Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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

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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 Does the financial crisis sound the knell of a cognitive capitalism that is stillborn? (167) by Yann Moulier-Boutang
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1 year, 6 months ago


The working class that had nothing to lose but its chains is now replaced by its simulacrum, the one that believes it has everything to lose along with those chains.

—p.1 Alberto Toscano: Solidarity and Political Work by Alberto Toscano
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5 months, 3 weeks ago


In conditions of third (and fourth-order) simulacra

—p.47 Why I Want to Fuck Ronald Reagan (47) by Mark Fisher
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6 months ago


Our age is characterized by the proliferation of ‘simulacra’: a ‘replacement of reality by signs of reality’.

—p.58 Contemporary Critical Intellectuals: A Typology (51) by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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1 year, 9 months ago


This is now second-degree abstraction with a vengeance, in which only the simulacra of things can be called upon to take their place and offer their appearance

—p.116 Aesthetics of Singularity (101) by Fredric Jameson
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1 year, 10 months ago

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors


texts which were once thought to represent Truth or History increasingly came to be described as simulacra of representation

re Derrida

—p.103 Three Axioms for Projecting a Line (or Why It Will Continue to Be Hard to Write a Title sans Slashes or Parentheses) (100) by Steve Tomasula
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1 year, 9 months ago