Daniel Eden, Designer

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The media cover for “An Individual Note of Music, Sound, and Electronics” by Daphne Oram
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An Individual Note of Music, Sound, and Electronics

Daphne Oram

The media cover for “The Code Book” by Simon Singh
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The Code Book

Simon Singh

The media cover for “Debt: The First 5,000 Years” by David Graeber
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Debt: The First 5,000 Years

David Graeber

“IMF Warns Second Bailout Would ‘Threaten Democracy,’ ” reads one headline. (Of course by “democracy” they mean “capitalism.”)

The media cover for “Designing Design” by Kenya Hara
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Designing Design

Kenya Hara

The media cover for “The End of Everything” by Katie Mack
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The End of Everything

Katie Mack

The media cover for “The End of Policing” by Alex S. Vitale
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The End of Policing

Alex S. Vitale

A kinder, gentler, and more diverse war on the poor is still a war on the poor.

The media cover for “Good Services” by Lou Downe
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Good Services

Lou Downe

The media cover for “The Making of Prince of Persia” by Jordan Mechner
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The Making of Prince of Persia

Jordan Mechner

The media cover for “My Favorite Murder” by Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark
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My Favorite Murder

Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark

The media cover for “Nice Try!” by Avery Trufelman/Curbed
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Nice Try!

Avery Trufelman/Curbed

The media cover for “Nice White Parents” by Chana Joffe-Walt/New York Times
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Nice White Parents

Chana Joffe-Walt/New York Times

The media cover for “Object-Oriented Ontology” by Graham Harman
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Object-Oriented Ontology

Graham Harman

The media cover for “The Order of Time” by Carlo Rovelli
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The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

The media cover for “The Politics of Design” by Ruben Pater
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The Politics of Design

Ruben Pater

The media cover for “Seeing Like a State” by James C. Scott
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Seeing Like a State

James C. Scott

The media cover for “A Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson
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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

…for 3.8 billion years, a period of time older than the Earth’s mountains and rivers and oceans, every one of your forebears on both sides has been attractive enough to find a mate, healthy enough to reproduce, and sufficiently blessed by fate and circumstances to live long enough to do so.

The media cover for “The Signal and The Noise” by Nate Silver
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The Signal and The Noise

Nate Silver

One economist sees a $100 bill sitting on the street and reaches to grab it. “Don’t bother,” the other economist says. “If it were a real $100 bill, someone would already have picked it up.”

The media cover for “The Sixth Extinction” by Elizabeth Kolbert
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The Sixth Extinction

Elizabeth Kolbert

The media cover for “Subprime Attention Crisis” by Tim Hwang
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Subprime Attention Crisis

Tim Hwang

The media cover for “W.E.B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America” by Whitney Battle-Baptiste (Editor), Britt Rusert (Editor)
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W.E.B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America

Whitney Battle-Baptiste (Editor), Britt Rusert (Editor)

The media cover for “What Can a Body Do?” by Sara Hendren
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What Can a Body Do?

Sara Hendren

The media cover for “What Tech Calls Thinking” by Adrian Daub
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What Tech Calls Thinking

Adrian Daub

The aestheticization of labor is perhaps the central distinguishing feature of the tech job.

The media cover for “Word By Word” by Kory Stamper
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Word By Word

Kory Stamper

The media cover for “You’re Wrong About” by Michael Hobbs, Sarah Marshall
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You’re Wrong About

Michael Hobbs, Sarah Marshall

The media cover for “Your Brain Is a Time Machine” by Dean Buonomano
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Your Brain Is a Time Machine

Dean Buonomano

Whether of color, sound, or the passage of time, our conscious experiences are in essence illusions, convenient running narratives of what the unconscious brain determines are the most relevant events happening in the extracranial world.