A short clip from “The Brain with David Eagleman” acts as a perfect primer on the Lovecraftian Cyborg future.Read more "Lovecraftian Cyborgs for Beginners"
What follows are my extended thoughts and personal reflections a week two weeks after watching Bruce Sterling deliver a lecture on Alien Aesthetics. It’s a look at the weirder side of cyborg life and our posthuman future. A glimpse at the many ways in which we try to see the unseen and embrace the cosmos. […]Read more "LOVECRAFTIAN CYBORGS AND THE ALIEN AESTHETIC: Part 1 – Cyborgs of the Abyss"
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It is, I am reliably informed, 2015 now. This year so far has been off to a slow start for me, mostly due to reasons. But there is a great weight to my plans. Moving them forwards, accelerating the mass of what-is-to-come towards escape velocity, will take some time still, but things are, be assured, […]Read more "Accelerating along the road ahead, from 2015 to 2020, with one eye always on 2200. OK. Let’s go!"
For my friends that couldn’t make it (or are not in Melbourne) here’s a rough brain dump of the Eyeborg presentation, from Sunday night at The Other Film Festival. In summary, I was extremely impressed with Rob ‘Eyeborg‘ Spence’s presentation. He is funny, smart, well-spoken, knowledgeable.. and he looks like a pirate! (I may have […]Read more "notes from the Eyeborg presentation at The Other Film Festival"
Being an irregular round-up post featuring quotes from the awesome recent writings from the Top Secret: TechGonzo Official List of Allies. The Sarah Connor Chronicles: “Strange Things Happen at the One Two Point” by Wolven The beauty of this show is in the intricate, subtle interplay of the characters–human and cyborg/machine–and how what they learn, […]Read more "Awesome shit my friends said"
visions of the Spime World.. but don’t believe the hypeRead more "..Quantum leap.."
from BruceS Beyond the Beyond we learn about this extreme blogger as artist: Turbulence Commission: “My Beating Blog” by Yury Gitman with technical assistance from Benjamin Bacon “My Beating Blog” is an attempt to take the journaling aspect of blogging into a surrealistic future in which the author literally and metaphorically bares his heart. For […]Read more "extreme bloggin’ as art"
details of Microsoft Research project on digitally recording daily activities…Read more "extreme bloggin’"