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By Steve Burnett on Sep 19th, 2010
"Hubertus, you're easily the richest person I've ever met."..."It's a by-product," he said, carefully. "And one of the things it's a by-product of is...
By Steve Burnett on Sep 16th, 2010
I tend to try out websites and domains mentioned in works of fiction partly to see how much background effort the creators went to, partly because I...
By Steve Burnett on Mar 19th, 2010
The people involved with a film in production called Connected have created a video and poem (adapted from Ginsberg's 'Howl' that I enjoyed enough to...
By Steve Burnett on Nov 5th, 2009
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Yesterday I went to the John Hope Franklin Center for a talk on The Struggle to Picture Evolution: Darwin and Visual Media by Iain McCalman as a...
By Steve Burnett on Oct 19th, 2009
Others have written on the perils of oversharing your personal information through online quizzes, but here is a new to me consequence: taking a quiz...
By Steve Burnett on Jun 23rd, 2009
The rest is silence. - William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act V, Scene 2
By Steve Burnett on May 1st, 2009
Designbox in Raleigh NC is hosting an art exhibit for the month of May called The Big Little Show. From the website announcement: The Big Little...
By Steve Burnett on Apr 7th, 2009
On Tuesday April 7th Dan will be at Duke University talking from4:30 - 6:00 PM at the Sanford Institute of Public Policy in Lecture Hall03. He...
By Steve Burnett on Apr 4th, 2009
In her award-winning (Grand Jury Prize award in the U.S. documentary category at the Sundance Film Festival) film We Live In Public, Ondi_Timoner...
By Steve Burnett on Feb 26th, 2009
Cathy Davidson's post yesterday responding to the New York Times article that In Tough Times, the Humanities Must Justify Their Worth reminded me of...
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Technical writer in the RTP area of North Carolina. I have authored, co-authored, and edited several books on various operating systems and related topics. I perform improvisational music and create sound art under the name Subscape Annex, working in the areas of ambient soundscapes, field recording and phonography using primarily analog electronics and signal processing.

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