user style: sam bayliss-ibram

A set of interviews which introduce different figures, exploring how they function as users, and the way network/digital culture impacts their lifestyles and work. In this first one, 22 year-old photographer Sam Bayliss-Ibram talks to Rosemary Kirton at about his

user style: sam bayliss-ibram

A set of interviews which introduce different figures, exploring how they function as users, and the way network/digital culture impacts their lifestyles and work. In this first one, 22 year-old photographer Sam Bayliss-Ibram talks to Rosemary Kirton at about his

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realism and schizophrenia: putting your best face forward

Kuwait City, 1999. Two dozen middle-schoolers juiced on ‘cocktails’ of kiwi, orange and apple swarm an Internet cafe. We squeeze two or three to a seat, group-typing uninformed allusions to sex in AOL chatrooms under absurd aliases. “I thought the

realism and schizophrenia: putting your best face forward

Kuwait City, 1999. Two dozen middle-schoolers juiced on ‘cocktails’ of kiwi, orange and apple swarm an Internet cafe. We squeeze two or three to a seat, group-typing uninformed allusions to sex in AOL chatrooms under absurd aliases. “I thought the

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hello world

When we think about the ubiquity of computers, we think about small microprocessors inserted into our otherwise non-computing devices. But what if everything already was computing, albeit on a much slower clock rate? What if water was itself a computer

hello world

When we think about the ubiquity of computers, we think about small microprocessors inserted into our otherwise non-computing devices. But what if everything already was computing, albeit on a much slower clock rate? What if water was itself a computer

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the pleasures of being watched

On the recent premiere of The Real Housewives of Atlanta spin-off, Kandi’s Wedding, taking the same timeslot as its original, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker, then engaged and now married, flip through photos of when they first got together, on

the pleasures of being watched

On the recent premiere of The Real Housewives of Atlanta spin-off, Kandi’s Wedding, taking the same timeslot as its original, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker, then engaged and now married, flip through photos of when they first got together, on

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diaries

Loneliness is the deal. Loneliness is the last great taboo. If we don’t accept loneliness, then capitalism wins hands down. Because capitalism is all about trying to convince people that you can distract yourself, that you can make it better.

diaries

Loneliness is the deal. Loneliness is the last great taboo. If we don’t accept loneliness, then capitalism wins hands down. Because capitalism is all about trying to convince people that you can distract yourself, that you can make it better.

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diamond weapon

You’re a shooting star I see A vision of ecstasy When you hold me, I’m alive We’re like diamonds in the sky —Rihanna, Diamonds The diamond is a gemstone with mystical powers for those who wield them, powers related to

diamond weapon

You’re a shooting star I see A vision of ecstasy When you hold me, I’m alive We’re like diamonds in the sky —Rihanna, Diamonds The diamond is a gemstone with mystical powers for those who wield them, powers related to

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gulf sounds

Joseph Koyippally’s English translation of writer Benyamin’s Goat Days (Aadu Jeevitham in Malayalam) arrived by post in the spring of 2012. Winner of the 2009 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, it was a work I had been desperate to read. When

gulf sounds

Joseph Koyippally’s English translation of writer Benyamin’s Goat Days (Aadu Jeevitham in Malayalam) arrived by post in the spring of 2012. Winner of the 2009 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, it was a work I had been desperate to read. When

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