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Posted On Dezember 13, 2014By Christopher G. MooreIn Crimemag, Kolumnen und Themen

Christopher G. Moore: Views from Bangkok

Wir denken bei Thailand automatisch an Sex-Business, Sex-Tourismus, Korruption und organisierte Kriminalität. Von außen. Christopher G. Moore lebt und schreibt in dieser Gesellschaft. – Heute: … Mythos und Logos im digitalen Zeitalter – und jede Menge Realpolitik. The Astrologer’s Endgame I’ve been thinking about the current government’s plan for Thailand to create a digital economy, AI and H.P. Lovecraft. Digital is a magic word. It is a talisman for progress and development like Freedom, Human Rights and Democracy and other of the upper case words that fly past in theRead More

Posted On Mai 17, 2014By Christopher G. MooreIn Crimemag, Kolumnen und Themen

Christopher G. Moore: Views from Bangkok

Christopher G. Moore überlegt, welche Rolle AI – Artificial Intelligence heute in unserem Leben spielt, besonders, was deren verbrecherischen Aspekte angeht: AI Overdrive and We are in the Way The nature of crime is relatively straightforward across all cultures. Criminals depend on others who fail to cross check for danger and assess the risk of what lies waiting in the shadows. We grow fat and complacent and lazy. Members of the criminal class calculate their chances of making themselves richer at our expense and move away from the crime sceneRead More

Posted On Dezember 14, 2013By Christopher G. MooreIn Crimemag, Kolumnen und Themen

Christopher G. Moore: Views from Bangkok

Gute Kriminalliteratur basiert auf Realität; die lungert nun aber nicht so einfach in Raum und Zeit, sondern baut sich zusammen. U. a. aus Informationen. Christopher G. Moore über genau dieses Thema: Informationen Where do you get your information? There is has never been a time with more sources of information available for little or no cost to billions of people. An Internet connection puts you into a sea of information that your grandfather’s world would have found astounding. There is a dark side to the information revolution: misinformation, lies, fraud andRead More

Posted On November 16, 2013By Christopher G. MooreIn Crimemag, Kolumnen und Themen

Christopher G. Moore: Views from Bangkok

Christopher G. Moore heute über Zeit und timing, den Essentials von Literatur und anderen Künsten: Duration Time is etched into our culture. It is reflected in our language—losing time, wasting time, saving time and serving time are some examples. When someone breaches the law we punish them by confining them for a period of time, sometimes for life. Lawyer bill clients according to the time spent—another indication that time and money are things woven together. You can go out in a blaze of glory like Miles Davis, John Coltrane andRead More