2012

SCOPE 2012 No 1

Welcome to the 2012 issue of SCOPE magazine! Please feel free to click the cover image on the left in order to download it as a PDF.

Single copies in print are now available for purchase via MagCloud.

We hope you enjoy the issue!

- I. Garrick Mason, editor

 

Featured in this issue:

  • Who stole fun? by Lisa Meekison — FULL VERSION AVAILABLE ONLINE
    Once a natural part of everyday life, it is now a carefully-targeted attribute of countless tangible and intangible products, each backed by millions of dollars in marketing. No longer a thing we have, it is increasingly a thing we must buy.
  • Between disobedience and deception by Sonia Katyal and Thierry Lenain
    With much of the economic value of the future bound up in ideas and in products
    based on them, questions of property, piracy, and authenticity have never been more important—and never less black and white
  • Pwomes, by Stephanie Anderson
    Haiti was brought to its knees two years ago by the most destructive earthquake of modern times. How its people coped in the midst of that disaster may be the most important indicator of the country’s future
  • When we lived with labours lost, by Douglas W. Allen
    We often assign responsibility for our civilization’s progress to the technologies we can see and touch. But what fundamentally revised our institutions at the beginning of the modern era was a far less tangible force
  • Music: Says She’s Ms. Blat
    Lottie Leymarie, the singing & piano playing half of this rapid-fire Brooklyn-based duo, on the band’s plans for world conquest
  • Ariel Garten, interviewed by Abby Plener
    A word with the CEO (and neuroscientist) who wants to read your mind