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How Netflix is eating the Academy

It’s Oscar night! Do you care? If you’re me, and/or the statistically average watcher, the answer is: a whole lot less than you used to. Last year’s viewership hit an all-time low. Whither Hollywood, which just does not dominate the cultural conversation the way it used to? Oh, at first glance

Technology’s dark forest

We used to be such optimists. Technology would bring us a world of wealth in harmony with the environment, and even bring us new worlds. The Internet would erase national boundaries, replace gatekeepers with a universal opportunity for free expression, and bring us all closer together. Remember when we looked

“Pantone’s colour of the year harks of naivety, not optimism”

Pantone's Living Coral shade can't be a harbinger of positivity, says Michelle Ogundehin, when real coral reefs are being devastated by global warming. Pantone has determined that its colour of the rear for 2019 is Living Coral, a sort of pinky peachy Instagram sunset sort of colour apparently based on the natural