Quentin Meillassoux: Another Laughably Bad, Pseudo-Philosopher Charlatan ‘Exposed’

RND/ In which, by even merely mentioning such embarrassingly dire, grifting hacks such as ‘Quentin Meillassoux’ – not that anyone’s even called that in reality – you feel you’ve already given them too much intellectual credit. Is his work really the best that philosophy in France (not ‘French philosophy’) has to offer today? Reading the … Read moreQuentin Meillassoux: Another Laughably Bad, Pseudo-Philosopher Charlatan ‘Exposed’

Scenes Of Virtual Urban Tension In Sub Rosa PC Game Screenshots

RND/ To consider various odd in-game scenes of virtual urban tension in Sub Rosa (PC): 1920 x 1080 .jpg – edited images via Steam Community Example Reference Links Bullet-Time in Simulation City: Revisiting Baudrillard and The Matrix (PDF) Designing Buildings Wiki – Living in the hyperreal post-modern city Eric Randall Morris – Hyperreality : On … Read moreScenes Of Virtual Urban Tension In Sub Rosa PC Game Screenshots

American Truck Simulator: Noclip Virtual Void Photography

RND/ To consider some nocip Virtual Photography screenshots of ‘American Truck Simulator’s voids. Vast, sprawling electronic desert nowheres. Signs of eternal passing. Lonely wind through tall wild grass on the highway’s verges. Post apocalyptic gaming for the discerning postmodern nomad. 3440 x 1440 .jpg Deserts, Screens, and Empty Smiles: The Vast Wastelands of Jean Baudrillard’s … Read moreAmerican Truck Simulator: Noclip Virtual Void Photography

Virtual Photography Exhibit: Global Videogame Capitalism and its Existential Threat

RND// in which you spent a year or more collating and editing images with what you term ‘that special shine’ – in other words “Hypertography: abstract conceptual images rendering strange the depthless virtual paradise of Global Videogame Capitalism (aka Ludocapitalism) – its hyperreal spectacle, its symbolic fiction and existential threat.” That is, the threat of … Read moreVirtual Photography Exhibit: Global Videogame Capitalism and its Existential Threat

Alex Colville, “3000 Miles To Graceland” painting

RND/ To consider a vaguely Alex Colville style painting, based on an explosive scene from box office stinker “3000 Miles To Graceland” starring Kevin Costner (Dir. Demian Lichtenstein, 2001): 3697 x 2302 .jpg Ideal / Idealized Cost for such Conceptual Work: £300k – contact Robert What for details. — // how to play big science … Read moreAlex Colville, “3000 Miles To Graceland” painting

Eisenhower Approved: “Beginning Science” Children’s Book Parody

RND/ To consider “Beginning Science” – a children’s book, native, romantic and sexist, officially approved by the Eisenhower’s Military-Industrial-Scientific-Complex. The prospect of domination of the nation’s scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present and is gravely to be regarded. Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, … Read moreEisenhower Approved: “Beginning Science” Children’s Book Parody