Algorithmic Social Control

Algorithmic social manipulation is a reality now. What’s driving this? It’s too easy to say profits without elaborating more. Profiting on what? Through what means? What are the possible repercussions? In my view, the methods by which profits are made for capitalist social media have real social impact.…

An Initial Reaction to Simondon's Individuation

There's something that's very enticing and exciting about Gilbert Simondon's work. For me, he not only invites me to think about philosophy in new ways, he explains how other concepts function in a way few other philosophers could relay. Simondon's critiques of dominant ways of thinking (i.e. "Western Thought"…

Hello World!

Of course I must begin every first post with a "Hello World!" It's pretty much customary at this point even if cliche. I'm not sure what this space will be yet but I wanted something more substantial than Twitter or Mastodon. Tweet threads can only convey so much and I'm…