For the last couple of days our attention has been held by Bitnik.org‘s spectacular intervention into the tense diplomatic crisis surrounding the cornering of Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy.
Right now as we track the parcel on route to the embassy, spitting out images every 10 seconds via GSM to a watching world on twitter, time ticks away on the sustainability of this standoff for all concerned not least the British government whose embarrassment and millions in extra policing must be increasingly hard to justify. See BBC coverage so far.. expect wider exposure to follow.
Meanwhile perhaps Assange is getting some entertainment from the progress of this real life ping test for he will surely have read http://t.co/N1oQ1JjI by now and be in his favorite clothes ready to receive! Indeed package has now been delivered and opened by Mr Assange..
viva Bitnik.org !