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Curating an 'information vaccine': DJ Spooky (Podcast)

Paul Miller, aka DJ Spooky, is the ultimate creator: he’s a composer, a DJ, a multimedia artist, an editor, an author, and the curator of one of Flipboard’s most interesting magazines, “Semantic Infiltration.” He’s completely immersed in environmental and social issues and creates art to press those issues into the public consciousness. We talked to him for episode 03 of "The Art of Curation" podcast. Here's the show, plus other writers, thinkers and artists cited during the conversation.

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    Episode 03

    "The art of selection is an art form in its own right." DJ Spooky takes us through how he thinks about curation, how curating music differs from curating information, and creating an "information vaccine" for these times.

    Curating an ‘information vaccine’ for these times 📰 DJ Spooky

    Curating an ‘information vaccine’ for these times 📰 DJ Spooky

    A conversation with DJ Spooky about the meaning of the word "curation," turning data into art, how curating music is different from curating other …

    Paul's Picks

    In our curation speed round, these are the writers, thinkers and artists that DJ Spooky says have had a big influence on him.

    William S. Burroughs: 100 Years
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    William S. Burroughs: 100 Years

    LARB A.V. presents a short feature on the life of writer William S. Burroughs in honor of his birthday centennial this year. With great help from celebrated ...

    Margaret Atwood, the Prophet of Dystopia

    Margaret Atwood, the Prophet of Dystopia

    Her fiction has imagined societies riddled with misogyny, oppression, and environmental havoc. These visions now feel all too real. When Margaret Atwood was in her twenties, an aunt shared with her a family legend about a possible seventeenth-century forebear: Mary Webster, whose neighbors, in the …

    'Infomocracy' Is A Sci-Fi Thriller With Election-Year Chills

    'Infomocracy' Is A Sci-Fi Thriller With Election-Year Chills

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    NPR - Jason Heller

    Science fiction is known for speculating on technology, but it's always been just as passionate about politics. From Philip K. Dick's imagining of a fascist America post-World War II in The Man in the High Castle to recent books like Ada Palmer's elaborate Too Like the Lightning, the philosophy and …

    Liu Cixin’s War of the Worlds

    Liu Cixin’s War of the Worlds

    A leading sci-fi writer takes stock of China’s global rise. This content can also be viewed on the site it originates from. Two rival civilizations are battling for supremacy. Civilization A is stronger than Civilization B and is perceived by Civilization B as a grave threat; its position, however, …

    Learn More

    Check out Paul's Flipboard magazine, music catalog, website and a NatGeo video that's a good summary of his work.

    FOLLOW "SEMANTIC INFILTRATION"

    This collection of 'notes from the edge of digital culture' is one of the most interesting Magazines on Flipboard.

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    The Art of Curation

    The Art of Curation

    Join us on a weekly journey to understand tastemaking as a craft that can be learned, honed and expressed through the art of curation. Hosted by Mia …

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