It is a gargantuan investment and leap of faith to assert, predict or seek to influence technological trajectories over a time scale of centuries. Continue reading Entrepreneurial Hubris in Silicon Valley
Investment in inscribed permanence and attachment to continuing body or concept and symbol is the very thing which emphasises and reminds us of the ultimate and inevitable transience-into-disassembly-and-nonexistence of this vessel and mind. Continue reading Impermanence: Tattoo Fascination
Does the method encoded within the representational cultural artefacts of an era indicate a way in which that broader cultural moment can be interpreted or understood ? Continue reading Representational Relativity
Is AI-generated art an omen of things to come ? Are we writing ourselves out of our own story ? Continue reading Art without an Artist ?
We all find ourselves immersed in a phenomenal soup of information, symbols, narratives and languages of varying diversity, sophistication and complexity… Continue reading Symbol Soup
I imagine that part of the beauty of an equation in physics lies in the sense in which it serves as an algorithmic information compression of the phenomena, system or relationship it describes… Continue reading On Equations, Art and Information Compression
My problem is, and pretty much always has been, just how to introduce, articulate and successfully communicate new concepts of representation and comprehension when the paradigm and assumptive frameworks of conventional wisdom fight tooth and nail against novelty or deep (i.e. axiomatic) conceptual, methodological and theoretical innovation ? Continue reading A Liquid Logic and System of History