Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pierre Schaeffer: icon, inventor of Musique Concrète.

This is the most refreshing thing I have read in a long time. Its actually very liberating. I have been studying Pierre Schaeffer, his works and his words for a while now. He is the pioneer of the famous Musique … Continue reading

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Technology casts our thinking

I’ve been reading and re-reading Heidegger’s ‘The Question Concerning Technology‘ now for a couple of weeks. Its a difficult read, but it is starting to sink in. Its dawned on me that his warning is particularly potent for contemporary technologies … … Continue reading

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Heidegger: Technology is a mode of revealing

Argghhh. Heidegger, your writings are so cryptic. When you say: Technology is a mode of revealing. Technology comes to presence in the realm where revealing and unconcealment take place, where aletheia, truth, happens … do you mean: That it is the … Continue reading

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The erroneous pattern.

When thought makes a judgement about something, if the judgment is in the positive (in other words I am moving  closer to the goal) then it ‘feels’ good. When I say that it ‘feels’ good, I mean that there is … Continue reading

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The stupidity in Artificial Stupidity is becoming

The Artificial Stupidity project aims to try and model human irrationality. It is clear, to me, that all thought is motivated by goals. All goals are projections in time. A goal cannot exist without time … because a goal is … Continue reading

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