Tag: Reading

Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley by Antonio García Martínez Why Vote Leave by Daniel Hannan Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond The Outsourced Self: What Happens When We Pay Others To Live Our Lives for Us by Arlie Russell Hochschild Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without […]

So Sad Today by Melissa Broder Palo Alto by James Franco Alibaba’s World: How One Remarkable Chinese Company is Revolutionising Global Business by Porter Erisman Digital Gold: The Untold Story of Bitcoin by Nathaniel Popper The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power) by Harry Browne Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics by Richard Seymour Pity the Billionaire: The Unlikely […]

No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy by Linsey McGoey Shadow State: Inside the Secret Companies that Run Britain by Alan White The King of Oil: The Secret Lives of Marc Rich by Daniel Ammann Intern Nation: How To Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave […]

Trouble in Paradise by Slavoj Zizek Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success by Michael D’Antonio Kolymsky Heights by Lionel Davidson Why I Left Goldman Sachs by Gregg Smith No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald Graphic Novels: Sons of the Devil by Brian Buccellato The Fuse by Shari Chankhamma Captain America: Two […]

The Quantified Self by Deborah Lupton Losing The Signal by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff Creepiness by Adam Kotsko The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss Shadow Work by Craig Lambert Graphic Novels: Sex: Broken Toys by Joe Casey Sex: Daisy Chain by Joe Casey Super Crooks by Mark Millar Pride & Joy by Garth Ennis Velvet by […]

This Town by Mark Leibovich Wasted Lives by Zygmunt Bauman The Refusal of Work by David Frayne The Deep State by Mike Lofgren American Politics in an Age of Ignorance by David Schultz Broken Promise by Lindwood Barclay Graphic Novels Outcast: A Darkness Surrounds Him by Robert Kirkman Outcast: A Vast and Unending Ruin by […]

Sustainable Knowledge by Robert Frodeman Trump’s Executive Orders by Tim Patrius Rethinking Interdisciplinarity by Felicity Callard and Des Fitzgerald Social Media in Academia by George Veletsianos Accelerating Academia by Filip Vostal Humans Need Not Apply by Jeremy Kaplan Confidence Men by Ron Suskind The Academy Diary by Les Back Average Is Over by Tyler Cowan Blood On Snow by Jo Nesbo Graphic […]

From Sustainable Knowledge by Robert Frodeman, loc 1257: I feel like I am drowning in knowledge, and the idea of further production is daunting. Libraries and bookstores produce a sense of anxiety: the number of books and journals to read is overwhelming, with tens of thousands more issuing from the presses each day. Moreover, there […]

Battle of the Titans – Fred Vogelstein The Internet of Garbage – Sarah Jeong The Hard Things About Hard Things – Ben Horowitz The Sex Myth – Rachel Hills Essential Zen Habits – Leo Babauta Graphic Novels: Daredevil: The Biography of Matt Murdock – Mark Waid DMZ: Diary of a Journalist – Brian Wood X-Men vs Apocalypse […]

Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo by Nicholas Carlson In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy Zero To One: Notes on Startups or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet by Finn Brunton How Google Works by Eric […]

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion Enjoying It: Candy Crush and Capitalism by Alfie Brown The Pathology of Communicative Capitalism by David Hill The New Ruthless Economy by Simon Head The Prince and the Wolf by Bruno Latour, Graham Harman and Peter Erdelyi Overheads by Ann Oakley Submission by Michel Houellebecq The Grownup by Gillian Flynn Graphic Novels: Criminal: The Last of […]

Social Class in the 21st Century by Mike Savage et al How to Thrive in the Digital Age by Tom Chatfield Islamic State: The Digital Caliphate by Abdel Bari Atwan Untangling the Web by Aleks Krotoski Jony Ive by Leander Kahney The Modi Effect by Lance Price

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David Shafer Straight To Hell by John LeFere Swimming With Sharks by Joris Luyendijk Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow Call Me Dave by Michael Ashcroft and Isabel Oakeshott Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart Graphic Novels: Judge Dredd: The Chief Judge’s Man Revival Volume 5 C.O.W.L Volume 2 Criminal: […]

I’ve been preoccupied by this work by Fanny Maria Churberg since seeing it a few days ago. I’m struggling to articulate precisely why but I think it’s connected in some way to my current passion for rural noir. Saved here for my own reference, as much as anything else.

Race Against The Machine by Erik Brynjolfsson Trust Me, I’m Lying by Ryan Holiday Liquid Surveillance by Zygmunt Bauman and David Lyon Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy by Gabriella Coleman The Fear Index by Robert Harris Graphic Novels:  The Superior Iron Man volume 2 The Fade Out Act 2 Sex book 2

The New Prophets of Capital by Nicole Aschoff Big Short by Michael Lewis Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super Rich by Chrystia Freeland The Super-Rich Shall Inherit the Earth by Stephen Armstrong Post-Capitalism: A Guide To Our Future by Paul Mason Fragrant Harbour by John Lanchester Future by […]

The Everything Store by Brad Stone Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting In a Digital Age by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger To Save Everything Click Here by Evgeny Morozov The Googlization of Everything by Siva Vaidhyanathan Graphic novels: The rest of Ex Machina. It’s brilliant. 

Blogging – Jill Rettberg The Internet Is Not The Answer – Andrew Keen [astonishingly he had a whole team of research assistants for this yet used few, if any, sources which weren’t from the internet] Homeland – Cory Doctorow Status Update – Alice Marwick [brilliant!] Graphic Novels:  Ex Machina [best thing Brian Vaughan has ever written] […]