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Sci-Fi

Tech Troubled Films For Our Surveillance Age: Source Code

Posted April 15, 2016 by Megan Jones

With the 1936 film Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin introduced a witty, scathing take on the effects of mass technology, and indeed, the type of life we forge with it has become a central preoccupation to our modern world. Film remains at the forefront of this conversation, not only for the speed and power of its […]

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Deep Web
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Documentary

Tech Troubled Films for Our Surveillance Age: Deep Web

Posted June 9, 2015 by Megan Jones

With the 1936 film Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin introduced a witty, scathing take on the effects of mass technology, and indeed, the type of life we forge with it has become a central preoccupation to our modern world. Film remains at the forefront of this conversation, not only for the speed and power of its […]

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The Captives
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Canadian

Tech Troubled Films for Our Surveillance Age: The Captive

Posted May 16, 2015 by Megan Jones

With the 1936 film Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin introduced a witty, scathing take on the effects of mass technology, and, indeed, the type of life we forge with it has become a central preoccupation to our modern world. Film remains at the forefront of this conversation, not only for the speed and power of its […]

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Usher's ode to the lost tradition of the B-Side is not just good Usher, it's good. Period.
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R&B

Music Review: Usher – Clueless

Posted January 27, 2015 by Megan Jones

While we wait for the new UR album, Usher’s team has got him dropping obnoxious singles like I Don’t Mind, and his manager and business partner Grace Miguel somehow found a new place for bling on her fourth finger. Who would have ever thought Usher would stoop to the old “we’re engaged” publicity stunt just […]

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A creepy horror where social media is the message
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Horror

Tech Troubled Films for Our Surveillance Age: The Den

Posted January 10, 2015 by Megan Jones

With the 1936 film Modern Times, Charlie Chaplin introduced a witty, scathing take on the effects of mass technology, and, indeed, the type of life we forge with it has become a central preoccupation to our modern world. Film remains at the forefront of this conversation, not only for the speed and power of its […]

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