The Last Sitcom
Ted Turner, founder of CNN, created a video to be played in the event of a nuclear apocalypse. It is a beautiful, strange, and haunting artifact.
In the future, attention may be more valuable than money. This article examines the concept of the attention economy in the light of social media and artificial intelligence.
Deepfakes are a threat to civilization. This article explores the social, economic, and political consequences of the coming AI catastrophe.
In this article, we discuss McLuhan’s concept of the global village, and how it reflects new media, modes of communication, and social dynamics.
The Final Destination franchise predicted the fear and nihilism that came after 9/11. This article is an analysis of Final Destination, and the way its approach to death, and to life, articulates our present despair.
Rousseau’s Discourse on the Origin of Inequality is a key text in Enlightenment thought. In this article, we analyze his view of natural man in the light of ancient spiritual traditions.
This post examines the origins of Pokémon Go, its relationship with Google technology, and the frightening implications of augmented reality.
Late capitalism is a meme, but it’s also a disease. We explore the meaning and history of the term, and examine the sickness of postmodernism. Here’s the cure.