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In the last few days, a LinkedIn article about differences in individual color vision by Diana Derval, President and Research Director of DervalResearch and self-professed “Expert in Neuromarketing,” has made rounds on the internet.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 1, 2015

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This week, Triennial opinions, a sliding glass house, theory of the dick pic, Facebook reveals how its users voted on #TheDress, LACMA collects Latin American colonial art, and more.

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Weekend Words: Paper

by Weekend Editors on March 1, 2015

Jost Amman,

A new exhibition at the Grolier Club in Manhattan celebrates 500 years of the paperback book with a tribute to the Venetian printer Aldus Manutius (1455–1515), who was the first to create books in a portable format.

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Post image for The Philosophical Anxiety Behind #TheDress Controversy

The dress controversy is compelling because it touches, however unsophisticatedly, on some of the oldest and most difficult questions in philosophy of mind.

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Post image for The Dystopian Possibilities of a Drawing Machine

For all those who could never quite manage a straight line in Drawing 101, Saurabh Datta may have an answer.

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Post image for Microsoft HoloLens Renders the Internet in 3D

The cyberpunk literary tradition anticipated a series of real-world technical developments in which the digital and the spatial converge.

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Post image for The Hypocrisy of the Artistic and Critical Left

It’s time for us to ask why the industries with some of the loftiest ideals and the most vocal commitments to progressivism still far so far short of reasonable expectations.

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In the wake of a wave of protests over the school’s mishandling of sexual assault cases, Columbia University recently unveiled a new Sexual Respect and Community Citizenship Initiative.

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Photographer Levi Bettwieser has an unusual passion: he hunts down and develops old film rolls left inside vintage cameras or forgotten by their owners in the backs of musty drawers.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 22, 2015

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This week, snow graffiti, free newspapers online, Jon Stewart on architecture, Photoshop at 25, Iranian beauty standards for women, Pussy Riot and Eric Garner, and more.

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