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The Summer of Fatigue and the Angel of History

Though the school year may have restarted, the summer has not truly ended as of yet. Thus, one can still ponder whether or not the summer of 2013 will be … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Plan is Obsolescence – Defining Our Machine Wrought Maladies (3)

1. If there is to be a great anti-technology bogeyman, that dubious honor may belong to General Ned Ludd: the great marauding miscreant, armed with a sledgehammer and an army … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 27 Comments

Paranoia is Not a Tactic (so what is?)

Revelations of government misconduct can inspire a sort of paralysis: we want to take action but cannot figure out exactly what to do. This is particularly severe when it is … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 19 Comments

Buycott all you like (as long as you keep buying)…

Our days are defined by thousands of compromises. Moments when we act in violation of our ethics for the sake of convenience: we drive alone instead of taking public transit, … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 9 Comments

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