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Posts Tagged: smartphones

The Lenses We Can’t See: A Conversation with Howard Axelrod

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Howard Axelrod discusses his new book, THE STARS IN OUR POCKETS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #208: Stephen Van Dyck

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“This reality is so much dustier, smellier, and bitterer than it seems through a screen.”

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The Web Isn’t Nirvana (But You Can Get All Their Albums For Free)

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On February 26, 1995, just about twenty years ago, Newsweek published an article by Clifford Stoll called “Why the Internet Won’t Be Nirvana.” In it, Stoll provides a litany of faults to be found in the nascent web. Although there’s a decidedly un-zen tone to the article, Stoll makes some surprisingly accurate predictions—right alongside some laughable ones. […]

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The Rumpus Interview with David Bezmozgis

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The Rumpus talks to David Bezmozgis about Israel, making fact into fiction, politics in novels, and his new book, The Betrayers.

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Vogon Poetry

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I dare say I’m not the only iPhone owner who’s also a fan of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy–the book, not the film. Smartphones in general seem to be turning into the technology Douglas Adams envisioned all those years ago, and while they may not (yet) provide you with an introduction to Eccentrica Gallumbits […]

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