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Make stuff that *matters,* says author of ‘You Are Not a Gadget’

DURHAM, NC -- I found this book at Geer Street Garden, where a tiny corner bookshelf is also home to The Society of the Spectacle (Guy de Bord), and the reason I keep returning. I like hanging out and finding out what else is there, randomly, without the aid of a "device." Ironic that hours before our inaugural AETHER conversation table up in New York (hello Manhattan!) and Boston this … [Read more...]

Artists, bloggers, and designers are guests for #Aether tour

Among the eight guests for the New York stop of our roundtable tour on the medium and the message are three artists (Ariana Page Russell, Carlos Mare, and Michael Nefff), and a few media consultants whom Akira Morita met through Twitter, SxSW, and me. Orangutan Swing is making final preparations for next week's trip to New York and Boston, before scooting back this way for our Durham and … [Read more...]

What is ‘Orangutan Swing,’ anyways?

Thinking back on all the events we've hosted, I thought it might be useful to give a bit of an overview on how the best of our roundtable conversations flow. The reason? Starting to talk with people about this in other parts of the country, people who haven't been to any of our events before or even met us in real life (yet!), we realized that different people have different ideas of what it means … [Read more...]

Fuzzy quantum pop: a 5-min video for @igniteraleigh

Quantum physicist Max Planck: 'When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.' … [Read more...]