Tag: Education

TFS 55 – Committing to the Noir; Propaganda; and ‘What is Education?’

  A bit of a ramble on things mentioned in the title. If this leaves you bored I also just wrote a poem: https://fractaljournal.com/2020/05/14/the-long-thunder-poem/

Fractal Briefs | Silicon Valley is not Intellectual

Topics – Technicians are not intellectuals – Technocrats are not elite (using prebuilt tools isn’t special) – Using technology to enforce worldviews is douchy – What is an intellectual – How credentialism and materialism rot brains and cultures – You need to repeat good… Continue Reading “Fractal Briefs | Silicon Valley is not Intellectual”

Fractal Radio | Episode 31 – Patreon bans Gimli and a bit of a ramble besides

  Topics – Patreon bans Sargon of Akkad – Loss of patrons ripples outward to unpolitical creators – Simple pleasures – The importance of prioritizing spending – Why creators shouldn’t be ashamed of trying to monetize their work – Accreditation vs. Education and Creative… Continue Reading “Fractal Radio | Episode 31 – Patreon bans Gimli and a bit of a ramble besides”

Fractal Radio| Episode 7 – Caught in a Storm with Goethe and Bach (Music and Ideas)

  Lucky that I was close to a Gazebo when the downpour started. Gave me an opportunity for some nice atmospherics and I recorded a couple of musical bits for you. Which I used as a transition to talk about Goethe, Bach, enlightenment values,… Continue Reading “Fractal Radio| Episode 7 – Caught in a Storm with Goethe and Bach (Music and Ideas)”

A Defense of Journalism

There is some salty language briefly. It is included because it is how some people talk. Skip it if you’re offended. There’s lots of content here. Don’t Be Defensive I’m always going to remember sitting in my techie friends small office bedroom, on the… Continue Reading “A Defense of Journalism”