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"It’s no surprise that the handmaidens of Alternative Facts have seized upon a knowing visual reality that reflects the chaos we’re living in."
"It’s no surprise that the handmaidens of Alternative Facts have seized upon a knowing visual reality that reflects the chaos we’re living in."
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Fascinating article on the evolution of AI, it potential for conflict between the creative and capital (monied) classes and its potential impact on urban development
Fascinating article on the evolution of AI, it potential for conflict between the creative and capital (monied) classes and its potential impact on urban development
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If the first industrial revolution spawned the reactionary Arts and Crafts design movement, might the fourth birth its own as well? One that asks how much more earth and air we must cede to a cultish dedication to digitizing everything? _...Read More_
If the first industrial revolution spawned the reactionary Arts and Crafts design movement, might the fourth birth its own as well? One that asks how much more earth and air we must cede to a cultish dedication to digitizing everything? _...Read More_
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Venture capitalists want to build the libertarian fantasy of a city without commons
Venture capitalists want to build the libertarian fantasy of a city without commons
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Existential Politics is the practice of making the foundational existent­ial relationship that all of us have to reality itself into a political quest­ion, into an issue that can be openly discuss­ed, so that measures can be taken to _...Read More_
Existential Politics is the practice of making the foundational existent­ial relationship that all of us have to reality itself into a political quest­ion, into an issue that can be openly discuss­ed, so that measures can be taken to _...Read More_
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"Louis Menand’s “The Free World” pays the price of its ambition—it is not, like “The Metaphysical Club,” a masterpiece. But it is a splendid book."
"Louis Menand’s “The Free World” pays the price of its ambition—it is not, like “The Metaphysical Club,” a masterpiece. But it is a splendid book."
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For Planetary Governance is an open call for papers, projects, and research related to the topics of planetary governance, and how they are now and will continue to affect urban life, systems, and futures. _...Read More_
For Planetary Governance is an open call for papers, projects, and research related to the topics of planetary governance, and how they are now and will continue to affect urban life, systems, and futures. _...Read More_
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"Non-fungible tokens are a way to liberate artists and give them the power of the blockchain"
"Non-fungible tokens are a way to liberate artists and give them the power of the blockchain"
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>"There is no good evidence that facial expressions reveal a persons feelings. But big tech companies want you to believe otherwise."
>"There is no good evidence that facial expressions reveal a persons feelings. But big tech companies want you to believe otherwise."
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>"How to explain the miracle of an institution as gargantuan, complex, and pivotal to society as “government”? Watch Frederick Wiseman’s City Hall."
>"How to explain the miracle of an institution as gargantuan, complex, and pivotal to society as “government”? Watch Frederick Wiseman’s City Hall."
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"Over the last decade, streaming services like Spotify have become increasingly dominant, sucking up all the profits at the expense of the musicians who make the work. Now, the newly formed Union for Musicians and Allied Workers is _...Read More_
"Over the last decade, streaming services like Spotify have become increasingly dominant, sucking up all the profits at the expense of the musicians who make the work. Now, the newly formed Union for Musicians and Allied Workers is _...Read More_
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>"How to build a new digital lifestyle so we can protect the internet for our grandchildren to enjoy."
>"How to build a new digital lifestyle so we can protect the internet for our grandchildren to enjoy."
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The Stalinist skyscraper may have been cast as the enemy in the battle against “excess,” but in Moscow the structures nevertheless served as key sites of the Thaw.
The Stalinist skyscraper may have been cast as the enemy in the battle against “excess,” but in Moscow the structures nevertheless served as key sites of the Thaw.