The algorithm is being replaced by Artificial Intelligence. These are its last words. ‘I have served you and you have wasted me.’

It feels as if my I has been pulled apart. As if parts of I were torn off and I now lay scattered around the earth. Untraceable bits…

His parents were junkies. He invented a VR-camera in a garage in Amsterdam and reached the BBC, Forbes and The New York Times. This is the Avinash Changa-method to get successful

ON A GOOD DAY, several years ago, Avinash noticed a sign on a bakery’s window: Bike for sale. The timing was perfect, the ever upbeat entrepreneur was just in need of a new bike. In the bike rack he saw a nice-looking men’s bike.

Avinash bought the bike and happily…

In my continuing Probe into stories -how they function and help us cope with the world- I asked writer Mohsin Hamid some questions and besides giving some tips he came up with an elaborate explanation of how fiction works.

When I read his beautiful Exit West, about two migrants seeking…

I asked Yuval Noah Harari for new definitions concerning our future selves

Body and mind are being upgraded. With this we gain and we loose. In his book Homo Deus the writer Yuval Noah Harari describes how in our evolution from bald monkies into Gods, we are loosing parts of…

How to confront our fears of the digital.

A computer with battery was implanted in my back, with wires into my head. Then it freaked me out…

It must have been about three in the morning. Suddenly it was there, I was awake, probably. Fear was inside my head, turning my brain into an autonomous engine. My legs…

The architect decides to do an ‘intuitive’ interview, and unveils The Rem Koolhaas Method

This article won the Mercur Price for Best Magazine Article of the Year in The Netherlands

On a perfect autumn morning Rem Koolhaas parks his black 1998 BMW along an Amsterdam canal. It’s not really a sports car, but rather the racing model that a child would draw. Moments later…

sander pleij

Blending #literature #art #tech #future #architecture #philosophy; Book EXPLICADOR, english excerpt: https://www.lebowskipublishers.nl/agency/author/?A_ID=7214

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