A Face in the Cloud

Peter Gadol discusses how he found a face in the cloud between social media's endless stream of photos of strangers.

Inside: What Zadie Smith, Roland Barthes, and Vladimir Nabokov Tell Us About Video Games

Rennie McDougall on 2016 video game "Inside" from Arnt Jensen and Playdead studios, plus Zadie Smith, Roland Barthes, and Vladimir Nabokov.

Return to Rapture: Celebrating the Legacy of BioShock on its 10-year Anniversary

Rennie McDougall reviews the video game BioShock on its 10-year anniversary.

The Misogyny of FX’s Feud: Bette and Joan

By Melissa Bradshaw With the long-awaited adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale finally streaming on Hulu, viewers …

Life and Death 2.0: When Your Grandmother Dies Online

By Ana Homayoun I found out my grandmother died while scrolling through Instagram. Checking the app for a few moments …

Saying is Believing: Voice Recognition Is Changing the Way We Interact

By Candy Lee I recently asked Alexa, Amazon’s voice-activated system, three questions: what is the weather today; play me some music …