The issue also features original fiction and an article on Afro SF. Well worth spending your pocket change on in my opinion. Get it now via the Aurealis site.Read more "My interview with Corey J. White is out now in Aurealis #111"
The Cryptopticon – practice saying it, it doesn’t take long: CRYPT-OPT-I-CON – is the shadow mechanism of measurement that facilitates the new systems of control affected by the Surveillance Marketing State… By giving a name to this invisible control mechanism we can bring it into focus, talk about it and confront it. Because when you name something, you have power over of it.Read more "Words of Power: CRYPTOPTICON"
Mining the works of Bruce Sterling and John Robb to craft a post industrial rescue mission from the theories of war and insurgency. Obvz.Read more "The Lawrence Doctrine and the Post Industrial Rescue Mission"
A solid hour talking with Vinay Gupta [@leashless] about his work on the infrastructure and thinking to avoid mass deaths from the ongoing effects of climate chaos.Read more "new Transmission: from the Hexayurt to Ethereum and BEYOND with Vinay Gupta"
The following essay was originally serialised on The State from May 20, 2013. genesis and forking timelines It’s the early 90s. In the form of an Australian teenager finishing high school, with a head full of Heinlein, I tried to join the Army. That future never eventuated—in this timeline, anyway. I entered university still full of […]Read more "ANARCHIST FUTURISM & THE LIE OF HISTORY [From the Archives of TheState]"
This is a re-release of my essay It’s Not A War, It’s A Rescue Mission – originally published on the now defunct website, Grinding.be, March 7th, 2011. Also available in this PDF version – (thanks lizbt!) And translated into Spanish, courtesy of @Rabbitz – No es una guerra, es una misión de rescate [PDF] – I’ve chosen to publish this […]Read more "IT’S NOT A WAR, IT’S A RESCUE MISSION! [re-released from the Grinding.be archives]"