After a long day, we know you can work up quite a thirst for tasty entrainment. Search no further. Alterati is the spot for home-brewed, 100 proof podcasts of the Alterati.com editorial team. In it you will find a delectable blend of original musics, audiobook and drama excerpts, interviews with artists and media theorists of the fringe, and hints of strawberry and motor oil.
Interview with Richard M. Smith. We discuss how to tell if someone has been reading your email; DidTheyReadIt.com; finding out what kind of emails the National Security Agency and what email providers might be helping out the NSA; is President Bush overstepping boundries on domestic spying?;
California composer Terry Riley launched what is now known as the Minimalist movement with his revolutionary classic In C in 1964. This seminal work provided the conception for a form comprised of interlocking repetitive patterns that was to change the course of 20th century music and strongly influence the works of Steve Reich, Philip Glass and John Adams as well as rock groups such as The Who, The Soft Machine, Curved Air, Tangerine Dream and many others.
Interview with Jim White. We discuss corporate bloopers; The Circle of Success; affairs in the work place; values in business; embezzlement in a religious organization; the IT hostage situation; mission statements; planning and accountability, detoxing your to-do list; his careers as a consultant; how many hours a week he puts in at work; what he does to relax.
From Sun Tzu to Xbox is a definitive history of the longstanding relationship between games and military culture, from wargaming’s roots in ancient civilizations, to the Cold War development of computing for battle.
A smallWorld from the archives: Interview with Don Joyce of Negativland. We discuss their new CD, No Business, Negativland being sued by Island Records for spoofing U2, sampling Casey Kasem’s bloopers, copryright laws, culture jamming, teletours, and the Over The Edge radio show.