News of my new book and a discount code for subscribers to this newsletter
Given the endless stories of growth upon growth, cutbacks don’t sit comfortably in social media’s narrative arc. The various reports of large scale job…
Writing digressions and fragments of culture (plus a music playlist)
In what feels like a bit of a fallow writing period I gripped tightly to Irina Dumitrescu's brilliant reflections on productivity posted recently on her…
Back to the recursive society and the looping of the social
The power of information and the problem of too much explanation
Temporary writing, criticism, Walter Benjamin and Terry Eagleton
Why is the slightly off-kilter world of this amateur detective still so absorbing?
My new book is available to pre-order for a 50% discount until the 17th of July
A review of Justin Joque's recent book about artificial intelligence, statistics and the logic of capitalism
Ideas finding formats
The end of the iPod and the shifting limits of cultural consumption