All My Friends Live In My Phone and So Do I: Part IV

Part IV: The Anxious and the Bored
by Michael Malloy

So now we have left behind the “home computer” and are in the process of replacing the “personal computer” as the primary means of digital communication. Without delving into senseless techno-pessimism or generational abstractions, we have to ask what this technology is doing to us, and how it structures our lives.

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Poor Readers, Bad Mystics: Alex Honnold and the Heights of Masculinity

by Maru Pabón

Depending on how you see it, Alex Honnold has two ways to die: by falling off a mountain, or falling out of the frame. The first would confirm the mortality of the most gifted climber in the world; the second makes amends for its voyeuristic sins by making him immortal.

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