neither microscope nor telescope
neither microscope nor telescope
Field Notes: April 16, 2022 The following is an interview I conducted with Edward Riordan, who has been engaged in what I call Extended Awareness, and what he calls perceptual expressionism and abstract perceptualism. He has carefully documented his process over the years through an immense archive of videos. He also works professionally in the… Continue Reading
Do not go gentle into that good night Dylan Thomas – 1914-1953 Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right,Because their words had forked no lightning theyDo not go gentle… Continue Reading
These last few weeks I am having nagging thoughts that it is important to remember Robert F. Scott, the explorer who made the arduous journey to the South Pole. Sadly, he and his team died on their way back. This has been a story of interest to me, ever since I was living in Chicago,… Continue Reading
Stay tuned to new conversations as iO-Haptik begins. Connect here, on Spotify or Apple Podcasts… The first recording is just a placeholder… more to come…
Field Notes: March 27, 2022 An Immersive VR Collaboration Between Diverse Builders: Advanced Western Decentralized Technologists and Frontier Groups, (Non-western Indigenous). The first major update on this project includes: Research Process, Mechanism Definition, Frontier Group Identification, Collaboration Refinement, Technical Description. This Project was Community Funded by Project Catalyst, supporting the Cardano Blockchain. Return to… Continue Reading
William’s programming has created the fields for planting. Drenched in rain and darkness. “Omiokane” spoken by the crow becomes his cipher. It had a place in history—it brought clues for the unfolding.
“It was nearly 4 o’clock, and while most people were done for the day, William was just heading to work. Most of the time he worked from home but would come in several times a week to do testing with other programmers and meet with managers.”
“Where before fascism could be easily identified as it had a uniform and a leader, in William’s world it was now more defuse. It always came in the form of something appropriated, borrowed, stolen.”
“She wondered what it would be like to be an adult. She wondered if it would even happen. She didn’t really want it to. She didn’t want to be in danger like William, or silent like her mother. She didn’t want to have an anti-tribe. She wanted to feel as she did now; just another… Continue Reading
In the biographies of those whose lives preceded his, the relationship between their work and their demise was frequently omitted.
He looked at the symbols as he typed—they functioned like tiny machines. They accepted an input—a value—which changed their output. Ana said this output was a voice, a time when these tiny constructions spoke.
Wasi’chu (the Fat-takers) Branden had no intention of pursuing physics as a career. He had researched and learned that the investment bank where he wanted to work frequently hired physics majors. And he was correct. You can also listen on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.
William remembered the book, with pages of black wax and golden threads, stored in room 42.. Also on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!
An anomaly appears at harvest. Also on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!
Vernacular languages, like the languages of machines had a shelf-life. William knew he should never forget this. And when he chose to program, he did so without a commitment to the specific symbols or their syntax. Also on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!