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All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

The new Adam Curtis documentary has started to appear.  Here’s the first part of “All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace”.  It’s a rich, challenging mix of ideas, connecting Ayn Rand to cybernetics to national internet policy. Curtis is … Continue reading

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Stopping time: snapshots from a master

Some photos taken by the great director Andrei Tarkovsky. Tarkovsky thought a lot about the “flight” of time and wanted to do only one thing: to stop it – even if only for a moment, on the pictures of the … Continue reading

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