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"
this article on the death of Google's modular smartphone is wild, but this passage in particular is fucking NUTS https://t.co/vj587JaN2O pic.twitter.com/SM6VT5GQlZ — Nick Robinson (@Babylonian) January 13, 2017 The Caryatids by Bruce Sterling: Karen sniffed the scented gift card and ripped into the wrappings. She removed a crystal ball. The crystal ball held a little […]Read more "proto thanatospheres that almost were"
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"
So I guess the End of History has now officially ended. — David Graeber (@davidgraeber) November 9, 2016 “The end of history is a political and philosophical concept that supposes that a particular political, economic, or social system may develop that would constitute the end-point of humanity’s sociocultural evolution and the final form of human […]Read more "what do you build at the end of the End of History?"
This is a re-release & remastering of my post originally titled “Life in the cyberpunk futurepresent” – first published on the now defunct website, Grinding.be, August 11th, 2010.Read more "Cyberpunk was supposed to be a warning! [Remastered from the Grinding.be archives]"
Why are the super rich suddenly sponsoring SETI and getting all worried about asteroids (and AI)? what use might they have in not just learning about possible extraterrestrials, but learning how WE react to them too? is Elon Musk about to go into business with Alf or is an Alien Invasion the perfect cover for a takeover of Earth by an incredibly high-tech, but Earthbound – for now – Breakaway Civilisation?Read more "The Plutocratic Exit & their False Flag Alien Invasion Getaway [UFO/PES Part 1]"
On the nature of synchronicity blogging and why we should seek to be Secret Gnostics of the FuturePresent laying down comm lines between our not-so-metaphorical apocalypse bunkers.Read more "(META) SYNC LOG: CARGO CULTS OF THE FUTURE"