It is impossible to catch the all the interesting content on internet, recently published books, podcasts, speeches, etc. Here is the non-exhaustive list of the things that got caught into my nets and that I find meaningful to publish since first Sifter.
A new translation of Félix Guattari: Machinic Eros: Writings of Japan. Guattari analyses machinic eros of Japanese culture through multiple media engagements with photographs, pirate radios, novels, etc.
Judith Butler’s philosophical essays written over two decades: Senses of the Object
A very interesting project by John Berger. Berger problematizes Spinoza’s sketchbook with full of his ‘imaginary’ notes, sketchs, illustrations by exploring practice of drawing in Bento’s Sketchbook
Websites, avatars, videos, mobile apps, discussion forums, GIFs, and nonhuman intelligent agents and experience sensations of connectivity, interest, desire, and attachment meet in Ken Hillis, Susanna Paasonen and Michael Petit’s book: Networked affect
Eleni Ikoniadou’s The rhythmic event seeks to define the digital media artwork as an assemblage of sensations that outlive the space, time, and bodies that constitute and experience it.
Mark G. E. Kelly, Foucault and Politics
Chris Salter is an artist and Coordinator of Hexagram Network in Montreal. In Alien Agency, he brings together three different contexts of art, all of them enabled by science and technology, acoustic art, bioart and sensory studies by problematizing art in the making.
Cognitive neuroscientist Kent discusses the psychopathy: What is it like to be a psychopath?
The Future of extreme thrills by Nicola Davis: Can virtual experiences provoke the same responses as real ones? Where is science and technology taking us next in our search for strange and extreme thrills? And should we be wary of the physical and psychological consequences of virtual reality?
Theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Prof Weinberg talks about his new book, To Explain The World, and explains how we learn to learn about the world: History of Science
What does the mathematical model of accuracy of research papers say and is CIA studying climate control as a potential weapon?Ian Sample discusses the reliability of scientific claims: Can we trust the claims made in scientific research findings?
The Idea of Multiversum: Logics, Cosmology, Politics by Etienne Balibar
INTERESTING AND NOTABLE STUFF
First microbe zoo is opened in Amsterdam: Avoid the door know
Stuart Elden, Professor of Political Theory and Geography at the Warwick University (I had translated his article, “How should we do the history of territory“, into Turkish) is compiling Michel Foucault’s uncollected notes, lectures and interviews
In this video, Claire Colebrook searches for a new conception of the promise of the anthropocene through Paul de Mans’s texts: “What is Political? Paul de Man and the Promise of the Anthropocene”
Ursula K. Le Guin won a Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In this link, you can find her acceptance speech’s video: Ursula K. Le Guin’s National Book Awards Acceptance Speech
Margaret Atwood gives answers to questions about surviving in a zombie apocalyptic context. It is a kind of funny and helpful: How to Survive A Zombie Apocalypse