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The Ramones and Sex Pistols were direct results of the Pop machine launching a blitz krieg attack on Punk Rock.
Rock n Roll High School is a 4th Reich propaganda film.
that is all.

#Music #History #Punk #SexPistols #Ramones #BlitzKriegBop #RockNRollHighSchool

 
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THE PIRATE BOOK


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This work offers a broad view on media piracy as well as a variety of comparative perspectives on recent issues and historical facts regarding piracy. It contains a compilation of texts relating grassroot situations where strategies have been developed to share, distribute and experience cultural content outside of the confines of local economies, politics or laws. These stories recount the experiences of individuals from India, Cuba, Brazil, Mexico, Mali, China and UK.

The book is structured in four parts and begins with a collection of stories on piracy dating back to the invention of the printing press and expanding to broader issues: historical and modern antipiracy technologies, geographically specific issues, as well as the rules of the Warez scene, its charters, structure and visual culture.

This book could not have been made without the help of :
street vendors, photocopiers, bootleg recordings, double
cassette decks, cracktros, .nfo files, VHS recorders, CD burners,
scanners, BBS, copy parties, game copiers, Warez, keygens,
Napster, eDonkey, Soulseek, The Pirate Bay, UbuWeb, Library
Genesis, Karagarga, Megaupload, FilesTube, and many more...
CONCEPTION & EDITING: DISNOVATION.ORG
PUBLISHER: AKSIOMA, LJUBLJANA | 2015
CONTRIBUTORS: JOTA IZQUIERDO, CHRISTOPHER KIRKLEY, MARIE LECHNER, PEDRO MIZUKAMI, ERNESTO OROZA, CLÉMENT RENAUD, ISHITA TIWARY, ERNESTO VAN DER SAR & MICHAËL ZUMSTEIN

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

#shitposting #anarchist meme for cool people
#pirate #hack #35C3 #book #art #antipiracy #technology
#piracy #movie #hack #linux #hacker #history #India #Cuba
#Brazil #Mexico #Mali #China #UK #thepiratebay #tpb #vhs
#warez #ubuntu

I post every day meme about anarchy and other cool stuff.
Feel free to download and/or share them ! :)

 

On Trump's new special envoy to Venezuela and the El Mozote massacre


More than 900 peasants were murdered in and around several villages in the eastern province of Morazán. Most were old men, women, and children. At the Roman Catholic church in El Mozote, soldiers separated men from their families, took them away, and shot them. They herded mothers and children into the convent. Putting their American-supplied M-16 rifles on automatic, the soldiers opened fire. Then they burned the convent. Some 140 children were killed, including toddlers. Average age: 6.

In El Salvador, the Reagan administration, with Abrams as point man, routinely defended the Salvadoran government in the face of evidence that its regular army, and allied right-wing death squads, were operating with impunity, killing peasants, students, union leaders, and anyone considered anti-government or pro-guerrilla. Abrams went so far as to defend one of the death squads’ most notorious leaders, Roberto D’Aubuisson, who was responsible for the murder of Archbishop Óscar Romero while he was saying Mass, in March 1980.

And now, this very person is sent to execute Trump's foreign policy in Venezuela. Can you imagine where this is going to lead?
#US #USA #Trump #DonaldTrump #Venezuela #ElSalvador #ElMozote #Genocide #History #Insurgency #Intervention #Corruption #Crooked #ElliottAbrams #CivilDisobedience #CivilWar #NoWar #NoNationalism #NoPatriotism #CrookedSystem #ForeignAffairs #Politics #News

 

30th anniversary of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan


"I was in grade six and everything changed overnight, our school, our neighbourhood. The Soviets hadn't just invaded the country, they invaded our culture and religion too," he recalled.

"In the end, after nine years of fighting, we won. We defeated the Soviets, with few resources. And today, we celebrate that victory of Islam against the communists," he added with pride.

The nine-year-long Afghan war was too costly for the Soviet Union. An estimated 15,000 Soviet troops lost their lives, with more than twice that wounded.

#Afghanistan #SovietUnion #News #Politics #Intervention #Military #TroopWithdrawal #History #USSR #Islam #Religion #Islamism #Deconstruction #Poverty

 

30th anniversary of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan


"I was in grade six and everything changed overnight, our school, our neighbourhood. The Soviets hadn't just invaded the country, they invaded our culture and religion too," he recalled.

"In the end, after nine years of fighting, we won. We defeated the Soviets, with few resources. And today, we celebrate that victory of Islam against the communists," he added with pride.

The nine-year-long Afghan war was too costly for the Soviet Union. An estimated 15,000 Soviet troops lost their lives, with more than twice that wounded.

#Afghanistan #SovietUnion #News #Politics #Intervention #Military #TroopWithdrawal #History #USSR #Islam #Religion #Islamism #Deconstruction #Poverty

 

The US territory, including its colonies


Were Japan’s targets considered “the United States”? Legally, they were indisputably US territory. But would the public see them that way? What if Roosevelt’s audience didn’t care that Japan had attacked the Philippines or Guam? Polls taken slightly before the attack show that few in the continental US supported a military defense of those remote territories.

But it is also missing Puerto Rico, which, although not a state, has been part of the country since 1899. When have you ever seen a map of the US that had Puerto Rico on it? Or American Samoa, Guam, the US Virgin Islands, the Northern Marianas or any of the other smaller islands that the US has annexed over the years?

The racism that had pervaded the country since slavery also engulfed the territories. Like African Americans, colonial subjects were denied the vote, deprived of the rights of full citizens, called racial epithets, subjected to dangerous medical experiments and used as sacrificial pawns in war. They, too, had to make their way in a country where some lives mattered and others did not.

#US #USA #Imperialism #Colonialism #Racism #StopImperialism #StopColonialism #NoRacism #NoNationalism #NoPatriotism #Politics #WWII #WorldWarII #History

 

The US territory, including its colonies


Were Japan’s targets considered “the United States”? Legally, they were indisputably US territory. But would the public see them that way? What if Roosevelt’s audience didn’t care that Japan had attacked the Philippines or Guam? Polls taken slightly before the attack show that few in the continental US supported a military defense of those remote territories.

But it is also missing Puerto Rico, which, although not a state, has been part of the country since 1899. When have you ever seen a map of the US that had Puerto Rico on it? Or American Samoa, Guam, the US Virgin Islands, the Northern Marianas or any of the other smaller islands that the US has annexed over the years?

The racism that had pervaded the country since slavery also engulfed the territories. Like African Americans, colonial subjects were denied the vote, deprived of the rights of full citizens, called racial epithets, subjected to dangerous medical experiments and used as sacrificial pawns in war. They, too, had to make their way in a country where some lives mattered and others did not.

#US #USA #Imperialism #Colonialism #Racism #StopImperialism #StopColonialism #NoRacism #NoNationalism #NoPatriotism #Politics #WWII #WorldWarII #History

 
Happy #Lupercalia! A short history of how St. Valentine's Day began to rival this pre-#Christian #pagan #holiday!

http://www.technicianonline.com/arts_entertainment/article_4f5eeb5e-2ff7-11e9-b4d4-178f6aa2c004.html

#news #history #paganism #Europe #Rome

 
#disney #history #photography


 

Today's Darwin's and Abe Lincoln's birthday!


As you all know, Charles Darwin became famous for his observations and investigations on nature and for inventing the evolutionary theory that stated that human beings derived from apes, which therefore showed us how many attitudes we have got in common for them. A great step forward, away from the creationist theory that stated that God had created the earth, in seven days (while it actually was created within a couple of seconds).
Abraham Lincoln was famosu for his abolitionist stance that finally ended slavery, at least on paper. In the end, it took several decades to end the apartheid in the United States, although hitherto, racist prejudices prevail, especially in the Southern States.

#ThisDayInHistory #History #News #Lincoln #Darwin #CharlesDarwin #AbrahamLincoln

 

The coming #war on general-purpose computing


Source: https://boingboing.net/2012/01/10/lockdown.html

#Copyright #internet #freedom #Computer #politics #law #economy #humanity #future #history #digital
Lockdown: The coming war on general-purpose computing

 

The coming #war on general-purpose computing


Source: https://boingboing.net/2012/01/10/lockdown.html

#Copyright #internet #freedom #Computer #politics #law #economy #humanity #future #history #digital
Lockdown: The coming war on general-purpose computing

 

The most «No Future»-like dinosaur skeleton discovered in Southern Argentina


The Bajadasaurus pronuspinax roamed Patagonia 14o million years ago in the Cretaceous. It belonged to the sauropod family, which were known to have long necks and tails. This specific dinosaur likely measured about 30 feet long.

The dinosaur's spikes were likely used to fend off predators and make it more difficult and deterring to attack. The sharp spikes, creating a mohawk along the dinosaur's back are long and thin enough that they would have likely been surrounded by keratin in order to not break off during an attack.

This animal fed on ground plants but upward facing eyes and a spike mohawk allowed it to deter predators as it spent its days grazing.

#Science #Archaeology #Dinsoaur #Mammals #AncientTime #History #Skeleton #Mohawk #Punk #NoFuture #NoHope #News

 
An interesting story on Lena Forsen, whose face can be found in any book on digital image processing. The article also makes you think about just who are the anonymous people (mainly women) who are behind our culture and technology.



Every morning, Lena Forsen wakes up beneath a brass-trimmed wooden mantel clock dedicated to “The First Lady of the Internet.”

It was presented to her more than two decades ago by the Society for Imaging Science and Technology, in recognition of the pivotal—and altogether unexpected—role she played in shaping the digital world as we know it.

Among some computer engineers, Lena is a mythic figure, a mononym on par with Woz or Zuck. Whether or not you know her face, you’ve used the technology it helped create; practically every photo you’ve ever taken, every website you’ve ever visited, every meme you’ve ever shared owes some small debt to Lena. Yet today, as a 67-year-old retiree living in her native Sweden, she remains a little mystified by her own fame. “I’m just surprised that it never ends,” she told me recently.
[...]
In the late 19th century, the story goes, Parisian morticians were so taken by the beauty of an anonymous young woman whose body had washed up in the Seine that they commissioned a death mask and began selling copies. She became known as L’Inconnue de la Seine, the Unknown Woman of the Seine. Her face mask inspired artists and novelists for the next half century, at which time it came into use as a model for first-aid mannequins.

Similarly, in the early 20th century, the model Audrey Munson’s body was reproduced in iron and marble statues around the world. While she was well-known at the height of her short career, she faded quickly from public view and died just as her image still lives: anonymously. Munson’s likeness adorns many of New York’s bridges and buildings, but until recently no one knew her story.

Both Munson and L’Inconnue are predecessors of the hundreds of women whose images were used to calibrate the coloring of 20th-century photography and film. These women’s identities shaped the technologies that their bodies were used to create
#Technology #Culture #Images #History #Women

 
An interesting story on Lena Forsen, whose face can be found in any book on digital image processing. The article also makes you think about just who are the anonymous people (mainly women) who are behind our culture and technology.



Every morning, Lena Forsen wakes up beneath a brass-trimmed wooden mantel clock dedicated to “The First Lady of the Internet.”

It was presented to her more than two decades ago by the Society for Imaging Science and Technology, in recognition of the pivotal—and altogether unexpected—role she played in shaping the digital world as we know it.

Among some computer engineers, Lena is a mythic figure, a mononym on par with Woz or Zuck. Whether or not you know her face, you’ve used the technology it helped create; practically every photo you’ve ever taken, every website you’ve ever visited, every meme you’ve ever shared owes some small debt to Lena. Yet today, as a 67-year-old retiree living in her native Sweden, she remains a little mystified by her own fame. “I’m just surprised that it never ends,” she told me recently.
[...]
In the late 19th century, the story goes, Parisian morticians were so taken by the beauty of an anonymous young woman whose body had washed up in the Seine that they commissioned a death mask and began selling copies. She became known as L’Inconnue de la Seine, the Unknown Woman of the Seine. Her face mask inspired artists and novelists for the next half century, at which time it came into use as a model for first-aid mannequins.

Similarly, in the early 20th century, the model Audrey Munson’s body was reproduced in iron and marble statues around the world. While she was well-known at the height of her short career, she faded quickly from public view and died just as her image still lives: anonymously. Munson’s likeness adorns many of New York’s bridges and buildings, but until recently no one knew her story.

Both Munson and L’Inconnue are predecessors of the hundreds of women whose images were used to calibrate the coloring of 20th-century photography and film. These women’s identities shaped the technologies that their bodies were used to create
#Technology #Culture #Images #History #Women

 
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Real faces of the Neanderthal valley


ru_RU (Naked Science): https://naked-science.ru/article/sci/lica-drevnih-zhiteley-evropy

Faces Re-Created of Ancient Europeans, Including Neanderthal Woman and Cro-Magnon Man



By Laura Geggel
January 29, 2019

About 5,600 years ago, a 20-year-old woman was buried with a tiny baby resting on her chest, a sad clue that she likely died in childbirth during the Neolithic. This woman and six other ancient Europeans — including a Cro-Magnon man, a Neanderthal woman and a man-bun-sporting dude from 250 B.C. — are on display at a museum in Brighton, England, now that a forensic artist has re-created their faces.

These re-creations took hundreds of hours of work and are based on every available detail scientists could glean from these people's remains, including radiocarbon dating; the collection of dental plaque; and, when possible, the analysis of ancient DNA that detailed each person's eye, skin and hair color, said Richard Le Saux, senior keeper of collections at the Royal Pavilion & Museums in England, where the exhibit opened on Jan. 26.

This exhibit aims to shine a light on the past inhabitants of Brighton and mainland Europe by featuring hyper-realistic portrayals of their faces, Le Saux told Live Science in an email.

To re-create these heads, Oscar Nilsson, a forensic artist based in Sweden, took 3D printed replicas of their skulls and got to work. After reviewing data on the individuals' heritage and ages of death, he used plasticine clay to sculpt muscles and then covered that with artificial skin, which included details such as wrinkles and pores. The first two faces — those of a Neanderthal woman from Gibraltar and a Cro-Magnon man from France — show the history of Europe's early human inhabitants. According to DNA research, "early Cro-Magnons like this one had really dark skin," Nilsson told Live Science in an email.

The woman who likely died in childbirth, known as the Whitehawk girl (named for Whitehawk, Brighton, where she was found), also had dark skin. While her remains didn't have any preserved DNA, other burials from her time period did, and those people's genetic material shows "their skin color to be at least like today's people living in North Africa, or in fact, a bit darker," Nilsson said.

Meanwhile, the best hairstyle award for the group may go to the Slonk Hill man, who lived in England around 250 B.C. This man died young by modern standards — between the ages of 24 and 31 — but "his bones tell the story of a man living a good life: being robust, strong and healthy, he also had handsome facial features," Nilsson said. "His teeth are unique — he has gaps [and]spaces between his teeth, a condition called diastema."

Nilsson gave the Slonk Hill man a "Suebian knot," a style in which the hair is tightly swept to the side of the head in a bun. "A number of Germanic tribes have variations of this hairstyle," Nilsson said, explaining his choice.

Another individual — the Romano-British "Patcham lady," who lived around A.D. 250 — may have been murdered.

"Her skeleton shows she lived a hard life," Nilsson said. "Her spine [may]have suffered from hard labor, resulting in a spinal condition called Schmorl's nodes." But what really grabbed Nilsson's attention was a nail driven into the back of the woman's head.

There were iron nails found in the grave, so "this could be the result of a somewhat sloppy sealing of the coffin she was laid in," Nilsson said. "Or, more intriguing[ly], it could be a token of superstitious beliefs. There are examples with deceased people being buried with nails in and around them, to prevent them from haunt [ing]the neighborhood after death."

"We'll never know in this case," he noted.

That may be true, but the visiting public will still wonder, as each of the faces looks at you, inviting you learn the person's story. And that's exactly what Nilsson wanted. "I use silicone, prosthetic eyes and real human hair to achieve this [effect]," he said. "But they are also reconstructions, forensically rebuilt, muscle by muscle. This is actually very close to what they looked like in life."

The exhibit is now on display at The Elaine Evans Archaeology Gallery in Brighton.
MORE LINKS: https://www.livescience.com/64620-ancient-britons-facial-reconstruction.html
WIKI: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neandertal_(valley)

Credits: Royal Pavilion & Museums; Brighton & Hove

#ancient #history #archaeology #Cro-Magnon #Neanderthal #news #museum #gallery #photo #picture #Brighton #exhibit #Germany #UK #GB #England

 
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Colorful Chart Reveals Evolution of English Alphabet From Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Fascinating Chart Details The History of the Alphabet #ViaDiasporaNativeWebApp
Colorful Chart Reveals Evolution of English Alphabet From Egyptian Hieroglyphics

 
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Colorful Chart Reveals Evolution of English Alphabet From Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Fascinating Chart Details The History of the Alphabet #ViaDiasporaNativeWebApp
Colorful Chart Reveals Evolution of English Alphabet From Egyptian Hieroglyphics

 
I think we have effectively been an oligarchy ever since we discovered agriculture and became a surplus society. #politics #news #history #economics

 
The Apple Lisa introduction commercial from 1983. "When Apple invented the personal computer..." **eyeroll** but still nice piece of #retrocomputing #history #apple https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hK5u5qIcD1s

 
The Apple Lisa introduction commercial from 1983. "When Apple invented the personal computer..." eyeroll but still nice piece of #retrocomputing #history #apple

 
You've seen the Xerox Alto emulator, now see the Xerox Star emulator DarkStar. Really good work! #retrocomputing #retrocomputer #history
Introducing Darkstar: A Xerox Star Emulator

 
Interesting how they arranged this by common compounds observed...never saw one with carbon, silicon, and titanium in the same group!



 

A melting pot of cultures, a melting pot of cheese


If you ask to a local “Where are you from?”, you could be surprised by the long list of countries a single individual could say. Besides Curaçao and the Netherlands, you could hear Venezuela, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Colombia, and, of course, an African country, all in the same answer.

Like the island, keshi yená is a melting pot of cultures (as much as it’s a melting pot of cheese). Curry was brought to the Caribbean by Indian labourers; capers were originally from the Mediterranean; domesticated animals, including chickens, crossed the Atlantic in European ships; many fruits and vegetables were native to Curaçao; and, of course, the cheese hailed from the Netherlands. It was the plantation slaves who first brought these ingredients together, but keshi yená has evolved over time to accommodate new flavours and influences.

Each version of the keshi yená is unique and often depends on whatever is left over. Some have meats marinated with soy sauce and spices, or bathed in tomato paste or ketchup for a sweeter result. Many include curry powder and capers, and a green plantain side dish that marks it as irrefutably Caribbean. And at restaurants, modern and more upscale editions might include things like a popular Curaçaoan corn polenta called fungi, a bright and refreshing purple cabbage salad on the side, and adornments of sauces and flowers. “We add some plantain because there is a lot of fat in this cheese. We add some to cut the grease because you know, so much fat is not healthy."

http://www.bbc.com/travel/gallery/20190115-a-melting-pot-made-of-cheese

#foodhistory #foodculture #food #history #cooking

via @Hank G

 
This BBC Gallery is making me hungry! I have to try this Keshi yená! #food #history #culture http://www.bbc.com/travel/gallery/20190115-a-melting-pot-made-of-cheese

 
This BBC Gallery is making me hungry! I have to try this Keshi yená! #food #history #culture

 
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2018/10/the-roman-brexit-how-life-in-britain-changed-after-409ad/121937?fbclid=IwAR3HOmfEv6emOgRozXN9gvbIuzdBlShT-lVyOYgyVfWq50Jsx2dkqzEVRCo

#brexit #romanempire #history
The Roman ‘Brexit’: how life in Britain changed after 409AD

HeritageDaily - Archaeology News: The Roman ‘Brexit’: how life in Britain changed after 409AD - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News (HeritageDaily)


 
A little nature-provided archaeological excavation...WWI German U-boat #history #archeology

 

A #frozen #history of #ClimateChange – in #pictures | #Environment | The Guardian


 

The Paris peace conference begins - archive, 18 January 1919


#Paris Peace Conference, #History, WWI
https://www.theguardian.com/world/from-the-archive-blog/2019/jan/09/paris-peace-conference-first-world-war-1919?

 
The Founder is a really solid movie. Entertaining and informative. Ray Kroc was a real SOB, and the History v. Hollywood confirms relevant details to that effect. #movie #history https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4276820/

 
The Founder is a really solid movie. Entertaining and informative. Ray Kroc was a real SOB, and the History v. Hollywood confirms relevant details to that effect. #movie #history

 

Traveling While Negro


We asked Cynthia Tucker, who grew up in the days of Jim Crow, to find the stories of black people — from regular folks to Hammerin’ Hank Aaron — who traveled America when law and custom made the Green Book essential.
To minimize the hardships and hazards of highway travel, other black motorists used different strategies. Some simply packed their own food and spent nights with relatives or friends. That’s what my family did. I remember that my mother’s planning included waking early in the morning to fry a chicken she would pack to take along for lunch. Many black Americans around my age have similar stories.

“What struck me as a young boy on family trips is they always included a roadside picnic on any trip of some distance. I thought that was a nice extra put together by my mother,” David Gibson recalls. “I was not yet aware that it was because we could not eat in restaurants.”
https://bittersoutherner.com/traveling-while-negro-green-book-cynthia-tucker

#politics #history

 

Nebo-Sarsechim Tablet Confirms a Biblical Babylonian General





The small Nebo-sarsechim tablet was discovered in an excavation in 1920 at the ancient Babylonian city of Sippar just 35 kilometers (about 22 miles) southwest of the capital of Iraq, Baghdad. This tablet was one among many thousands recovered from the site in the late 19th century.

Since 1991, Michael Jursa, associate professor at the University of Vienna, has been sifting through the approximately 130,000 inscribed tablets now located in the British Museum. During a routine day at the museum, on July 5, 2007, Jursa discovered the biblical name “Nabu-sharrussu-ukin rab sha-rēshi.”

Who is this Babylonian character? Why was Jursa’s discovery so significant? And what does it prove?
WARNING: The article contains minor woowoo towards the end but not so much as to interfere with your enjoyment of the facts.

#Mesopotamia #Babylon #Nebuchadnezzar #IrvingFinkel #BritishMuseum #history #language #AncientNearEast #cuneiform #woowoo

 
If you are as interested in historical cooking and food as I am and will be in DC late-january through March check it out! #history #cooking

 
Applying modern #gis to #medieval #murder #history of London. Interesting in its own right but also for some other insights (via Diaspora https://diasp.org/posts/f9a39280f320013676ba047d7b62795e)

 
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En ce moment je lis...

Michel Pastoureau - Noir, histoire d'une couleur
Du noir des moines et des pirates au noir des peintres et des couturiers, Michel Pastoureau retrace la destinée européenne de cette couleur pas comme les autres. Il s’attache à cerner sa place dans les faits de langue, les pratiques sociales, la création artistique et le monde des symboles.
Je n'en suis qu'au début donc je ne sais pas encore s'il va parler du drapeau noir des anars... A suivre

https://www.lemonde.fr/livres/article/2008/12/11/noir-histoire-d-une-couleur-de-michel-pastoureau_1129626_3260.html

et je découvre aussi cette émission de radio :

https://www.franceculture.fr/emissions/hors-champs/des-gouts-et-des-couleurs-avec-michel-pastoureau-le-noir-et-le-blanc-35

#vendredilecture #histoire #couleur #noir #black #colour #history #reading #lecture #pastoureau