Leigh Alexander

Apple

Who Needs a Tarot Reading When We Have Predictive Keyboards?

Get your predictions for the year by letting your iPhone's QuickType feature choose what to say.
Leigh Alexander
1.14.17
kickstarter

How This Fine Art Occultist Makes Four-Dimensional Glyphs

Eliza Gauger explains her process for creating Problem Glyphs.
Leigh Alexander
11.6.16
text

I Tried Astral Projection in a Flotation Tank and All I Got Was a Text Message

Of course I'm going back.
Leigh Alexander
9.18.16
tech

Why We Still Practice Superstitious Rituals With Our Technology

How much do you know about the tech you use, and how much do you assume?
Leigh Alexander
9.4.16
Facebook

Why the Rumor That Facebook Is Listening to Your Conversations Won’t Die

Is my social network using my inbuilt mic to spy on me? No, but it sure does feel that way.
Leigh Alexander
7.31.16
alcohol

I Used Emoji Spellcasting to Prevent a Hangover

One emoji spell is used to destroy the capitalist state and usher in the era of gay space communism.
Leigh Alexander
7.23.16
Social Media

I Asked a Witch to Help Me With Social Media Overload

If the stars might offer an explanation for the state of the world, could they also suggest a means to help us cope with the cultural overload and the helplessness so many of us feel?
Leigh Alexander
7.16.16
occult

I Was Brainwashed by a Feminist Digital Cult Leader

Unicole is the leader of UNICULT, which she describes as a communal framework for promoting joy.
Leigh Alexander
6.25.16
Motherboard Blog

These Five Things Happened to Video Games in 2012

For anyone interested in playing or making games, there are more opportunities than ever. Here are five creative trends that defined the year in gaming.
Leigh Alexander
12.21.12