With institutions shuttered around the world during the pandemic, a new cultural phenomenon has emerged: pet museums.
An exhibition in London gathers 64 artifacts of the early web, from the first site that allowed users to order pizza online to one of the first animated GIFs to go viral.
When viewing promotional videos of data centers from corporations like Google and Microsoft, artist Matt Parker always felt something was missing: the sound of this internet infrastructure.
An ambitious exhibition at the International Center of Photography examines the relationship between new media and the offline world.
LA’s Cryptoparty Crew offers a brief guide to digital anonymity — which, more than simply protecting your identity, can be a means of resistance.
Recently, I had to explain to a friend without internet access who Werner Herzog is.
POINT ARENA, Calif. — A few months ago, a group of artists, writers, curators, and creative technologists received an email with a link to a video requesting participation in a summit held in the small coastal town of Point Arena, California. I was one of 30 individuals who received the message.
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.
Perhaps it doesn’t take Kim Kardashian’s bare bottom to #BreaktheInternet. An image of a perfectly innocent lace sheath dress has made its way around the internet — no bare bottoms or exposed skin in sight — as its colors have become the subject of heated debate.
The internet can seem ubiquitous and invisible at once, but it relies on an elaborate infrastructure that’s sometimes buried just below our feet.
What is continually changing, always expanding, and ultimately boundless? If you spend more time staring at a computer screen than you do looking up at the stars, your answer might not be the universe, but the internet.
Now you can go back to where the World Wide Web started in the United States with the country’s first website. Launched in December of 1991, the website for the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory had little more than text and a few links.