The Mask is the Face: Self-Design in the Age of the Algorithm 

Modern scarification We wear our souls in here.Second Life resident Biology’s offspring is culture, but culture feels little allegiance to its heritage. It has become rabid, turns back to devour its father. But culture is a Cronus, a middle way, a transitory stage. Culture in turn gives birth to the algorithm, but the algorithm feels…… Continue reading The Mask is the Face: Self-Design in the Age of the Algorithm 

A Conversation With Sarah Perry

Sarah Perry is a contributing editor at Ribbonfarm, and the author of Every Cradle is a Grave: Rethinking the Ethics of Birth and Suicide (Nine-Banded Books, 2014). Perry occupies a Gertrude Stein-esque role in the intellectual community of post-rationalism, helping bring people together into a salon-like digital space while also producing vitally important work of her own. Perry’s writing has dealt with issues ranging from…… Continue reading A Conversation With Sarah Perry