Interlude

Music for living in #CyberneticRegimes. Here's an extract from what Holly Herndon told NPR about this track: Where did you get the idea for the song ["Home"]? The song evolved over time. It started out as a song about dropping the ball. It started with the exponential rhythmic pattern of the ball-dropping sample. And then, as… Continue reading Interlude

Nudged Citizen

(Continuation of “AAA Citizen”) The Chinese Social Credit system works in ways similar to (and inspired by) customer care programs such as special discounts for super markets client card holders or members of frequent flyer programs. As Netzpolitik.org points out, pilot schemes such as Alibaba’s sesame credit have their western pendants. Facebook, for example, filed a… Continue reading Nudged Citizen