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Ascent

There was this girl. She was my age. She was sitting in a chair at the very top of a tall building. It is nearing sunset, and though the skies are cloudy, the heat is intense. 886 more words

Fiction

2 Things To Take From Max Horkheimer and Theodore Adorno

I came across Max Horkheimer and Theodore Adorno last year when I was taking a module focusing on an introduction to theory  and I was instantly taken with what they had to offer. 479 more words

Adorno

Food Inc - A Bigger Problem Than We Think

I’m a food guy. There it’s off my chest and out in cyberspace. To me it seemed like an obvious topic to tackle with one of my passions being “eating good food.” The documentary, as I see it, should be of great importance to just about anyone. 1,801 more words

Health

Progress, no irony attached

As a political label the term “progressive”, still new in 1911, can only be appliced conclusively to Theodore Roosevelt’s Progressive Party of 1912. But the word went well beyond electoral politics.

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Technology

Inherent Sentimentality

I first became aware of Trent Jansen’s uniquely personal approach to product design during the final phase of my own Industrial Design degree. In a time where I had become disillusioned with traditional product design and in turn questioning my own desire to be involved in design for mass production, Jansen’s work provided an example of how concept and personal reflection can lead to the development of products that are not only beautiful, but also have the ability to foster in their users a deep emotional connection. 470 more words