Category Learning

Individualism vs Collectivism: The “I over We” problem

On a long enough timeline, all things face the inevitable choice to either adapt or die, from single-cell organisms to complex systems. Likelihood is minimal that societies are any different.

Boris Johnson once bit my sister

In which we discuss the more underappreciated points of yesterday’s election: a quick-and-dirty spread on how disinformation will make you act against your own interests.

Facebook Awareness; or, Mark Zuckerberg is an alien in a human suit.

This is a short one this Saturday morning that just takes a quick spin ’round the track. We discuss how your data, much like your mom, has everyone else’s hand prints ALL OVER IT.

A Limit to Progress; or, How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love Safety

I have seen the enemy and the enemy is us. The people placing TooSafe mechanisms on playground equipment, then complaining about how kids don’t take risks anymore. Bah God! Harrumph!

21st Century Propaganda

What happens when the people can no longer discern fact from fiction? The United States of Division, circa 2013-present.

Trolling isn’t a art

It’s a past-time for evangelists, con artists, disaffected youth and manchildren who’s parents never said they were proud.

“The Discoveries”

Re-visiting the timeless problem facing the Liberal Arts & Humanities. Also, I totally stole that featured image – link in the story.

The looming Cash Grab

Whoa, whoa whoa. Not you. This Cash Grab isn’t for YOU. It’s for your betters, you must understand.

The Case for Public Arts

I mean, I already have several neighbors and they’re alright with me. You can get your own fuckin’ neighbors. But seriously, just read the post.

Words ‘n shit: A means for control

In which Publius begins to tell you about how words and communications mediums have been used to control people over time. And then you go back to listening to your fuckin’ push notifications.