Yesterday, 103 years ago Joe Hill, Joel Emmanuel Hägglund, born in Gävle, was murdered in Utah
The halfway point of #TheBigProject all six of twelve images side by side
Found the cable, but also found some stuff left over from my dad - parts for a quick and dirty radio jamming set-up we where building over a decade ago.
The idea was to steal a few car batteries and use a building site as an antenna to block out some commercial radio channels for laughs.
Now its just board parts in little envelopes like loose milk teeth kept from childhood.
Going through cables to get the old scanner up and going and realizing that a decade ago someone at HP said "This cable that connects it to the computer is a proprietary format" and said it as a selling point.
A decade later I am digging through boxes of cables trying to find one with that freaky connector only this scanner use like a child digging through a lego collection searching in vain for that one magical purple 1x8 strip that will make their build come together.
Started the second batch of the Big Project, finished picture 5 of 12,
Netflix has blocked the extension that makes watching it possible on Linux... to... stop.... piracy...
And all over different ~/ across the world this song is on repeat as old torrent sites are rediscovered.
Ooooh there's a movie out called "A Private War" about the war correspondent Marie Colvin.
If there was a "Dark Saint of War Correspondents" Marie Colvin would be it.
She was nearly killed several times, seriously wounded a couple, and she was killed through a targeted assassination by the Syrian Government.
Ok, stupid art installation idea:
I set up a machine next to McDonalds for example.
By supplying your ID-card or Passport number, as well as a functioning Email, and post it to an ad-network you get a free burger.
If you also watch 10 minutes of ads, and can answer a question about something in that add to ensure you watched it - you get a Big Mac and fries.
"Free burgers for people with nothing to hide" or something...
Illustrator, designer, FLOSS/KDE person and pen-and-paper RPG nerd living in Sweden.
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