Collective Consciousness : there’s an app for that!

This is a project initiative I’ve anticipated for some long while now. I’ve been aware of the Global Consciousness Project (which emerged out of the PEAR lab at Princeton University) for some while now also.  In fact, I was in the room with a small handful of other geeky big-brained men (Steven Foster, Jim Fournier,…

12:12:12 – Day of the Dodecadodecadodecatheon

December 12, 2012  is the last of the repeating dates to occur until January 1, 2101. What might this mean? Here are a variety of meaningful things about the number twelve: The last time “12/12/12” occurred was December 12, 1912.  It was a Thursday, a day just before Friday the 13th.  Here’s what they said about “12-12-12” 100…

Steve Jobs Vision: One Infinite Loop

  Included here is a description of a spontaneous vision which came to me around an hour before I received the news of Steve Job’s death. While I had not immediately realized it at the time, in retrospect, the vision now appears entirely related, and very likely synchronous with the actual last moment of Job’s…

Archetypal Semiotic Transference

I’m assigning the term “Archetypal Semiotic Transference” (AST) to describe instances of semiosis where a symbol (or set of symbols) and its interpretation(s) in one disciplinary knowledge domain appears directly (and perhaps coincidently?) similar to a symbol (or set of symbols) and its interpretation(s) within an entirely different disciplinary knowledge domain.  By similarity, I mean similar in both…