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Consuming Problematic Media

I was re-reading Alexander Galloway’s Protocol: How Control Exists After Decentralization earlier today, and I came across this evocation of Magnus Enzensberger’s theory of the media: Taking his cue from Marx’s sometimes sarcastic rhetoric, Enzensberger offers readers the following political … Continue reading

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Zoya Street on Virtual Pets

In contrast, a virtual pet such as a tamagotchi requires emotional labour of a sort. The skill required has nothing to do with your physical ability to manipulate the keys of the device, but rather is concerned with your ability … Continue reading

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