Computer technology has not yet come close to the printing press in its power to generate radical and substantive thoughts on a social, economical, political or even philosophical level. The printing press was the dominant force that transformed the middle ages into a scientific society. Not by just making books more available, but by changing […]
Cory Doctorow: The Coming Century of War Against Your Computer. This is one of the most important lectures you’ll listen to this year. Highly recommended.
Pop culture is all about identity and feeling like you’re participating. It has nothing to do with cooperation, the past or the future — it’s living in the present. I think the same is true of most people who write code for money. They have no idea where [their culture came from] — and the […]
Computational X. Application of computers to everything.