What is happening to our culture’s stories and story-tellers? How are new technologies transforming our public discourse?
Sherry Turkle, author most recently of Alone, Together, discusses her darkening view of our digitizing world and her sense of the culture of MIT.
Eminent MIT professor Sherry Turkle, author most recently of Alone, Together, discusses her darkening view of our digitizing world.
“It was understood that wrestling is a very significant cultural phenomena,” said David Thorburn, professor of literature and comparative media studies.
Following Obama’s election, are the harsh realities of race and class in the U.S. clearer now or murkier?
The election of an African-American president in Nov. 2008 has been hailed as a transforming event. But has Obama’s ascension transformed anything?
Bloggers’ unprecedented participation and the 2004 campaign’s huge virtual audience represents a quiet yet astounding change at the intersection of information, politics, culture and society.