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ditto is… holding creativity to a higher standard

Apr 04, 2014

In the last couple of years, I’ve become curious about the relationship between the creative industries and current post-industrial society. I can’t avoid questioning their contribution towards the cultural development of London. I wonder whether the industry has become just another mechanism of reinforcing the stratification of society. Or does it provide artists with the […]

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ditto is… wiring in to VR

Apr 02, 2014

Last week it was announced that Facebook had paid $2 billion to purchase Oculus VR Inc., a two-year old virtual reality company with only one product: the Oculus Rift, a cutting-edge, immersive virtual reality headset used for gaming. According to industry experts, this move by Facebook isn’t solely a leap into the world of gaming […]

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ditto is… skyping from beyond the grave

Mar 28, 2014

A number of films like the soon-to-be-released Transcendence have examined the thorny issue of housing a human intelligence in a digital context. I’ve always enjoyed these movies, in part because the concept is still so clearly the realm of science fiction. However, how would it actually feel to be contacted online by a deceased family […]

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