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Paranoid Machines is a series of performances and essays about the history of memory technology.

From the supernatural mass-murder which inspired the Arts of Memory to the atomic/alien conspiracies which spawned the Web, information technology has always been paranoid. Long before before porn and spam turned obfuscation into a business model, the pure orderly logic of code was already infested with bugs of the meat. And contrary to post-human mythologies of escape, we cannot flee into the purity of information and code, because the messy conspiratorial logic of sex-dirt is in fact the paranoid logic of code itself.