Trans~mission Cables

A searchable collection of confidential cables on inter~subjective relations intercepted en route between the world that is this and the world that is something else.

  • 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
  • Re~Definition of a Special Agent

    Special Agent, apart from other elements, consists from the two words: “special” and “agent”. The word special relates to the speciality of oneself: be it a brain better suited for solving mathematical problems or the ability to cook amazing Italian food. To be special is to be different from the rest, which is already the […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin December 9, 2017
  • 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 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 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 December 4, 2015
  • Personal Space

    In this world, everyone wants to have their personal space. A space where their persona can extend, stretch, and feel free to function. The subjects of our study pay double to have a little bit more of their personal space in the 1st class of a train.

    Dmitry Paranyushkin November 26, 2015
  • Crossing the Border

    In this world, whenever you cross a border, be it a physical border, a more abstract transgression, or anything else, there will always be people who will position themselves on that demarkation line.

    Dmitry Paranyushkin November 26, 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 July 9, 2015
  • Internet Proletariat

    In this world, there is a certain class, which we will call “internet proletariat”. A median representative of this class spends most of their resources (that is, their time) browsing the internet for opportunities, be it the social networks, art funding bodies, chat messengers or instant aura trading platforms. They do not own the means […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin July 16, 2014
  • Сorrupted Innocence

    In this world, if there is something inside the innocence that wants to be corrupted, it is the total lack of resistance towards the eyes of beholder.   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 […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin March 20, 2014
  • Chaos and Circadian Rhythms

    In this world, there are several facts scientifically confirmed. The state of cognitive rest is characterized by chaotic variability. Chaotic variability has a pattern of pink noise. Pink noise: oscillation amplitudes correlate with their frequencies. (In other words, most of the time the body is making small movements and sometimes there are occasional spikes of […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin December 20, 2013
  • Diffusion

    In this world, when pouring water onto the earth     or a flower   one can easily see how it penetrates     layer by layer     diffusing through granules,   in semi-concentrical shapes.   (just like on this picture) The action and the moment   it reaches the very end of itself        are separated in time.   And even […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin November 20, 2013
  • Digital Superstition

    In this world borderline magic coincidences may be experienced. … “I was just thinking of you when you sent me the text.” [1] “I was Googling my name and then this crazy picture of my favorite X comes up…” [2] “I literally just checked her profile and then she wrote…” [3] … Let’s model the […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin October 3, 2013
  • Re~Definition of Commercialization

    Commerce is a word that means connecting markets together. Com – “together” + merx – “merchandise”. Finding disjointed amalgamations and merging them into functioning entities. Turning singularities into multiplicities. Closing structural gaps in networks. In this way the work of a person who commercializes is not so much different from the work of a writer […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin July 26, 2013
  • Re~Definition of “To Act Accordingly”

    To act accordingly is to act consequently. To act accordingly is to act correspondingly. To act accordingly to the environment. To act accordingly to the situation. To act accordingly is to follow the heart.          From Latin ad- ‘to’ + cor, cord- ‘heart’. […] What does the situation demand? What is the […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin July 20, 2013
  • Drugs as Advertising

    In this world, 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, […]

    Dmitry Paranyushkin July 17, 2013