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Thinking of Ukraine

There are many words we might say, many ways in which we might offer support and hope to a people and a nation enduring the unrelenting brutality of invasion and war but, as always, someone once wrote a song that says it much better. Thinking of you, Ukraine.

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The Purpose of Neurodiversity

Context: Research on Recognizing Facial Emotion Expressions Could Change Our Understanding of Autism Interesting. The subtle irony here is that the historical (and plausibly paradigmatic) misunderstanding of human aptitude under one target variable reveals more about the science and the underlying cultural assumptions than it does about the experimental subjects. I love a good inversion […]

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Missing Images on this Blog

If you find references to images which are missing, please comment on the post – I will tidy it up. Apologies for any inconvenience.

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Obsolescence

To live a life forever chasing the ineffable dragons of manufactured experience and superficial self-expression…

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YouTube: Evolving Business Models

There is a subtle dissonance between the drive to greater technological sophistication and the desire to control this process and its products. As with so many other things – the psychological desire for control here confronts the evolving complexity of the world and in this specific case the consumer appears to be the winner…

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On Writing, Rewriting and WordPress

I suspect it is a not so stealthy nor cryptic fact of the blogging culture that other than being among other things a long-form social media experience, this is where we may suspend our disbelief in the existential void we suspect to be lurking behind appearances…