Items tagged culture

I Can’t Offer Up My Culture for Consumption

My novel, "The Girls in Queens", offers a different kind of food tour of the world's most diverse neighborhood

Tags: culture, attitudes

Medieval Table Manners: The Messiest Myth?

Tags: middle ages, culture

Relive the Internet of the ’90s With ‘Neocities’

Build your next website like it's not yet 1999. (Use lots of GIFs.)

Tags: web, culture

Some blogging myths

Tags: internet, culture

National Identity, Regional Identity, and Actual Identity

On how you can feel like a foreigner in your own country

Tags: culture, politics

Puritanism took over online fandom — and then came for the rest of the internet

Tags: internet, sexuality, culture

What are cosy games and which are the best ones?

Games that make you feel a little warm and fuzzy are more popular than ever

Tags: games, culture

A Case Study on Raspberry Pi’s Incident on the Fediverse

Tags: social media, business, culture

Home invasion

Mastodon's Eternal September begins I used the same words only days before. But here's the thing: not in a bad sense.

Tags: social media, culture

The History of Creepy Clowns, Explained

Before the 20th century, clowns in American circuses were largely considered a form of adult entertainment, writes this historian.

Tags: culture, history

Tale of the Jackalope

Tags: culture, history, science, america

Folk Interfaces

People reappropriating existing software to solve their own unique problems

Tags: software, culture

Pourquoi les couleurs ont disparu au cinéma ?

Tags: movies, tech, culture

Cory Doctorow: Science Fiction is a Luddite Literature

Tags: business, tech, culture

The Future Is Not Only Useless, It’s Expensive

This is how NFTs make me feel: like the future is useless but expensive, and world-altering technology is now in the hands of a culture so aesthetically and spiritually impoverished that it should maybe go back to telling stories around the cooking fire for a while, just to remember how to mean something.

Tags: tech, business, culture

The Great Offline

The concept of “offline” is built on the earlier concept of “wilderness,” inheriting its flaws and hazards

Tags: tech, culture, history

The Magician and the Suffragette: The Strange History of Sawing a Woman in Half

Tags: gender, politics, culture, history

Mexican Cultural Appropriation: Is Day of the Dead Makeup Inappropriate?

Tags: culture, america

Increased Hate Against Sweden’s Indigenous People

Tags: culture, history, politics

From Idea to Icon: 50 Years of the Floppy Disk

Tags: computers, culture

The history of horror is gay

Tags: sexuality, culture

The Return of the Automat

Tags: food, tech, culture

Fostering a culture that values stability and reliability

Tags: tech, culture

Bro Culture, Fitness, Chivalry, and American Identity

Tags: america, gender, culture

14 Myths About Crime We Believe (Thanks To Pop Culture)

Tags: media, culture, law

The Cishet Hero Complex: Do You Want a Medal for That, Becky?

Tags: books, sexuality, culture

Breakthrough of Digital Culture: Finland accepts the Demoscene on its national UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Tags: computers, media, culture

In Japan, Dead American Brands Get a Second Chance

Tags: japan, business, culture

Growing number of car-sharing users don’t rent cars for driving

Tags: japan, cars, culture

The European Copyright Directive: What Is It, and Why Has It Drawn More Controversy Than Any Other Directive In EU History?

Tags: culture, law

Cory Doctorow: Terra Nullius

Tags: culture, law

Ringing in the New Year with new public domain content

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Metro 2033 film has been cancelled because the scripter wanted to 'Americanize' it

Tags: games, movies, culture

A History of Creativity

Tags: culture, business, religion, history, politics

I Found the Best Burger Place in America. And Then I Killed It.

Tags: america, food, culture

The idea of intellectual property is nonsensical and pernicious

Tags: culture, law

All you need is loves: the truth about polyamory

Tags: sexuality, culture

Les eurodéputés cèdent aux illusions sur le droit d'auteur

Tags: culture, law

We fired our top talent. Best decision we ever made.

Tags: work, culture

So, about this Googler’s manifesto.

Tags: big tech, gender, culture

People in 1920s Berlin Nightclubs Flirted via Pneumatic Tubes

When real-world stuff is too implausible to put in a movie like Cabaret.

Tags: culture, tech, history

Ermahgerddon: The Untold Story of the Ermahgerd Girl

Meet Maggie Goldenberger, who helplessly watched an Internet meme spawn from her awkward adolescent photo. Except, maybe the “Gersberms” girl never existed the way we thought she did?

Tags: internet, culture

Selling Out and the Death of Hacker Culture

Tags: tech, culture

Romanian Myths, Monsters, and Heroes

Tags: romania, culture

lcamtuf's blog: On journeys

Tags: culture, tech, history

Here's How to Speak, Drink, and Fight Like a Newfoundlander

Put a bunch of sailors on a cold rock in the middle of the ocean, make them really poor, give them lots to drink and not too many jobs, wait a few centuries, and you'll have a pretty good idea of what Newfoundland is like.

Tags: canada, culture

In Toronto with the world’s feminist pornographers

Tags: sexuality, culture

How Japan Copied American Culture and Made it Better

If you’re looking for some of America’s best bourbon, denim and burgers, go to Japan, where designers are re-engineering our culture in loving detail

Tags: america, japan, culture

Fool Me 16,380 Times, Shame on Me

Tags: business, culture

Decades of books have vanished because of US copyright protections

Tags: culture, law, america

The Increasingly Bad State of Disneyland Paris: A Neverending Story

Tags: cities, culture, business

McDonald's closing all restaurants in Bolivia as nation rejects fast food

Tags: food, business, culture

You didn’t make the Harlem Shake go viral—corporations did

Tags: internet, business, culture

How the internet is kickstarting a teen poetry revolution

Tags: internet, youth, culture

Sparks will fly

Infatuated by celebrity, stuck in dreary work, addicted to consumerism. Only a creator culture can save us

Tags: youth, culture

57% of American teenagers are media makers

What does it mean to live in a world where 1 in 5 people are bloggers?

Tags: youth, culture

Applebee’s Overnight Social Media Meltdown: A Photo Essay

Tags: social media, business, culture

On Artifacts Future and Past

Tags: art, history, space, tech, culture

Manuel Castells on the rise of alternative economic cultures

Tags: economics, culture