On a bug being found

When Bios interrupts Calculus

Maxigas 2017-07-31 @ Nordic Summer School

Crisis of Modernity

1931, Vienna

Bios Interrupts Calculus

1946 Cambridge, MA

Cybernetics

1948 Boston, MA

Reliable computing with unreliable components

  • John von Neumann
  • Walter Pitts
  • Warren McCullogh
  • Claude Shannon
  • Ross Ashby

1952 Pasadena, CA

1948 Barnwood, Gloucester

1949 “the closest thing to a synthetic brain so far designed by man”

1952 New York, NY

Symmetric and Assymetric cybernetics

1961 Paris

1992 Paris

1999 Tarnac, Limousin

2006 Exeter, Devon

2017 Las Vegas, NV

Appendix

Correspondance

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Slides URL:

https://slides.metatron.ai/nsu/

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  • Doxiadis and Papadimitriou (2009)
  • The Invisible Committee (2015)
  • Lévinas (1969)
  • Pickering (2010)
  • Pickering (2013)
  • Rosenblueth, Wiener, and Bigelow (1943)
  • Tiqqun (2012)
  • Deleuze (1992)


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———. 2013. “Cybernetics and the Politics of the Dark Universe.” Paper presented at Sonic Acts XV: Festival for Exploration in Art, Music & Science, Amsterdam.

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The Invisible Committee. 2015. To Our Friends. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press; Semiotext(e).

Tiqqun. 2012. The Cybernetic Hypothesis. The Anarchist Library. http://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/tiqqun-the-cybernetic-hypothesis.