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From Francis Bacon to Hobbes to Turing: George Dyson on the History of Bits
From Francis Bacon to Hobbes to Turing: George Dyson on the History of Bits

What Sir Francis Bacon has to do with the dawn of the Internet and the inner workings of your iPhone.

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Design Legend David Carson Brings Marshall McLuhan’s “Probes” to Life
Design Legend David Carson Brings Marshall McLuhan’s “Probes” to Life

One of today’s greatest graphic designers reframes yesteryear’s greatest media prophet.

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How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular for the Information Age
How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular for the Information Age

The rise of the experimental paperback and how ‘typophotography’ paved the information superhighway.

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Memory Is Not a Recording Device: How Technology Shaped Our Metaphors for Remembering
Memory Is Not a Recording Device: How Technology Shaped Our Metaphors for Remembering

Debunking the myth that memory is about “reliving” a permanent record stored in a filing cabinet.

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Everything is a Remix Part 4: System Failure
Everything is a Remix Part 4: System Failure

A brief history of intellectual property, or why 1790 was more culturally progressive than 2012.

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Six Vintage-Inspired Animations on Critical Thinking
Six Vintage-Inspired Animations on Critical Thinking

A field guide to the art and science of the solid argument.

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