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How We Ended Up in the Era of ‘Quantitative Aesthetics,’ Where Data Points Dictate Taste The Humanities Crash and the McNamara Fallacy in culture. _...Read More_
How We Ended Up in the Era of ‘Quantitative Aesthetics,’ Where Data Points Dictate Taste The Humanities Crash and the McNamara Fallacy in culture. _...Read More_
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"Sometimes people are simply cool. You know what I mean: when you meet someone, only to be struck by a certain compelling energy, which is at once zeitgeist and timeless. What constitutes such a state is hard to pin down, but it might _...Read More_
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>"Cases of severe black lung disease are back to the highest level in decades. It’s totally preventable."
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>"The protesters in Israel have one goal for now: to keep the state democratic."
>"The protesters in Israel have one goal for now: to keep the state democratic."
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"Depending on how you look at it, generative AI is either astonishingly powerful or totally pointless."
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"The interweb has been abuzz of late with talk of The New Aesthetic. A never-ending stream of polemical blog posts and autobot-regurgitated twitter commentaries (hashtag [#newaesthetic](/culture/new/newaesthetic) ) bombards us from every angle. What is this new thing? _...Read More_
"The interweb has been abuzz of late with talk of The New Aesthetic. A never-ending stream of polemical blog posts and autobot-regurgitated twitter commentaries (hashtag [#newaesthetic](/culture/new/newaesthetic) ) bombards us from every angle. What is this new thing? _...Read More_
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"Work injuries suffered on the factory line are rarely mentioned in academic accounts of trauma, whether from a literary or a historical point of view. In fact, industrial forms of working-class injury are largely ignored by the literature _...Read More_
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The article discusses the aesthetics of dismemberment in Japanese robotics, which involves the excision and reconstitution of initially organic wholes into artificial and idealized functional parts. This aesthetic is related to the internal _...Read More_
The article discusses the aesthetics of dismemberment in Japanese robotics, which involves the excision and reconstitution of initially organic wholes into artificial and idealized functional parts. This aesthetic is related to the internal _...Read More_
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"Seeping, oozing, metastasizing, Isabelle Andriessen’s bodily sculptures sit in an affective space between categories. They demand to be read through a combination of materials that resists stasis, as troubled and sticky agents in their own _...Read More_
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"The woman who is contrarian and provocative, who will transgress social taboos and have fun trolling online moralists; the woman who cloaks herself in post-irony, wears an impish smile, and shares her mischievous life with thousands of _...Read More_
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"The difficult reality is that workers fighting for decency and democracy on the job don’t just have to stand up to companies."
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"Throughout his campaign, Johnson made fighting inequality across the city a central theme, prioritizing working-class communities while taxing Chicago’s wealthy."
"Throughout his campaign, Johnson made fighting inequality across the city a central theme, prioritizing working-class communities while taxing Chicago’s wealthy."