Art for art's sake

Amy Standen explains why a satirical site has the Humane Society up in arms, and Katharine Mieszkowski reports on's film venture.

By Salon Staff

Published February 5, 2001 9:00AM (EST)

Each week, Salon Technology's writers discuss the latest news in high tech. This week Katharine Mieszkowski reports on a film venture by and Amy Standen explains why satirical Web site has the Humane Society so upset.

Technology reporters from Salon appear weekly on "Beyond Computers," a Public Radio International show that airs on more than 200 stations around the country. The show explores the pervasive influence of technology on humanity -- from family, beauty and art to law, politics and the environment. On the show, our writers give their opinionated takes on the biggest technology stories of the week.

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