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How to do nothing : resisting the attention economy / Jenny Odell.

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  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 303.48 Ode (Text) 32604000206308 DCTPLD AD New Non-Fiction Checked out 11/27/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781612197494
  • ISBN: 1612197493
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 232 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Melville House, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-218) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The case for nothing -- The impossibility of retreat -- Anatomy of a refusal -- Exercises in attention -- Ecology of strangers -- Restoring the grounds for thought -- Conclusion : manifest dismantling.
Summary, etc.:
"When the technologies we use every day collapse our experiences into 24/7 availability, platforms for personal branding, and products to be monetized, nothing can be quite so radical as . . . doing nothing. Here, Jenny Odell sends up a flare from the heart of Silicon Valley, delivering an action plan to resist capitalist narratives of productivity and techno-determinism, and to become more meaningfully connected in the process"-- Provided by publisher.
We live in a world where our value is determined by our 24/7 data productivity. Odell delivers an action plan to resist capitalist narratives of productivity and techno-determinism. She shows readers that doing nothing may be our most important form of resistance-- and how to become more meaningfully connected in the process. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Information technology > Social aspects.
Reflection (Philosophy)
Attention > Philosophy.
Work > Philosophy.
Arts > Philosophy.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Social Aspects.
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection.
ART / Digital.

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