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Articles labelled ‘culture’

  • Culture Jamming

    Striving to uncover the truth hidden beneath layers of advertising euphemisms.
  • Happiness and Sadness Spread Just Like Disease

    Brandon Keim reports for Wired magazine — “There may be a literal truth underlying the common-sense intuition that happiness and sadness are contagious. “A new study on the spread of emotions through social networks shows that these feelings circulate in patterns analogous to what’s seen from epidemiological models of disease. “Earlier studies raised the possibility, […]
  • The Ladakh Confluence: No Second Coming?

    It is unlikely that the second edition of the Ladakh Confluence, which was scheduled for July 15-18, will be held this year, as a result of opposition from various local bodies in Ladakh due to the “drugs, western culture and rocking music” that are associated with the festival. The following are excerpts from a letter […]
  • The Future of Online Music

    A rather interesting essay in The New Yorker by Sasha Frere-Jones about the state (and future) of online music — “No one knows what the future of the music business will look like, but the near future of listening to music looks a lot like 1960. People will listen, for free, to music that comes […]
The City Speaks #8

The City Speaks #8

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #8