• ‘Phix’ by Amy Ireland on aft3r.us

    “… It was at once the most terrifying and the most thrilling thing Imogen had ever seen. Looking up at it from below, she felt she finally understood the desire of her species to throw...

  • A dataset haiku

    A programmer called Cyrus Lopez has published a collection of every accidental 17 syllable haiku’s from the Reddit comment directory dataset, dating from December 2005 to October 2016. The result is 349,162 haiku’s at a...

  • ‘What comes after cybernetics? Acceleration.’ Paul Ennis

    “Heidegger’s dispirited response that after philosophy comes cybernetics seems increasingly prescient. Like Heidegger, Land’s entire “system” is a sprawl and it’s never entirely clear what the object of concern is, terrestrial capitalism, alien intelligence, the...

  • LD50 hosts Alt Right exhibition, fails to credit artists

    The London based gallery LD50’s current exhibition ‘71822666’ introduces a collection of alt-right and NRx generated content into the gallery sphere, in a gesture that seeks to dissect the aesthetic climate typical of the subculture....

  • Rinkelfilm presents Silk Road

    Amsterdam based independent film company Rinkelfilm present ‘Silk Road’: a psychological thriller based on the true story of drug dealer Maikel CJ Slomp (SuperTrips) and his involvement with the online marketplace Silk Road. The film, directed...

  • The future is urban

    This video, obtained by The Intercept as part of the Freedom of Information Act, was produced by the Pentagon as educational training for the U.S. army (specifically the U.S. Special Operations Command). It shows a...

  • Hypernormalisation

    “We have retreated into a simplified and often completely fake version of the world.” Adam Curtis HyperNormalisation the new documentary by filmmaker Adam Curtis, an ambitious work that delivers a coherent message to a time...

  • Ed Graham reviews Fredric Jameson: ‘An American Utopia’

    If there was ever any doubt regarding Fredric Jameson’s eminence as a theoretician, the speculative force of recent works such as Valences of the Dialectic (2010) and Archaeologies of the Future (2007) surely elevate the...

  • Accelerate blobism: environmental design in Graz

    In the Austrian city of Graz, a ‘friendly alien’ is masquerading as a Modern Art museum. Designed by researchers of the Bartlett Faculty at the University College London, Kunsthaus Graz is a proud example of...

  • Free cli-fi compilation

    “It’s not climate-change- it’s everything change.” Margaret Atwood Everything Change: An anthology of Climate Fiction has been made available by the Arizona State University online. Climate Fiction or cli-fi is a genre of literature in...