A friend of mine asked me the other week “Gio, why do you write for a place called the autistic mercury, you afraid your primo content will be shrugged off or labelled offensive by the name”? So I’ll answer him in this thread on why @autisticmercury is of a prescient importance.. There is a long history of […]Read More An Explanation of The *Autistic* Mercury
It seems that among the hottest topics worthy of discussion in our materialist epoch is the role of future technology in our lives, and the seemingly endless questions surrounding the various theories, schools and postulates of post/transhumanism. The reality is that artists, writers, SCI-FI nerds, etc. have done more to wrestle with and create potentialities […]Read More Dopamine Oblivion: Futurist Tech and the Death of the Image
As many have come to cynically conclude, since at least the 1990s, there has been a death of the public intellectual without a swansong. This is due to a myriad of reasons, in the age of social media, easy soundbites, lowering attention spans, “info-overload”, etc. People simply turned away, when public intellectuals used to be […]Read More Žižek and Peterson: Open Horizons, Postscript to the Debate of The Century.