HEXEN 2.0 looks into histories of scientific research behind government programmes of mass control, investigating parallel histories of countercultural and grass roots movements. HEXEN 2.0 charts, within a framework of post-WWII U.S. governmental and military imperatives, the coming together of scientific and social sciences through the development of cybernetics, the history of the internet, the rise of Web 2.0 and increased intelligence gathering, and implications for the future of new systems of societal manipulation towards a control society.
Nearly missed this when it was in London - tucked away in a corner of the science museum. I nearly cried it was so up my street. Linking Huxley, Diogenes, Stafford Beer, William Gibson, NBIC and John Zerzan together in sprawling diagrams and tarot deck was almost too much for me.