• Changing the Picture The report below was written in response to Changing the Picture – the conference on storytelling and technology that took place in Berlin’s Babelsberg studios in November 2016.  … Everyone lives in the stories they’re telling themselves. Many of those stories are imagined and told by somebody else and that’s where the one who speaks can have […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments November 24, 2016
  • reality so perfectly rendered An ongoing series of satellite selfies using the iPhone's geolocation and 3D reality render systems. Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments April 4, 2016
  • Re~Definition of Recognition Recognition: from Latin re- “again” and cognoscere “know”. To know again and again, because you’ve already known before. Something can be recognized because it is familiar, a problem may be recognized ~ acknowledged, somebody may be recognized because they are already known, somebody may also be recognized for what they are. One could assume that […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments April 2, 2016
  • Realities, Movies and Dreams In this world, there are three types of realities: 1) This reality; 2) That reality; 3) Fiction; Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments March 26, 2016
  • Stereotypes and Archetypes In this world, there are stereotypes and then there are archetypes. Accordingly, one can live a life that is governed by stereotypes or one can live a life that is governed by archetypes. Or both – to a certain extent. Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments December 4, 2015
  • The System of Improper Conduct “This is morally incorrect” they might say. // declaration of variables Morals are about the proper conduct, the customs. Ethics is the science of morals (meta-level zoom out). … Interestingly, the interest towards ethics increases, while the interest towards morals decreases. (especially since 1940) After all, what is right and what is wrong in the […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments July 9, 2015
  • Dreams Incorporated In this world, there are many different kinds of dreams, including the lucid ones. But one particular type of dream of interest is the Dream that is Incorporated. Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments July 9, 2015
  • Your Special Something is called “special” when it is different or particular. (1) The paradox is that, in fact, everything is special, because there are no two identical things in the world. As a proof: Even when two mass-produced objects are taken (let’s say it’s two dice cubes) they are never in the same place they can […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments July 8, 2015
  • Special Agents and Special Agency     Everybody is special and everyone is an agent.     Every human being is special   even if just because they are unlike anyone else –   hence, the “special”.     Every human being acts in the world –   hence, the “agency”.     So even if you don’t yet know it,   you are […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments February 5, 2015
  • Unfathomable Loneliness Now     that those days are gone And the rooms are brighter     with the light     that we couldn’t see before And the air is fuller     with the silence     that we couldn’t hear before   Let’s embrace     this newly found emptiness     silently observe     and give in To the breeze     of this newly found air.             […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments February 4, 2015
  • Internet Proletariat If one is to be internet proletariat,   there are a few things to mention in passing.   Where there is the proletariat,   there is also the bourgeoisie.   The latter own the means of production   – the networks –     so precious to proletariat. They also derive all the profits,   and not only the visibility and […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments July 16, 2014
  • #hashtag #story #michael #david #gotaminute #lifetime #beenthere with #thisperson #cool #askaquestion #noidea #maybeforever#neveragain#success #amazing #lol #lol #paris #london #newyork #nofilter Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments July 16, 2014
  • Explosive Implosion Every particle     is exploding     and imploding at every  moment of time.     0:12 Six feet     of this long molecule     fits into     the microscopic nucleus     of every cell. 2:57 What you are about to see     is DNA’s most extraordinary secret;     how a simple code is     turned into flesh and blood. You are watching this transcription […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments April 14, 2014
  • Сorrupted Innocence   CORRUPT Origin: from Latin corruptus ‘mar, bribe, destroy’, from cor- ‘altogether’ + rumpere ‘to break’.   INNOCENCE Origin: from Old French, from Latin innocentia, from innocent- ‘not harming’ (based on nocere ‘injure’). […]   If there is something inside the innocence that wants to be corrupted, It is the total lack of resistance towards […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments March 20, 2014
  • Essence What is the essence of things? It’s absolutely essential. The essential weakness of this. It is essential to keep up-to-date records. There is no essence. The essence evaporated. The essence is always there. Essentially, what they are trying to do is to _________. That’s the essence. The essential parts of this device are protected against […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments January 23, 2014
  • Recommendations Keep up-to-date on developments via the Internet. • Buy Duct tape, masking tape and self-adhesive weather stripping. • Cover windows and doors with plastic. • Cover electrical outlets and light switches with plastic. • Cover vents in bathrooms and stoves with plastic. • Cover your pets and your children with plastic. • Cover your computers […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments January 2, 2014
  • Drugs Drugs are like advertisement. Things can get complicated. What’s promised may be perceived to be real and the other way round.     Drugs advertise. They turn attention to something. We are told what’s possible. It turns out that everything is. We know that already. It’s good to have a reminder. However, the “What” (is […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments July 17, 2013
  • Think Different Note to self: 01010100 01101000 01101001 01101110 01101011 00100000 01100100 01101001 01100110 01100110 01100101 01110010 01100101 01101110 01110100 00101110 Note to others: binary code translator and google Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments October 12, 2012
  • Venture Fiction Venture fiction is a way of practicing polysingularity. When we talk about the ability to be in different realms simultaneously in the way that’s loyal and 100% committed to each and every one of them, we encounter the limitations of time and space. This is a risk and that’s where the venture comes in: a […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments May 22, 2012
  • Drill The drill is moving and every trace that it leaves behind is different. Each iteration is different, but the intention progresses steadily both because and in spite of those differences. This capacity to move further through repetitions with differences is the essence of polysingularity and its main mechanism of replicating itself. Drill drawing by Justin […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments April 23, 2012