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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The Disorders of our Collective Consciousness“Existence in a society that has become a system finds the senses useless precisely because of the very instruments designed for their extension. One i…
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From the time we were children, we knew that our experience of time could shift. We knew that time would pass much more slowly during certain periods: …
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Old Voices Shed New Light“All technical progress exacts a price. We cannot believe that Technique brings us nothing; but we must not think that what it brings it brings free of…
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When the Timeline Becomes Our SidewalkReflections on Jane Jacobs, sidewalks, digital media, and our common civic life.
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Structurally Induced AcediaTending to our information ecosystem, if we attempt it at all, requires a striking degree of vigilance and discipline. There is no given balance betwee…
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Common Worlds, Common Sense, and the Digital RealmI’ve been thinking about tables of late, literally and figuratively. Chiefly, what I’ve had in mind is the table as an emblem of hospitality, and, rela…
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Remembering Illich: A Conversation with Gov. Jerry BrownListen now | Gov. Jerry Brown, a longtime friend of Ivan Illich's and student of his work sat down to talk to me about his friendship with Illich and t…
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What Do Human Beings Need?We have an opportunity to examine more carefully some of the assumptions that have informed the way we think about the nature of a good life. And I wou…
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Remembering Illich: A Conversation with Gustavo Esteva Listen now (67 min) | It was my pleasure back in June to enjoy a conversation with Carl Mitcham about the life and work of Ivan Illich. A couple of wee…
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