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iPhone và những chiếc mặt nạ

Với nhiều người Việt, có lẽ việc ra mắt iPhone 6 là sự kiện quốc tế tiêu biểu nhất trong tháng Chín, hơn cả khủng hoảng Nhà nước Hồi giáo (IS) hay Scotland bỏ phiếu độc lập. 1,160 more words

Vietnamese Writings

Gambling and White Goods

You might think that gambling and washing machines aren’t a natural combo – but gambling – and more specifically winning ‘spot the ball’ is exactly how we came by our first front loading automatic washing machine in the late 1970’s. 522 more words


Video Essay: Ideology in Images of ALS and Ferguson

This video project was originally inspired by an explosion of social media activism that occurred throughout most of the summer concerning Michael Brown’s murder and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, and the ALS ice bucket challenge. 1,094 more words

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The trickster, the tech, and the treachery of images: Part One

Uri Geller and the Enchantment of Technology.

In the early 1970’s television audiences marvelled at the antics of Uri Geller. He could apparently re-activate broken watches; he could reproduce telepathically a drawing that had been made secretly by an entire stranger, and – above all, he could bend spoons, supposedly without physical intervention, for Geller’s major power was said to be… 1,800 more words