Author Archives: shardcore

Diogenes and the chicken

Acrylic on canvas 762mm x 508mm (30″ x 20″) Diogenes is my favourite ancient greek philosopher. Diogenes made a virtue of poverty. He begged for a living and often slept in a large ceramic jar in the marketplace. He became notorious for his philosophical stunts such as carrying a lamp in the daytime, claiming to […]

@theresamaybot

The British people have used their democratic right to re-elect the Conservatives into Government in the UK. In forming a new government, Theresa May has kept her job as Home Secretary. Within less that 24 hours of the election, she announced that she will be pushing ahead with the Communications data bill, or Snooper’s Charter. […]

100 algo-Kims & 100 algo-Kanyes

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West occupy a unique place in popular culture. In America, at least, it appears they fulfil the role of Royalty. Kanye West’s career is built on an unassailable sense of self-belief. Kim Kardashian’s on the ability to create a brand out of her very existence. They are the American Dream incarnate. […]

New Activity in your Timeline (2015)

Approximately 4 million years ago, our ancestors adopted Bipedalism, freeing up their hands for more dexterous activities. However, in recent years, our sophisticated tool making skills have resulted in the creation of the smart phone. A scrying mirror so compelling, that we willingly give up the use of one of our hands, disengage from the […]