Amazing Knitting Machine Hack Glitch Knit by Japanese

I found an amazing Knitting Machine Hack and production system by some Japanese artists and developers online called Glitch Knit. The team brings together Nukeme, a hardware engineer Tomofumi YOSHIDA, the software engineer So KANNO and a supporting member Emi YAMAMOTO. The team uses a brother KH970 knitting machine, which was produced until 2005 and […]

Videodokumentation: Bei Freunden in der Ukraine – Ankunft in Iwano-Frankiwsk (Teil 1)

Videolink: video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1216650022947849904 Für fünf Tage ist die Gruppe um Michael aus Tutow (Vorpommern) in Iwano-Frankiwsk in der Ukraine. Sie wohnen in der Zweiraumwohnung von Lonja und Tanja. Michael kennt sie noch von früher, als sie in der DDR mit der „Roten Armee“ bei der sowjetischen Luftwaffe stationiert waren. Seit der Wende macht er sich fast […]

I love fake

I love fake. During my last trip to Vietnam and China I just realised how much I love fakes and copies. I find them funny and innovative. Shoes, shirts, pants, belts, caps, even computers and telephones.. People are so creative. Actually what I love most is not the real looking fake. I love the real […]

All layers must be free in a a free civilization

Countless working examples of people creating free layers show the huge potential of free and open systems. However interior and exterior difficulties and problems in communities that are engaged in projects like in the free software world cannot always be overcome. Successful as well as failed ideas and projects can teach invaluable lessons. To learn […]

Free Society = Read-Write Society: A Culture of Openness and Free Collaboration

What made and makes the development of free software, free content and free infrastructures – alternatives to centralized systems of knowledge distribution and development possible? What made and makes the system of the many in contrast to the system of the few and powerful possible? The Internet is an important factor, but indeed it is […]

A world where everything is free

Imagine a world, where everything is free. Impossible? Right now people all over the world are working on this idea. They want to create a world where you can instantly have access to free content like free music, videos or texts, free software like free operating systems, programs, computer games and even powerful search engines, […]

Internationale Stimmung beim Sommerfest der Europa-Universität Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) und Słubice

Ein Rough-Cut von der "EUVenalia", den studentischen Festtagen an der Europa-Universität Viadrina in Frankfurt an der Oder und Słubice vom 11.-12. Juni 2002. Der Film fängt die internationale Stimmung beim Sommerfest der Universität ein. Nicht mehr ganz aktuell, aber einige Passagen sind vielleicht immer noch witzig anzuschauen. Länge: 38:42 min. Direkter Link: video.google.de/videoplay?docid=8899053292303192854 Die Festtage […]

Free Culture, Free Software, Free Infrastructures! Openness and Freedom in every Layer of the Network (Flo Fleissig, Episode 1)

Flo Fleissig interviews Kloschi (Freifunk), Kurt Jansson (Wikimedia), Jürgen Neumann (Freifunk), Rishab Aiyer Ghosh (United Nations University), Lawrence Lessig (Creative Commons) and Allison and Benoit (Montréal Wireless) "Hello this is Flo!" .. from the free culture, free software, free infrastructure conference Wizards of OS in Berlin. "It is good stuff you can do here. There […]

Vernissage in der Galerie Amerika in Berlin: Ausflug in die geheimnisvolle Welt der Sammler

Es ist Freitag der 13. Januar 2006. Wir sind in der Galerie Amerika (in der Brunnenstraße 7 in der Nähe vom Rosenthaler Platz). Es wird mit Stolz berichtet, dass Angela Merkel sie bereits besucht hat. Es gibt ein paar Flaschen nicht allzu billigen Wein, von dem man sich bedienen und der aus Plastikbecher getrunken werden […]