Ai Weiwei: How to Block Surveillance Cameras

Artist Ai Weiwei has had a complicated relationship with surveillance cameras. Brain Pickings (via Brendan O’Kane) illuminates one facet of this with Ai’s instructions for making a long-reach camera-blocking device,...

Hong Kong Media Office Attacked

The office of In-Media [zh], a Hong Kong citizen journalism website, was attacked by masked men earlier this week. The Wall Street Journal’s China Realtime Report provides the details: Witnesses said that in the early...



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