The Bomb Project is "the data, debris and aesthetics of
the nuclear arms race considered in an art context."
That Joy Garnett sure is one hard-working gal.
A particularly evocative shot here. "Well, so much for Karachi."
Unemployed Argentines or "piqueteros" don't just picket, they block the roads and
highways in huge numbers, bringing society to a standstill.
Some pics and eyewitness reports.
Trueque clubs. Not an economy, but a subculture. Starving Argentines have
learned to cruise the flea-market for dates.
International financiers don't like you? No money left at all? Cambalache.
The Internet-aided trueque clubs bartered until there was nothing but
junk left to barter. Unfortunately, barter isn't very industrially
productive, because nobody barters factories.
Inspired by the Argentine example, this New York artist traded wireless broadband
for garlic, out of a pickup truck.
Wireless information wants to be free.
In San Francisco.
In New York.
Free wireless all over the place.
(San Diego, CA)
(Denver Metro Area)
Get computer hardware for no cost at all. Cambalache
Bruce Sterling writes books like Darwin watched animals. Find out more about him,
and read tattered electronic copies of Cheap Truth, at the
Bruce Sterling Online Index.
He lives with his wife Nancy and their two daughters in Austin, Texas.