fact and fiction

fact and fiction

Mike Daisey returns with altered version of The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

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Mike Daisey. Photo by Stan Barouh Mike Daisey’s fall from grace was well documented after This American Life retracted a story about the worker abuses that the playwright claimed he saw at Chinese consumer electronics factories. Daisey — after several days of painful rumblings in which he said, among other things, “What I...
Mike Daisey returns with altered version of The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs
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Please Read This Post Before You Retweet It: Mixing Fact And Fiction In Pink Slime Tweets

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If you believe everything you read on the Internet, pink slime is a deadly meat additive and the best reason yet to go vegan. But if you believe everything you read on the Internet, you're not too bright. The great pink slime scare of 2012 isn't the first time...
Please Read This Post Before You Retweet It: Mixing Fact And Fiction In Pink Slime Tweets

Not a film, not a game, but a living novel

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How do we tell stories? With a beginning, middle and end, right? “Protasis, epitasis and catastrophe” – Aristotle slapped the label on dramatic structure in 335 BC and it’s been there ever since. We tell them sometimes through humour, sometimes through fear. And the listener listens, the reader reads, the...
Not a film, not a game, but a living novel

Factual fiction: writing in an information age

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Imaginative writing now inhabits a multi-screeen world, and novels that don't acknowledge this struggle to reflect our new eraThink about the way you read when you're online. You may have an ebook open on your iPad, plus your email, maybe a song playing on Spotify, and of course when you...
Factual fiction: writing in an information age

Google's Project Glass Imagines the Cyborg Interface of Tomorrow

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A new video from Google speculates about how glasses could function as our primary interface with the digital world in the future. Project Glass is the work of Google[x], which The New York Times described as "the clandestine lab where Google is tackling a list of 100 shoot-for-the-stars ideas." Wandering...
Google's Project Glass Imagines the Cyborg Interface of Tomorrow

Is James Bond and the Queen really the moment that changed TV for ever?

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The London Olympics opening ceremony highlight has edged out such contenders as Live Aid and, er, the Moon landing as TV's most defining event, according to a poll of the 10 moments that changed TV for everEvery now and then, audiences will witness something so seismic that it changes the...
Is James Bond and the Queen really the moment that changed TV for ever?
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Google Updates Their Webmaster Guidelines To Include Details On Rich Snippets

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Google has published “information for webmasters” as least as far back as 2001. The original information included “do’s and don’ts” and “fact and fiction”. In 2003, Google expanded this information to include a specific set of “webmaster... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Google Updates Their Webmaster Guidelines To Include Details On Rich Snippets
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