Members present: Bronia Iwanczak & David Barratt
Office at 60 Thompson Street, SoHo
Should we increase the prices of daiquiris at the hotel?
How's the sound vibration report going?
Whether to work with Sony in the distribution of our new CD compilation.
Report of recent activities:
DB: Off to Africa to collect sounds, and will be out of range for 12 months.
DB: reports an overall less amplitude for the New York greater area, but is
monitoring at various checkpoints. Apologised for tardiness in report. Also,
said that Sony is acting tough at the negotiations table.
BI: Reports that ST has put time limit on release schedule for ICOLS CD,
otherwise we go independent.
Location: Greene Street, SoHo
Report of recent activities. None from NY members
General Discussion: Photographic Emissions
LL: Complains about too many photographic emissions and their consequent
commodification of reality.
BI: suggests that consumption is the rapturous engagement with the opiate of
imagery and that hospitals have been requesting ICOL photographic- community
art workshops for terminally ill patients as a form of pain relief.
AD: Wonders where all the poetry has gone? Suggests we start writing reports
in the 2/4 rhyming structure.
KM: Suggests that soft lighting is conducive to more honest feelings.
SK: Suggests that there are those that teach photography and then their are
those that take photos and that various prejudices should be refrained from.
LL: Adds in her role as security and privacy officer that there are
personal sovereignty issues with people taking so many pictures in public,
personality rights etc. All agreed that mobile phones were causing problems.
Meeting closed 24:00
Meeting Report:NY: 19:30
Members present: Linda Levinson, Bronia Iwanczak, Suzanne Treister &
Associate Members: Ian Keldoulis & Bijan Treister.
Indian Restaurant, Lexington Avenue
Whether to expand operations into India.
Consolidation of NY Department
for Containerisation worldwide
& ST : Congratulate MW on the launch of his new book 'Hacker Manifesto'.
Talks about Indian operations, and a little about Asia.
BI: Gives Annual accounting Report for Containerisation worldwide.
It seems that this report was generated from HQ, in our data mining
operations. A lack was detected in the banal accounting area of space and a
forum was held in January 2004 to address the problems of summarisation. It
was felt that the art of 'summary' was curtailing opportunities to produce
highly detailed documents necessary to maintain fatigue in data operators.
Summary was also making space rental actually cheaper and reducing profits
that could be made by millimetre by millimetre reportage of site storage
report includes details about:
Over 460 port/terminal throughputs
1,352 manufacturers of equipment and container/swapbodies
578 ports, 684 terminals in over 160 countries
7,794 vessels in commercial service
103 vessels with non-commercial status
950 new buildings
240 non operating owners/managers, including operator listings
510 liner operators, alliances and consortia serving 182 trade routes
245 products categories with 2,500 manufacturers listings
970 amendments to vessel names
All Classification societies
118 Container leasing companies, branch offices and agents
706 Container repair companies and their depots
275 Second-hand container dealers
77 Container conversions companies
267 Institutes and Associations
106 Liner Conferences
79 Rail operators
MW: Starts discussion about the value of totemistic rings, and demonstrates
power of his fly ring.(refer picture)
Talks about shamanistic inhabitations regarding animals.
BI: Refers this back to Voodoo therapist and her Snake meetings at Battery
park - perhaps they are getting out of hand.
BT: talks about his cooking CD interactive on Persian home cooking, that
are eaten and therefore we inhabit the spirit of that prepared meal.
IK: Admitted he never met an animal he didn't enjoy eating.
Meeting closes: 22:30