From the evolution of electricity to the birth of the World Wide Web, technology revolutionizes everything we see and touch. For this issue of AIF, we examine technology’s relationship to society and culture.
We now live in an era of extreme customization. In this new wave of industrialization, the old-school rules of mass manufacturing no longer apply. And boutique businesses like Deerfield Beach, Fl.’s ZShock are poised to reap the rewards.
Director Terence Nance only had one thing in mind when creating his film: to orchestrate a visual love letter to the woman he loved. An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, however, is more than just a romantic ode.
Ask Michael Waxman what makes his online dating site Grouper different from the rest, and he responds: “Grouper isn’t exclusively a dating site, but rather a social club. We get straight to the good stuff—actually meeting people.”
Technology is changing the face of activism. Revolutions are being sparked in 140 characters or less, and citizens are taking to Internet to make their voices heard. At this cross section of activism and technology is Change.org, an online petition