Monthly Archives: July 2015

Deepdream: Google’s voyage into the Night of the World

Amidst the viral wave of deepdream pictures hitting the web, there has been a conspicuous absence of analysis or commentary about the artistic or philosophical significance of this phenomenon. It is clear that deepdream is more than just a filter. The network’s algorithms detect certain aspects of each picture and process each segment accordingly. The […]

OXI: The Day the Greek People Said “I would prefer not to.”

Much has already been said about the strategic significance of the decision by the Greek people to reject the bailout and the terms of austerity it imposes. To me, the negative power of this vote in the face of rampant, destructive ideology finds its most resonant historical echo in a short phrase repeated over and over […]