for Allen Ginsberg 92nd birthday: Allen, let’s fix America we are having a revolution: a marketing revolution. we are still in the wine roses goat and sesame seed phase of the revolution with a meat body full of unopened taste buds waiting for the unborn entrepreneurs to open new fragrances to palates that won’t die […]

via the revolution: return to new york [by Andrei Codrescu] — synthetic zerø

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http://meatspacepress.org/#download “‘Our Digital Rights to the City’ is a small collection of articles about digital technology, data and the city. It covers a range of topics relating to the political and economic power of technologies that are now almost inescapable within the urban environment. This includes discussions surrounding security, mapping, real estate, smartphone applications and […]

via Our Digital Rights to the City — Deterritorial Investigations

The specter that haunts genetic manipulation is the genetic ideal, a perfect model obtained through the elimination of all negative traits. ´—Jean Baudrillard, The Vital Illusion Genetics is the foster child of eugenics a quasi-science and mythology of constructing the perfect species through technological progress and the perfection of human nature. The word “eugenics” was coined […]

via Artificial Puritans: Immortal Dreams and the Elimination of Humanity — southern nights