There is no “best” theory, there are only progressively “better” ones. Continue reading Visualising Reality
Identity theft is so rampant now that the oversupply of data makes it quite cheap to purchase. Continue reading Identity Theft
It requires humility to acknowledge that your own ostensibly unique personality, conceptual vocabulary and social self-expression might be little more than a contingent recombinatory node of meaning in a dancing landscape of shifting patterns, linguistic fields, meanings and concepts. Continue reading Minority Report
As technologies and hybrid technology-and-human systems continuously insert themselves into our workflows and thought patterns, we become progressively and perhaps irreversibly beholden to them more than they could ever remain subject to us… Continue reading Cognitive and Technological Hyper-extension: Why Worry ?
We are really not for the most part noticing the depth and extent of the ongoing procedural acquisition of all of our cognitive, interpersonal and administrative (or more broadly speaking – organisational) processes and behavioural patterns by technology… Continue reading On Technology, Culture and Sleepwalking into Non-existence
Successful perception-manipulation through information-mediated reinforcement requires an intuitive comprehension and insight into a cultural, historical “moment”… Continue reading Data Exploitation: Information-Shaping and A.I.
…why farm people’s identities when they quite happily, enthusiastically, farm themselves for you… Continue reading Social Media: Insouciance or Anxiety ?