‘After Kurzweil’s book landed with a thud in the centre of our culture, it was impossible not to address its claims’
At an event hosted by the ICA in London, the whistleblower and activist talked about the dangers of technology and how the US is now ‘like a prison’
As startups looks towards increasingly abstract schemes, where is the art that answers to today’s deeply networked structures?
The fallacies of ‘community building’, online and IRL, in the work of Cécile B. Evans
A new exhibition addresses the impregnable fortress of technical detail and corporate hyperbole in game design
On 28 October 2015, a US military surveillance blimp rampaged across rural Pennsylvania after breaking its tether above Maryland
In our devotion to computation and its predictive capabilities are we rushing blindly towards our own demise?
How dis.art blurs the lines between education, entertainment and commerce
Why have women been written out of internet history?
At transmediale in Berlin, contesting exclusionary language from the alt-right to offshore finance
What the Google Arts & Culture app tells us about our selfie obsession
The problem with Apu, time-travelling with the sari and the Instagrammable moment’s predecessor: what to read this weekend
Two films and a dance piece focus on our shifting postures in light of connective technology
Poet Claudia Rankine and filmmaker Alix Lambert talk to the domestic ‘intelligent personal assistant’ about film, theatre and biases in computer programming
Remembering the pioneering composer, visionary thinker, multimedia artist and techno-utopian, who died in May
Two recent conferences at MIT and the New Museum reveal the benefits, and pratfalls, of art and science collaborations
A defence of naivety in the age of information
Jace Clayton discovers hyper-intelligent dogs and violent humans in the artist’s computer-simulated worlds
Whether or not the 21st century turns out to be China’s, a new set of global conditions is emerging
Recently awarded a USA Artist Fellowship, Lynn Hershman Leeson speaks about cultural technologies, personal narratives and alter egos
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