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Flusser, “Games”

In this essay, Flusser compresses into very few pages his broad concept of games, encompassing almost any kind of exchange between human beings that involves conventions, rules, and a reason to engage, that is, a…

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Play and Games

In German, the two words are the same, or at least have the same root. “Spiel” is a game, and “spielen” is the verb — roughly “to spiel.” They’re two different words in English, “game”…

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Facebook

Apparently this logo isn’t original enough to qualify for any kind of legal protection at all. Anyway, there’s a sobering piece about Facebook in the current New York Review of Books, just a few weeks after…

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