Just as I wonder how on earth to finish the last half of the video in the next hour before having to return to robots and children, the deadline for digital fringe festival has been extended.
None the less, I'm halfway home, here's the mix:
And here's the poem:
Evolution of the Revolution 1
The revolution will not be televised
or streamed live,
It will not be broadcast or podcast or vodcast.
You will not be able to download the revolution or to remix it
and upload it to youtube or ebay or amazon.
4chan is not the revolution.
The revolution will not come with added lols
or extra cheeseburger.
The revolution will not be optimised
The revolution is not tribal.
It will not be going viral. It has no friends.
The revolution will not be selling you anti ageing serums
while children are dying of AIDs.
There will be no apple a day
While a quarter of the world can’t eat
You will not be able to tweet the revolution from under the tanks.
Or from Myanmar if you have no power,
The revolution will not be sanitised,
Or white washed.
Whatever brand you use is ok.
There will be no entropy
You will not be able to exclude it from your network
Or publish it to your blog or facebook with a poke.
There will be no power law governing the revolution.
It’s not a small world after all
The revolution will not be supervised
or censored, filtered or firewalled.
The revolution will not be on MTV shaking that thang Uhhuh
or making pornos.
The revolution will not be at burning man.
Or playing wii or winning a webby.
The revolution will not be exalted doing boss raids in Ulduar
Or in rapture, or off in the clouds.
The revolution will be wearing the pants.
The revolution will not be between these thighs.
The revolution is not your mother.
The revolution is not an amateur,
it’s a pro.
There will be no feminist manifesto cause all that stuff is legislated now.
The revolution will not piss with the seat up
and it won’t clean the toilets either.
There will be no digital divide. The future has arrived
It’s just that the well is empty,
Manual labour will be endangered,
Car crashes and oil spills are bringing down the house
Everything is winding down. Fragmentation
of the nuclear family.
The revolution will not be polar iced.
It will not be black or white or read.
The revolution is illiterate and unfed and
it doesn’t give a damn about global warming.
The revolution will not be peace, man.
It’s War Child,
when you give a child a gun
not a book, then look at what you stole from them
(and are still stealing.)
We are not the revolution.
The revolution is on the inside, (it’s not stealing cars anymore,)
it’s stealing fear and joy riding.
I am the revolution
The revolution will not be virtualised
The revolution is UNwired.
The revolution will not require you to reboot your system.
The revolution will use dynamite.
All your bases are belong to us now.
No version 3.0 slash.dot semantic web end slash
It’s hanging out at TED Global with the other genii and the house elves.
The revolution is posthuman. The revolution is cyborganism.
The revolution is a paradigm shift in the phase transition.
The revolution is embodied
This is the evolution/ of the revolution,
This is not the beginning of the end,
The singularity is no nearer,
but if we are the lucky ones
then this is the end// of the beginning.
The revolution will not be in cyberspace.
The revolution will be in side
Eyes are not the revolution
The revolution will be live
We are not the revolution
I am the revolution
This is the evolution of the revolution.