Superdiversity (also written as super-diversity) refers to two major changes occurring across the world after the end of the Cold War: (a) new patterns of migration causing demographc changes, and (b) the emerging internet and its generalized spread, influencing all aspects of social, cultural and economic life.
A look at Japanese 'Ukiyo-e' woodblock prints, highlighting its modern appeal through beauty aesthetics and the sublime. This paper dives into the genres, culture and practices that shaped the art wave, alongside its influence in the digital era.
Imagine one of the most shareable clips you’ve ever seen … and now imagine seeing it only once. That's exactly what happened to many of the people who watched Apple's "1984" television commercial during the Super Bowl. In this article, Julian Hanna reflects on the event.
Apple's 1984 ad promised digital liberation, but today's reality reveals pervasive surveillance and a techno-feudalism. The utopian dream has transformed into a dystopian era of mind control and exploitation by digital platforms.
This article explores the extent to which social relationships with AI chatbots are possible while using Replika as a case study. This research argues that post-digital society’s view on relationships has altered due to AI interactions.
Gorillaz, formed in 1998, revolutionizes music with a transmedial universe. Animated characters and multimedia platforms create a groundbreaking, immersive experience, blurring the lines between reality and fiction.
Kazuo Ishiguro portrays a nuanced characterization of AI with 'Klara and The Sun'. This paper re-evaluates the genre of life writing so it can provide a better understanding of AI and other-than-human perspectives.