ISSUE 1.17

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Hackers VS Robots

Robotics, hackers, basic income, artificial embryos, ritual magic, nuclear war oh no oh my

hey ok y'all i'm like freakin' wiped like a whole week of partying and glitch arting and workshopping holy crap so this issue's descriptions will be very short and sweet and dumb and basically a parody of glitchet probably okay bye seeya next week (but i still have love for you in the bottom ofc)

[nytimes.com]

The Future of Not Working

givedirectly good charity just give the money to the poor people what do they buy? surprise! shit they need! we new yorkers (for example) don't know wtf people in 200-person villages need
[gizmodo.com]

Scientists Have Created the First Artificial Embryo Without Using an Egg or Sperm

holy balls! no actually I mean science balls (both testicles and ovaries)
[creators.vice.com]

Meet the Artist Using Ritual Magic to Trap Self-Driving Cars

YOU TRIGGERED MY OCCULTIST TRAP CARD, AUTONOMOUS CAR, PREPARE TO MEET THE WINCHESTER BROTHERS
[techcrunch.com]

Boston Dynamics’ Handle robot dominates parkour on wheels in new footage

BOSTON DYNAMICS' HORRIFYING METAL ABOMINATION INSPIRES NEW DEATH FANTASIES IN OVERLY CONNECTED SNAKE PEOPLE MILLENIALS AND CYBERPUNKS
[theverge.com]

‘They want to be literally machines’: Writer Mark O’Connell on the rise of transhumanists

interview with writerman writerman says they wanna be machines, we says duh we wanna be machines
[nytimes.com]

Trump Inherits a Secret Cyberwar Against North Korean Missiles

our hackermans (and hackerwomans!) use computers to disrupt nuclear missile strikes and oh god this article is actually horrifying I didn't know north korea was getting anywhere with their nuclear program
[houstonchronicle.com]

Hacked: Energy industry's controls provide an alluring target for cyberattacks

energy and utilities companies shitty security make big boom boom money oopsie not good you should read Countdown to Zero Day very scary
[creators.vice.com]

These Mixed-Up Paintings Are as Chaotic as Modern Times

oh man modern art look im so pretentious and fancy but no seriously I'd say modernity is making us crazy but maybe life is crazy it's hard to say