One of the few people writing about our new world and time is the young British philosopher Tom Whyman. We spoke with him on how life online might be changing our perception of time.
Greentext is a form of communication traditionally used by members of the notorious website 4chan, an imageboard website that the Guardian once summarized as “lunatic, juvenile… brilliant, ridiculous, and alarming.”
Step foot into the Lawrence Alloway Memorial Gallery in the Frank Melville Library and you’ll see dozens of cardboard boxes haphazardly stacked on top of each other. The exhibit, named “Passage,” is the work of Julia Miller, a Stony Brook University graduate student in the Masters of Fine Arts program.
Imagine there are 50 radios on a table. Each radio overlaps the others, one louder than the next. This cacophony of noise is how Allilsa Fernandez describes her life with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and psychosis.
Ellen Wexler drops a heavy cardboard box on her coffee table and starts unpacking. Out come brochures blaring, “Too many deer means too many ticks!” and a blue…
Bundled up to protect from the cold weather, six screaming preschool children ran outside to look for sticks to build a tower. “I found something!” a young girl’s…
Lingerie? Check. Boobs look perky? Check. My ass isn’t hanging out? Double check. Heels strapped? Check.
Hunter Lord is tall, about six feet like his father. In his early 40s, he sports a long brown beard that he’s been growing for several years. Hunter also has a condition known myotonic dystrophy, a genetic disorder that causes progressive muscle weakness. Hunter has progressively worsened, which makes tasks such as speaking and walking especially difficult.