Author Archives: shardcore

The Truth, Post-Truth & Nothing Like The Truth

I gave this talk at the Devonshire Collective Digital Weekender in Eastbourne on 9th Feb 2018. Covering topics including: algoculture, machine-mediated-reality, AI, bots, deepfakes, george osborne, robert anton wilson, operation mindfuck and newt gingrich Filmed by Anna Winter Digital Weekender, produced by Devonshire Collective Curator/Programmer: Amy Zamarripa Solis & Jon Pratty Part of the Threshold […]

politiciGANs

Recently I’ve been playing with Generative Adversarial Networks, which are a new flavour of neural network architecture which can be used to generate new representations from a corpus of data. That data can be images, speech, music, pretty much anything that can be represented as data. In this case, I’m using a GAN to generate […]

SLAB magazine

We (The Private Sector) have produced a new magazine called SLAB. The first issue, titled ‘Brexit Wounds’, is available now. It contains submissions from some of the finest counter-cultural writers and artists of the age, but all published pseudonymously, so you’ll have to guess who they are. SLAB Rules All contributers must abide by the […]

@xolotim23

Much is made of the empowering nature of the internet. The way it can connect people globally, to share their knowledge and creativity. However, it’s worth remembering that over half the world’s population is NOT online, and they are filled with knowledge and creativity too. One such non-citizen of the internet is my friend, artist, […]

Migration Patterns

Migration Patterns is a new series of 13 portraits, painted onto the pages of a discarded road atlas. Everyone has a story, and their story is there to be read on their faces. This is a collection of portraits of Brighton people, each painted onto a map of their adolescent homeland. The teenage years are […]