Satellite images show how the Camp Fire destroyed entire towns and killed dozens of people in California

by Dave Mosher  A satellite view of Paradise, California, on November 8, 2018. NASA Earth Observatory The Camp Fire is now the most destructive and deadliest California wildfire in the state's history. It scorched the entire town of Paradise, which was home to about 27,000 people. Satellites orbiting the Earth took pictures of Paradise and the nearby town of Magalia... Continue Reading →

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State of Absence ~ Muggi Dane and Stykke

"Moses Muggi Dane has collaborated with Stykke to bring to us this interesting style of Techno and Psy. Melodies of anticipation and stack of doof to keep the cogs turning. This track is perfect to put the listener in a haze." The Evolution Blueprints by Various Artists Released February 8, 2012 by Triple Drop Productions... Continue Reading →

The Inception of Hyperstition

  « AOK | Main | Open Darwin thread » August 12, 2005 The Capitalist Thing This blog is not primarily political, in the sense of partisan (although of course I love northanger’s notion of “hyperstitional partisans” - even if it is is hard to read this as anything other than anticipatory, at best). For that reason it is... Continue Reading →

ART COMFORTS THE DISTURBED AND DISTURBS THE COMFORTABLE

Dran's portrayal of Van Gogh “When exposing a crime is treated as committing a crime, you are ruled by criminals.”/Artist credit: Dran Preaching peace, when the ruling class profit from war, ultimately makes you a target/Artist credit: Banksy The illusion of choice…/Artist unknown “Feed me!”/Artist credit: John Holcroft Athletes have turned into walking advertisements/Artist credit: Luis Quiles Go to school,... Continue Reading →

A New Kind Of Human

10+ Controversial Cartoon Images & The Life Lessons They Teach  Gavin Nascimento  Art, My Blog The world at times can be a pretty scary place to live, especially when most of us have been raised to believe in well intentioned fairytales, that give rise … [Continue Reading...] 10 Brilliant Sculptures From Around The World With Deeper Meaning  Gavin... Continue Reading →

The Analysis of Melancholy by Steve Finbow

k-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher (2004-2016), edited by Darren Ambrose, foreword by Simon Reynolds, (Repeater Books, 2018). I’m staring at a white screen, a blank page, frustrated that I can’t find the notes I had written while reading the book I’m supposed to be reviewing but also near petrified at the thought... Continue Reading →

no one is bored, everything is boring

by Mark Fisher @ k-punk & abstract dynamics This is an extract from k-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher (2004 – 2016), Repeater Books 2018. One of the most intriguing and provocative pieces on politics and culture this year was We Are All Very Anxious by the Institute of Precarious Consciousness (the essay gained a... Continue Reading →

#ACCELERATE MANIFESTO for an Accelerationist Politics

• Alex Williams and Nick Srnicek •  14 May 2013   Accel­er­a­tion­ism pushes towards a future that is more mod­ern, an altern­at­ive mod­ern­ity that neo­lib­er­al­ism is inher­ently unable to gen­er­ate... 01. INTRODUCTION: On the Conjuncture 1. At the beginning of the second decade of the Twenty-First Century, global civilization faces a new breed of cataclysm. These coming... Continue Reading →

The First Film Review for Badiou

The Truth About Passangers and Badiou Festival daily report through eyes of young American film student Emilee Reynolds A TESTIMONY ON KNOWLEDGE The Truth About Killer Robots The Truth About Killer Robots is an unsettling dive into robotic advancement and the global future of artificial intelligence. An ambitious montage of interviews and footage of robots at... Continue Reading →

A Social History of the Internet

Posted on October 22, 2018 by humanaesfera PART I Of conjuration, bubbles, and subsumption to capital 1. Unstoppable forms of untamable social content The initial public appearance of the Internet (1990s, with the World Wide Web)1generated a series of unprecedented social circumstances which capital for decades was unable to really subsume to the commodity- and capital-form. For about... Continue Reading →

Collected eBook Library of Alain Badiou

This is a collected downloadable eBook bibliography of the writings of Alain Badiou. Badiou is one of the most translated French writers in general and one of the most well known philosophers living today. He holds the Rene Descartes Chair at the European Graduate School, teaches at the Ecole Normale Superieure and the College International de... Continue Reading →

Desert Islands by Gilles Deleuze

Geographers say there are two kinds of islands. This is valuable information for the imagination because it confirms what the imagination already knew. Nor is it the only case where science makes mythology more concrete, and mythology makes science more vivid. Continental islands are accidental, derived islands. They are separated from a continent, born of... Continue Reading →

Applying Applied Ballardianism

15 October, 2018 by ENRICO MONACELLI More occult, less acceleration: an anti-practical field-guide to Simon Sellars’ Applied Ballardianism, “a hybrid theory-fiction litcrit-cum-SF novel”. The norm in matters of the human psyche is the vindication and use of freedom, as power of revision and of institution of norms, an assumption that implies, normally, the risk of madness. ~... Continue Reading →

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