Monthly Archives: July 2011

Presented without comment #18

‘Occasional dispatches from the Republic of Anhedonia: Part 1‘ – Colson Whitehead on the World Series of Poker, at Grantland. I have a good poker face because I am half-dead inside. My particular combo of slack features, negligible affect, and … Continue reading

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Presented without comment #17

‘Journalism: The Videogame Redux, Part 7‘ by Leigh Alexander at Insert Credit. I wonder if other fields labor under the same constant self-reflexive laments as do video games press. It’s always seemed a little absurd to me, sometimes feeling as … Continue reading

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Abstract: Neuroscience and the digital community: what next for the notion of ‘the individual’?

The following abstract was accepted for the international conference ‘Knowledge/Culture/Social Change‘ to be held in Sydney, Australia in November. The ‘individual’ has attained an unparalleled level of success and acceptance, with the DNA of all major political and economic theories … Continue reading

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Back home again! Lots to report; met a bunch of fantastic people and had even more fantastical conversations with them. I’m still too jetlagged to go into much detail but to say that spending an evening chatting with my hero … Continue reading

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London bound!

By the time you are reading this I will be jetting across the world headed for London, England. From Sunday I’m in central London where I’m planning to meet up with friends and some people I only know via the … Continue reading

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