Tag: postmodernism

"History is not what happened but what we think about it"

2003-07-17

Further on McElroy and a novel that reflects the mind’s helter-skelter workings while (for the protagonist) creating many occasions for avoidance.

Stream of Thought

2003-07-18

On the occasion of a new novel by Joseph McElroy and the Overlook Press reissue of McElroy’s earlier work, Andrew Walser initiates a revaluation.

Free Labor: Producing Culture for the Digital Economy

2003-06-20

In between bubble and burst, e-commerce drew much of its content from donated labor. Tiziana Terranova questions just how “free” such labor has proved in practice.

Metadiversity: On the Unavailability of Alternatives to Information

2003-08-30

Tempering the myth of global variety, David Golumbia processes the dominance of English in digital environments - and a highly standardized English at that.

The End of Exemptions for Beauty

2003-01-26

The WTC attack considered as a conflict between open and closed systems, a one-system people and a many-system people.

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