One of my favourite authors evah, Max Barry, is pissed off at Warner Bros and the MPAA. He is threatening to strike the pay-the-MPAA clauses out of his next book-into-movie-deal contract. I suggest we all write wildly successful novels that get picked up by studios so we can join in on the protest.
Monthly Archives: December 2008
It is hot in Perth, but in my parents’ house it is cool due to insulation in the roof. I haven’t been doing much since I’ve been back. Much of my time has been spent discussing with my folks my plans to buy some sort of housing. They would very much like to help me […]
One of the hardest things about road safety campaigns is selecting (is that the right word?) the most effective affective resonance. People who understand the anguish and grief produced by road accidents normally pose it as a question: What would you do if one of your mates died? What would you do if you killed […]
loyalty cards and loyalty programs: part 1
Partially in response to Steve Shario’s post on biopolitics here is an old post that I was a long way off finishing and have decided to post in parts as I have time. I addded the last paragraph to inidicate where the other three parts are headed. They are some rough drafts of ideas I […]
Problematic of Dignity
Kant: â€œWhat is related to general human inclinations and needs has a market price; that which, even without presupposing a need, conforms with a certain taste, that is, with a delight in the mere purposeless play of our mental powers, has a fancy price; but that which constitutes the condition under which alone something can […]