This is a pretty cool short documentary on some people who forage around Chicago, eating what the cityscape naturally offers for food. Would you? I’ll probably eat the apples, but only after washing it thoroughly and then monitor my health obsessively for cancerous growth. (Sorry, I can’t seem to embed the video into WordPress. The […]Read more "Urban Foragers in Chicago"
This is an interesting and pertinent cause. Telcom conglomerates have been lobbying government regulatory bodies to allow them to impose special charges on web owners for internet access speed. Take for instance, Telcom company X makes traffic generally slow across all website traffic. Video or vlog sites that depend on high bandwidth and highspeed access will have […]Read more "Keep the Internet Free but keep Traditional Media alive"
From a paper titled “The Personification of Barack Obama” (written for a class assignment 2 days before election day). Here’s the concluding section, summarizing my thoughts and fears of what lies ahead for Barack Obama. … Through the careful manipulation of images and text, Barack Obama became the personification of American democratic ideals, legitimatized and […]Read more "The Change We Need…"
I was flipping through some of my old posts on shouck.com the other day, namely because its webhosting plan had officially expired and I wanted to see whether or not it was still “live.” It could take a few days before it’s cleared from the caches. I also noticed that it dropped on the google […]Read more "Bye Bye shouck.com…for now"
I’m taking a class taught by a Jon Taplin, who aside from blogging, also serves as consultant to the S’pore government (I figure either MDA or MICA in general. He’s been to the yet to be opened Fusionopolis) among other things. In class today, he presented a rather dire picture of America falling behind in […]Read more "How ah?"