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Mother American Night: John Perry Barlow's posthumous memoir
Mother American Night: John Perry Barlow's posthumous memoirHe died this year, shortly after completing his memoir Mother American Night, and many commenters have noted that Barlow comes across as a kind of counterculture cyberculture Zelig, present at so many pivotal moments in our culture, and that's true ...read more
Source: Boing Boing
Published on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 04:40:00 GMT
Shandong to promote rural cyberculture construction
Shandong to promote rural cyberculture constructionThe Shandong provincial government announced its five year plan to promote cyberculture construction in the province's rural areas on May 11. Shandong aims to make life for its citizens who live in rural areas more convenient by improving the general ...read more
Source: China Daily
Published on Mon, 14 May 2018 17:00:00 GMT
The Meme as Art: Painter Sophisticates Cyberculture
The Meme as Art: Painter Sophisticates CybercultureThere are artists who find inspiration in majestic landscapes or beautiful women — and then there are artists who find inspiration in the Internet. Take Lauren Kaelin, the artist behind our new favorite Tumblr, which takes popular memes and turns them ...read more
Source: Time News Feed
Published on Tue, 18 Jun 2013 05:37:00 GMT
Judiciary and Congress confront 'fake news' in Brazil, but critics fear negative effects for freedom of expression
Judiciary and Congress confront 'fake news' in Brazil, but critics fear negative effects for freedom of expressioncoordinator of the Laboratory on Studies on Image and Cyberculture (Labic), from the Federal University of EspĂ­rito Santo (Ufes), to Radio GuaĂ­ba. Marielle Franco (By MĂ­dia NINJA [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons) Rumors began to spread on Whatsapp ...read more
Source: Journalism in the Americas
Published on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:48:00 GMT
Cyberculture and Dreamworld: A view from Opus Dei?
Cyberculture and Dreamworld: A view from Opus Dei?The all-pervasive push to have everything online, whether it be books, files or selves, bepseaks a deeper cultural attitude towards terrestrial, embodied living. In its glorification of the body, the culture of postmodernity identifies something lacking in ...read more
Source: Patheos
Published on Sun, 29 Apr 2012 17:00:00 GMT
Mondo 2000, influential 90s cyberculture magazine, returns online
Mondo 2000, influential 90s cyberculture magazine, returns onlineI also noticed, in 2014, when I published my writing collection, Borg Like Me, a lot of the focus in reviews was on the pieces reprinted from that era, from Mondo, bOING bOING (print), and my own zine, Going Gaga. People waxed nostalgic about that birth-of ...read more
Source: Boing Boing
Published on Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:24:00 GMT
'We Are the Future Cunt': CyberFeminism in the 90s
'We Are the Future Cunt': CyberFeminism in the 90sWhat can we learn from the activists, intellectuals, prophets and weirdos of first wave Internet cyberculture? We lionize Stewart Brand, Lawrence Lessig, and their fellows (and rightly so) but we seem to have forgotten those who took stances that turned ...read more
Source: Motherboard
Published on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:45:00 GMT
“TRON: Legacy”: Virtual Reality Odyssey? Or Takedown of Cyberculture?
“TRON: Legacy”: Virtual Reality Odyssey? Or Takedown of Cyberculture?This is not quite a full review here. I’ve read other TRON: Legacy reviews out there, and am more intrigued about the dialogue that’s starting to take shape. There are a handful of spoilers below, but my intention here is not to give the game away ...read more
Source: Time
Published on Wed, 15 Dec 2010 16:00:00 GMT
Students hold the future of cyberculture in their hands
Students hold the future of cyberculture in their handsLast December, when Lu Wei, director of the Cyberspace Administration of China, attended the 7th US-China Internet Industry Forum in Washington, he extended an invitation to college students in the US to come to China. They accepted, and on Wednesday ...read more
Source: China Daily
Published on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 00:26:00 GMT