Digital Hope This is Digital Hope, a column by Jake Pitre that sifts through the exhaustion, poison, and unease in contemporary digital culture to find in it the hope we need today.

Do Memes Change How We Remember History?

“Some memes may actually dissolve the original significance of iconic photographs and potentially degrade, rather than enhance, public culture.”

Apr 22, 2019
What Does It Mean to Be a Bad Fan on Social Media?

We foster passionate spaces that are beholden to identities in formation and reworking. So, naturally, these spaces can get tense AF.

Mar 04, 2019
The Weird, the Nerdy, the Horny: What Tumblr Gave Us Before It Changed for the Worse

Our lives are lived online, and to ask us to exist homogeneously across all platforms and networks as trackable subjects is a cruel twist of the internet’s potential.

Feb 04, 2019