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>"Did the internet find God? In her second column for V/A, the American cultural critic Biz Sherbert went in search of new forms propelled by Catholic or religious iconography and practice..."
>"Did the internet find God? In her second column for V/A, the American cultural critic Biz Sherbert went in search of new forms propelled by Catholic or religious iconography and practice..."
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Internet is a space of synchronisation on a worldwide scale and it is a mirror reflecting our terrestrial position.
Internet is a space of synchronisation on a worldwide scale and it is a mirror reflecting our terrestrial position.
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Could a machine have an unconscious? "GPT-3 is a natural language processing algorithm. It belongs to a new generation of AI models called Transformers, a technology whose early _...Read More_
Could a machine have an unconscious? "GPT-3 is a natural language processing algorithm. It belongs to a new generation of AI models called Transformers, a technology whose early _...Read More_
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David Phelps does it again with “The Internet as Religion.” This essay explores the ways in which the internet not only allows us power previously only held by gods, but also gives us the ability to mold and craft our own religion… the _...Read More_
David Phelps does it again with “The Internet as Religion.” This essay explores the ways in which the internet not only allows us power previously only held by gods, but also gives us the ability to mold and craft our own religion… the _...Read More_
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The education sector needs to be aware of this tendency. Sooner than later, the digital will become boring, if not repressive. This will inevitably put the ‘distraction’ controversy in another light.
The education sector needs to be aware of this tendency. Sooner than later, the digital will become boring, if not repressive. This will inevitably put the ‘distraction’ controversy in another light.
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What is the Internet, and what is happening there right now, even today, since it is always a matter of today, of what was online today (‘1h ago’ or less)?
What is the Internet, and what is happening there right now, even today, since it is always a matter of today, of what was online today (‘1h ago’ or less)?
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"It’s common sense by now that social media allows us to exist in bubbles of perception. If you see many people doing something online, clogging up your social-media feeds with videos and messages, it’s easy to assume that the behavior is _...Read More_
"It’s common sense by now that social media allows us to exist in bubbles of perception. If you see many people doing something online, clogging up your social-media feeds with videos and messages, it’s easy to assume that the behavior is _...Read More_
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"Earlier this week, the internet’s Mona Lisa was distributed to the people. PleasrDAO, an investment and art acquisition collective, fractionalized the NFT minted of the original Doge meme and sold it on fractional.art"
"Earlier this week, the internet’s Mona Lisa was distributed to the people. PleasrDAO, an investment and art acquisition collective, fractionalized the NFT minted of the original Doge meme and sold it on fractional.art"
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Contemporary Art and the Digitization of Everyday Life treats contemporary art as a relatively static category. In surveying works made over the last three decades, Kraynak offers a narrative not of how art is changing but of how art _...Read More_
Contemporary Art and the Digitization of Everyday Life treats contemporary art as a relatively static category. In surveying works made over the last three decades, Kraynak offers a narrative not of how art is changing but of how art _...Read More_
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>"How Technology Is Making the World Smaller"
>"How Technology Is Making the World Smaller"
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"In a similar act of reclaiming lifeless technology and infrastructure to create culture, the first videogames were built on expensive analog computers created for military and academic settings."
"In a similar act of reclaiming lifeless technology and infrastructure to create culture, the first videogames were built on expensive analog computers created for military and academic settings."
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The problem, however, isn’t that we can’t “log off,” as so many on Twitter implore others to do; the problem is that Twitter has come to define real life.
The problem, however, isn’t that we can’t “log off,” as so many on Twitter implore others to do; the problem is that Twitter has come to define real life.
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Must read - If you’ve been shocked by the OnlyFans news, read this. Sex workers have been sounding the alarms about censorship for years now. It’s time to listen. Tbh, it’s been time.
Must read - If you’ve been shocked by the OnlyFans news, read this. Sex workers have been sounding the alarms about censorship for years now. It’s time to listen. Tbh, it’s been time.
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"The Internet is now a place where everyone has an inventory."
"The Internet is now a place where everyone has an inventory."
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