Is Graffiti Art or Degenerative Hatred?

A week ago, in our Panopticonic blog, I wrote an article — BigBelly Solar Recycling in Jersey City — and less than a week later, those divine BigBelly landmarks in our urban core have become geographic eyesores as red graffiti pocks the new surface of the metal bins.  Here’s how one BigBelly looked after its aesthetic destruction at the hands of some Jersey City Heights hooligan:

Here’s how that same BigBelly looked less than a week ago:

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Embedded Surveilling of Indonesian AIDS Patients

Sexually transmitted diseases are a pox on the earth, but do we really need to single out the infected few for panopticonic surveilling?

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