Category Archives: culture studies

Art of an Anxious Society – Rhizome’s 7 on 7

Get 7 artists, pair them with 7 technologists, then wait and listen. This is the couplet-styled social formula driving Rhizome.org’s 7 on 7 conference, now in its 3rd year. Headlined by Harper Reed, Dalton Caldwell, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, and Dennis Crowley, … Continue reading

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Is Snapchat the next Draw Something?

I’m as happy as anyone that 15 year olds love Snapchat. But what does that mean? If you’re the Disney Channel or 16 Handles, it means investing some time and energy realizing the platform as a powerful marketing and communications … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hurricane: Surviving Sandy in NYC

When the power went off, I saw a blue flash in the sky and heard something like a sonic boom. But an earlier Con Ed robocall had promised “pre-emptive” power shutdown, so we didn’t think much of it. The lights … Continue reading

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