Cat Zhang, Pitchfork
Be it “the vivid detailing in each song,” her “openness to new media and technology” or projects like her Mi.Mu Gloves, Imogen Heap’s work has inspired famous brands A$AP Rocky, Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves. “Heaps music appears like it may be released today, and not as the 2000s are trendy again,” Zhang writes.
Charlie Warzel, The Atlantic
Warzel’s Galaxy Brain newsletter makes the cut inside our weekly roundup a whole lot because his writing on technology and related topics is consistently on point. This week, he spoke to an ex-Infowars staffer concerning the Alex Jones trial, including what that work experience was like and what we are able to do to carry Jones accountable.
Paris Marx, Time
“Musk is just about the figure individuals were searching for: a robust man who sold the fantasy that faith in the combined power of technology and the marketplace could change the planet without needing a job for the federal government,” Marx writes. “But that collective admiration has only served to bolster an unaccountable and increasingly hostile billionaire. The holes in those future visions, and the dangers of applauding billionaire visionaries, have only become harder to ignore.”
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