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Distortion

Brave New Auto-Corrected World: Engineering Life One Letter at a Time

Nancy Colier | Posted 02.05.2014 | Media
Nancy Colier

In addition to designing and mutating reality, the auto-corrector is now contributing yet another mirror to the funhouse that is human communication.

America's Mindless Destiny: The "American Federation"?

Glen Browder | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

Now I want to project where we're likely to end up if we stay on our current mindless course. For analytical purposes, I will stipulate four possible scenarios for our evolving Great Experiment -- Disintegration, Distortion, Transition, and Transformation.

Tight Spot: The Meeting of Truth & Paranoia

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.27.2011 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

All recognizably representational art is a distortion. And these distortions can be either formal or emotional. However, in Tight Spot, David Byrne has done both.

YouTube Video Uploaded 1,000 Times: Watch The Super Distortion

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Every wonder what would happen if you uploaded a video to YouTube, downloaded it, and uploaded it again? Not much. But if you were to repeat the p...

The Big Lie At The Heart Of McCain's Ayers Campaign

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen C. Rose

In a deep sense, this election really is about turning the page on the thinking that would divide us by whether we have regrets about Vietnam. Or Iraq. Or war period.