Is the new Shanzai, and China digitization in general, really “Open Source on hyperspeed”? Not really. But there IS lots to learn from it.
Maybe you had not realized it yet, but the shady industry of porn attracts some REAL professionals. As in this case of the girl who designed porn banners by finding online, and then creatively assemblying, hundreds of images like these:
(this is a translated excerpt of “Uno che si chiama Gucci” by Alessandro Gilioli)
The article titled How ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Wrecked Hollywood explains very well one huge and ridiculous internal contradiction in today’s movie industry:
- Saturday morning I discovered that a certain Web services company had integrally copied on their own website, without even proper attribution, most of the articles I have written for a magazine. Do they believe the biggest lie on the Internet? Even if that’s the case, no problem. I just did what I routinely do in such. Saturday morning I wrote them this email: Greetings, It looks like you integrally copied without authorization some tens of articles of mine from , as everybody may see by searching my name in your website with Google.
is that ridiculous disclaimer plastered over too many clueless websites:
In the afternoon of July 4th, 2012, I found in my RSS reader the link to a photographic gallery on the website of “La Repubblica”, one of the biggest italian newspapers, titled Angola: la città fantasma “made in china” (Angola, the “Made in China” ghost town): five blurry pictures, without any attribution, and a caption explaining that:
Yesterday, by pure chance, I discovered an absurd story. Nadia Plesner is a
DutchDanish painter. Her last work is Darfurnica, a modern version of Picasso’s Guernica that you can see in the thumbnail here.