Cybernetic Desires


Think about Desiring-Production as Cybernetic--a loop between proliferating representations and desires. Two questions:  Which cybernetic wave or paradigm?  How are these representations/desires generated? that's where Deleuze (& Spinoza) come in.  Representations & Desires as Phase Space, an exploration of what is immanent. New technologies are  platform for expanding this phase…

Those Beautiful Bastards


[caption id="attachment_658" align="alignleft" width="216" caption="©2011 Warren Hedges"][/caption] Having an animal’s eye in sharp focus is traditionally a make or break element in wildlife photography. Perhaps for evolutionary reasons, we like to look at things that can look back at us. Here is the background, but clearly distinguished from it is…

The Encounter


I just get so profoundly bored sometimes. The artists, and the thinkers who are creative as artists, those keep me going because they’re more likely to be inventing anew. In retrospect, one of the best things about Duke was creative thinkers. In spite of all the posturing, towering egotism, etc.,…

Hammett Time


Positively viscous this morning. Viscous should be one of the states in the ever-changing taxonomy of eyes in Dashiell Hammett. His novels are a symphony of eyes, and the eyes are constantly hardening and turning liquid, becoming opaque and releasing into transparency. The eyes rebound off one another, forming a…