#Accelerate, 315–320


Cybernetic Culture


Stifling, claustrophobic atmosphere of heavy significance. Everything you say is measured. Let’s go round the room; everyone tell us who you are.

Infinite debt. You can’t speak unless you’ve read this or that, or this on that. Interminable waiting for authorisation letters from above, letters after your name. Endless staircases leading up into limitless gloom.

The Castle: Abstract diagram of authority, home of ancient coding machinery, and site of malevolent lobster invasion…