A city fort from above
Fortified City of Ranthambhor ca. 1810–18, https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/38043

Cryptocurrencies and NFTs are an absolute disaster for so many more reasons than the ecological.

I am so mad I had to write this, the world’s most self-evident take: but here is the article you can send to people when they say “but the environmental issues with cryptoart will be solved soon, right?”

I suppose, first, if you haven’t seen those “environmental issues”, and aren’t…

What do Facebook’s secluded servers reveal about the internet’s military roots?

In August of 2011, Jay Parikh, the Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering at Facebook, received a call. As Parikh recounted to in June of 2013, he remembered the conversation going something like this:

So- I was originally going to talk to you about selfhood and bots. This is something I’ve written about before (and if you’d like to hear more about it…

When talking about generative text, there is often a predilection to start with its histories. This is perhaps an impulse towards humbleness, an important recognition that although…

Visiting Chris Marker in Second Life

I never really lived in Second Life. As an artist working in digital spaces this is patently uncool. …

Image from http://www.petmd.com/horse/breeds/c_hr_arab, adopted by horse_ebooks

Very Long Ago

When we talk about technology, it is so often in the rooted in the Short Now, but I would ask you to cast your thoughts backwards…

Everest Pipkin

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