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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means For All Of Us

Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and What It Means For All Of Us by Jonathan Taplin

(Alternate Title: Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy) 532 more words

Society

On Writability: Why I write

You know that guest post I mentioned a couple of weeks ago? Well, it’s finally up! Check it out here. If you’re a writer, I’d love to know the reasons why YOU write, so please do leave a comment. 36 more words

Culture & Society

Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the myths of our gendered minds

Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the myths of our gendered minds by Cordelia Fine

Synopsis: Testosterone Rex is the powerful myth that squashes hopes of sex equality by telling us that men and women have evolved different natures. 186 more words

Society

To Be A Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death

To Be A Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death by Mark O’Connell

Synopsis: Transhumanism is a movement pushing the limits of our bodies—our capabilities, intelligence, and lifespans—in the hopes that, through technology, we can become something better than ourselves. 249 more words

Society

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle

Synopsis: Consider Facebook—it’s human contact, only easier to engage with and easier to avoid. 194 more words

Society

My Jeopardy! Effect Story Regarding Pat Quinn

I’ve been a regular fan of Jeopardy! for the last eight years. As a child, I was more into old school Jeopardy!, particularly from the 80s & 90s; from the colors & designs of the sets, to the many versions of the theme & think musics, sounds, memorable contestants, to Alex Trebek & Johnny Gilbert. 576 more words

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My Article on The Hindu thREAD

In a matter of mere minutes, his behaviour transforms from loving to abusive. She suffers the blows silently, even in her misery playing the part of the obedient, respectful wife. 172 more words

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