The past, it seems, keeps getting farther away—or, rather, what passes for a legitimate past does.  In the […]

Since electronic computers were declassified at the end of World War II, journalists, social theorists, and ordinary people […]

Historians have always had a tough time writing about media. The danger of technological determinism tends to loom […]

Like so many over the past weeks, I have been following the Dylan Farrow/Woody Allen conflagration that re-exploded […]

Eavesdropping, censorship, recording, and surveillance are weapons of power. The technology of listening in on, ordering, transmitting, and […]

Tropics of Meta contributors do not only spend their nights toiling at WordPress and waiting by the phone […]

But let us honestly state the facts. Our America has a bad name for superficialness. Great men, great […]

Let me begin by introducing my acquaintance with Daniel Rodgers’s work.  As I have been mostly trained in […]