Reviews

You, Me and Her

Fictional works set in the future use technology as the crux of their imagined worlds. From the possible to the farfetched, from the clunky switches and functional grey of classic 1960s Lost in Space to the Apple Store glass and white surfaces of 2013’s Oblivion, these visions form an integral…

You Won’t Believe What’s About To Happen!!!! | Adam Dean

I learned of The Bots during a recent curation of a curation of their work.  The 121-word article by Max Ufberg for Wired was called, “This Is the Internettiest Music Video That Ever Internetted.” This internetty “music video” for All I Really Want—a catching song with lyrics played out in…

Rerouting the Encounter Between People: A Review of Miranda July’s Somebody | Vaughn Whitney Garland

Miranda July’s newest project, the smartphone app Somebody, explores the notion that technology can serve as a catalyst capable of encouraging intimate meetings between people for the purpose of communication. Somebody users are asked to abandon the anonymity often associated with technology and physically interact with the world around. Somebody…