Computers were invented as crypto-ware and…


Computers were invented as crypto-ware and spy-ware and control-ware. That’s what Alan Turing was all about. That’s where computing came from, that’s the scene’s original sin, and also its poisoned apple.
It’s a wrestling match of virtuality and...

Computers were invented as crypto-ware and spy-ware and control-ware. That’s what Alan Turing was all about. That’s where computing came from, that’s the scene’s original sin, and also its poisoned apple.

It’s a wrestling match of virtuality and actuality, an irruption of the physical into the digital.

(via The Ecuadorian Library — Geek Empire — Medium)

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