Shamebridge Analytica (A Bootstrap Conspiracy)

...name, address, DOB, occupation, media habits predict what, and how accurately? how to measure coercion how to measure manipulation how to measure prediction? Claude Shannon’s Information theory, or Von Neumann and Morgenstern’s Theory Of Games, perhaps? How to measure the degree to which an ad' can influence human behaviour voting habits, foreign policy, thoughts about … Continue reading Shamebridge Analytica (A Bootstrap Conspiracy)

Mark Pesce on Finnegans Wiki, and whatever happened to the book.

Please visit Mark's website here:http://markpesce.com/ There are two other paths open for literature, nearlydiametrically opposed. The first was taken by JRR Tolkien inThe Lord of the Rings. Although hugely popular, the threebook series has never been described as a ‘page-turner’, beingtoo digressive and leisurely, yet, for all that, entirelycaptivating. Tolkien imagined a new universe – or rather,retrieved one from the fragments … Continue reading Mark Pesce on Finnegans Wiki, and whatever happened to the book.

Cosmic Trigger Replay: Maybe Logic Class. Sept 23 to Nov 23

Come join a crash course cosmic adventure through the lives and ideas of Robert Anton Wilson! The Maybe Logic Academy is once again opening its invisible doors for an intensive 8 week RAW workshop, which leads directly into the premier of the highly anticipated stage adaptation of RAW’s Cosmic Trigger by Daisy Eris Campbell! The … Continue reading Cosmic Trigger Replay: Maybe Logic Class. Sept 23 to Nov 23

Frances Yates and the Mnemonic Works of Giordano Bruno

Frances Yates and the Mnemonic Works of Giordano Bruno After Warburg's death in October 1929 and the migration of the Institute to London in 1933, Brunian studies at the Warburg Institute took a very different direction thanks to the research of Frances Yates (1899-1981). While Warburg's interest in Bruno and image-based thinking brought his philosophy … Continue reading Frances Yates and the Mnemonic Works of Giordano Bruno

Make it new: Panorawma and the tale of the tribe

MAKE IT NEW (Originally Panorawma & The tale of the tribe (July 2011) Over the last ten years together with a sleepless band of independent researchers, the author has been tuned into “The Tale Of The Tribe” (TTOTT), developed exclusively by Dr. Robert Anton Wilson (1932-2007) At RAW360 we embark on a whole new way … Continue reading Make it new: Panorawma and the tale of the tribe

Liffissippi River to Joyce’s Poundland

...and when the mode of themusic changes                           the walls of the                                    city shake     a perspective from relative place                  humbled individual to their partin universe and othersingle individuated mind                                      in timegathering tales and knick knacks               of history into a trick bagdo you feel melody and riddim’ in verse       word sound image sandwichesattention to source                   to _____ … Continue reading Liffissippi River to Joyce’s Poundland

the Tale of the tribe as a blueprint for Artificial General Intellgence

  listening to some of the ideas and descriptions of Artificial General Intellgence, I thought that the holistic approach of combining many differemt disciplines, reflects RAW's comprehensive group of intelligence engineers in The tale of the tribe. RAW asked what these characters and internet have in common? I am formulating a new set of answers … Continue reading the Tale of the tribe as a blueprint for Artificial General Intellgence

Illuminatus Trilogy! and Annonymous hacking culture

This article from Wired has produced a more condensed article (that follows)including a fantastic quote about Illuminatus Trilogy! by Shea and Wilson, linking the History of hacker culture directly to the novels, and so further back, deeper into the sub-history of dada, surrealism, satire. I would argue this reaches right back to the 1580's and … Continue reading Illuminatus Trilogy! and Annonymous hacking culture