Claire L. Evans

Obituaries

We Lost Ursula K. Le Guin When We Needed Her Most

Her novels and stories spoke with the breath of her politics, a graceful and humanist blend of lyrical environmentalism, feminism, and anticapitalism.
Claire L. Evans
1.24.18
Internet

'Clone Zone' Is an Easy Tool for Building Fake Websites

A new tool just made every website on the internet instantly and totally customizable. Now what?
Claire L. Evans
4.23.15
materials

Why Every Gadget Feels Like Shark Dick

An investigation to the strange feel of thermoplastics that has come to dominate our interaction with electronics.
Claire L. Evans
3.13.15
cinema

Bill Murray Starred in a Sci-fi Comedy in 1984 That Aired for the First Time at 2 AM Last Monday

You've never heard of it. Yet it stars Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, it was the first film SNL's Lorne Michaels ever produced, and it aired for the first time in history at 2 AM last Monday.
Claire L. Evans
1.8.15
Gaming

The Quest to Resurrect Three of the 90s' Most Important CD-ROM Games for Girls

Theresa Duncan's three CD-ROM games changed young girls' lives in the 1990s. Now they're impossible to find, let alone play. If we don't restore them, we may as well be burning books.
Claire L. Evans
12.16.14
Art

An Oral History of the First Cyberfeminists

VNS Matrix emerged from the cyberswamp during one Australian summer in 1991, on a mission to hijack the toys from technocowboys and remap cyberculture with a feminist bent.
Claire L. Evans
12.11.14
Features

'We Are the Future Cunt': CyberFeminism in the 90s

The CyberFeminists were a group of angry and hilarious techno-utopian thinkers who emerged in the early 90s, and saw technology as a way to dissolve sex and gender divisions.
Claire L. Evans
11.20.14
Terraform

The Overview Effect

Dolores followed the instructions from Ground Control and brewed the mushrooms into a tea.
Claire L. Evans
11.17.14
Reviews

William Gibson's 'The Peripheral': Sifting Through the Ruins of the Present

For those interested in how today becomes tomorrow, his new novel, "The Peripheral," is necessary reading.
Claire L. Evans
10.28.14
Features

William Gibson Has No Idea How the Future Will See Us

But he knows it won't be anything like how we see ourselves.
Claire L. Evans
10.16.14
Music

What the Fuck Is Animusic?

These computer-animated music videos from the near retrofuture are synaesthetic mind-melters.
Claire L. Evans
10.16.14
Instagram

'We Have to Stop': This Social Media Maven Wants You To Look Up From Your Phone

Looking at images on your phone of people looking at images on their phones.
Claire L. Evans
10.1.14
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