24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep By Jonathan Crary (2013) Illuminated screens are nearly everywhere we go. We walk around in a blur of seamless, rapid digital interactions and transactions. The boundaries between work and home and other contexts are increasingly muddled. Philosopher Jonathan Crary speculates on the creeping consequences of living in a world that privileges uninterrupted connection and availability. In my current work, I too question this trend by challenging the emphasis on engineering domestic technology to be always on and accessible through designing new interaction patterns with devices aimed at provoking experiences of slowness,…
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