Field Guide Part 4: Onymous vs Anonymous

Field Guide Part 4: Onymous vs Anonymous

Encryption: To put into coded form. Cryptography: the science or study of the techniques of secret writing, especially code and cipher systems, methods, and the like. Crypto-War: The conflicts arising from the US Government + FVEY’s attempts to limit the public’s...
Field Guide Part 5: Robocops

Field Guide Part 5: Robocops

The Internet of Things (IoT), often referred to as the “so-called Internet of Things,” is a concept that describes an expanding network of devices that are connected to the Internet. The term is often used in reference to the near future, where connectivity will no...
What does it mean to be human?

What does it mean to be human?

Repositioning humanity in the greater scheme of things. Like goldfish in a bowl totally ignorant of “water,” we often fail to notice how colonized our consciousness has become by capitalism and how the resulting ideology permeates our life. We find we revert to the...
Are we the last of the daydreamers?

Are we the last of the daydreamers?

In the quiet suburb where I was raised, there was a green hill near our house, a place where no one ever went. It was an easy trek, over the backyard fence and up a dirt path. I would go there on weekends with a book if I wanted to escape the company of family or...
Field Guide Part 3: Black Hole of the Internet

Field Guide Part 3: Black Hole of the Internet

Facebook has 1.32 billion users, 864 million of which visit the site everyday for an average of 21 minutes. The lion’s share of the world’s connected (not currently located behind the Great Firewall of China) fit into a similar browsing pattern, spending their free...