allaboutgeorge + world   14

Domainr
"There’s a whole world of domains out there—hundreds at the top-level and even more beyond—Domainr helps you explore them all. Some of our favorites are cr.yp.to, itha.ca and jish.nu."
web  blogging  internet  world  names  online 
october 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Salon TV Week: Alan Ball on his new HBO show, "True Blood" | Salon Arts & Entertainment
"I don't want to just sit there and let something that is predigested wash over me and not really think about all of the weird, ambiguous and scary parts of life. I think trying to avoid those is ultimately self-destructive and also destructive in a global sense, because as a race we face a lot of really, really terrifying problems, and we live in a violent, irrational world."
television  cable  writing  creativity  thinking  world  entertainment  sex  death 
september 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Martin Savidge to Leave NBC News for Public Television Show on World News - NYTimes.com
“Too often Americans are criticized for not taking an interest in foreign news, but too often people don’t make it meaningful enough to them.”
world  journalism  media  television  public  news  attention  reputation 
august 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Opinion - The Public Editor: Newspapers dying? Not if you take a global view - sacbee.com
"'Internet advertising revenues – not just newspapers online, but all Internet advertising – was up 32.45 percent over one year and 200 percent over five years,' the report said."
newspapers  media  journalism  business  corporations  world  europe  asia  japan  china  india 
july 2008 by allaboutgeorge
El Oso » Blog Archive » Thoughts on Media Attention, Development, Ninjas, and Chivas
"We should be learning new languages, we should be introducing our friends in one country to our friends in another. And we should always drink at least three mojitos when we do."
world  nigeria  japan  ninjas  media  attention  identity  war  drinking  cinema  film  africa  globalization 
june 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Metropolis Magazine: Dreaming in Code
"That’s this process of ‘lens making’: coming up with a lens that you can point at all of reality but that only lets through certain things. That process is digital storytelling. It’s a process of exclusion—not a process of mimicry."
art  blogs  design  internet  interview  news  newspapers  online  photography  research  society  technology  web  world  aesthetics  media  journalism  story 
july 2007 by allaboutgeorge
WaPo: Female Bishop Takes Helm of Episcopal Church
"If some in this church feel wounded by recent decisions, then our salvation, our health as a body, is at some hazard, and it becomes the duty of all of us to seek healing and wholeness."
religion  christianity  women  feminism  world 
november 2006 by allaboutgeorge
WaPo: Hispanics' Web Identity Grows As Ads Target Diverse Audience
"You don't have to leave behind where you come from. You can assimilate ... but when you go home, you can get your online equivalent of comfort food."
marketing  latinos  latinamerica  latino  aesthetics  identity  newspapers  media  culture  music  world 
october 2006 by allaboutgeorge
WSJ: Dealing with Hatred: How the Torrent of Anti-Americanism Affects Teenagers
"They burned the flag every week in front of the [U.S.] Embassy. I didn't understand how they could hate us so much, because I know we have freedoms they don't have. They don't see the whole picture. They see only our mistakes."
usa  world  education  teenagers  youth  protest  media 
october 2006 by allaboutgeorge
Guardian UK: What's the meaning of this?
"How do we get by in English without a word meaning 'I was too drunk last night and it's all their fault'"? (I got six of 10 on this one)
language  world  reading 
september 2005 by allaboutgeorge
NYFA Quarterly: Jace Clayton's "Feedback Loops"
"A few days ago, Nettle’s violin and oud player, Abdelaziz Hak, brought up taqasims to explain his response to a beat I’d prepared for him. I broke into a silly grin."
creativity  identity  aesthetics  music  songwriting  improvisation  world 
september 2005 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: Giving Flamenco Song a Global Accent
"We're using flamenco, but together with other music, making it more rich, and through evolution you probably lose a little bit, but on the other side, you always keep the feeling or, what some would say, the rhythm."
flamenco  music  songwriting  spain  world 
october 2004 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: The Director's Director
"Like the inhabitants of Garcia Marquez's Macondo or Balzac's Paris, Wong's characters turn out to inhabit a dense overlapping universe in a fantastic chain of desire, rejection and loss."
asian  cinema  identity  memory  world 
september 2004 by allaboutgeorge
BetaVote.com
What if the whole world could vote in the U.S. presidential election?
bush  elections  kerry  politics  world 
september 2004 by allaboutgeorge

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