrow's Condensations / Puppet show

Bye Bye / Short film


PC/DC patch

Proto-Melodic Comment Squad


The Redro Loitzl Story / Short film

Hax0rcise SCO

Law and Second Order (T-Shirt)

They really kicked you out of the Situationist International?

Death Special: Falco

Applicant Fisch / Short film

When I was asked to write about new economy

Taugshow #6

Taugshow #7

Taugshow #9

Taugshow #10

Taugshow #11

Taugshow #14

Taugshow #15

Campfire at Will

Arse Elektronika 2007, 2008, 2009 etc.

The Void's Foaming Ebb / Short film

Remoting Future

When you / Short film


Free Bariumnitrate

Toyps / Typing Errors

ARAD-II Miami Beach Crisis

The Charcoal Burner / Short film

Digital Culture In Brazil


Nation of Zombia

Lonely Planet Guide action

CSI Oven Cloth

Dept. of Applied Office Arts

Farewell to Overhead

Google Buttplug

Fieldrecording in Sankt Wechselberg / Short film

Dark Dune Spots

Campaign For The Abolition Of Personal Pronouns


Space Tourism

In the Head of the Gardener

Entertainment (Unterhaltung) / Short film

Cthulhu Goatse

Nicholas Negroponte Memorial Cable

Coke Light Art Edition 06

Experience the Experience! (West Coast USA/Canada Tour 2005)

April 23

Overhead Cumshot

Irark / Short film


Instant Blitz Copy Fight

A Patriotic Fireman

A Micro Graphic Novel Project

Noise and Talk

The Exhilarator


SUZOeG Training / Short film

The Flower Currency


A Holiday in Soviet Unterzoegersdorf

How does the Internet work?

Paraflows 2006 and up

Special Forces

Coca Cola

About Work

Turing Train Terminal

Me / Short Film

Massive Multiplayer Thumb-Wrestling Network


Some Code To Die For

The Year Wrap-up

Soviet Unterzoegersdorf Metroblogging

Project Mendel

Display, Retry, Fail

Manifesto of Ignorantism


Towers of Hanoi



Every Five Seconds an Inkjet Printer Dies Somewhere




We know apocalypses

452 x 157 cm² global durability

A Good Haul

Blattoptera / Art for Cockroaches

Minus 24x

Gladiator / Short Film


An attempt to emulate an attempt

Paschal Duct-Taping

Laptop Crochetication


Somewhere in the 1930s

Soul Sale

The Department for Criticism against Globalisation

Dot Smoke

Georg Paul Thomann

Nurgel Staring

War On

Let's network it out


Mackerel Fiddlers


Disney vs. Chrusov / Short film

Bulk Mail

Easter Celebrations

Mouse Over Matter

Condolence for a Crab

Force Sting

Turning Threshold Countries Into Plows


A Noise

A. C. A.

Hopping Overland

Achy Breaky Heart Campaign

Hermeneutic Imperative III

Holy Water / Franchise

Roböxotica // Festival for Cocktail-Robotics


Engine Hood Cookies


The Watch

Creative Industry 2003

This World

Cracked Foundation For The Fine Arts

Sometimes I feel

Fit with INRI

Growing Money

Catapulting Wireless Devices

Buried Alive

Illegal Space Race

Magnetism Party

Brick of Coke

1 Baud

Scrota Contra Vota

Direct Intervention Engine

Oh my God, they use a history which repeats itself! (T-Shirt)


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