Culture Jamming A Blockchain Summit In Texas

This is a short (20-minute) video introducing the fieldwork we did a few weeks back in Austin and Houston, Texas. Lynn Davenport and I spoke with Jason Bosch outside the Texas Blockchain Summit at the AT&T Conference Center on the UT Austin campus. We undertook several dozen site visits, and Jason will be releasing footage […]

Blockchain Keys To A Murky Metaverse – Interview With Bonnie Faulkner of Guns and Butter WBAI

Hello everyone! I recently got back from spending a week in Texas with my friends Lynn Davenport and Jason Bosch doing fieldwork around blockchain, artificial intelligence, predatory finance, and human capital futures. We filmed at several dozen locations and are working on that editing now. Along the way I was fortunate to soak my feet […]

Translated Post On Pay For Success Finance – Betal for resultat finansiering er rovdrift på fattige mennesker.

The following is a translation into Norwegian by my friend Hege of a post I made on June 26, 2019 in preparation for a presentation I gave with the Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign at the Left Forum in Brooklyn, New York. You can read the original English here. En presentasjon på Left Forum […]

Blockchain, The Metaverse, and Nephele, Mother of the Centaurs

In January 2020, I flew into Dallas to meet my good friend and fellow education activist Lynn Davenport. We toured the city and met with folks, unpacking our concerns over developments in adoption of blockchain education transcripts and how they would be used to profile children and catalyze futures markets in human capital. You can […]

Building Brains For The Metaverse – Executive Function, Augmented Cognition, and Soul Theft

This past week someone sent me a paper on augmented cognition. As I read it, a number of pieces clicked for me about earlier research I’d done into executive function. I wanted to preserve the thread, so I captured it in the screen shots below. Follow along to see how grit and resiliency intersect with […]

Magnetic Spell, Magic Net – Guest Post By Kelfin Oberon

Last night I saw that Kelfin was sharing a video of his thoughts at twilight on a rocky coast in Scotland and I wanted to share them with you. This video is accompanied by some of his recent spell-deconstruction writings. I recognize there’s a limited audience for my work. Not too many folks are  anxious […]

Washed Clean In A Palace Of Love – Guest Post by Cliff Gomes, Mentor and Friend

This is a guest post prepared my friend Cliff Gomes who has been a light for me since last spring. I hold his teachings close to my heart. Whenever things get too overwhelming, I remember Cliff says there’s a gathering in the valley of love for everyone. We may have to walk through the zombie […]

Smart Cities, The Transhumanist Game and Lifelong Learning – Talks Given in Tucson June 10-11, 2021

A few weeks ago I had the wonderful opportunity to present at a small conference in Tucson on health and human rights. The focus of my talk was the gamification of life and how data extraction is fueling the creation of militarized digital worlds that may eventually catalyze Generalized Artificial Intelligence – the Singularity. Natural […]

Covid, Cybernetics, And The New Normal

This is a guest post written by a humanities teacher and freelance writer who holds a masters degree from the School of African and Oriental Studies, a public research university in London. It lays out over fifty concerns regarding pandemic policy implementation and plans for a cybernetic future, full spectrum dominance of life on the […]

Neal Follman On North Broad Street In Philly: Rush Hour Picnic and Picket #EducateLiberateLove

Today I joined Philadelphia public school teacher Neal Follman for a few hours of picketing at my old stomping grounds 440 N Broad Street, headquarters of the Philadelphia School District. Neal has been placed on unpaid leave for dissenting against the terrible conditions being imposed by the district for in-person learning for the remainder of […]