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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 Salon #13: The “Phase Shift” everyone is worried about has already happened

Posted by on Thursday, July 16th, 2020 in

We surmise that the often posited societal restructuring or "phase shift", characterized by a transition from linear to non-linear...

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AxisOfEasy #154: Police use Twitter’s Dataminr to surveil #BlackLivesMatter protestors

Posted by on Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 in

Police use Twitter’s Dataminr to surveil BlackLivesMatter protestors, Ex security advisor: China’s hacking of Nortel was the b...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #12: The Rise and Fall of the Neo-Feudal Network State

Posted by on Thursday, July 9th, 2020 in

Our homework assignment from last week was to distill “what is AxisOfEasy?” into something relatable and concise. We c...

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AxisOfEasy #153: Underworld in panic as cops penetrate secret criminal chat app

Posted by on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 in

In this issue: Underworld in panic as cops penetrate secret criminal chat app New EvilQuest ransomware targets Mac OSX users BM...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #11: Revolutions, Power Plays and Authoritative Reality

Posted by on Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 in

The recurring themes we kept coming back on over the show were: Have we entered a climate where a French Revolution style megap...

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AxisOfEasy #152: US Bill would make encryption back-doors mandatory

Posted by on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 in

In this edition: New US Bill aims to end warrant-proof encryption, PayPal preparing to enter Bitcoin marketplace, Hackers use G...

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