Archive for January, 2013

XLt analysis of TRansmediale BWPWAP – v.1

Monday, January 28th, 2013


{ XLt examines “Back When Pluto Was A Planet”}

XLterrestrials will be doing our usual Transmediale Festival analysis, cause… well… we haven’t yet been able to escape to a tropical island…i.e. where the lemurs live, and fewer anthropocene-sters roam. And we instead have a knaack for finding ourselves … in the vortex … of cold germanic, [...]

20th Century Fix, social media is retro-hackable!

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013


For Transmediale’s Vorspiel / Re:source program:
< 25.01.13 > CitiZen Kino : “20th Century Fix, social media for social bodies is retro-hackable “ 2o:30h at Naherholung  Sternchen, Berlin
+ Afterparty w/ lovely, roaring line-up,  Djs/Vjs/Xjs : shellac Dj Topher Rose ( Salon Obskur ), Mini Matika ( Zentrale Randlage, Kunst Kacke Soundsystem), dr. Podinski ( XLt, Badehaus [...]

Fuck Off Spielberg! Hollywank on Wikileaks…

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

{ Still in the Ecuadorian embassy ! … }

“If Hollywood’s calling, it can’t be good news!” PK Dick

An XLterrestrial analyst responds to Steven Spielberg + Dreamworks making a new Hollywank on Wikileaks, based on Daniel Domscheidt Berg’s critical book on Assange, w/ assistance by the 4th-estate lackey David Leigh from Guardian UK, [...]

In Memoriam, Aaron Swartz (1986-2013), A Message To MIT

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013


the full text here
We’ll come back to analyze and post more resources… many great tributes and analysis from Glenn Greenwald, Lessig, Gabriella Coleman, etc…
Meanwhile…
Mitch Altman, co-founder of Noisebridge hackerspace in San Francisco, will be on Off The Hook radio with Emmanuel Goldstein on Wednesday, 7pm EST. This week’s show will be all about Aaron Schwartz, [...]

Victories in 2012 ! XLterrestrials look at what we did right…

Friday, January 4th, 2013

{Amazon old-growth rainforest conservation }
The XLterrestrials had a rough year, and we read accounts of many others who struggled through some heavy times… But we thought it would be a good start for 2013 to look at what we did right ! And the VICTORIES in 2012 ! So we’re assembling them here… and if [...]