Topic

Media is Rhetoric. Technology is tools. Tools don’t just give us power. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.

discourse

The Empty Cinema

Robert Downey Jr.’s failures in Doolittle are the failures of American film today.

discourse

“Team Human” Telepresence

How to think so we can stay in control in our digital future.

essays
10 minutes

Big Tech Needs to Believe in People

It’s time to bet on humanity—before things get worse.

essays
15 minutes

Figure: Doom / Ground: Renaissance

A new dark age? Don't believe the hype.

discourse

The Trump Phenomenon vs. The Successor Entity

Trump remains our reality because his enemies are trapped in a fantasy.

discourse

OK Pollster

Voters are growing sick of being sold as news.