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À la Modem

As fashion moves into Big Tech's metaverses, digital clothes are feeling a little last season.

Word Search

As AI elbows its way into the translation industry, our machines—and their creators—are taking the humanity out of language.

Outside the Frame

Photo technologies have always been blighted by biases, but creators of colour nonetheless find ways to express themselves.

Memory Error

Stockpiling broken belongings and useless screenshots can be a way to battle assimilation, until the digital clutter becomes a problem.

Exit Music

DIY shows have been a lifeline for musicians. Now the tech industry wants to bring the scene above-board.

Salt, Fat, Neon Hell

Montreal’s cyberpunk-themed ramen restaurant speaks to a cultural fascination with a high-tech future; maybe its flavour is a little off.

Horning In

Satirical politics is a family affair for this second-gen Rhino, but does politics still have room for humour?

Turf Wars

The battle to preserve a patch of forest in Pointe-Claire becomes a flashpoint for community camaraderie.

Burning Up

The climate is boiling over and so is our health-care system; there's a future in which communal care addresses both problems.

Cinéma Vérité

Framing Agnes blends fact and fiction to tell the story of a trans icon, but are we getting the full picture?

On Reflection

Angelina Mazza spends a lot of time looking at her body. And yet, she explains, she’s never truly seen it.

End Of The Line

For Scarborough residents, the closure of a major transit system means losing more than a mode of transportation.

Right Of Way

Urban planners have long known how to keep pedestrians safe on our streets, Lana Hall reports. Canadian cities are letting them die anyway.

The Prescription

There is a pill that makes Fawn Parker happy, she writes, and another that makes her see her own death.

Buying into Belonging

Asian supermarkets have become a one-stop shop for cultural identity. Katia Lo Innes wonders if consumerism comes at the cost of community.

Rinse and Repeat

Washing meat is tradition in Black homes, writes Jody Anderson. The practice shouldn’t need defending.

How to Skin a Muskrat

Métis people have always asserted sovereignty through their food knowledge. Samantha Nock’s family carries on the tradition through kitchen table governance.