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  • Diagnosis and Surveillance

    One could say that diagnosis and surveillance are friends. They detect deviation. When it is identified, it is categorized and acted upon. The objective is to normalize and to minimize. To minimize the risk of infection, we recommend that you wash your hands thoroughly. We should try to minimize our carbon footprint. To normalize one’s […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin July 15, 2022
  • The Re~Definition of Value

    Too often we’re driven by the notion of value that has nothing to do with us. In the most basic case we might think that something is valuable just because it can be measured in something else: the money or the amount of attention that it can be exchanged for. // “How many likes did this post […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin May 31, 2019
  • Questioning the Legitimisation

    Что мы легитимизируем тем, что мы делаем?

    Dmitry Paranyushkin May 31, 2019
  • Annihilation

    In this world, annihilation is known as the movie, Annihilation. In this movie we encounter the new form of alien life, which does not use flying saucers or other means of aerial transportation (nor any sort of conventional transportation) to reach the humanity and invade. Instead, they choose to invade through the DNA. Attracting a […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin July 29, 2018
  • Legitimization and Cultivation

    In this world, there are things that inhabitants do on a regular basis: be it routine actions or a practice. … Every time they act they can ask themselves: “What do I legitimize with what I’m doing?” Example 1. When you’re reading this text from the screen of your iPhone or any other device you are legitimizing several things […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin December 9, 2017
  • Operational Strategy of Desire

    The more something lacks     the more it is needed. The absence produces desire. The presence precedes the absence. a sudden distraction extraction pre-occupation ostentation retaliation. … Only 0 days 17 hours 14 minutes 29 seconds left … Otherwise it will be too late. Only today and only tomorrow. Touch me and we will never talk […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin May 14, 2017
  • Cognitive Stimulants

    Cognitive stimulants are the things that alter perception and stimulate imagination and sensitivity. Their main importance is in bringing different points of view and expanding the phase space of possibilities available at every moment of time, acting as a deterrent against stagnation, boosting innovation and evolutionary development. Any form of expression can manifest itself as […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin April 25, 2017
  • 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 November 24, 2016