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The Humans Are Dead


By on 7.9.12 | 2:52PM

Last week, the word in the art and literary world was transgression. This week, it’s technology.

Following the success of The Waste Land app, Faber and Touch Press have put together an app for Shakespeare’s Sonnets. I’ll buy it just to hear Patrick Stewart read .

And it looks like Keanu Reeves can kiss his theatrical aspirations good-bye: robots are now performing on the stage.

The Dickinson family library is being digitized, and William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury will be published, as originally intended, with colored ink.

Finally, Johann Hari worries that Twitter will kill criticism. Horsefeathers, I say.

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