Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

Rip: Remix Manifesto

Brett’s movie Rip: Remix Manifesto will be showing as an ‘avant -premiere’ (?) at Festival Du Nouveau Cinema, this Friday Oct. 17th at 7:30 PM at the Cinema Imperial.

Paulson Plan

Joseph Stiglitz on the Paulson Bailout Plan, in the Guardian: Britain showed at least that it still believed in some sort of system of accountability: heads of banks resigned. Nothing like this in the US. Britain understood that it made no sense to pour money into banks and have them pour out money to shareholders. […]

Ukelele’s & Wuthering Heights

Ah, art, I love you sometimes: This is a cover of Kate Bush’s 1978 (!) song, Wuthering Heights, about Emily Bronte’s book.