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Thursday, October 9 2014

Digital Vestiges: What Will They Have of Me When I’m Gone?

If this were a murder mystery, it would be a fine enough catalyst to a long, protracted investigation, complete with red herrings and an arc that would befit Raymond Chandler.


Tuesday, September 9 2014

What Happens When an Interactive Horror Experience Figures Out the Fourth Wall?

P.T. has the digital world bleeding out into the real, hands flailing in search of something to hold onto so it can pull itself out of the game and into your living room.


Thursday, July 17 2014

The Benefits of Not Really Living: On Let’s Plays in Videogaming

With Google looking to buy Twitch, we take a look back into an early form of videogame spectating and what it means in the context of that acquisition.


Friday, June 13 2014

The Future of Work Looks Like an Agency-Free Hole That Goes Nowhere

A recent Planet Money episode about worker analytics provokes two things: a memory of a troubling past, and troubling vision of the future of work.


Thursday, April 17 2014

Marketing in the Age of Surveillance

What do you get when you try to marry perky start-up optimism with the ominous prospect of the surveillance age?


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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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