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Archive for April 28th, 2008

Academic research as chicken

Posted by Martin Poulter on 28 April 2008

Following in the tradition of the classic research paper “Get Me Off Your F**king Mailing List”, Doug Zonker’s “Chicken Chicken Chicken: Chicken Chicken” includes an abstract, references, sections, figures, equations, footnotes and all the other trappings of a scientific research paper, with arrestingly repetitive content. Not only is it available as a PDF with professional-looking typesetting, but Zonker was invited to present the paper at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, including, hilariously, a question-and-answer session:

Thanks to Steve_Ri for the recommendation.

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knit-a-blog to be shown at HTTP, London

Posted by glittrgirl on 28 April 2008

Do you remember the knit-a-blog?

It is being shown in gallery in London, called HTTP as part of the Open Source Embroidery show.

The show opens on 16 May and runs until 15 June 2008.

This was a project inspired by an email from RobP at Loughborough, and which went on to tour the world for two years, getting lost by both Sicilian and US postal systems as well as being packed away and forgotten about in a house move. It is gratifying to see it come to a place of public rest.

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