You Will Live on the Internet: The Grim Realities of the Metaverse

Years ago I came across a children’s book called You Will Go to the Moon. It was first published in 1959 by Mae and Ira Freeman, ten years before the first moon landing. The book predicts a future where space travel is a leisure pursuit for a baby boomer and his parents. It shows the […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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You Will Live on the Internet: The Grim Realities of the Metaverse

Years ago I came across a children’s book called You Will Go to the Moon. It was first published in 1959 by Mae and Ira Freeman, ten years before the first moon landing. The book predicts a future where space travel is a leisure pursuit for a baby boomer and his parents. It shows the […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Living in an Unfolding Apocalyptic Reality with Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee, Emergence Magazine Founder

Emergence Magazine is an online publication with annual print edition exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality. As we experience the desecration of our lands and waters, the extinguishing of species, and a loss of sacred connection to the Earth, we look to emerging... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The expert who predicted Trump’s 2016 win says we’re living in a “manufactured reality”

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The Elan Gale internet hoax sums up all that is rotten about our online lives | Hadley Freeman

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The boy who lived and lived and lived

In every skirmish in the ‘culture war’, be it fought in universities, Twitter or Parliament, there’s an inevitable reference to Harry Potter. The Potter references can seem like a joke; the perpetual furore around the politics of a ‘mere’ children’s author more so. But it is no laughing matter.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The NHL is bringing its Facebook Live show ‘Stanley Cup Live’ to Twitter

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Bleacher Report to broadcast live sports using Facebook Live

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Night of the Living Dead' Lives Again, as a Graphic Novel

The latest act for comics publishing legend Bill Jemas sees him running the publishing operation of Take Two interactive, where the most recent project is a graphic novel adaptation of the horror classic 'Night of the Living Dead.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Living live events launch this September

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Live From Pentagram, It's Saturday Night Live: The Book!

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Digital Publishing: Live-Tweeting vs. Live-Blogging

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Andrew Ewell's debut novel 'Set for Life' is well-written but doesn't fulfill its potential. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Pulitzer-Winning Critic to Publish Book About Reality TV

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How Womb House Became the Internet’s Favorite ‘Women-Driven’ Bookstore

Womb House Books owner Jessica Ferri's carefully curated listings have turned her online storefront into the favorite bookseller of Emma Roberts, Natalie Portman, and thousands of Etsy customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In 'Expats,' Lulu Wang centers not only the lives of women but a changing Hong Kong

Lulu Wang's "Expats," premiering Friday on Prime Video, is an adaptation of Janice Y. K. Lee's bestselling book that stars Nicole Kidman and examines the intersection of the lives of three women living in Hong Kong. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Beware the ‘botshit’: why generative AI is such a real and imminent threat to the way we live | André Spicer

Unless checks are put in place, citizens and voters may soon face AI-generated content that bears no relation to realityAndré Spicer is professor of organisational behaviour at the Bayes Business School at City, University of LondonDuring 2023, the shape of politics to come appeared in a video.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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2023 was the year the economics of tech caught up with reality

As a precocious teen looking to improve my college application, I sat in on a business studies class. I figured taking two extra A-Levels at night school alongside those I took during the day would make me irresistible to admissions tutors. The class I watched examined if it was worth a large... Continue reading at Engadget

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