How Fire Reveals Denial All Around

"Concerns about global warming, degradation of fragile ecosystems, and environmental and societal collapse have increased interest in lessons and solutions for today's environmental issues. Popular writers have turned to a classic degradation thesis of deforestation and presumed desertification within the Eastern Mediterranean as a cautionary tale of how past societies have committed ecological suicide. However, … Continue reading How Fire Reveals Denial All Around

Invasive ‘Eco-Austerity’ Algorithms: A Horrible Green Dream

Digital algorithms are becoming pervasive. In a moment of reflection on them a dystopian scenario of the future occurred to me. In this future, ‘life’ will have been further converted into transactions. There is a tendency in capitalism to already think of any relation between things as a transactional exchange. Algorithmic capitalism increases this in … Continue reading Invasive ‘Eco-Austerity’ Algorithms: A Horrible Green Dream