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Music

The walk-off songs 2020 Democrats should be using

Less Springsteen, more Britney

By Caroline McCarthy

Internet

My evening with the Yang Gang

2,500 people saw the long shot Democratic candidate speaking in New York, despite the weather

By Caroline McCarthy

Art

Spare me, Generation X: you’re not that special

Marketers hyped millennials up so that advertisers could sell us products

By Caroline McCarthy

Science & Tech

Silicon Valley loves Mayor Pete. He’s finished

The techlash strikes the Democratic primary

By Caroline McCarthy

Science & Tech

Astrology apps are the safest place for venture capitalists to invest

Have you seen what else they put their money into?

By Caroline McCarthy

Internet

Pyle on: the warped logic of online cancel culture

Political positions are more nuanced than what can fit into a tweet

By Caroline McCarthy

Internet

The face of digital illiteracy may not be as wrinkled as you’d think

Older people aren’t the only victims of information warfare

By Caroline McCarthy

Internet

Andrew Yang is the Democrat Ron Paul…except he might actually win

Don’t underestimate the digital power of the #YangGang

By Caroline McCarthy

Television

A marketer’s request: Make SXSW exciting again

The festival is attempting to position itself as politically and socially relevant with initiatives like the presidential candidate interviews

By Caroline McCarthy

Internet

The quiet sorrow of the Instagram blogger

Do the small untruths we tell on social media play a role in disrupting our sense of reality?

By Caroline McCarthy

Internet

The digital age hasn’t made society more forgiving

Internet guilt is obscenely subjective

By Caroline McCarthy

Internet

Deepfakes could be good news

Is it a bad thing if we learn to be wary of internet media?

By Caroline McCarthy

Internet

How digital media killed itself

Media companies favor competing with one another over finding what they’re best at. Their employees have paid the price

By Caroline McCarthy

Politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and the rise and rise of the attention candidate

It’s a powerful currency – and a hell of a drug

By Caroline McCarthy

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