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Are We In The Midst Of A Public Space Crisis?

The Conversation US | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

By linking physical spaces with a live webcam network, Parrhesiastic Play gives people a stage to "perform" before the cameras. It's a playful way to comment on the rise of surveillance while interacting with a large audience.

Four Keys to Becoming a Wildly Profitable Information Publisher

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

By MaryEllen Tribby Let's get the truth out: Information publishing is one of the best businesses in the world. And when it comes to online businesse...


Francis Levy | Posted 03.01.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

You hear a lot about agoraphobia, deriving from the Greek word for marketplace, agora, and which defines as, "an abnormal fear of being...

The Pushmi-pullyu of Internet Freedom in Russia

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

The Russian government has shown a strong commitment to making the Internet faster and cheaper, unfortunately they also have a few ideas about making it "better."

Interview: Mateo Gil discusses Blackthorn

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

To writer-director Mateo Gil, the western is the essence of the movies. Which is why his film Blackthorn is, in his words, "a very personal statement....

2010 in Review: Good Movies You Missed

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Let us continue our look back at the year in film with a token acknowledgement of eleven good if-not great films that flew by the radar without much acknowledgment from audiences and/or the critical community.

Ashes From Burning Libraries

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

Agora's title names its true core. Agora means "marketplace", but it had a more specific meaning in older Greek: it was the place where people met to discuss ideas.

Philosopher Hypatia: An Inspiration for the Ages

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

Even freedom of thought, as Hypatia tragically found out, is sometimes difficult to exercise. Striking a balance between freedom and responsibility is no easy task.

HuffPost Interview: Rachel Weisz and Agora

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Agora, a film by Alejandro Amenabar, captures a moment of upheaval in the world of Hypatia -- an astronomer and mathematician played by Rachel Weisz.

Interview with Rachel Weisz

Melissa Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Melissa Silverstein

Rachel Weisz opens in Agora today (in limited release) and for those of you in NYC not interested in dealing with the masses at Sex & the City 2 this ...

Cannes Buzz: Which Film Will Win?

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

All charismatic, powerful men ruthlessly destroy other people's lives as they cheer on "Vincere!"

Rachel Weisz Shines On Cannes Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Rachel Weisz glowed in green on the Cannes red carpet at the premiere of her new epic "Agora." Read details about the film here. She costars with M...