Archive for February, 2009

New issue of Stream online

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

The second and latest issue of Stream: Culture/Politics/Technology is now online. This is an open access academic journal put out by¬† graduate caucus in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. The journal is a labour of love for the volunteers who have worked so hard on moving Stream from a concept to a […]

Make the internet your sweetie this Valentine’s

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Saveournet.ca, a Canadian coalition working to defend our online freedoms, has launched a sweet campaign urging people to wear their hearts on their sleeve and tell the CRTC to keep the internet open, fast and accessible to all Canadians. Bell and other corporate giants such as Rogers and Shaw currently have free reign to “throttle” […]

Happy hacking: Dim Sum with Richard Stallman

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

It is a well known fact that hackers – the original MIT hackers, anyhow – love Chinese food. In truth, I think it’s because the only restaurants open when they’d come to after 7, 13 or 24 hours of straight programming, only to find it was 4am and they were about to faint from hunger. […]