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 Rendering of Zaha Hadid Architects' Liberland

Rendering of Zaha Hadid Architects' Liberland

A new digital city designed by Zaha Hadid Architects promises to realize “the old dream of cyberspace” – but whose? What remains genuinely public sphere when the rhetoric of open access only serves gentrifying the metaverse?

 Katonah Yoga "Wraps for Rapture"

Katonah Yoga "Wraps for Rapture" diagram. © Katonah Yoga Center

In her new column "User Error," Spike Editor-at-Large Adina Glickstein charts the volatility of love and the crypto market, and finds solace in nightcore and Avril Lavigne conspiracy theories.

 Marjorie Livingston, “The Aquarian Age: An Address”, delivered to the British College of Psychic Science (1932)

Marjorie Livingston, “The Aquarian Age: An Address”, delivered to the British College of Psychic Science (1932)

Magic is a technology of imagination, and technology is magic made tangible. What lessons do the stars have in store heading into 2022?  

Whether you’re totally pilled or an adamant no-coiner, you’ve probably noticed that Web3 has a lexicon all its own. We’ve put together a guide to some of the insider jargon to help you navigate this wild world. Fear, uncertainty, and doubt no more.

With Spike #70, we take on the blockchain – all its problems and possibilities, from NFTs to cooperative art-collecting to the encroaching spectre of flat-out finance.