Issue #4, Fall 2019
Issue 4 (46 pages) relates resurgent nationalism and tribalism to the explosion of electronic media through the work of Marshall and Eric McLuhan; explores strategies of protest under censorship in China; examines the selfie mural and its impact on public space; reveals the hidden physical infrastructure of the “cloud”; offers summaries of nine excellent technoskeptical books; and includes an interview with UK headmistress Katherine Birbalsingh regarding her school’s smartphone ban. Most of the content found in this print issue is exclusive and does not appear on this website.
Issue #3, Summer 2019
Our third issue (48 pages) offers a national survey of digital device use in public, an investigation of electronic medical records, an accounting of the impact of photo-sharing on natural spaces, a rumination on needed tech oversight, and a review and excerpt of Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. All of the content found in this print issue is exclusive and does not appear on this website.
Issue #2, Spring 2019
Our second issue (52 pages) explores Amazon's role as mediator of academic research, the shocking origin of synthetic marijuana, Russia's methods of social media disinformation, the influence of media in the deadly 2011 Joplin tornado, the ecological fallout from dams, and an interview with author Douglas Rushkoff. Nearly all of the content found in the print edition is exclusive and does not appear on this website.
Issue #1, Fall 2018
Our first issue (40 pages) explores Airbnb's effect on communities, why "100% renewable" pledges may not be enough, the nature of change itself, an interview with author Andrew Keen, and more.
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