If you're in LA tomorrow (Monday March 17th), head on over to machine project at 8pm for "The Innermost Unifier: Today it’s the Corporate Anthem," a talk/audio performance by Johannes Grenzfurthner of Austrian art-prank-collective monochrom, who have become regular contributors to Boing Boing tv. Mark Allen from machine project explains:
When we last saw Johannes, he and his co-cospirators from Monochrom were boiling down sixty gallons of coca cola to make a brick of coke and burying people alive in our backyard. For this event, Johannes will give a theoretical and applied overview on the musical genre of the corporate anthem.
Link, and for those of you not in LA, expect bloggage!
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
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