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Appholes and Contracts.

Fantastic article by Craig Mod on the implicit contracts we enter into when giving our attention to digital media. He refers to this as a lack of edges which is the best description I've seen of the issue to date. Read it.

Linked on the 14th of October, 2019 Details

Nearly every media story concerning the current heatwave and climate breakdown is illustrated by photos of people playing in fountains or on beaches like it's some kind of fun holiday. Pictures of dead crops, forest fires or old people suffering would be closer to reality and might help give a few more readers a nice big kick in the ass about our future. It's irresponsible.

Noted on the 25th of July, 2019 Details

No, Asparagus Won’t Give You Cancer

Mainstream media continues down the clickbait-laden path of laziness.
Linked on the 9th of February, 2018 Details

JG Ballard’s daughter on her father’s prescience

Reality is now a kind of huge advertising campaign, selling television’s image of what life is about.

Published on the 20th of November, 2016 Read full post