We all utilise the internet, capitalising on ‘free’ nature of the system. However, in exchange for free use of closed internet services such as Facebook or google, these networks collect our metadata, taking a data tax if you will. That doesn’t seem too scary on the surface, but if you look into it a bit more,… Continue reading THE INTERNET IS FREE, or is it?
Welcome to the new age, where we are expected to be available 24/7 and the by-product of your labour is not a physical item as such, but rather a something intangible – information. In the modern life dominated by instant connectivity through the virtual world our society has responded to this instant global access by changing the way we approach the… Continue reading Working All The Time (The Life of Liquid Labour)
Shoutout to Ben Smit-Colbran for helping out with ideating chords for me to digitise. This composition draws upon cyberpunk elements, imagining a future where we have evolved beyond being just ‘human’, instead extracting our own thoughts and converting it to data, to grow and evolve through the internet. Utilising the affordances of a distributed network, the collective… Continue reading The Birth of AI
Continuing on from yesterday’s poetry, (minus the voice recognition aspects, though I will admit that it was amusing, and perhaps could qualify for a remix in later days…) I’ve started evolving the writings beyond just a physical text, and into the beginnings of a composition. The style I can hear in my mind is quite… Continue reading A Piece of Yourself
I was having a conversation with a friend today who I have drifted away from in recent times, for a number of reasons, but when we were talking, it was like no time had passed at all. This was wonderful for the conversation, however part way through, he asked me why we were no longer… Continue reading Shine Through
2015 has been a wonderful year. I’ve learnt so much, met many new faces who have proven to have great impacts upon my life, and much more. I love the new year, as it makes way for a new time ahead, even if it hardly changes, day to day. With the close of 2015 however,… Continue reading My creative mind: leading me towards a new year of adventure.