Monthly Archives: September 2016

Krugman’s gadget interpretation of economics

“No matter how many convoluted refinements of concepts made in the gadget model, if the “successive approximations” do not result in models similar to reality in the appropriate respects (such as structure, isomorphism etc), the surrogate gadget system becomes a … Continue reading

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What the f**k is social reproduction? An introduction by Plan C

http://www.weareplanc.org/blog/what-the-fk-is-social-reproduction/

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Organised Networks & the Brain?

http://networkcultures.org/geert/2016/09/02/organized-network-and-the-brain-an-exchange/

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nativist populists against technocratic managerialism?

https://audio.guim.co.uk/2016/09/01-53037-gdn.lr.160901.sb.trump-dark-history-rightwing-revolt.mp3 https://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/aug/16/secret-history-trumpism-donald-trump

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Thomas Frank on the technocratic fetish of complexity

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Inside Liftblr: when blogging meets shoplifting

https://audio.guim.co.uk/2016/09/02-52748-gnl.tech.20160902.ms.liftblr.mp3 They steal, they blog, they repeat. Welcome to Liftblr, the quasi-anarchist portion of Tumblr. https://www.good.is/features/issue-37-we-r-cute-shoplifters "liftblr" tumblrs from Shoplifting

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bitter lake adam curtis

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scales of economy: drug violence in mexico

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#beyourownpirate

Originally posted on derek beaulieu's blog:
I teach my creative writing students that the best means of promoting their work is to participate within a network of distribution that can seem counter-intuitive. They should give their work away. Using…

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Startups never stop: On work minus life in Silicon Valley.

“Journalist Julianne Tveten examines the influence of Silicon Valley on the work/life boundary in tech and beyond – from environments designed to keep compliant and unattached employees on site and working far beyond 40 hours a week, to bio-hacking’s cultlike … Continue reading

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