Pixel Canvas the Void Time Lapse, 2017. Courtesy: Reddit

‘The contemporary global economy is based on flows and conversions of energy into information into capital’

By Agnieszka Kurant

An altercation between a White House correspondent and the president becomes a visual question: what is it that we see?

By Orit Gat

Why critics of colour matter, how Marvel erases narrative closure, and life after the dreaded 0.0 Pitchfork review: what to read this weekend

The thousands of new owners will now collectively decide where the painting is exhibited

How blurs the lines between education, entertainment and commerce

By Travis Diehl

What to read this weekend: Barbie vs Bratz; conspiracists's idealism and paranoia; and does Black Panther’s Afrofuturist spectacle deliver?

Laboratory testing at Silicon Valley biotech start up Unity Biotechnology. Courtesy: the New Yorker; photograph: Grant Cornett

From eternal music to the secret of eternal life: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

Orit Gat and artist Julia Weist travel to Havana in search of El Paquete Semanal, the Cuban offline internet

By Orit Gat

After his 14-year-old blog was deactivated without explanation, Dennis Cooper speaks to Andrew Durbin about Google, GIF fiction and censorship

By Andrew Durbin

On art, architecture, and domestic effects of digitalization

By Ana Teixeira Pinto
Illustration by Lauren Rolwing

Does looking at, or reading, something online change its meaning?

By Paul Teasdale

Negar Azimi on Jane Bowles and bell hooks on Beyoncé: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton