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(from the upcoming issue of SPRAWL zine. All collages by the Ann Arbor Dinner Party Syndicate (A2DPS)). BETA: Zeta, why are you always so depressed? ZETA: Well, there is a lot of joy in my life, but you are correct that I am very worried about the state of the world. I am afraid that […]

No-Tech Ambient Information Environments

Do you want an always-on ambient information environment so you can know what all your friends and peers are up to? Forget twitter or dodgeball: simply open up your window. After moving into my apartment in Bangalore last night I awoke to some amazing sounds. Right outside my window I could hear a few bird […]

Dinner with Ann Arbor City Council Woman Jean Carlberg

Tonight CityCouncilWoman Jean Carlsberg, (purple blouse on the right) joined the AASwarMArt crew for a dinner and discussion. The menu included Sticky Sweet Coconut Rice, Summer Salad (tomato, onion, cucumbers, and rice vinegar), hand rolled Vietnamese Spring Rolls (mint, apple, pepper, bean thread noodles), and the best soup that has been made at WORK so […]