Category Archives: Communications & Technology

Fake News, Post-Truth and the Future of Propaganda

Fake News, Post-Truth and the Future of Propaganda

Whilst the debate rages around fake news we should also be pushing for a higher degree of scrutiny on propaganda and the forms it will take in the future.Continue Reading

We Have A Voice! Political Enfranchisement in the 21st Century

We Have A Voice! Political Enfranchisement in the 21st Century

The development of alternate forms of social construction and the inclusion of a wide variety of perspectives into local, national and global decision-making will prove vital to ensuring a positive future for as many people as possible.Continue Reading

The Philip K. Dick European Science Fiction Film Festival – Lineup and Tickets!

The Philip K. Dick European Science Fiction Film Festival – Lineup and Tickets!

The Philip K. Dick European Science Fiction Film Festival has announced two exciting lineups of over 40 films to be screened across two countries for the third annual event.Continue Reading

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