Everybody wants the cool post-disaster story—the awesome part where you take over whole abandoned towns, and have sex with cool punk girls in leather rags who have sawed-off shotguns. Boy, I could only wish.
“Yes citizen. Please enjoy your run, but remember that going to a licensed gym is the best way to improve your health,” the drone said before flying away.
Now I think techno-optimism is suspect. It can be a tool of the ruling plutocracy. To detourne Woody Guthrie, the promise is there’ll be pie in the sky when you don’t die.
In 100% of abduction scenarios, the aliens play a dominant role and exude totally controlling forces and practices upon the submissive human abductees.
I don’t want to shepherd over a flock of sheep. I want to build a den of wolves.
Staying hidden from face-detection systems and how to look “good” whilst doing it
Peter Thiel expanded more on his points about China than any celebrity figurehead of the Right. Let us raise a glass for innovation in Silicon Valley; it’s been far too long since that last happened.
The result of the corporatization of Pride is making a parade of fabulous fags that corporations are happy to exploit with a rainbow avatar on Twitter and a stupid fucking float at a parade.
“There is no absolute ‘future.’ There isn’t any boss in charge with a stopwatch who can keep accurate track of the so-called future and the so-called past.”
I do indeed believe that “The Singularity” is coming. I just don’t believe that it’s coming to America.