“Cloudy Thoughts” / Memorable Fancies #1818

[“My thoughts fly they are covered with clouds” – W.S. Merwin] My thoughts aren’t being stored in the Cloud today. Mindnet must be down. I’m panicked. What if I need to Open one? >>  [Click Random Post above – re-astonish yourself] … [Read more...]

“My Operating System – II” / Memorable Fancies #1718

[“The fact that people are taking drugs in order to improve their ... mental functions sounds eerily close to the concept of upgrading a computer.” – Eliezer Sternberg] My body told me it needed to upgrade my operating system. SAVE all your memories, it said, BACKUP to our unhackable-we-hope cloud. SCHEDULE a time for your upgrade, it said, including RIGHT NOW, which is the correct answer. CLICK HERE to verify that after this upgrade if you have no memory left, it’s your fault, not our … [Read more...]

“‘But I didn’t…'” / Memorable Fancies #1681

Our secrets are everywhere in the cloud, shuffled from one server farm to another, replicated piece by piece in a thousand places, ready to come together on a microsecond’s notice, ready to shame us with remembrance – despite our desperate forgetting. [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“The Cloud Remembers” / Memorable Fancies #1674

If we forget, the cloud remembers. How do we know the cloud is telling us is what we forgot, or something different, something the cloud prefers us to believe? It doesn’t matter. What it tells us becomes our truth. [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]