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Torturing Democracy – A PBS Documentary from the National Security Archive
|| 10/23/2008 || 4:58 pm || Comments Off on Torturing Democracy – A PBS Documentary from the National Security Archive || ||

I watched Torturing Democracy last week and was quite stunned on how thoroughly the Bush administration violated international law.

See for yourself:
Click here to watch the 3-part documentary on-line
Click here to check your local listings


— More about the National Security Archive at the George Washington University.
— Torturing Democracy’s film credits.



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YouTube Doubler [Scratch Slavery Revisited]
|| 4/13/2008 || 3:32 pm || Comments Off on YouTube Doubler [Scratch Slavery Revisited] || ||

YouTube Doubler

Links to my first YouTube mashup “Scratch Slavery.”

This weekend I found Brian Kane’s YouTube Doubler and smiled. In August of last year I coded a proto-version of YouTube Doubler to create my first YouTube mashup “Scratch Slavery.” The mashup juxtaposed Rory Mayberry, a former subcontractor employee for First Kuwaiti Trading & Contracting Company, giving testimony at the Oversight Committee’s hearing on “Allegations of Waste, Fraud, and Abuse at the New U.S. Embassy in Iraq,” with a simple beat track by DJ Loomy showing the Vestax Controller One turntable.

What I would like to see next is YouTube Wall. In November of last year, I was able to place four YouTube videos together to create a YouTube Quadrupler. I think it would be interesting to scale down the size of the YouTube videos and create video tiling where the different video screens make a design. It would also be interesting to use multiple scales to create border of videos with a large video in the center. A random YouTube selector (a la Lost Series) would be a lot of fun because of the vast of amount of videos that could be chosen.



6 Years of the Guantanamo Gulag
|| 1/12/2008 || 1:43 pm || Comments Off on 6 Years of the Guantanamo Gulag || ||

Screen Grab from the AFP via Google News

I was contracted by Pax Christi, a catholic workers group, to provide sound for a demonstration at the Supreme Court on Friday. It was the 6th anniversary of America’s illegal detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

More pictures added below

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