An Arizona resident protests at the Maricopa County Elections Dept. in Phoenix on Nov. 20, 2020. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin/AP)

Death to Cartoonland!

Now, how do we kill it? Between deepfakes and willful ignorance, it won’t be very long until we will no longer be able to distinguish genuine electronic news gathering images from propaganda.

We already live in an infantilized culture, constantly feeding us cheap tripe to consume at our leisure and for our cultural sustenance, and to produce landfills on our landscape and garbage islands out at…



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Barry Dredze

Barry Dredze


Just another mortal, tweaking my cognitive map on the fly.