What if the default for online participation were compassion?

What if the default for social media participation were compassion and intentionality instead of our tendencies for self-centredness? asks &yet Chief Marketing Officer Sarah Bray in her thought piece, Compassion by Default, for the latest issue of Offscreen Magazine. How might that change our experience of it? Would it allow us to “elevate the power of the collective, while minimizing the suffocating nature of the horde?”…

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Polysemy

Polysemy: noun the coexistence of many possible meanings for a word or phrase. Origin: early 20th century: from poly- ‘many’ + Greek sēma ‘sign.’

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Saint Hoax’s PoPlitically Incorrect Statements – Beautiful Visuals that Tell an Ugly Lie

Just came across the work of Syrian artist, satirist and sociopolitical activist Saint Hoax who creates striking commentaries on various social dysfunctions through subverting well recognized cultural symbols and icons. I particularly loved her/his Make America Misogynistic Again campaign, in which they paired Trump quotes with old advertisement images. Of the campaign, Saint Hoax writes: “I removed the original headlines from these…

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