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Dear-sweet-mother-of-pearl, this campaign season just will not end! It feels like we’ve been hearing about 2016 since 2013—probably because we have—but finally we have the major party conventions behind us. Also the ...
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Everything You Wanted To Know about the DNC 2016 in Philly (But Couldn’t Bear to Watch)

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t-mother-of-pearl, this campaign season just will not end! It feels like we’ve been hearing about 2016 since 2013—probably because we have—but finally we have the major party conventions behind us. Also the Libertarian National Convention which blew the RNC and DNC out of the water when it came to brevity and weirdness. But let’s
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The Snap: This is the final part of my conversation with Marshall Brain. In this part we discuss some thoughts on technology and how it shapes society as well as a vision of the future where humans become "irrelevant". ...

CONVERSATION WITH MARSHALL BRAIN, PART III

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This is the final part of my conversation with Marshall Brain. In this part we discuss some thoughts on technology and how it shapes society as well as a vision of the future where humans become “irrelevant”. His new book is called, “Manna: Two Visions of Humanity’s Future”. Editor’s note: Please also see [&hellip
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The Snap: This is the second of three parts of a conversation with Marshall Brain. The first part can be found here. In this part, we continue with themes written about in his new book Manna: Two Visions of Humanity's ...

CONVERSATION WITH MARSHALL BRAIN, PART II

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This is the second of three parts of a conversation with Marshall Brain. The first part can be found here. In this part, we continue with themes written about in his new book Manna: Two Visions of Humanity’s Future. Among other things, Marshall is known for being the founder of “How Stuff Works.” [&hellip
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The Snap: A conversation with Marshall Brain, in three parts. In this part we discuss his path to success and his his new book, “Manna: Two Visions of Humanity’s Future”. Editor's note: Please also see Part ...

A CONVERSATION WITH MARSHALL BRAIN

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A conversation with Marshall Brain, in three parts. In this part we discuss his path to success and his his new book, “Manna: Two Visions of Humanity’s Future”. Editor’s note: Please also see Part 2 and Part 3 of Jackson Mead’s conversation with Marshall Brain. The Download: JM: We’ve known each other now, for nea
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The Snap: In the wake of President Barack Obama's re-election, extremist residents from all 50 states took to the White House's "We The People" website and filed petitions to secede from the United States. Several of ...

THE MATH BEHIND SECESSIONIST JACKASSERY

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In the wake of President Barack Obama’s re-election, extremist residents from all 50 states took to the White House’s “We The People” website and filed petitions to secede from the United States. Several of the state petitions, including those from Georgia and Texas, amassed the minimum requirement of 25,000 sig
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The Snap: Social media has profoundly changed political communication. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and other social networks have created a new kind of consumer-citizen which is strikingly different from the ...

BINDERS FULL OF MEMES: MARKETING TO “PROSUMERS”

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Social media has profoundly changed political communication. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and other social networks have created a new kind of consumer-citizen which is strikingly different from the consumer-citizen produced by the dominant mass-medium of the late 20th century, television. Television, the medium these presidential debates

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