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"From Seinfeld to Snapchat" by Justin Cox, Backchannel/Medium

Another technology story, but this one touches on another thing I try to look at in my writing – the idea that as much as media, technology and communication change, we’re all still people trying to do and say the same things. 205 more words

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"I spent a weekend on a cruise ship staffed by robot bartenders" by David Pierce, The Verge

I found this simultaneously interesting, kind of cool, and slightly disgusting. Not disgusting in the “foodborne illnesses leaping from reheated tray of food to reheated tray of food on a cruise ship out at sea” sense, but in the sense that this ship is running to give us more of an online, interconnected, networked and logged experience than a change to escape from it. 242 more words

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"South" by Jake Christie, Medium

This is one of the first pieces I wrote for my flash fiction project Small Stories. It’s about seagulls (this story, not the project). 83 more words

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sorry for the brief hiatus; here's some things to feast your eyeballs on

From tomorrow until Monday night, I’m going to be in Puerto Rico to present a paper — fittingly, a weird pop culture paper — at the National Women’s Studies Association conference. 407 more words


"Monkeys" by Jake Christie, Medium

Sometimes I get poetry and prose mixed up in my head, and I end up writing something like this.

Every story ever written is made up of the same twenty-six letters, just in different combinations.

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