Corporate power in the technology domain is a complex cartography but it is not indecipherable. It takes intelligence and subtlety to address the problem of autonomously self-propagating information systems that have grown too large, too fast and in all of this speed and runaway self-replication represent something of an atavistic return to a state of accelerated reproduction which in cells occurs in (or as) cancer. Continue reading Countering the Inordinate Power of the Big Technology Companies
Psychological closure or completion of an isolated ego remains a functional, technological and sociological impossibility. Continue reading Quieting the Ego
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 ?
PTSD and psychological trauma remain empirical facts to be disentangled and negotiated through tactful intervention but the hyper-medicalisation of that knowledge and administrative reach into an individual’s experience foundationally inflates the expected contours and probable expressions of those pathologies. Continue reading Concept Creep and the Necessity of Organisational Ambiguity
Sic semper tyrannis… Continue reading Revolutionary Fallacy ?
Having successfully equipped myself with precisely the wrong set of mental tools and concepts to survive in this particular hyper-commercial and aggressively competitive world… Continue reading On Autopilot
Historical ironies rarely possess such resonance… Continue reading Galilean Irony