Month: July 2015

Autoloa

I've been working on something inspired by Orphan Drift/CCRU's hyperstitional mythology for a while. Autoloa (named for but not patterned after the Vodoun spirits that entered cyberculture via William Gibson) generates small pantheons of possible spirits. It's working but very unfinished. I've decided to develop it further in public. You can follow its progress on…
Posted in Art, Magick, Projects

inter-word2vec

Word2Vec is a word vector system that has received attention for the way that mathematical operations on the vectors it generates give meaningful results. To take an example from an article on Word2Vec: vec(“king”) – vec(“man”) + vec(“woman”) =~ vec(“queen”) Training Word2Vec works best with large quantities of text as a single corpus. I'm interested…
Posted in Accelerationism, Projects, Satire

Distance Over Time

To #accelerate creativity, look at historical precedents. The creative games and systems of Surrealism and the OULIPO provide ways of breaking out of aesthetic constraints and finding new subjects or ways of working. "A Book Of Surrealist Games" provides a list of games. It notes (p49) - ...automatic drawing is a sort of accelerated or…
Posted in Accelerationism

Trying Jekyll

This is the shiny new Jekyll-based version of the site. I've restored some of the older missing images, but unfortunately comments are not working yet.
Posted in Projects