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TO BE A JEW in twentieth-century America was to be an outsider. We Jews gathered in temples and schools, we bought properties, physical and intellectual, to maintain control of our environments. We formed our own magazines. We exploited _...Read More_
TO BE A JEW in twentieth-century America was to be an outsider. We Jews gathered in temples and schools, we bought properties, physical and intellectual, to maintain control of our environments. We formed our own magazines. We exploited _...Read More_
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"Screenshots as much as snapshots are the vernacular photography of our lives"
"Screenshots as much as snapshots are the vernacular photography of our lives"
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[https://bluelabyrinths.com/2021/01/03/the-cherubim-collection/](https://bluelabyrinths.com/2021/01/03/the-cherubim-collection/) Home _...Read More_
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Giants walk among us. Unlike the giants of yore, leviathans breaching the raging sea or towering behemoths of glass and steel, today’s giants are unfathomable and yet strangely intimate. Our giants are technology platforms. _...Read More_
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"Coercion with consent satisfies the dual goals of stability and sustainability for China — and could work beyond China as well."
"Coercion with consent satisfies the dual goals of stability and sustainability for China — and could work beyond China as well."
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What the digital worlds of Japan’s imageboards and America’s alt-right reveal about real-life precarity.
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>"It appears that the majority of the many historical paintings and sculptures on display in the US Capitol escaped lasting harm amid the damage done by pro-Trump supporters who stormed the building on January 5, according to the New _...Read More_
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>"As machine learning continues to develop, the intuition that thinking necessarily precedes learning — much less that humans alone can learn — should wane."
>"As machine learning continues to develop, the intuition that thinking necessarily precedes learning — much less that humans alone can learn — should wane."
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The most famous dysfunctional family of 1990s television enjoyed, by today’s standards, an almost dreamily secure existence.
The most famous dysfunctional family of 1990s television enjoyed, by today’s standards, an almost dreamily secure existence.
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>"COVID-19 has held a mirror to Christianity, just as the epidemics of the past did."
>"COVID-19 has held a mirror to Christianity, just as the epidemics of the past did."
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>"Consuming media is as much about managing feeling as accessing information" We have spent many decades trying to secure a joyful enclosure. Our failure to understand media as the servants of desire sets up the joyless paradox the West _...Read More_
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>"Strelka Mag — Exploring new urban conditions. The online magazine of Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design."
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Conversation with filmmaker Anton Vidokle. “There is no substance which cannot take the form of a living being. The simplest being is the atom. Therefore the whole universe is alive and there is nothing in it but life,” writes Tsiolkovsky _...Read More_
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