Valuable intellectual, artistic or literary creative work is not dependent upon affirmation… Continue reading Art without Affirmation
The discomfort caused by the dissonance between what (we think) we need to be and what we actually are… Continue reading Letting Go
There is no sense in which the normative value of a consensus morality is the central concern for a bully or online troll. Piranha feeding at a corpse do not much care for the reason the corpse lies before them in the water… Continue reading Reflections: Don’t Feed The Troll
The hyper-sensitivities of online social spaces have created a new moral matrix… Continue reading Social Media: The Shame Game ?
No one really knows how the most advanced AI algorithms do what they do. I am not sure if this is actually a problem… Continue reading No-one knows how AI works
Social realities have always been culturally-mediated spaces but when these spaces are themselves aligned to corporate financial gain, even genuinely or potentially useful post-disaster communications and humanitarian tools seem hollow and superficial… Continue reading Facebook’s “Safety Check”
Social media is neither good nor bad. It is merely another evolution of the participatory self-expression and creative individual cultural absorption which so well characterises historical and technological development… Continue reading The “Mediation” in Social Media