A biosphere was a crystal world that guaranteed doom.
Karen peered through the shining bubble, her freckled cheekbones warping in reflection. “This is so clever and pretty! What do people call this?”
“I’d call that a ‘thanatosphere.'”
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"
“If we want to build a.. or live, enjoy… the fruits of a better world. If we want to make sure that the rights that we have encoded into our laws are actually reliable. That we live with them and pass them to our children. This will never be the work of politicians. This can only be the work of the people. Of the population. Because politicians do not simply do what they think is best. They do what they think people want to hear. They do what they think will gain them support. And ultimately if we want to see a change we must force it through ourselves. If we want to have a better world we can’t hope for an Obama, and we should not fear a Donald Trump, rather we should build it ourselves.”
Read more "what do you build at the end of the End of History?"
If you are listening to this, you are the resistance.
Read more "Can you hear me?"
“Gardening our way to the stars by seed bombing the neglected infrastructure of the dying world.”
Read more "seeds of the bright green future: the ninth luciferin"
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"
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"