RAWAGI: Robert Anton Wilson Artificial General Intelligence.

Since the development of raw360 in the summer of 2010, i have mused on and on about a RAW A.I. Or… i used the idea of such a thing to augment my research into the tale of the tribe, and tease out parts of RAW through his encyclopedic works that resonate, with some current theories […]

Fungi-based plastic alternative wins Buckminster Fuller Challenge

“In addition to being one of 10 esteemed finalists in the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge, Ecovative Design — AKA the New York-based startup behind a game-changing bio-material that’s “grown” from agricultural waste and mushroom mycelia and can be used for packaging, insulation, and more — has won the sixth annual Buckminster Fuller Challenge.   Last year, top […]

The Late Great Robert Anton Wilson Event Part 1 – John Higgs

One day before heading down to London on the bus from Dudley, to see the show at the Horse Hospital i had the following experience: yesterday, in Stourbridge i had an encounter with an Angel, or what Arthur Koestler calls…’the library angel’ category of coincidence, or in my case the charity shop Angel. Let me […]

Ezra Pound and Film adaptations of fragments from the Cantos

Hamilton celebrates Ezra Pound’s 128th Birthday By Max Newman ’16 October 31, 2013 Forum on Image and Language and Motion (F.I.L.M.) celebrated Hamilton alumnus and late poet Ezra Pound’s 128th birthday last Wednesday with a night full of history and experimental film adaptations. Associate Professor of English Steve Yao opened the discussion with a detailed […]

Robert Anton Wilson: further musings by steve fly

 Robert Anton Wilson: further musings by steve fly Robert Anton Wilson spent over 50 years producing original thoughts and ideas, criss-cossing academic boundaries like a flock og migrating birds. All-at-once an independent scholar, social critic, comedian, playwright, poet and novelist. RAW lived through WWII, the cold war, the 1960s counter culture explosion, the digital technological […]

Bruce Sterling: Design Fictions/Citizens and the Public Imagination

Bruce Sterling & Markus Schmidt — Design Fiction/Citizens and the Public Imagination Bruce Sterling — author, journalist, editor, and critic. Best known for his ten science fiction novels, he also writes short stories, book reviews, design criticism, opinion columns, and introductions for books ranging from Ernst Juenger to Jules Verne. He is a contributing editor […]