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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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Contrast Wayne’s legacy with the Trumpworthy approach to Today’s Content. In today’s mediasphere, headlines are crafted not merely to grab eyeballs but to jerk knees and get share-buttons clicked.

And somehow, all the twitching and the Pavlovian sharing is supposed to create a viable personal br…

—p.138 Power, Corruption, and Lies Wayne's World (136) by Adam Weinstein

simulacrum (en)

(noun) image representation / (noun) an insubstantial form or semblance of something; trace (plural: simulacra)

the deceptively attractive idea that finance is a simulacrum and that what is needed is a return to the true economy

he disagrees with this because of the accounting problem (re: intangibles)

—p.181 Cognitive Capitalism Does the financial crisis sound the knell of a cognitive capitalism that is stillborn? (167) by Yann Moulier-Boutang


Articles (32)

An interview with Thomas Piketty
LSE International Inequalities Institute Working Paper 1 - Medium

The Dangerous Myth of 'Taxpayer Money'
Raúl Carrillo & Jesse Myerson - Splinter

Citizen Thiel
by Guy Patrick Cunningham - Los Angeles Review of Books

Super Position
by David Graeber - The New Inquiry

Hurt People
by Bobby London - The New Inquiry

I miss you
by Shady Sands - Team Liquid

How to Say You Maybe Don’t Want to Be Married Anymore
Sarah Bregel takes a close look at her marriage after two kids, and wonders, how hard is too hard? - Longreads

Book chapters (261)

Project Runway
How to build a better failure. - Failure (Logic #5)

With Strings Attached
by Melisa Handl and Susan Spronk - Uneven and Combined

The Magic Kingdom
The dark side of the Disney dream - The Baffler #45: Chronic Youth

Strike with the Band
The meritocratic failures of classical music - The Baffler: The Contract State (#47)

Been Down So Long It Looks Like Debt to Me
An American family’s struggle for student loan redemption - The Baffler No. 40 - Forced Exposure

The Century of Spin
In the formative days of public relations, elites imagined a “guided democracy” - The Baffler #44 - Truth Decay

The Museum of Failed Startups
The purest way to study startup as a culture is through failure. - Failure (Logic #5)

Books (171)