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Digital Autonomy And The Arts with The Starfire Codes

Jul 10 2024 Gabriel

I spoke with Demi Pietchell from The Starfire Codes to learn from her experience as someone with a long career in online media. We touch on many ongoing concerns such as community dynamics, censorship, the loss of coherence online, and even how that impacts artistic and intellectual creatives. Featured Works: The Unintentional Online Meritocracy Experiment The Importance of Intellectual Honesty Censorship: An Unethical Violation of Natural Law The Loss of Meaning in a Hyperconnected Age Social Fragmentation: Examining the Roots and Finding Reconnection The Digital Autonomy And The Arts Series includes an open invitation for discussing how our digital experience impacts our lives.

Operation: Shadow

Sep 12 2023 Gabriel

Navigating Hostile Cyberspace Many people are outright victims of virtual imprisonment. Social media addiction is just the surface of a panopticon of data-mining and manipulation. If this wasn’t bad enough, governments and public-private partnerships alike are further working to analyze, contain, and restrict dissent. This asymmetric use of technology enables innumerable abuses and consolidates power in terrifying ways. Almost everyone recognizes that people’s behavior has changed drastically due to online pressures, very few imagine the sum total effects this has on society.