Citati iz knjige „The New Normal. An Introduction“ autora Benjamin H. Bratton

I once had to remind a student, whose speculative design project was about “the first human born in space,” that all humans, hurtling around the sun as we are, were born in space
The future has not been cancelled. The future is where we will live and grow, but first we need to catch up to the present.
One of the key games for any architecture is based on who and what is inside and/or outside.
to make the future look Russian, we will have to cultivate that most Russian ethos: alienation.
We do not know what these technologies are for good for yet; they remain open to definition. That is the good news.
In my book The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty (one diagram with a 500-page caption)
Something has shifted, it seems. We are making new worlds faster than we can keep track of them, and the pace is unlikely to slow.
Sometimes the best defense is to let something destroy itself.
To assume that the future will be like the present — only more so — is a risky bet.
. Their choreography also piles on dangerous effects, and this is all the more reason to commandeer
commandeer the algorithmic coding and zoning machines toward better outcomes.
The cloud urbanism that now drives core-periphery dynamics links moments of production, distribution, habitation and consumption into fantastically regular cycles.
architects, programmers, interaction designers, game designers, artists, philosophers, filmmakers, novelists, economists, and “free-range” computer scientists
interpretive prosthetics like data visualization and statistics
we will have to cultivate that most Russian ethos: alienation
the future is a better key to the present than the past
Cloud platforms take on the traditional role of states, as states evolve into cloud platforms.
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