Reading Illich: "Rivers North" Synchronous Thread (1 p.m. EST)Hello all, This synchronous discuss thread on Rivers North of the Future will begin in just under an hour from now at 1PM (EST). The thread is o…
Remembering Illich: A Conversation with David CayleyThis installment is the latest in a series of conversations with colleagues and friends of Ivan Illich. For over thirty years, David Cayley worked for …
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Discussion Thread: Death and Digital MediaConsider this another Convivial Society experiment: an open discussion thread. I’ll introduce a topic and the thread is open for anyone who want…
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The Hermeneutical ImperativeJust as for Peter Berger the sociological structures of modern society generated the heretical imperative, so, too, I would like to propose, the techno…
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What Did We Lose When We Lost the Stars?Starlink is a point of departure to consider the costs of the unrelenting drive toward artificial illumination, a technological development most of us …
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Reading Illich: Rivers North of the Future Hello all, After a longer delay than expected, I’m finally getting us to our next reading group title, David Cayley’s Rivers North of the Future…
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The Insurrection Will Be Live Streamed: Notes Toward a Theory of DigitizationIt’s hard to know where to begin, of course; the situation has many interlocking layers. The most notable and disturbing elements have been well covere…
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Happy New Year, everyone. It was one year ago today that I activated paid subscriptions for the Convivial Society and that some of you very generously …
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