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Tim Carmody writes about media, technology, art, and culture at Wired.com, Snarkmarket, HiLobrow, The Idler, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Journal of Modern Literature, and other outlets. Together with the community at Snarkmarket, he helped write and edit a 2009 book titled New Liberal Arts. He studied mathematics and philosophy at Michigan State University and received a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory in 2009, where he was also a postdoctoral fellow teaching the history of writing and the relationships between mathematics, science, and media. He is the founder of a community website called Bookfuturism on the history and future of reading and writing.
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