Our Misguided Obsession with Twitter

Our Misguided Obsession with Twitter

When Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for forty-four billion dollars, the news created no shortage of excitement. In the days following the announcement, major media outlets rushed out multiple different takes on the acquisition, from business explainers to cultural analyses to heated op-eds. Political figures released statements …

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What Can Christian Eriksen Bring To Manchester United?

What Can Christian Eriksen Bring To Manchester United?

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – JUNE 10: Christian Eriksen of Denmark Gestures after the UEFA Nations League … [+] League A Group 1 match between Denmark and Croatia at Parken Stadium on June 10, 2022 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Gaston Szerman/DeFodi Images via Getty Images) DeFodi Images via Getty Images With …

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Pope Francis meets Apple CEO

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis is increasingly turning his attention to the stars of Silicon Valley, meeting Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, just days after shaking hands with Eric Schmidt from Google. The pontiff spent around 15 minutes in a private conversation with Cook on Friday (Jan. 22). Francis regularly meets …

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The Rise of the 0.5 Selfie

The Rise of the 0.5 Selfie

Julia Herzig, a 22-year-old from Larchmont, N.Y., has “an obsession.” It’s with taking a new kind of selfie — one that doesn’t exactly conform. In some of these selfies, Ms. Herzig’s forehead bulges across half of the frame. Her eyes are half disks, peering up at something beyond the camera. …

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