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Why Should Data Determine Who We Are?

Steffen Mau’s “Quantified Self” explains how we can reclaim agency over our digital lives

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Smart Media Is a Pain

As machine intelligence advances, we encounter the painful limits of our social intelligence

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In Search of an Ethics for the Age of Animation

An Excerpt from Media Historian and Theorist Deborah Levitt’s Latest Book

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Lessons for Democrats from 1970’s Chile

The striking parallels between the Chilean media polarization leading up to Pinochet’s coup and our current journalistic and political schisms

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Blitzkrieg Baby

Why Paul Virilio’s critiques of warfare, acceleration, and media technologies remain prescient and essential

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Envisaging the EU’s future with Hannah Arendt: Taking plurality seriously!

Arendt’s concept of humans as relational selves can transform the EU into a promising political object in a globalized era

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