R. U. Sirius (born Ken Goffman in 1952) is an American writer, editor, talk show host, musician and cyberculture celebrity. He is best known as co-founder and original editor-in-chief of Mondo 2000 magazine from 1989 to 1993. Sirius was also chairman and candidate in the 2000 U.S. presidential election for the Revolution Party. The party's 20-point platform was a hybrid of libertarianism and liberalism.
At one time, he was a regular columnist for Wired News and San Francisco Examiner, and contributing writer for Wired and Artforum International. He's also written forRolling Stone, Time, Esquire and other publications. Sirius has written several hundred articles and essays for mainstream and subculture publications. He was editor-in-chief of Axcess magazine in 1998, GettingIt.com 1999–2000, and H+ Magazine 2008–2010.
SHOW NOTES :
- Mondo 2000 YES
- Transcendence: The Disinformation Encyclopedia of Transhumanism and the Singularity
- Counterculture Through the Ages
- The Occult?
- Singularity cynics and fethiziers
- Apps for identity
- Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis: The Quantified Life is not Worth Living
- Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis
- PART 2 HERE
WORD OF THE WEEK :
late 15th century (as a verb): from Latin occultare ‘secrete,’
frequentative of occulere ‘conceal,’
based on celare ‘to hide’;
the adjective and noun from occult- ‘covered over,’ from the verb occulere .
TWEET OF THE WEEK :
- Irish Human Computer Interaction Conference - Sep 1, 2014 - Dublin, Ireland
- Citrix Webinar - September 15, 2014 - WEBINAR
- Cyborg Camp - Oct 2 - MIT Media Lab // Boston
- Buddhist Geeks Conference - Oct 16 - Boulder
- CMA Digital Day - October 20, 2014 - Toronto Canada
- El Ser Creativo - Nov 13, 2014 - Madrid
- TeliaSonera M2M Symposium - 2014, Stockholm Sweden
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