On Our Own American Zhdanovshchina
Why Are They Worth Saving?
Addendum, September 1: I’ve added a link to the episode of my podcast, “What Is X?” with Matthew Spellberg talking about Dreams. See below for more. Au…
Depression, Melancholy, and the Historical Ontology of Wretchedness
Simulation, Gamification, and the Rise of Algorithmic Capitalism
The Perpetual Hygiene Regime and the STEMification of the Intellectuals
And Why Does Silicon Valley Care?
Are your reading skills getting rusty? Listen to the audio version instead! 1. My cover story, “Permanent Pandemic”, is now out in the June issue of…
On David Graeber and David Wengrow's New History of Humanity
Social Media as the “False Representative Class”
Don’t forget to listen to the most recent episode of my podcast, “What Is X?”, featuring philosopher and critic extraordinaire Becca Rothfeld, talking…
On Artificial Intelligence and the Nature of Animal Consciousness