• Dark age

    Irrefutably, the internet has provided us with unprecedented access to knowledge. However, the past months have demonstrated a frightening descent into a state of networked delirium. Increasingly, the ground has dissolved beneath us: memes proliferate...

  • 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....

  • Why I Want to Fuck Donald Trump

    An author at Ballardian has republished Ballard’s 1967 ‘Why I want to fuck Ronald Reagan’ from The Atrocity Exhibition, replacing Reagan’s name with Trump and updating some of the minor characters in the exhibition saga...

  • Sun gods

    Introducing the Turing-Church– a magazine that brazenly mixes science, technology, religion and spirituality into one speculative package. Light and ascension metaphors abound in an striving toward the singularity in which human minds will be uploaded...

  • Ruthless memetic warfare

    In Darwin, natural selection occurs through a process of adaption and mimicry. Behavior is replicated across species and adapted to new conditions in a process of redesign. Carried by genes, this algorithmic variation is the...

  • Cute robots

    In a recent blog post sex writer Girl on Net discusses whether sex robots can inspire love in a person. She makes an important point: thinkers who claim that sex with a robot would cause...

  • Algorithm runs wild, Facebook

    In an unfortunate mishap, Facebook’s ‘trending’ algorithm has run wild. This is following the complete elimination of all staff members dealing with the ‘trending’ function; due to allegations that Facebook, the number one international news...

  • Homo Deus

    Dataism or data worship is now officially recognized as a religion, claim Silicon Valley experts.

  • ‘Human-robot sex will be more common than human-human by 2050’

    A salacious article by Daily Mail speculates on the various potential outcomes of emerging sex technologies, including the prediction that human-robot sex will be more common than human-human by 2050 and that robot sex could...

  • The gender politics of Tinder

    “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of an iPhone must be in want of a swipe.” Although data-mining from dating sites is a contested field with users concerned for...