Exploring LA’s Underground Music Scene

shockwebpic_LA_RAThis quality mini-docu from the Resident Advisor crew attempts the challenge of showing us in 30 minutes what the Los Angeles underground music scene is like. Not an easy task, but a good effort in capturing the city that’s worth viewing.

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We’re Live from CES – Live Stream The Innovation Policy Summit

The Innovation Policy Summit is live from CES this week and if you’re not in Las Vegas you can still check out the panels being streamed right here courtesy of our friends at the Consumer Electronics Association and The Innovation Movement.

Watch these important panels on issues affecting innovation including the technology economy, e-waste, pro-innovation policy, facial recognition, job creation, mobile, patents and copyrights [featuring our own Hank Shocklee on the panel - Beyond SOPA: Creating a Pro-Innovation, Pro-Artist Copyright Policy - Tuesday, January 8th at 2:00pm PST].

If you’re in town for the show, make sure to stop by!

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Join Us For A Celebration Of Internet Freedom On January 15, 2013

One year ago, a digital sleeping giant suddenly awoke. Millions of Americans called, emailed, and wrote their members in Congress in defense of Internet Freedom. The ground had shifted, and Washington would never be the same. To mark the anniversary of this great moment, The Celebration of Internet Freedom will take place on January 15th at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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The Recycled Orchestra In Paraguay Transforms Garbage Into Harmony

This is truly inspirational…

Landfill Harmonic is an upcoming feature-length documentary about a remarkable musical orchestra in Paraguay, where the musicians play instruments made from trash.

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Welcome To 2013…The Year Of Community.

What will you do with the next 364 days in front of you? Whatever you do, make it count…

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African Teen Reverse Engineers Junk To Improve His Community

Kelvin Doe is a 15 year old African teen who has recently become a shining example of how DIY and maker culture is really being used in situations of extreme scarcity to help build communities.

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Hacking Democracy: The U.S. Voting System Needs Improvement

Hacking Democracy is a must-see investigative documentary which examines allegations of election fraud during the 2004 U.S. presidential election. Led by Bev Harris, founder of Black Box Voting, an American Elections Watchdog Group, the organization is actively involved in examining the structural problems that still persist in the voting system.

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The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be: Listen To This Historic Steve Jobs Speech From 1983

This talk was given by Steve Jobs on June 15th, 1983 at the International Design Conference [IDCA] in Aspen, Colorado where the theme appropriately was, The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be.

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Clay Shirky: How The Internet Will Transform Government

What happens when a new medium like the internet suddenly puts a lot of new ideas into circulation? According to Clay Shirky, it usually means more arguing and if you’ve been to most sites recently and looked at the comments section it’s easy to see a whole lot of it taking place.

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The Fire & The Ash: A Short Documentary On Burning Man 2012

Check out this short documentary by Aaron Freeder as he travels through the recent 2012 Burning Man Festival, an 8-day event in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert where a city is built from scratch and torn down immediately after.

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