Arts and Media

Hyperallergic.com -October 18, 2018

This is the seventh building to remove Donald Trump’s name since 2016. The others included three other “Trump Place” buildings in the same complex in New York, plus hotels in Toronto, Panama, and the SoHo neighborhood of New York.

What’s in a name? Here is a speculation:

No longer “GILT (but GUILT) by association.”

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The Wall Street Journal – October 22, 2018

We are always multitasking, or moving from one bit of information to the next, rarely looking at one piece of information long enough to fully digest it.

Is it healthy… this constant stylus pecking?
Do the things we “check” REALLY need checking?

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The Wall Street Journal – October 9, 2018

(These devices)  sometimes freak people out, seeming to drop into conversations uninvited, playing music unprompted in the middle of the night, turning on other gadgets at random and acting generally well, possessed.

You’ll know if Alexa is acting ‘funny”

When she asks to borrow some money.

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Reuters – September 21, 2018

The computer-generated trio at the center of Balmain’s new campaign is the latest example of fashion brands embracing technology to lure digital-savvy younger clients.

Is she human” or “digital”?- In actuality,‬
‪Supermodels rarely reflected “reality.”‬

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The New York Times – September 16, 2018

Political and technological disruption have fed off each other since the nation’s founding.

Too much “opinion,” too little “fact”

This vital balance is “out of whack.”

 

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