In the first of a new series investigating what happens to people after they become memes, we speak to Azeem Ward, whose flute recital went viral in 2015.
The movement was young, energetic, educated, and art school-heavy. Above all it was “positive”: both cyber-positive and sex-positive.
This week on the pop culture podcast, we chat Nick Hornby’s adaptation of Nina Stibbe’s literary memoir, our histories on the internet, and an Oscar-winning 2009 Argentinian thriller.
Plus the demise of the dot-at.
The forum was a kind of guerrilla support group, hidden on a pretty pink website that our parents didn’t even think to worry about.
New Statesman staff discuss the hundreds of hours they spent on the instant messaging site – and why it was eventually time to move on.
Like all the scions of Harry Potter webmastery, I ruled with a gently fascist temperament.
Welcome to the New Statesman's internet histories week, a re-examination of the parts of our lives spent online.
There is no such thing as objective journalism, and in the case of Facebook, no requirement to be objective.
In May 2008, Nakamoto published an online paper outlining how the cryptocurrency would work. Then he vanished.
It's hard to tell – but the iTunes Terms and Conditions seem to cover the company even if it does.
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