Tag: freedom
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It’s odd to read about the very unfortunate passing of a young man who has literally changed the face of the internet and free culture. Aaron Swartz, a young man at the age of 26, committed suicide in his Brooklyn apartment on Friday. I didn’t know him personally but a lot of what he invented, […]

An inspiring talk by Sue Austin about how the wheelchair has increased her ability to enjoy life and live unrestricted by the common perceptions of the wheelchair-bound. The video of her diving in the wheelchair is fantastic!

Produced as part of the Corcoran School of Art + Design New Media Photojournalism Masters Program, this documentary called “Courier Culture” takes a look at messengers in the DC Metro area. The documentary looks at the way messengers make money and how their jobs are changing with the advent of the computer and electronic filing. […]

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Photo: Mustafah Abdulaziz for The New York Times A New York Times photographer met up with Chris Pape, better known by his graffiti name “Freedom”, and revisited the Amtrak tunnels underneath Riverside Park and Manhattan’s West Side where he painted murals in the 70s, 80s, and 90s. [via] Some of Freedom’s murals ended up lasting […]

I’m posting this ad only because I find it funny to see George Washington driving anything. In this case, of course, it’s a Dodge Challenger. Oh, and this was made to celebrate the World Cup match between USA and England, a battle that hopefully ends up like this event in history.