Tag Archive: technology

THE FIELD OF SCHEMES

“I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by… Continue reading

GHOSTS

“—What is a ghost? Stephen said with tingling energy. One who has faded into impalpability through death, through absence, through change of manners.” ― James Joyce, Ulysses Yes, People become more ghost-like as… Continue reading

CAPITAL PAINS

There’s no community left; we live alone in our homes—if we are lucky enough to have them. We have neighbors, but they are not like us. They are not from around here, either… Continue reading

AHUMANISM

Used to be the end of us was to be thus: Given, that we are valued only for what we do, then as our doing could be done more efficiently by machines, it… Continue reading

ROBO-SERF

“Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.” –Satchel Paige (American baseballer) Yes, you are right to fear the coming of A.I. But not the drones in other parts (for now) of… Continue reading

WHAT TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS

There is new kind of dehumanizing in town. It’s not the oppression as old a civilization itself where the many of are treated by the few as beasts of burden no different from… Continue reading

THERE’S NO APP FOR THIS

Current events bring to mind the adverts in the print ‘zines sent to old folks like me. Not the “I’ve fallen and can’t get [it] up!” ones, but the ones about the simple… Continue reading

YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU NEED

Back in the day, the three black and white TV networks and the one or two black and white daily news papers kept their content centrist to survive. They were truly a mass… Continue reading

NO THANKS GIVING DAY PARADE

Once upon a time a president colluded, conspired and perverted the course of justice regarding his and his loyal – and not so – accomplices illegal activities to get dirt on political opponents.… Continue reading

ROBOTS IN THE PENTHOUSE?

The image here is the illusion the corporate marketeers at the paradoxically named Wild Caught Farms wants you to see. They want you to identify with the naive and happy lad from a… Continue reading