Over the Water
I recognized something of my own initial reaction to Rohmer,…
Everything Is Hyperpolitical
Today everything is again political, and fervently so. But despite borderless passions overtaking and remaking some of our most powerful institutions, from art institutes to political parties to supranational bodies, very few people are involved in the sort of organized conflicts of interests that we would once have described, in a classical, twentieth-century sense, as “politics.”
On Loving White Boys
In the paranoid script about white-male/Asian-female relationships, I am represented. How thrilling, to be granted a character that is explicitly an Asian American woman! But alas, as I discovered, the paranoid script is not a very good one.
Even those skeptical of the new technology’s advance on the grail of genuine intelligence remain deeply agnostic on the question of whether, in principle, genuine artificial intelligence is achievable. This, in turn, reveals a radical transformation in the way we have come to understand ourselves.
Originally published in 1970, Judy Blume’s Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, is the story of an eleven-year-old girl who moves from New York […]
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