Dodd, Adam

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Contributions

  • Articles
    The headlines of April 8, 1998 left little room for negotiation: "Mars romantics face the truth -- there's nothing out there" (The Australian); "Images form Mars scuttle face theory" (Courier-Mail). According to the reports, the infamous Face on Mars mystery has finally been solved. But has it? Such forceful pro-NASA/anti-anomaly...Read more
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    "And then I ask the question, 'How long have you been doing this?' And it says, 'That knowledge isn't given to you.' And I say, 'Jesus Christ, will you answer a question for the love of God? How long have you been doing this, and stop with those stupid answers.' I'm so pissed off at it. And it sort of just smiles and doesn't answer. And I...Read more
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    It's strange that I feel even a small amount of guilt in admitting that I have a very strong fondness for my Sony Playstation. At 22 years of age, I've just about convinced myself that it's an "adults'" gaming console, or at least, that it's aimed at an older market. But the fear that, in some irreparable...Read more
  • Editorial
    The concept of space is, like the others addressed in previous issues of M/C, one endowed with such an aura of simplicity that its complexity is often overshadowed. Words like 'new', 'memory', 'identity', and 'space' are used so often and in so many different contexts that it becomes difficult to ascribe them a fixed, singular meaning. This implies that these...Read more
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    "These days information is so readily available and so instant in transferral that people start to feel that they have a more active role in the process of history." -- William B. Davis, M.A. ("Cigarette Smoking Man" from The X-Files) Space is,...Read more
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    It is time for the truth to be brought out ... . Behind the scenes high-ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about the UFOs. But through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense. -- Rear Admiral Roscoe Hillenkoetter, Director of Central Intelligence (1947-50),...Read more
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    So then: That all phenomena in our intermediate state, or quasi-state, represent this one attempt to organise, stabilise, harmonise, individualise -- or to positivise, or to become real: That only to have seeming is to express failure or intermediateness to final failure and final success; That every attempt -- that is observable -- is...Read more
  • Feature
    The object of mapping is to produce a "correct" relational model of the terrain. Its assumptions are that the objects in the world to be mapped are real and objective, and that they enjoy an existence independent of the cartographer; that their reality can be expressed in mathematical terms; that systematic observation and measurement...Read more
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    Despite the period's fashionable aspiration to a materialist, scientific objectivity, the new wilderness revealed by the microscope in the nineteenth century did not lend itself quickly or easily to sober, observational consensus. Rather, the nature of the microscopic world was, like...Read more