May 30, 2006
Picasso's Weird Period
In Barcelona's Museu Picasso, there is a room devoted largely to a series of drawings of (apparently) friends of the artist having (quite explicit) sex. The men are always identified by name; the women are always anonymous. The meaning and significance of these drawings goes unexplained in the exhibit.
May 20, 2006
Slate's new "textcasting" hack leverages the iTunes podcast distribution infrastructure to deliver text stories to iPods. How? By embedding the stories in the metadata of silent MP3s.