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culture

Data Exploitation: Information-Shaping and A.I.

Successful perception-manipulation through information-mediated reinforcement requires an intuitive comprehension and insight into a cultural, historical “moment”…

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Philosophy

Philosophy and Organisational I.T.

For all the talk of Organisational Philosophy in business and technology, there is little consideration being given to a Philosophy of Organisation…

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systems

Insight

Any science of dynamic complex systems might find unexpected utility in recursive application to it’s own theoretical foundations and through this – a self-conscious insight into the process of complex systems theory development itself…

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culture

Data Exploitation: Technologies of the Self

The bundled aggregation and recorded sedimentation of information within, between and around individuals is not simply a symptom of an accelerating information and technological communications culture – it precisely and constitutively is that culture…

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Philosophy

Complex Systems: Life, Intelligence and a Logical Wormhole

Systems continuity and the emergence of useful, creative complexity harnesses the implicit and constitutive logical discontinuity of a holistic systems theory in mischievous ways…

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culture

Dreams without Meaning

Should we be afraid that to discover that there is no intrinsic meaning to our dreams is also to unfurl some great banner of revelatory catharsis pronouncing our own essential non-existence ?

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culture

Social Media: Insouciance or Anxiety ?

…why farm people’s identities when they quite happily, enthusiastically, farm themselves for you…

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culture

Vampires

Some days are like vampires…

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Philosophy

Finite Cross-sections of Infinite Systems

Finite cross-section of infinite systems; complex iterations in a conceptual vocabulary…

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Complexity

Degrees of Complexity

Defining measures of complexity itself proves to be complex…

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culture

Essence

Tattoos are personal inscriptions and records of presence or potential no less than every other thing we experience and express…

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culture

Leonardo’s Kickflip

It is only a skateboard with a stenciled Last Supper and like this reference is only pretending to be something indirectly other than what it simply is…