This is a group for anyone interested in the practice and cultivation of "nomad science". What the heck is nomad science? This kind of stuff:
1. The study of adaptive systems, especially in embodied and performative contexts. 2. The practical exploration thereof, as in the design of robust, distributed institutions. 3. Making stuff that inspires any of the above.
To put it another way: 21st century social cybernetics! With all the perks of modern network theory, crazy DIY gadgetry, big compute, and post-scarcity science fiction fever dreams (eg. The Diamond Age, The Culture series), wrapped up in a little bow of building actual, real-life hacker guilds.
-- "Nomad Science" with capital letters is *not* a brand. Nomad Science is a cultural mutation complex for: