Sahara Hotnight’s Josephine Forsman teams up with the grande dame of Swedish folk groove Merit Hemmingson and a music professor to produce a tune that’s scientifically guaranteed to give you extra energy (at least if you live in the 50 Hz parts of the world, so ymmv) (full song (WAV), Spotify). But enough about power company marketing stunts, let’s talk a bit about the legendary "Queen of Swedish folk groove" Merit Hemmingson instead. [more inside]
Colorblind Racism Inside the U.S. Advertising Industry. A dissertation by Chris Boulton. [15:13 Vimeo] [more inside]
Remember NSFNet? If you had an email account in the U.S. before 1995, chances are most of your mail passed through an NSFNet node. The folks who ran it are having a reunion. [more inside]
OK girls, what have you done to earn a merit badge? Learned about underarm hair or menstrual cramps? Made it through a preganancy test? And boys, what have you done to earn your merit badges?