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The "Accelerationism Conference": is taking place soon. For more background on the term, see this post by "k-punk":, "Benjamin Noys' post":, and a "longer post by splinttering bone ashes": Yet I have to ask the question: _Who is run over in accelerationism?_


scroogle may be no more

It's a sad day; "scroogle": may be no more. The following text comes up when you try and make a query using scroogle. Looks like it might be time to be using "tor": on a regular basis... "We regret to announce that our Google scraper may have to be permanently retired, thanks to a change at Google. It depends on whether Google is willing to restore the simple interface that we've been scraping since Scroogle started five years ago. Actually, we've been using that interface for scraping since began in 2002.


Nick Land on finance 1993

While I cannot get on board the embracing of Thanatos and the acceleration of the deterritorialization of capital, Nick Land's comments--from 1993--are eerily prescient. And this is on the heels of a day where a "trading glitch": wrecked havoc in the spectre of numbers changing in the memory banks of corporate computers.


Experiencing the remnants of the Cybernetic Culture Research Unit

I've known little about the Cybernetic Culture Research Unit (CCRU) for a while. The CCRU comes up as an aside, usually linked to the Proper Names of Nick Land, Sadie Plant, Matthew Fuller, Kode 9, Kodwo Eshun, and Mark Fisher, who has posted an "historical article": on the unit.



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