Gay Robots? (Includes HAL, C3PO, Rosie, KITT, and Data.)
Life of Numbers is an amazing synthesis of symbolic logic, mathematical design, and interactive technology. It maps the popularity of all integers between zero and one million. "The resulting information exhibits an extraordinary variety of patterns which reflect and refract our culture, our minds, and our bodies." If you dig it, dive into the other works at Turbulence.org.
2002 Hugo Award Winners announced. Neil Gaiman wins.
The other day, I was searching for an ACLU logo. Believe it or not, I don't think there is one, but I did stumble across a funny flash animation from Working Assets, about privacy in a post-9/11 era. Although I'm politically aligned with them, the animation (with sweeping strings and frowning statues) seems a little heavy-handed.
120 Years of Electronic Music: Electronic Musical Instrument 1870-1990.
I just noticed that MCAD (Minneapolis College of Art & Design) has an extra-cool session coming up on anime and manga: Schoolgirls and Mobilesuits.
New Flaming Lips video: "Do You Realize?"
"Sorgatz is the 67,680th most popular last name (surname) in the United States."