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Review: Jonathan Crary, 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep

Updated June 12, 2020 Good Description, Poor Prescription Crary describes in 24/7 what I call the Internet+ Age, a time when the Internet plus attendant hardware (smartphones, sensors, and so on) and software (e.g., Google, the cloud) integrate individuals into … Continue reading

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Internet+ Effects: Control/Regulation

We’re controlled/regulated by the Internet and/plus attendant hard- and software (i.e., by what I call, Internet+). This is well documented in Crary’s book, 24/7 (see my Amazon review below); e.g., when he writes on page 46: “Every new product [hardware]or … Continue reading

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GEORGE’S OFFICE WALL

Updated January 26, 2021 People aren’t stupid, but many have interests different from yours. We can’t think outside the box. “The real cycle you’re working on is a cycle called yourself.”¬†Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, p. … Continue reading

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Strategy for our Internet World

In order to optimize our efforts for change and betterment we need to use the Internet and its accompanying hard-and software,¬† This is the conclusion of my review of Jonathan Crary, 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep, which … Continue reading

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