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Technology's Mindfulness Racket

Technology's Mindfulness Racket

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disconnectionists don’t seem to have a robust political plan for addressing their concerns; it’s all about small-scale individual action. “Individuals unplugging is not actually an answer to the biggest technological problems... We must subject social media to the kind of scrutiny that has been applied to the design of gambling machines in Las Vegas casinos.
We can continue in today’s mode of treating disconnection as a way to recharge ... or as a way to sabotage the addiction tactics of the acceleration-distraction complex ... let us not do it for the sake of reconnecting on the very same terms as before.

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