The great enigma of scientific and technological progress: for every great leap forwards there exists a concurrent potential for even greater (catastrophic) leaps backwards. Continue reading CRISPR Wars: The Inevitability of Technological Entropy ?
There may be something tragically inevitable in the procedural hollowing-out of social lives in an era of accelerating and technologically-mediated hyper-connectivity. Continue reading The Emptiness
As the frequency of technological change accelerates, the amplitude and range of uncertainty is concurrently amplified. Continue reading Utopia, Dystopia and Technological Forecasting
Psychological closure or completion of an isolated ego remains a functional, technological and sociological impossibility. Continue reading Quieting the Ego
Cybersecurity is an iterative, recombinatory and open-ended logical process. Continue reading Stealthy Hackers
The key selection factor for successful pattern self-replication in a transmission medium is the extent to which the information content of that message also (reflexively) supports the propagation of the integrated or gestalt information system represented by the networked transmission medium itself.
Continue reading Information System Reflexivity
Humanity spends far too much time bickering and fighting over how we will collectively move forward to ever actually get on with the very serious business of actually ensuring our own continuity, survival and ongoing tenure on this planet. Continue reading Directionless: The Teleological Vacuum of Global Civilisation