How to do nothing : resisting the attention economy (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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How to do nothing : resisting the attention economy

Author: Jenny Odell, (Multimedia artist)
Publisher: New York : Melville House, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Odell, (Multimedia artist)
ISBN: 9781612198552 1612198554
OCLC Number: 1222804219
Notes: Originally published: 2019.
Description: 1 volume ; 21 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Jenny Odell.

Abstract:

"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"--

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