‘Wake up and smell the mouse piss’:
Today’s “go to make a coffee, switch on BBC Radio 4 while the kettle’s boiling” random aural experience; hearing a snatch of a scientific discussion of the chemical volatilities inherent in mouse piss. And yes, I was still able to drink my coffee 😉

An idle thought:
Why does new-media art have to be understood as “conceptual art”, justified by ponderous references to currently fashionable theoretical/political nostrums? Why couldn’t it be possible to also see it as “craft”, the creation of beautiful/semi-functional objects for their own sake?

Agog:
ZDnet meets the physical manifestation of Need to Know. Warning: includes robotic parrot sausage.