Category Archives: Communications & Technology

Government Hackers: Key Moments in State-Sponsored Cyberwar

Government Hackers: Key Moments in State-Sponsored Cyberwar

We seem to be reaching a new level of public involvement in debate around state-sponsored cyberwarfare. Here are a few important examples over recent years that to some extent show us the scope of the issue.Continue Reading

Automation and the New Socioeconomic Reality

Automation and the New Socioeconomic Reality

Automation is happening. The transition to a radically different system has already begun. It is now our collective responsibility to openly discuss what this means.Continue Reading

Progressive Dehumanization: An Interview with Daniel Abella on the PKD Sci-Fi Film Festival

Anybody who has read this blog for any period of time will know how deeply influenced it is by the works of Philip K. Dick. His ability to unpick with great foresight the future trajectory of the human condition is still to this day, despite widespread appreciation for many of his works, an under-appreciated aspect of his large collection of writing.Continue Reading

Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Festival Announces Submissions + March 2017 Dates!

The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival is returning to New York City for its fifth annual event.Continue Reading

Robot Overlordz: Futurist Podcast Guest Slot – Part II

I recently had the pleasure of speaking again with one half of the Robot Overlordz duo, to record another episode of their excellent podcast where we covered issues of direct democracy and political representation, algorithms for ethics, automation of jobs, hackability of smart technology, and the struggle between the human spirit and those power structuresContinue Reading

Relay Station (When Winter Calls ONS – Track III)

This track – Relay Station – is a slowly building, pulsating track that combines a sense of utopian euphoria with the growing tension of Caldera as the situation there begins to unfold.Continue Reading