Author Archives: shardcore

Flies

These animated portraits are made of files. Donald Trump Steve Bannon The individual frames are of a far higher resolution than you see here. Click the image below to see one full size.

@thetrumpwatcher

Follow @thetrumpwatcher It hardly needs saying, but we live in strange, unpresidented (sic) times. The President Elect of the United States of America, Donald John Trump, is an extraordinary individual, in every sense of the word. One of his most notable attributes is his addiction to Twitter. Seemingly without thought or consideration, he delivers bite-sized […]

@OvertonBot

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 pic.twitter.com/FeXzCHI1Aa — overton window (@overtonbot) November 1, 2016 The Overton window, also known as the window of discourse, is the range of ideas the public will accept. The ‘fitness’ of a political idea is dependent on the mood of the population. However, political ideas are rarely presented in an unbiased manner. […]

@everytrumpette

Watching the Trump campaign from the UK, I have been struck by the images of Trump supporters, people who will queue in the baking sun for hours to take part in the horrorshow of a Trump rally. Trump voter 2,738,251 pic.twitter.com/5iDlXbaTt0 — Every Trump-ette (@everytrumpette) September 26, 2016 I am fascinated and terrified by these […]

Adventures at the edge of culture

Here’s video of the talk I gave in May at The Odditorium, about ideaspace and algo-culture, alongside Alan Moore, John Higgs and others. I talk about @factbot1, @theresamaybot, MachineImaginedArt and Algo-incantations amongst other things. It’s 23 minutes long, of course. Here’s a video of Alan Moore in conversation with John Higgs, later on in the […]