Tag Archives: Philip K. Dick

Make Sure You Download the Latest Ministry of Propaganda Updates

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds It’s time once again to check for Ministry of Propaganda updates, which like Windows and iOS is constantly being updated to counter new threats and enhance the user experience (heh). Much like the other … Continue reading

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Digital Authoritarianism: AI Surveillance Signals the Death of Privacy

By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “There are no private lives. This a most important aspect of modern life. One of the biggest transformations we have seen in our society is the diminution of the … Continue reading

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The Future Is Here: Dystopian Movies Fit for a Dystopian World

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The Internet is watching us now. If they want to. They can see what sites you visit. In the future, television will be watching us, and customizing itself to what it knows … Continue reading

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The Metaverse Is Big Brother in Disguise: Freedom Meted Out by Technological Tyrants

By By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The term metaverse, like the term meritocracy, was coined in a sci fi dystopia novel written as cautionary tale. Then techies took metaverse, and technocrats took meritocracy, and enthusiastically adopted … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Virtual Nightmare

“Virtual Nightmare” (2000) is an Australian television film adaptation of the 1955 science fiction short novel by Frederik Pohl. It was directed by Michael Pattinson and written by Dan Mazur and David Tausik (who two years earlier collaborated for a … Continue reading

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Tears in Rain: ‘Blade Runner’ and Philip K. Dick’s Legacy in Film

Blade Runner, and the work of Philip K. Dick, continues to find its way into our cinemas and minds. How did the visions of a paranoid loner become the most relevant science fiction of our time? By Sean Bell Source: … Continue reading

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Cyberpunk is Dead

By John Semley Source: The Baffler “It was an embarrasser; what did I want? I hadn’t thought that far ahead. Me, caught without a program!” —Bruce Bethke, “Cyberpunk” (1983) Held annually in a downtown L.A. convention center so massive and … Continue reading

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It’s Just An Illusion – The Management of Perception

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ɪˈluːʒ(ə)n/ noun an instance of a wrong or misinterpreted perception of a sensory experience. a deceptive appearance or impression. a false idea or belief. We live in a society in which spurious realities … Continue reading

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