Folksonomy | Open Source is a structured repository of digital culture and creative practice. en-au Creative Commons License: (cc), Simon Perkins Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:59:11 +1000 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:59:11 +1000 Constellations 2.0 60 HyperNormalisation our retreat into a simplified version of the world The documentary is inspired by the unpredictable events of recent times ndash from the rise of Donald Trump to Brexit the war in Syria the endless migrant crisis and random bomb attacks It seeks to explain both why these chaotic events are happening and why we and our leaders can t understand them Curtis s theory is that Westerners - politicians journalists experts and members of the public alike - have retreated into a simplified and often completely fake version of the world But because it is all-encompassing we accept it as normal HyperNormalisation explores this hollow world by looking back at 40 years of events and profiling a diverse cast of characters such as the Assad dynasty Donald Trump Henry Kissinger Patti Smith the early performance artists in New York President Putin intelligent machines Japanese gangsters and suicide bombers Holly Barrett 22nd September 2016 Royal Television Society Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:59:11 +1000 Net Neutrality A Free and Open Internet More than any other invention of our time the Internet has unlocked possibilities we could just barely imagine a generation ago And here s a big reason we ve seen such incredible growth and innovation Most Internet providers have treated Internet traffic equally That s a principle known as net neutrality mdash and it says that an entrepreneur s fledgling company should have the same chance to succeed as established corporations and that access to a high school student s blog shouldn t be unfairly slowed down to make way for advertisers with more money Barack Obama 10 November 2014 The White House Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:23:07 +1000 Michael Seemann Knowing Is Asking the Right Questions Proposition In the Old Game it was important who was storing which information and to what purpose But what counts in the New Game by that measure is how information is retrieved This shift of focus does not only change our attitude towards knowledge but also touches on the power structures inherent in any kind of knowledge Michael Seemann 2014 p 25 Michael Seemann 2014 Digital Tailspin Ten Rules for the Internet After Snowden Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:40:18 +1000 Copyright User online resource for UK content producers We aim to provide answers to the most pressing concerns that creators have about copyright To find out what was most confusing to users we took two approaches First we analysed the 200 most frequently asked questions about copyright posted online by creators and consumers and we filtered those down to the most important 20 which you can find answered in the FAQs section Second we spoke to creators themselves For each of the main artistic mediums we produced a video which contains interviews with creators about their artistic process thoughts and questions about copyright 27 March 2014 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:24:37 +1000 Raspberry Pi Box Lunch with Miller Puckette Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:14:22 +1000 100 Years of Design Manifestos Since the days of radical printer ndash pamphleteers design and designers have a long history of fighting for what s right and working to transform society The rise of the literary form of the manifesto also parallels the rise of modernity and the spread of letterpress printing The original list was largely drawn from Mario Piazza s presentation at the Pi ugrave Design Pu ograve conference in Florence though I ve edited and added to it I ve also incorporated links where I was able to find them John Emerson 22 July 2009 Social Design Notes Thu, 30 Jan 2014 20:23:46 +1000 Install and configure Apache MySQL PHP on OSX 10 8 Mountain Lion Getting the AMP stack running on OS X Mountain Lion 10 8 is a little different than is its predecessor OS X 10 7 Lion here is the lowdown on getting Apache MySQL PHP and phpMyAdmin running on the new Apple operating system OSX 10 7 AMP guide is here and OSX 10 9 Mavericks here Neil Gee Coolest Guides on the Planet Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:34:57 +1000 Kano A computer anyone can make by Kano A computer and coding kit for all ages all over the world Simple as Lego powered by Pi Make games learn code create the future Wed, 04 Dec 2013 09:09:20 +1000 PhoneGap Adobe s mobile development framework Building applications for each device ndash iPhone Android Windows Mobile and more ndash requires different frameworks and languages PhoneGap solves this by using standards ndash based web technologies to bridge web applications and mobile devices Since PhoneGap apps are standards compliant they re future ndash proofed to work with browsers as they evolve Sun, 24 Nov 2013 18:19:06 +1000 Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement The Trans ndash Pacific Partnership TPP is a secretive multi ndash national trade agreement that threatens to extend restrictive intellectual property IP laws across the globe and rewrite international rules on its enforcement Electronic Frontier Foundation Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:04:46 +1000 Arduino can sense the environment by receiving input from a variety of sensors and can affect its surroundings by controlling lights motors and other actuators Arduino is a tool for making computers that can sense and control more of the physical world than your desktop computer It s an open ndash source physical computing platform based on a simple microcontroller board and a development environment for writing software for the board Arduino can be used to develop interactive objects taking inputs from a variety of switches or sensors and controlling a variety of lights motors and other physical outputs Arduino projects can be stand ndash alone or they can be communicate with software running on your computer e g Flash Processing MaxMSP The boards can be assembled by hand or purchased preassembled the open ndash source IDE can be downloaded for free The Arduino programming language is an implementation of Wiring a similar physical computing platform which is based on the Processing multimedia programming environment Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:01:41 +1000 The Public Domain Review publicly available out-of-copyright works The Public Domain Review is a not ndash for ndash profit project dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out ndash of ndash copyright works available online All works eventually fall out of copyright ndash from classic works of art music and literature to abandoned drafts tentative plans and overlooked fragments In doing so they enter the public domain a vast commons of material that everyone is free to enjoy share and build upon without restriction Adam Green and Jonathan Gray Fig 1 http publicdomainreview org 2011 08 15 labillardiere ndash and ndash his ndash relation Fig 2 http publicdomainreview org 2012 07 30 the ndash flowers ndash personified ndash 1847 Sat, 14 Sep 2013 17:53:49 +1000 ibiblio open source model collection of collections Home to one of the largest collections of collections on the Internet ibiblio org is an online public library with freely available software and information for topics such as music literature art history science politics and cultural studies ibiblio org was formed as a collaboration between the University of North Carolina ndash Chapel Hill s MetaLab formerly known as SunSITE and the Center for the Public Domain in September of 2000 At UNC ndash Chapel Hill ibiblio is supported by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the School of Information and Library Science Fri, 02 Aug 2013 10:19:30 +1000 HandBrake open-source video transcoder HandBrake is an open ndash source GPL ndash licensed multiplatform multithreaded video transcoder available for MacOS X Linux and Windows Convert from many common multimedia file formats including unprotected DVD or BluRay sources to a handful of modern output file formats Mon, 27 May 2013 12:12:06 +1000 Magic Lantern modified firmware for Canon DSLR cameras Magic Lantern is a software enhancement that offers increased functionality to the excellent Canon DSLR cameras We have created an open framework licensed under GPL for developing extensions to the official firmware Magic Lantern is not a hack or a modified firmware it is an independent program that runs alongside Canon s own software Each time you start your camera Magic Lantern is loaded from your memory card Our only modification was to enable the ability to run software from the memory card ML is being developed by photo and video enthusiasts adding functionality such as HDR images and video timelapse motion detection focus assist tools manual audio controls much more Magic Lantern Fig 1 Canon 5D Mark II HDR Video from Neumann Films testing Magic Lantern s HDR video function Thu, 23 May 2013 12:50:30 +1000