Published on May 7, 2015Find out more at: http://re-publica.de/session/nsa-are-...It's tempting to compare NSA mass surveillance to the GDR's notorious Stasi, but the differences are more illuminating than the similarities.Cory DoctorowElectronic Frontier FoundationCreative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany(CC BY-SA 3.0 DE)
Within the small and obscure field of those who follow the tale of the tribe, as defined by Robert Anton Wilson will probably already be familiar with this letter by Marshall McLuhan, to Harold Innis. In the letter McLuhan more or less drafts the trajectory RAW expands upon, with the addition of Giordano Bruno, Alfred … Continue reading Letter to Harold Innis from McLuhan, 14th March 1951.
SEMIOTIC MACHINES: by Louis Armand, presents a number of passages that see James Joyce, McLuhan, Shannon, Weiner, Von Neumann, criss-crossing and pollinating the tale of the tribe with a Joycean, atomic, digital glossing. Also invoking Orson Welles through the reference to expanded cinema of Gene Yougblood, this essay exhibits the highest standards of critical writing … Continue reading SEMIOTIC MACHINES: by Louis Armand (Joyce, McLuhan, Shannon, Weiner, Von Neumann)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CyberneticsCybernetics as a discipline was firmly established by Wiener, McCulloch and others, such as W. Ross Ashby and W. Grey Walter. Walter was one of the first to build autonomous robots as an aid to the study of animal behaviour. Together with the US and UK, an important geographical locus of early cybernetics was France. … Continue reading CYBERNETICS: WEINER AND VON NEUMANN WIKI
"One great part of every human existence is passed in a state which cannot be rendered sensible by the use of wideawake language, cutanddry grammar and goahead plot. --JAMES JOYCE, Referring to Finnegans Wake in a letter to Harriet Shaw Weaver (1926-11-24)" I have a playman's or better yet ploughman's interest in physics, science and … Continue reading RAW V.A.L.I.S JOYCE & HOLO-GRAMIC PROSE?
Twenty Twelve Line Verses to 'the tale of the tribe' (v3.0) by Fly Agaric 23To be printed as TWENTY TRIANGLES to build an Icosohedron.Thanks to Mark Pesce for kicking this into 'hyperspace'GymJoyceOilysseasMetempsyficPortrait ProsodyEpiphany ProcessMudernism QuarkitectIconoclaste CosmologistHolographish Cubed EarwickerWaking Finnegan Stephen DeadalusVicorecourse Bruwnitsche IbsenPoundUbermatrix Holocalips TranslitteringClaudeShannonInternetsCyberneticMaxim FourierInformation TheoryRevolution ScientistCommunicate MicroprocessComplexity Coding ShannonbitNyquist Equations Weaver LanguageCalculating Holographique … Continue reading Twenty Twelve Line Verses v3.0 (Icosoheedrome)
ARGUABLY The greatest single resource for the study of DR. Robert Anton Wilson's tale of the tribe.--Steve fly agaric 23.Marshall McLuhan: Renaissance for a wired world By Gary Genosko.The medium and the magician: Orson Welles, the radio years, 1934-1952 By Paul Heyer.The classic Noh theatre of Japan By Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, Ezra PoundThe legacy of … Continue reading TTOTT TEXTS v2.0