Tag Archives: Quantified Self

Breaking the chains: precarity in the Age of Anxiety

By Joseph Todd Source: RoarMag.org In our Age of Anxiety, society assaults us from every possible angle with an avalanche of uncertainty. How do we fight back under conditions of precarity? ­An Age of Anxiety is upon us, one where … Continue reading

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Keeping The Portal Open: Erik Davis on TechGnosis and the Blurring “Real” & “Virtual”

By Michael Garfield Source: Reality Sandwich Erik Davis is the author of TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, & Mysticism in the Age of Information (recently reissued by North Atlantic Books with a new afterword).  An investigation into how our transcendental urges play out in the … Continue reading

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The Birth of the Time-Motion Human

By Dale Lately Source: The Baffler In a darkened room, a woman lies watched by an infra-red camera as she sleeps. It monitors her breathing, her movements, the flicker of her eyelids. Some hours later it stings her with a … Continue reading

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