#GPUSCALPERBOTWAR: 5K for an Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 on Ebay (Art)

RND/ To consider paying over five thousand dollars for an Nvidia RTX 3080 on Ebay (FTG!): 2277 x 3924 .jpg In which you electronically meditate on the underlying symbolic meanings of this global GPU 'shortage' and consider the inherent unresolved Capitalist ironies in casually talking /moaning about 'scalpers' in an age of artificial scarcity - … Continue reading #GPUSCALPERBOTWAR: 5K for an Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 on Ebay (Art)

Cyberpunk Is Dead: A Critique

RND/ To consider or imagine Cyberpunk as (/un)dead. R.I.P. That Cyberpunk might even be far better that way. A satirical critique, and study of possible near-future potentials / alternatives. Warning: contains problematic Trans representation. Right off the bat: questioning the mere notion that Cyberpunk really amounts to anything less than a naked, celebration of Global … Continue reading Cyberpunk Is Dead: A Critique

On Absurd Videogame Industry News: JayzTwoCents Transcript

RND/ to consider a slightly rough Google transcript of a video by cool vlogger JayZTwoCents (Jason Langerin): In which, putting it all down on the page makes it read like the mild head-injury ramblings of someone foolishly immersed / half drowned in meaningless internal videogames industry tech mews minutiae. To ask, who talks like this? … Continue reading On Absurd Videogame Industry News: JayzTwoCents Transcript

Creepy Portraits of Deep Fake A.I People: “This Algorithm Exists”

RND/ to consider conceptually creepy art portraits of non-existent people computer generated by evil near-future graphics card manufacturers using advanced neural networks & machine learning 3840x3840, 2.8MB .jpg edited in Gimp, generated via thispersondoesnotexist.com - To note however, that such people are not in fact people but algorithms, and that unlike pseudo-people do in fact … Continue reading Creepy Portraits of Deep Fake A.I People: “This Algorithm Exists”

Self Imprisonment Gaming Cell (Featuring Samsung CRG9 Gaming Monitor)

RND/ to consider a willing self-imprisonment gaming cell featuring an ultra-wide Gaming Monitor Reality getting too much for you? Modern life too much to handle? Then bury your head in the digital sand and place yourself in permanent lockdown with the ultimate interior gaming experience Samsung offers minimalist Space Monitor for modern workspaces, new super … Continue reading Self Imprisonment Gaming Cell (Featuring Samsung CRG9 Gaming Monitor)