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How to do nothing : resisting the attention economy

Jenny Odell (Author)
"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
Print Book, English, 2021
Melville House, New York, 2021
1 volume ; 21 cm
9781612198552, 1612198554
The case for nothing
The impossibility of retreat
Anatomy of a refusal
Exercises in attention
Ecology of strangers
Restoring the ground for thought
Conclusion : manifest dismantling
Originally published: 2019