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Reads tagged with “remix”

Transformation as Authorship: From Igor Stravinsky to Philip Glass by Way of Disney and Beck
Transformation as Authorship: From Igor Stravinsky to Philip Glass by Way of Disney and Beck

On incremental change and “unresisting imbecility.”

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Politically Incorrect Advice to the Young from William S. Burroughs, Remixed
Politically Incorrect Advice to the Young from William S. Burroughs, Remixed

“Any old soul is worth saving at least to a priest, but not every soul is worth buying.”

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Happy Birthday, Voyager 1: An Animated Adaptation of Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot
Happy Birthday, Voyager 1: An Animated Adaptation of Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot

“The aggregate of our joy and suffering…every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization…every young couple in love…lived there — on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.”

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How Remix Culture Fuels Creativity & Invention: Kirby Ferguson at TED
How Remix Culture Fuels Creativity & Invention: Kirby Ferguson at TED

From Bob Dylan to Steve Jobs, or how copyright law came to hinder the very thing it set out to protect.

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Book Spine Poetry: The Spark of Love
Book Spine Poetry: The Spark of Love

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The Famous Grids of Iconic Cities, Deconstructed and Remixed
The Famous Grids of Iconic Cities, Deconstructed and Remixed

Great metropolises, dissected and tidied up.

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Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup
Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup

“Conquering, holding, daring, venturing as we go the unknown ways, Pioneers! O pioneers!”

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Book Spine Poetry: Your Turn
Book Spine Poetry: Your Turn

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Introducing Literary Jukebox: Daily Book Quote Matched with a Song
Introducing Literary Jukebox: Daily Book Quote Matched with a Song

An experiment in cross-pollinating the arts.

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A Three-Movement Choral Suite Based on Carl Sagan
A Three-Movement Choral Suite Based on Carl Sagan

“Something incredible is waiting to be known.”

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