Tag Archives: Heidegger

Pokémon Go!! Augmented Reality finally comes to the party and validates what I’ve been doing for 7 years

Time to dust off this blog for another annual entry… A major media event, and a major breakthrough for much of what I have been doing professionally for what seems like forever. Pokémon Go! was released last week in Australia and … Continue reading

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Harassed Unrest

In my thesis, I have made much of Heidegger’s idea of modern existence being a form of harassed unrest. Being-in-the-world that is revealed through a technological mode of revealing is termed a “harassed unrest” (Heidegger 2008: 247) in which thinking and dwelling are … Continue reading

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Stadia as Things; Or how the sports stadium gathers into an event (an ode to the Liberty)

It is 2 games into a 3 game home match run for Swansea City, and I have been motivated by the performances to write about the Liberty Stadium and how I see it as a place. Some of my thoughts … Continue reading

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The Importance of the Cord

In  my rapidly failing attempts to avoid all exposure to the fawning Jubilee celebrations being embraced by the subjects in this Country, I have been thinking about the spatiality of my console set up and how it differs from my … Continue reading

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An interesting philosophical kerfuffle

Interesting comments by David Berry at Stunlaw on  Object-Oriented Ontology (OOO) based around what is the philosophical purpose of OOO and what are the political questions that arise from a clarification of that philosophical purpose. David writes a great (semi-) polemic … Continue reading

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Alien Phenomenology

I’ve been reading Object-Oriented Ontology (OOO) since 2008 when I first encountered Graham Harman at a seminar at UWE Bristol and went forth and read his Tool Being, which I considered the canonical text in OOO due to clarity of … Continue reading

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First post

so… This is a blog to record my thoughts on stuff. I like stuff. I encounter stuff on a daily basis, and I like to ponder the excruciating minutiae of every encounter with stuff until I suffer a sub-cortical haemorrhage of thinking. Or something. … Continue reading

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