TEKKA: the art of technology. Indispensable!
Morning at Lazards Cybercafe
John Makeni spends many mornings at Lazards in downtown Nairobi. It's 6:30 in the Nairobi morning and it's still chilly, but the sun is already brutal, and the street children are already out.
In the Portuguese fishing village of Ericeira, the Rua Campo leads from cobbled streets to brand-new (and already-decaying) apartment blocks with five hundred front doors. A parable of the factory and workshop for the craft of software design.
Conference are like battles, except with better parties.
Anja Rau looks at three introductions to weblogs, and picks a surprising favorite.
Two books on the body in art culture: one drawn from museum galleries and performance art, the other from sex in advertising. Guess which one is more accessible? Guess which one smells?