Catherine Ramsdell
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The Power of Story in the Digital Age | 15 Jun 2009 // 10:20 PM

In an age where Twitter and Google seem to be taking over the world, how do people communicate information in a meaningful and memorable manner? They tell a story.


For a Book on Technology, Sven Birkerts' 'Changing the Subject' Is Surprisingly Personal | 7 Oct 2015 // 9:05 PM

The honesty, lyricism, and thoughtfulness make Changing the Subject a pleasure to read.

Annie Barrows' 'The Truth According to Us' Is Charming, Wise, and Warm | 18 Sep 2015 // 4:45 AM

Barrows explores the idea of truth—particularly the way the truth mixes with history and memory.


What a Kindle / Nook / iPad Can't Do: 'Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates' | 15 Aug 2011 // 1:00 AM

Books -- real, print, physical books -- say something about their owners and so, as the book Ex Libris makes clear, do bookplates.

'Black Cats and Four-Leaf Clovers' and a Lot of Other Crazy Superstitions | 15 Sep 2010 // 3:00 AM

Sin, death, and the devil appear to be popular themes in the world of superstitions and old wives tales.

//Mixed media

Considering Twitter: An Interview with App Artist Nora Reed

// Moving Pixels

"Twitter is a place where bots prevail. And where they don't rule, people, acting like bots, rule. This uneasy person-bot rapprochement offers a fertile space for artistic exploration.

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