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The Guardian view on social media’s metaverse: it may remain science fiction | Editorial

The online virtual reality experience that almost every tech giant today wishes to commercially exploit may not catch onIn the 1992 sci-fi dystopia Snow Crash, the author Neal Stephenson imagined a bleak 21st century where the collapse of the global economy had seen governments fall and their... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-07 19:11:48 UTC ]
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A Novel About the Absurdity of the Gig Economy

It’s fitting—maybe even a little on-the-nose—that the last book I finished on my commute to work was Hilary Leichter’s Temporary. Now that my twice-daily train ride has been indefinitely suspended alongside the commutes of millions of others, it’s tempting to claim Leichter’s debut novel is even... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-05-13 11:00:00 UTC ]
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California Freelancer Law Could Expand Exemptions for Journalists

California lawmakers are reconsidering a controversial provision to a newly implemented state law which limits freelance journalists to 35 articles per-year in the same publication before they must be considered full- or part-time employees, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez announced earlier this... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-18 17:45:45 UTC ]
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