Wikitractatus spatial #2 – La fureur de lire

Athanasius Kircher, Ars magna lucis et umbrae, Rome, H. Scheus, 1646, p. 912, pl. 34
Après une première installation à Lausanne, le Wikitractatus a déployé ses branches sous le soleil de mai à Genève, à l’occasion de la Fureur de lire, adoptant deux formes, cette fois: […] Continue Reading…

Wikitractatus spatial #1

Le Wikitractatus est un poème 2.0, dont le sens dépend de votre itinéraire, à l’instar du sens de n’importe quel territoire que vous créez par votre mouvement, par vos sensations, par les réflexions qui naissent en vous en marchant.

Ce texte est né sur le papier il y a plus […] Continue Reading…

La réalité c’est moi – power structures in the French Wikipedia

The word reality derives from the Latin res, the thing, but it is also related to réalité and roi, the kingliness of the king. What is real and what is real? That is the question when the reality of things becomes determined by their existence on the Internet. This […] Continue Reading…

A post-car world with the PodCar

CityCar by SmartCities Lab. Source: MIT TEchnology Review.

The environmental and urbanistic reasons for getting rid of private individual car need no more to be listed. Known under the name of podcar, a promising car replacement solution consists of a driverless vehicle, usable on demand, and […] Continue Reading…

Four Music Videos for the End of the World

12/21/2012. Some say the end is near.  But there’s still time to watch the best music videos about Doomsday.
Tool – Ænema
“Some say we’ll see Armageddon soon – I certainly hope we will” sings Maynard James Kennan. Here, the end of the world means “fret for your figure and fret […] Continue Reading…

Switzerland discusses food sovereignty – a vegetarian diet might be the answer

“Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet”, said Albert Einstein. This might also the answer to the questions discussed this Wednesday, September 19th in the Swiss parliament (both in the Conseil National and […] Continue Reading…