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2011: Alchemists & Parasites

2012: Alchemical Wedding

2018: City

Many of the most economically creative breakaways
have this sort of history: individuals, or a few
colleagues together, leave their jobs in a large
organization and independently reproduce the same
fragment of work they had been doing there.
Usually their customers are small organizations too.

Then the breakaway adds new work to its older work.

Jane Jacobs, The Economy of Cities

1. American Cities Powered by Renewable Energy
2. San Francisco just took a huge step toward internet utopia
3. Detroit's marginalized communities are building their own internet
4. Barcelona opts for breath of open-source fresh air
5. Jersey City's fight against chain stores
6. Life in the Spanish City that banned cars
7. The big U.S. City trying to break with Wall Street

A parasite's toolkit includes behavior-modifying enzymes
to make the host protect and nurture it. Financial intruders
into a host economy use Junk Economics to rationalize
rentier parasitism as if it makes a productive contribution,
as if the tumor they create is part of the host's own body,
not an overgrowth living off the economy. A harmony of interests
is depicted between finance and industry, Wall Street and
Main Street, and even between creditors and debtors, monopolists
and their customers. Nowhere in the National Income and
Product Accounts is there a category for unearned income
or exploitation.

Michael Hudson
Killing the Host:
How Financial Parasites and Debt
Destroy the Global Economy - (2015)

The Michael Hudson Report: The "Next" Financial Crisis

To Charlie Ledley at Cornwall Capital, the U.S. financial system
appeared systematically corrupted by a cabal of Wall Street banks,
rating agencies, and government regulators. To Steve Eisman
at FrontPoint Partners, the market seemed mainly stupid or
delusional: A financial culture that had experienced so many
tiny panics followed by robust booms saw any sell-off as merely
another buying opportunity. To Michael Burry, the subprime mortgage
market looked increasingly like a fraud perpetrated by a handful
of subprime bond trading desks.

Michael Lewis
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine - (2010)

...on September 29, 2008...The stocks of the three main Irish banks...
had fallen by between a fifth and a half in a single trading session,
and a run on Irish bank deposits had started. The Irish government
was about to guarantee all the obligations of the six biggest Irish
banks. The most plausible explanation for all of this was Morgan Kelly's
narrative: that the Irish economy had become a giant Ponzi scheme, and
the country was effectively bankrupt.

Michael Lewis
Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World - (2011)

Michael Hudson - Mutual Aid vs. Moral Hazard

real economics Week-end Wrap by Tony Wikrent

Nicolette Larson : "Lotta Love"

La Pyramide Inversée - Musée du Louvre - Paris

Photo © Igor Abramovych | Dreamstime.com

"Sophia, the eldest and most beautiful daughter
of God, sat in her airy castle in the most
delightful corner of Heaven. Sighing, she
laid her hands on her lap and sadly looked
through an open window at the eagle
soaring high in the air...

'Would that I had never been called a
daughter of God....I sit lonely and deserted
day after day; for me there is no festival,
no one shows any interest in me, no one takes
me to the place where I might enjoy sunshine
and the breath of the forest.'"

"Slowly her brother raised his head and looked
at his sister, who stood before him in all the
glory of her beauty, her charming face flushed
with animation, and her whole figure bathed
in light."

"But who may abide" : "And He Shall Purify"

"Every Valley Shall be Exalted"

What is above places itself
under what is below:
This is the way of the great light.

Heaven dispenses, earth brings forth:
Thereby things increase in all directions.

Hexagram 42. / Increase
I Ching

Irish Step Dancing - Riverdance

"Oh Danny Boy,
the Pipes, the Pipes are calling..."

Edinburgh, Scotland : Massed Pipes & Drums

Monster Track V

If thou wouldst complete the diamond body
with no outflowing,
Diligently heat the roots
of consciousness and life.

Hui Ming Ching

"...darkness gives birth to light;
out of the 'lead of the water-region'
grows the noble gold; what is unconscious
becomes conscious....The sun wheel begins
to run..."

New York

Domini Canes - Dogs of God : Chris Thormann

Fixed gear Track bicycles - Messenger races
Lucas Brunelle - Line of Sight


The sun, who has existed from the beginning,
rises up like a falcon out of the midst of the
lotus bud. When the doors of his petals open
in saphire-coloured splendor, he has sundered
the night from the day.

Thou risest up like the sacred snake as a living spirit,
creating the beginnings and shining in thy glorious form
in the barge of the sunrise.

The divine Lord whose image dwells in secret
in the temple at Dendera is made the creator of the world
by his work. Coming as one, he multiplies himself
a millionfold when the light goes forth from him
in the form of a child.

Temple of Hathor at Dendera, Egypt

Taipei - 9th FRiDERDAY

Shanghai - Alleycat 2012

Fuji Classic Track 2014

Hong Kong

Lucas Brunelle - Road Sage
Lucas Brunelle Productions

The Raspberries - "Go all the Way"

Indianapolis - Messenger / Fixed

Cornfed X - The Bay

Cornfed Three - Indianapolis

I walked towards downtown
on the Paseo de la Reforma.

-Carlos Castaneda, Tales of Power

Mexico City - Safa - "The Descent"

I finally looked at Carlos Castaneda.

One eye seemed to be laughing at me;
the other one was dead serious,
ominous and menacing.

-Florinda Donner, Being-In-Dreaming

2015 Happy Spring Alleycat - Puebla, Puebla, Mexico

Segundo Alleycat Maleado DF

Alleycat FixZine II - Santiago de Chile

What's the best bike for you?

Training with the lads on:
Corkscrew Road - Norton Summit

Freelee vs. Dangerous crazy crackhead driver

How you can start riding again and
beat $4.00 a gallon gas.

Raleigh Detour (hybrid)

Schwalbe Marathon Winter studded snow tires

Martin Horn (funnzie):
Fitting yourself to a hybrid bicycle

The perfect touring bicycle

Enjoy the Ride : How to ride on the street

How to carry things by bike

Ideal commuting bicycle

CX commute to work

Snowy winter commute - Toronto, Canada

Vintage Road Bike Assembly & Repair:
Part One - Part Two

Snow : Car or Bicycle?

Extreme Mountain Biking

People are Awesome - 2015 epic 1

Extreme Parkour and Freerunning

2015 Critérium du Dauphiné - Stage One

"The kingdom of heaven
is like a treasure hid in a field."
This field is the soul, wherein lies
hidden the treasure of the divine kingdom.
In the soul, therefore, are God
and all creatures blessed.

-Meister Eckhart

Yes - "Roundabout"

Road Cycling World Championships - 2016 - Doha

Junior Women Road : One - Two
Elisa Balsamo, Chiara Consonni, Martina Fidanza
Lisa Morzenti, Letizia Paternoster

Belgian Champion Eddy Merckx chats up Skylar Schneider

Aerosmith - "Train Kept a Rollin'"

"Lavater," said the Master to the Swiss,
"drop your theories for it is high time
to take up practice; no longer study
what man is, but what he may become."

Balsamo, the Magician
-Alexandre Dumas

España 2018 Vuelta a Burgos Féminas
Music Video on Youtube

"...and the light is of a kind that desireth
to burn, and the longer it burns to shine the more,
and the longer the greater...therefore in the light
of nature is a fiery longing to enkindle."

For humans were created on condition of their
being the guardians of the globe... which is called earth.
Man has been given a soul from those eternal fires
that you call the heavenly bodies and stars.
They are round and spherical, animated by divine spirits.
They complete their circles, paths of marvelous velocity.

-The Dream of Scipio

2018 Volta a Portugal Official Site
Start: August 1st through 12th

Stage Six

Stage Seven


Mozilla Firefox Web browser

Optimized Firefox Linux, OSX, Windows

Avidemux simple video editor
for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X, Windows
(open source, free)

VLC media player 2.1.4
for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows
(open source, free)

Open source ogg-vorbis audio format
(yes, it's free)

Pan Newsreader Gnome / KDE

GNU/Linux Operating System

DistroWatch The Latest & Greatest
GNU/Linux, BSD

-especially good for those new to Linux:
Linux Mint 11 - PCLinuxOS

AV Linux audio/video specialist
with fast, low-latency kernel,
-ffmpeg/winFF with an expanded selection
of desirable, working presets-
February 24 2014 : 6.0.3 with xfce desktop

Mepis 8.0
with the K Desktop Environment (3.5.10)

The (Trinity) Project (KDE 3 forward-port)
-live CD/DVD Kubuntu/Trinity 3.5.12
July 21st - released

eXe Linux Community-related
Live CD:
Debian 6 "Squeeze"/Trinity
Debian 7 "Wheezy"/Trinity

KDE 3 for openSUSE

Consider it Forked: Siduction
-based on Debian Sid - LXDE, XFCE, KDE4
with latest kernels available

Taiyo = El Sol Guadalinex

Tech News: Slashdot

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Linux Kernel Archives (kernel source)
nVidia driver releases for Linux - nVidia

smxi sgfxi svmi installation scripts
for proprietary video drivers
Compile VLC media player
/contrib/native method
for Debian stable "Squeeze"
VLC daily code snapshots

Compile a development version
of VLC for Ubuntu (now also releases)
Ubuntu Community

Compile FFmpeg & x264 for Ubuntu

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No Doubt - "It's My Life"

Talk Talk - "It's My Life"

Gene C. Miller

Launched August 8, 2007
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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