- “Investing in Disaster: Technical Progress and the Taboo of Diminishing Returns” published by Rowman and Littlefield, International
My essay, “Investing in Disaster: Technical Progress and the Taboo of Diminishing Returns” has been published by Rowman and Littlefield International as the second chapter of The Future of Humanity: Revisioning the Human in the Posthuman Age. The book is part of the Future Perfect series.
- Estranged Melody for a Holographic Empire at Ann Arbor Film Fest
My short film, Estranged Melody for a Holographic Empire will be playing at the 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival, Saturday, March 25.
- Milwaukee Zine Fest 2016
This will be my 6th year running a table at the Milwaukee Zine Fest. Typically held at the Falcon Bowl in Riverwest, this will be the first time the event will be held at the downtown library. This could be a great opportunity to bring a lot of […]
- Exercises in Secular Heresy: Technological Determinism, Civil Liberties, and the Taboo of Diminishing Returns
I recently delivered this talk, Exercises in Secular Heresy: Technological Determinism, Civil Liberties, and the Taboo of Diminishing Returns (PDF), at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Sciences in Canada.
- CICAS Conference: The Future of Human(ity)
Delivered paper titled: “Exercises in Secular Heresy: Technological Determinism, Civil Liberties, and the Taboo of Diminishing Returns.” The abstracts from other presenters are available online.
- Financial complexity: Accounting for fraud
The following letter was published in Science on 15 April 2015. It discusses the role of fraud in the 2008 financial crisis, and the importance of taking fraud into account when attempting to explain what happened. The Policy Forum “Complexity theory and financial regulation” (S. Battiston et […]
- Woodland Pattern Poetry Marathon
Woodland Pattern is a 501c(3) bookstore that uses books sales to subsidize cultural programming.
- Torture’s Inefficiency Long Established
The following letter was published in Science on 4 December 2015. It discusses the history of the CIA’s covert sponsorship of behavioral science research and the relationship of this research to the CIA’s torture practices. In the 16 October issue, R. J. McNally reviews a book by Shane […]
- Arts+Tech Night Event Bill
Part of my responsibilities in UW-Milwaukee’s Interdisciplinary Arts+Technology Program is the planning and promotion of a public art event called Arts+Tech Night. Since the event features work from a few dozen students spread across multiple floors of exhibition space, an event bill is required to help patrons navigate […]
- The Flower of Mind Extracts the Cogitation from the Stone
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