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We’re as bewitched by the charms of “hold my beer while I…” videos as the next netizen, but if we’re going to make any sort of real progress in understanding our future, we have to devote time to critical thinking.

That’s the premise of our salons, which are an hour packed with ideas and dialogs you won’t find anywhere else. So imagine a Parisian flat cluttered with original Matisse and Picasso canvases, a decanter of absinthe balanced on a Proust manuscript, and pull up a (figurative) chair.

 

#AxisOfEasy 145: Software model behind global lockdown turns out to be garbage

Posted by on Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 in

In this issue: CCP monitors foreign WeChat to tune domestic censorship Negative oil price triggers trading software bug, wipes ...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #3: The Future is Inherently Political

Posted by on Friday, May 8th, 2020 in

In this episode, the band reconvenes with Charles, Jessie and Mark taking a deep dive into the concept of "The Saviour State" and ...

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#AxisOfEasy 144: #SaveDotOrg succeeds as ICANN kills deal

Posted by on Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 in

In this episode: Apple, Google release first SDKs and APIs for COVID contact tracing Kevin Kelly’s 68 bits of unsolicited advice...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #2: Coronavirus didn’t kill our privacy, it just exposed the corpse

Posted by on Friday, May 1st, 2020 in

Jesse Hirsh and Mark Jeftovic discuss kleptrocracy as the central organizing principle of our society, deplatfoming all non-confor...

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#AxisOfEasy 143: Tony Blair Institute: State surveillance is a price worth paying to solve COVID-19

Posted by on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 in

In this episode: Florida Man attempts Coronavirus domain speculation, hilarity ensues NYC mayor encourages citizens to report quar...

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(FIXED) AxisOfEasy Salon #1: Hypernormalisation, Legitimacy and Simulacrum

Posted by on Friday, April 24th, 2020 in

Our first ever AxisOfEasy Salon wherein Charles, Jesse and Mark hop on a video chat (or audio) and discuss the undercurrents and ...

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