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On April 17, 2019, Data & Society Founder and President danah boyd gave a talk at the Digital Public Library of America conference (DPLAfest). This is the transcript of that talk. I love the librarian community. You all are deeply committed to producing, curating, and enabling access to knowledge.
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5 days ago by therourke
An open letter to Extinction Rebellion | Red Pepper
This letter was collaboratively written with dozens of aligned groups. As the weeks of action called by Extinction Rebellion were coming to an end, our groups came together to reflect on the narrative, strategies, tactics and demands of a reinvigorated climate movement in the UK.
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12 days ago by therourke
BBC Radio 4 - New Ways of Seeing, Digital Justice
How is technology changing the way we see? The artist James Bridle reimagines John Berger’s Ways of Seeing for the digital age and asks if we can make machines without prejudice.
additivist  bbc  james  bridle  press  stream 
19 days ago by therourke
the economist
A QUARTER-CENTURY has passed since the first global climate-change treaty, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Humanity’s record of following through on its climate promises is dismal. The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has risen by 15% since 1994.
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20 days ago by therourke
Annihilation and How the Movie Understands Depression
Let’s talk about what it means to destroy yourself. In the relatively short time I’ve been alive, I have made an art out of self-destruction. I’ve placed myself in frightening situations just to feel something, anything but the crushing depression that often rewires my life.
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4 weeks ago by therourke
Towards an anti-fascist AI - danmcquillan.io
This talk is about some pressing issues with AI that don't usually make the headlines, and why tackling those issues means developing an antifascist AI. When i talk about AI i'm talking about machine learning and about artificial neural networks, also known as deep learning1.
ai  bias  ethics  fascism  politics  reading  stream 
4 weeks ago by therourke
Ways to Defy the Pressure to Perform :: Why is everybody being so nice? - DE APPEL
A pamphlet for the exhibition Sheffield 08: Yes No and Other Options How can we address the current changes in our societies and lives? Some say that we have come to inhabit the post-industrial condition—but what does that mean? One thing seems certain: after the disappearance of manual labo
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4 weeks ago by therourke
Hackers used stickers to fool a Tesla, highlighting the risks of AI - Vox
Artificial intelligence researchers have a big problem. Even as they design powerful new technologies, hackers are figuring out how to trick the tech into doing things it was never meant to — with potentially deadly consequences.
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4 weeks ago by therourke
Counting the Countless — Real Life
This piece originated as a talk at Seattle University. Well, really it originated as a question from the Seattle Non-Binary Collective, a group of Seattle residents and visitors with genders beyond the binary of “man” and “woman.
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4 weeks ago by therourke
BBC - Future - Why catastrophes can change the course of humanity
My father’s family came to the US in the 1930s, a Jewish family fleeing Nazi Germany. My life has gone well, and I suppose I should be grateful for the way things turned out.
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4 weeks ago by therourke
0AZ: Alien Rhythms
There was only one thing that I didn't like. In the very back of the garage, near the canisters, I could see something silvery. That hadn't been there before.
additivism  alien  alieness  evolution  gender  posthumanism  theory  trans  weird  xeno  stream 
4 weeks ago by therourke
Fatbergs: What do these blubbery clots say about our society and how can we deal with them? | The Independent
When I was a student, my girlfriend and I went on a winter weekend trip to Paris. We wore long black coats and stayed in a forlorn hotel in a narrow street in Bastille.
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5 weeks ago by therourke
The Manifesto of the Futurist Woman – Italian Futurism
The Manifesto of [the] Futurist Woman (Response to F. T. Marinetti) (1912) Humanity is mediocre. The majority of women are neither superior nor inferior to the majority of men. They are all equal. They all merit the same scorn.
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5 weeks ago by therourke
New narratives of resilience - Laboratory Planet
Revised from “Donna Haraway and Cary Wolfe in Conversation”, Manifestly Haraway (University of Minnesota Press, 2016). Perhaps it is time to write a “Chthulucene Manifesto.” “My” Chthulucene is the time of mortal compositions at stake to and with each other.
chthulucene  donna  haraway  manifesto  stream 
5 weeks ago by therourke
C Magazine / Feminisms of the Future, Now: Rethinking Technofeminism and the Manifesto Form
“Ours is a world in vertigo. It is a world that swarms with technological mediation, interlacing our daily lives with abstraction, virtuality, and complexity.
additivism  cyberfeminism  feminism  manifesto  manifestos  technofeminism  stream 
5 weeks ago by therourke
The Day the Dinosaurs Died | The New Yorker
If, on a certain evening about sixty-­six million years ago, you had stood somewhere in North America and looked up at the sky, you would have soon made out what appeared to be a star. If you watched for an hour or two, the star would have seemed to grow in brightness, although it barely moved.
additivism  ancient  history  archaeology  asteroids  deep  time  dinosaurs  extinction  fossils  paleontology  stream 
7 weeks ago by therourke
Robots Help Bees Talk to Fish - IEEE Spectrum
I am honestly not sure whether fish have any concept of bees. I am equally unsure whether bees have any concept of fish. I am even more unsure whether bees and fish could be friends, if they knew that the other existed. But thanks to robots, it turns out that the answer is definitely yes.
additivism  bees  collaboration  communication  fish  hybrids  life  nature  robotics  robots  stream 
7 weeks ago by therourke
Natural’s Not in It — Real Life
If the 20th century promised better living through chemistry, the 21st century has promised better living through digital technology.
additivism  biology  essentialism  evolution  futurism  life  nature  theory  stream 
8 weeks ago by therourke
Desire paths: the illicit trails that defy the urban planners | Cities | The Guardian
We’ve all been there. You want a short cut – to the bus stop, office or corner shop – but there’s no designated path. Others before you have already flattened the grass, or cut a line through a hedge. Why not, you think.
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10 weeks ago by therourke
Deepfake propaganda is not a real problem - The Verge
If you’ve been following tech news in the past year, you’ve probably heard about deepfakes, the widely available, machine-learning-powered system for swapping faces and doctoring videos.
deepfakes  fake  news  images  neural  networks  poor  propaganda  video  stream 
10 weeks ago by therourke
Cloud Loss Could Add 8 Degrees to Global Warming | Quanta Magazine
On a 1987 voyage to the Antarctic, the paleoceanographer James Kennett and his crew dropped anchor in the Weddell Sea, drilled into the seabed, and extracted a vertical cylinder of sediment.
additivism  catastrophe  climate  change  clouds  environment  global  warming  heat  sky  tipping  point  weather  stream 
11 weeks ago by therourke
Crapularity Aesthetics | Making & Breaking
In 2011, a loose group of “grumpy futurists” wrote up an extensive list of “Alternatives to the Singularity” in a collaborative Google Document. “The Singularity”, in popular culture and para-religious belief, refers to the point where machine intelligence leaves humans behind.
additivism  additivist  crap  crapularity  detritus  kipple  manifesto  reading  stuff  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
Logged out
The framing of the term “fake news” orients you toward thinking whether a claim is true or false. By this logic, it assumes that people share things online because they’re 100% concerned about accuracy—but people share because of deeper political allegiances and viewpoints.
alt-right  memes  politics  propaganda  viral  virality  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
No One Is Prepared for Hagfish Slime - The Atlantic
At first glance, the hagfish—a sinuous, tubular animal with pink-grey skin and a paddle-shaped tail—looks very much like an eel. Naturalists can tell the two apart because hagfish, unlike other fish, lack backbones (and, also, jaws). For everyone else, there’s an even easier method.
additivism  fish  hagfish  nature  slime  weird  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
Viewpoint: Why we still underestimate the Neanderthals - BBC News
Prof Clive Finlayson, director of the Gibraltar Museum, explains why some old assumptions about the intellectual capabilities of our evolutionary relatives, the Neanderthals persist today. But a body of evidence is increasingly forcing us to re-visit these old ideas.
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february 2019 by therourke
Yes, the Octopus Is Smart as Heck. But Why? - The New York Times
It has eight arms, three hearts — and a plan. Scientists aren’t sure how the cephalopods got to be so intelligent. To demonstrate how smart an octopus can be, Piero Amodio points to a YouTube video. It shows an octopus pulling two halves of a coconut shell together to hide inside.
additivism  cephalopod  evolution  intelligence  life  mind  nature  octopus  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
Biohackers Encoded Malware in a Strand of DNA | WIRED
When biologists synthesize DNA, they take pains not to create or spread a dangerous stretch of genetic code that could be used to create a toxin or, worse, an infectious disease.
additivism  dna  genetics  hacking  malware  parasitism  science  virus  viruses  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
Objects of Despair: Fake Meat
Science lifted us out of nature. It tamed the wilderness; it gave us tools to transcend our lousy, fallen bodies; and it shot us to the moon. Now it has produced a hamburger made entirely of vegetables that bleeds like real beef.
additivism  diet  fake  meat  food  invitro  lab  grown  myth  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
Washington Monthly | The World Is Choking on Digital Pollution
Tens of thousands of Londoners died of cholera from the 1830s to the 1860s. The causes were simple: mass quantities of human waste and industrial contaminants were pouring into the Thames, the central waterway of a city at the center of a rapidly industrializing world.
additivism  anthropocene  crap  detritus  digital  geology  kipple  media  archaeology  pollution  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
www.washingtonpost.com
What does it mean to be alive right now? Right now. Right this second, right this epoch, as mankind alters the Earth beyond recognition.
additivism  anthropocene  apocalypse  catastrophe  climate  change  earth  environment  extinction  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
How the JPEG Changed Everything | Frieze
‘Every two minutes, people upload more images to the internet than existed in total just 150 years ago’
compression  digital  images  internet  jpeg  jpegs  photos  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
America colonisation ‘cooled Earth's climate’ - BBC News
Colonisation of the Americas at the end of the 15th Century killed so many people, it disturbed Earth's climate. That's the conclusion of scientists from University College London, UK.
additivism  anthropocene  colonialism  death  environment  history  imperialism  stream 
february 2019 by therourke
The Beautiful Mind-Bending of Stanislaw Lem | The New Yorker
The science-fiction writer and futurist Stanisław Lem was well acquainted with the way that fictional worlds can sometimes encroach upon reality.
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january 2019 by therourke
A Manifesto for Revolutionary Demonology |NERO Editions
The doctrine of the Right-Hand Path is a theory of self-deification encompassing the entirety of the western hermetic tradition.
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january 2019 by therourke
Portrait of a planet on the verge of climate catastrophe | Environment | The Guardian
As the UN sits down for its annual climate conference this week, many experts believe we have passed the point of no return by On Sunday morning hundreds of politicians, government officials and scientists will gather in the grandeur of the International Congress Centre in Katowice, Poland.
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january 2019 by therourke
Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans? - The Atlantic
It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me. Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal.
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december 2018 by therourke
Sam Harris Is A Fraud - tHE r H i z z o n E
In 2004 Sam Harris published his bestselling book “The End of Faith”. In the aftermath of 9/11, the declaration of the War on Terror and the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, Harris’ book hit the mark with middle class liberals.
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december 2018 by therourke
Opinion | Would Human Extinction Be a Tragedy? - The New York Times
Our species possesses inherent value, but we are devastating the earth and causing unimaginable animal suffering. There are stirrings of discussion these days in philosophical circles about the prospect of human extinction.
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december 2018 by therourke
If You Don’t Have Bread, Eat Art!: Contemporary Art and Derivative Fascisms - Journal #76 October 2016 - e-flux
Is art a currency? Investor Stefan Simchowitz thinks so. He wrote with uncompromising clarity about the post-Brexit era: “Art will effectively continue its structural function as an alternative currency that hedges against inflation and currency depreciation.
art  fascism  hito  steyerl  stream 
december 2018 by therourke
Mark Fisher’s “K-Punk” and the Futures That Have Never Arrived | The New Yorker
Mark Fisher was a writer and academic from the English Midlands who, in the early two-thousands, felt at odds with many of the institutions around him.
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december 2018 by therourke
Why the film-maker behind Love Is the Message is turning his lens to whiteness | Art and design | The Guardian
Just days after the US presidential election in 2016, Arthur Jafa debuted his seven-minute film Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death, which won acclaim as a hugely impactful portrayal of American life.
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december 2018 by therourke
Technological and Posthuman Zones – Critical Posthumanism
Modern technology seems always to have been judged according to its utility for human beings. To the extent that technologies have been viewed as tools, instruments, or prostheses for human use, and thus under human control, they have largely been seen in positive, utopian terms.
additivism  anthropocene  environment  human  monsters  nature  posthumanism  technology  zone  stream 
november 2018 by therourke
Science Fiction and Alterity – the poesy
Through abjection and “Otherness” theory, Brydie Kosima explores Science Fiction and its status as a genre able to narrate alternate modes of reality.
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november 2018 by therourke
Tropical Depressions | Sam Kriss and Ellie Mae O’Hagan
On a wretched December afternoon in 2015, as raindrops pattered a planetary threnody on grayed-out streets, five thousand activists gathered around Paris’s Arc de Triomphe, hoping to force world leaders to do something, anything, that would save the future. Ellie was there.
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november 2018 by therourke
Dystopias Now • Commune
The end of the world is over. Now the real work begins. Dystopias are the flip side of utopias. Both of them express feelings about our shared future; utopias express our social hopes, dystopias our social fears.
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november 2018 by therourke
You thought fake news was bad? Deep fakes are where truth goes to die | Technology | The Guardian
In May, a video appeared on the internet of Donald Trump offering advice to the people of Belgium on the issue of climate change. “As you know, I had the balls to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement,” he said, looking directly into the camera, “and so should you.”
ai  algorithms  deep  fakes  deepfakes  fake  news  perception  politics  reality  video  stream 
november 2018 by therourke
Young People Are Having Less Sex - The Atlantic
Despite the easing of taboos and the rise of hookup apps, Americans are in the midst of a sex recession. These should be boom times for sex.
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november 2018 by therourke
There be monsters: from cabinets of curiosity to demons within | Aeon Essays
In 2003, a team of scientists in China managed to create embryos containing a mix of rabbit and human DNA. Most of the biological matter was human, while the rabbit DNA was present only in the mitochondria, the energy-generators of the cells.
additivism  cephalopod  history  hybrids  language  monster  monsters  monstrosity  octopus  other  stream 
november 2018 by therourke
How it all ends… - Scientific American Blog Network
Some say in ice. The end of the world may come slowly, but it´s inevitable. Our sun, exhausting the hydrogen-fuel of the core, will successively burn the outer layers and doing so becoming hotter and expanding in size.
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november 2018 by therourke
Steven Pinker and Jordan Peterson: the missing link between neoliberalism and the radical right | openDemocracy
The academics have distanced themselves from the fringes of the right, but their ideas have gained currency there. Steven Pinker and Jordan Peterson: a bridge between fringe and mainstream conservatism? Image: Bhaawest (CC BY-SA 4.0), Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0).
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november 2018 by therourke
More solar panels mean more waste and there’s no easy solution - The Verge
Solar panels might be the energy source of the future, but they also create a problem without an easy solution: what do we do with millions of panels when they stop working?
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november 2018 by therourke
Why are rich people so weird? | The Outline
“On the evenings that we stay in Palo Alto, we walk down the tree-lined University Avenue, reflecting upon our key wins and challenges and preparing for the adventures of the next day.
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november 2018 by therourke
Climate and Collapse: Only through the insurrection of civil societies will we avoid the worst
Translation of an interview of Christophe Bonneuil, French historian and research director at the CNRS, by Ivan Du Roy for BastaMag, published on October 16th, 2018. [PDF version]
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november 2018 by therourke
The Uses of Disaster • Commune
Climate change is here. In the midst of the storm, an opportunity arises to break with capitalism and its vicious inequality. Let’s seize it while we can. The alternatives are unthinkable.
additivism  capitalism  collapse  disaster  terraforming  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
the economist
IN JULY, AT a convention of his small and inaptly named Social Liberal Party, Jair Bolsonaro unveiled his star hire.
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october 2018 by therourke
To Save a World: Geoengineering, Conflictual Futurisms, and the Unthinkable - Journal #94 October 2018 - e-flux
The Anthropocene is proving to be an era of world war, or rather, worlds at war. Not that this is anything new.
additivism  e-flux  futurism  geoengineering  terraforming  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
Revolutionary Monsters: the Suicide of Identity Politics
In their discourse on the revolution, Negri and Hardt use the concept of a positive generative monster. Monstrosity arises as otherness, something contrary to the existing order. It is a freak child who differs from her mother. Monstrosity implies imbalance and terrifying excess.
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october 2018 by therourke
Stop treating tech jerks like gods
Could we stop worshipping rich men who are jerks? On Tuesday, Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla, took to Twitter once again with bizarre comments, saying how “strange” it is that the cave diver who rescued the Thai boys didn’t sue him after he called him a pedophile.
additivism  apple  elon  musk  futurism  progress  silicon  valley  steve  jobs  technology  tesla  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
‘It’s Time to Decolonize Environmentalism’: An Interview with Zina Saro-Wiwa | Frieze
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additivism  anthropocene  art  colonialism  decolonialisation  environment  interview  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
www.anatomyof.ai
A cylinder sits in a room. It is impassive, smooth, simple and small. It stands 14.8cm high, with a single blue-green circular light that traces around its upper rim. It is silently attending. A woman walks into the room, carrying a sleeping child in her arms, and she addresses the cylinder.
additivism  ai  algorithmic  governance  algorithms  amazon  anatomy  art  design  infrastructure  internet  iot  panopticon  privacy  surveillance  voice  search  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
BBC - Future - The world's most prolific writer is a Chinese algorithm
“Inflatable duck baby pool with canopy.” “Hot selling colourful temporary full arm tattoo for men.” “Splendid reusable dog pee pad (minimum order: 500).
algorithms  automation  china  digital  media  hybrids  news  writing  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
Edward Snowden Reconsidered | by Tamsin Shaw | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books
This summer, the fifth anniversary of Edward Snowden’s revelations about NSA surveillance passed quietly, adrift on a tide of news that now daily sweeps the ground from under our feet.
digital  media  edward  snowden  panopticon  privacy  security  surveillance  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
Compression Aesthetics: Glitch From the Avant-Garde to Kanye West – InVisible Culture
Carolyn L. Kane In a world that esteems technological efficiency, immediacy, and control, the advent of technical noise, glitch, and failure—no matter how colorful or disturbingly beautiful—are avoided at great costs.
aesthetics  art  avant  garde  compression  datamoshing  digital  media  error  fail  glitch  images  module  music  video  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
Please Stop Talking About the "Rise" of African Science Fiction | Literary Hub
Whenever I see an article that starts with “The Rise of. . .” I think of dough. When it’s applied to African science fiction, I picture an endlessly rising (and falling) dough that will never become bread.
additivism  africa  afrofuturism  fiction  literature  sci-fi  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
Earth Is Not in the Midst of a Sixth Mass Extinction - The Atlantic
At the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, Smithsonian paleontologist Doug Erwin took the podium to address a ballroom full of geologists on the dynamics of mass extinctions and power grid failures—which, he claimed, unfold in the same way.
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october 2018 by therourke
Horror is a dark and piercing reflection of our anxious times | Aeon Essays
In Ray Bradbury’s horror short story, ‘The Next in Line’ (1955), a woman visits the catacombs in Guanajuato, Mexico. Mummified bodies line the walls.
additivism  horror  reading  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
‘Tsunami of data’ could consume one fifth of global electricity by 2025 | Environment | The Guardian
The communications industry could use 20% of all the world’s electricity by 2025, hampering attempts to meet climate change targets and straining grids as demand by power-hungry server farms storing digital data from billions of smartphones, tablets and internet-connected devices grows expone
additivism  cloud  data  digital  media  energy  environment  infrastructure  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
DNA Shows Neanderthals Spread Viruses to Humans - The Atlantic
When modern humans left Africa for Europe tens of thousands of years ago, they met Neanderthals and had sex with them. The evidence of those encounters remains inside most of us today; 2 to 3 percent of the DNA of non-African humans comes from Neanderthals.
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october 2018 by therourke
Manifesto on algorithmic humanitarianism | openDemocracy
The nature of machine learning operations mean they will actually deepen some humanitarian problematics and introduce new ones of their own. This banality of machine learning is also its power. Small grocery shop in The Jungle refugee camp in Calais, 2015. Debets/Press Association.
additivism  ai  algorithms  charity  humanism  humanitarianism  manifesto  politics  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
Bones found in Polish cave belonged to Neanderthal kid whose fingers were eaten by a giant bird - 9Pickle
The bone fragments were found in Polish cave and are believed to have belonged to a Neanderthal child who died 115,000 years ago. They may be tiny, but these bone fragments tell quite a story.
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october 2018 by therourke
What Spotify's DNA-Test Playlist Gets Wrong About Genetic Ancestry - The Atlantic
Genetic-ancestry tests are having a moment. Look no further than Spotify: On Thursday, the music-streaming service—as in, the service used to fill tedious workdays and DJ parties—launched a collaboration with AncestryDNA.
algorithms  capitalism  cultural  appropriation  dna  music  spotify  stream 
october 2018 by therourke
CENHS @ Rice! » New Materialism, Environmental Justice, and Digital Sites of Resistance: Figuring the Cyborg Activist
Below is a shortened version of Annie Culver’s essay that won Honorable Mention in the 2017 Greene Prize for Environmental Writing. Annie is a PhD student in English at Rice University.
activism  additivism  cyborg  donna  haraway  environment  materialism  new  posthumanism  reading  refiguring  stream 
september 2018 by therourke
Franken-algorithms: the deadly consequences of unpredictable code | Technology | The Guardian
The death of a woman hit by a self-driving car highlights an unfolding technological crisis, as code piled on code creates ‘a universe no one fully understands’ by The 18th of March 2018, was the day tech insiders had been dreading.
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september 2018 by therourke
Children Are Easily Peer Pressured by Robots, Study Finds - Motherboard
The eerie possibility of robots manipulating humans crops up in science fiction tales like Ex Machina or Battlestar Galactica.
bias  children  education  ethics  robotics  robots  stream 
august 2018 by therourke
The Medium is the Messiah: McLuhan's Religion and its Relationship to His Media Theory | Read Mercer Schuchardt
To say that Marshall McLuhan was incidentally a Christian, or that his Catholicism was just part of his private life, is a little like saying that Karl Marx was only incidentally a Marxist.
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august 2018 by therourke
Opinion | It’s Not Technology That’s Disrupting Our Jobs - The New York Times
The insecure nature of work is a result of decisions by corporations and policymakers. Mr. Hyman is an economic historian.
automation  labour  technology  work  stream 
august 2018 by therourke
Prehistoric girl had parents belonging to different human species | New Scientist
A sliver of bone from a cave in Russia is at the centre of what may be the biggest archaeological story of the year. The bone belonged to an ancient human who had a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father. “Denny” is the only first-generation hybrid hominin ever found.
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august 2018 by therourke
Searching for Language to Capture How Climate Change Has Altered Our World - The New York Times
RISING Dispatches from the New American Shore By Elizabeth Rush Illustrated. 299 pp. Milkweed Editions. $26. A drowned world: It’s an ancient fear and a very old story.
additivism  anthropocene  climate  change  environment  language  stream 
august 2018 by therourke
Google and Facebook Didn't End Data Privacy - The Atlantic
A barista gets burned at work, buys first-aid cream at Target, and later that day sees a Facebook ad for the same product. In another Target, someone shouts down the aisle to a companion to pick up some Red Bull; on the ride home, Instagram serves a sponsored post for the beverage.
big  data  ian  bogost  internet  module  panopticon  privacy  social  media  surveillance  stream 
august 2018 by therourke
What Is Toxic White Feminism? - When Feminism Is White Supremacy
When I heard about the tragic murder of 18-year-old Nia Wilson, who was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack in Oakland last month, I could feel my heart begin to bleed. My community of black women were grieving yet again.
additivism  feminism  imperialism  racism  reading  white  supremecy  stream 
august 2018 by therourke
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