RESONANCE

It is from the death of the social that socialism will emerge Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and simulation (1981) “For 400 years,” says Catherine Austin Fitts, “we’ve had a model of the human, a model of the economy, a model of the planet that is a machine model, and it’s fostered great productivity in some ways, […]

A DARK AKASHA

The Akasha is an ancient concept, first encountered in the Sanskrit Vedas, the oldest scriptures of Hinduism, orally transmitted from at least the second millennium BC and regarded by orthodox Hindus as apauruṣeya — that is, not of man: authorless, impersonal, revealed; first intuited through intense meditation by the ancient sages. Akasha is the invisible […]

THE MACHINE MODEL

RENÉ DESCARTES, DIGITAL GHOSTS AND A WIND-UP SHITTING DUCK Once out of nature I shall never take My bodily form from any natural thing, But such a form as Grecian goldsmiths make Of hammered gold and gold enamelling To keep a drowsy Emperor awake; Or set upon a golden bough to sing To lords and […]

DUST

ASSANGE’S WARNING, STEALTH TECHNOLOGIES and the STATE OF THE ART in BRAIN / CLOUD INTERFACE I suppose you would have to define robots, now — and the new generation of autonomous machines such as drones and self-driving cars, ships or any other transport — as the visible expression of an invisible system: an intelligence moving […]

DOUBLE-HEADED SNAKE

Ut crashed out in the middle of the day in the little hut he’d built at the edge of his field. Hungover on Laow Kao, the cheap, dirty rice spirit that is everywhere in these parts, he’d grown dizzy working in the sun.  He felt so sick he didn’t even lean his blade against the […]

The ROADMAP

On 14th October 2020 an email was sent to a publication called The Canadian Report from an anonymous source purporting to be a member of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Liberal Party of Canada (under the Prime Minister’s Office), tasked with creating a plan to achieve 100% compliance with the plan outlined in the […]

DOPPELGÄNGER STORIES

Everybody has a double, they say. I believe it.  When I finished school, I took a gap year before going to university. That winter I travelled to a small town in the South of France to stay for a couple of months with the family of  a childhood friend of my father’s, his best friend […]

GOOGLE EARTH, PEPSI MOON

MAPS, MODELS AND SYNTHETIC WORLDS Researchers will first design new types of agents along with the DNA and memory these types of agents will have using the design interfaces of the Integrated Development Environment (IDE). The design interfaces also allow the DNA and memory of existing agent types to be modified. After creating new agent […]

CLOSING the SYSTEM

“The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production. The Second used electric power to create mass production. The Third used electronics and information technology to automate production. Now a Fourth Industrial Revolution is building on the Third, the digital revolution that has been occurring since the middle of the last century. […]

THE SADNESS OF ELON MUSK

∆ Before Buaphan saw that Starlink satellite train silently crossing the pre-dawn sky, I’d never taken much interest in Elon Musk. Now, I’ve been catching up. Spacing out on Starlink. Trying get my head around Neuralink.  Is Musk a genius? Well, if a genius is someone who doesn’t just master a field but changes it […]