Nooscope: The Political Myth of Planetary Scale Computation

an essay

Published by the Digital Cultures Institute, 2018.

Blurb: “Tokareva explores the Nooscope, a vision of planetary scale computation outlined in a pseudoscientific paper and a slide deck. Blurring science and mysticism, the Nooscope resonates with other big data imaginaries but also diverges from them, forming its own Soviet myth of ‘capitalizing the future’.”

Download the e-book here.

Booke cover design by Luke Munn.

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