Words of Power: CRYPTOPTICON

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.

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robot battle witches

Day 13, current mood: building a small army of aerial robot battle witches. #dronefeminism #cyborg #digitalwitchcraft #h√¶gtessa #resist #resistTrump #weaponizedhedgewitches #meghantrainor A post shared by Meghan Trainor (@megghatron) on Feb 1, 2017 at 10:21am PST   From Glasshouse by Charlie Stross: There are fractured shards of memory all over the lobby of my Cartesian theatre, […]

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The Many Posthuman Aspects of Pacific Rim [Re-Released & Remastered from the Grinding.Be archives]

This is a re-release of my deep reading of the film Pacific Rim‚Äď originally published on the now defunct website, Grinding.be, October 22nd, 2013. It looks at the pro-Borg aspects of the Jaeger and how they relate to posthuman sexuality. It examines some metaphorical aspects of the Kaiju – as stand-ins for the State and other forces terribly terraforming the Earth.

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IT’S NOT A WAR, IT’S A RESCUE MISSION! [re-released from the Grinding.be archives]

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 misi√≥n de rescate¬†[PDF] – I’ve chosen to publish this […]

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