Jaromil on Sun, 13 Jan 2019 00:10:18 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Sad by Design, the essay

dear Geert,

On Thu, 10 Jan 2019, Geert Lovink wrote:

> Sadness arises at the point we’re exhausted by the online
> world. After yet another app session in which we failed to make a
> date, purchased a ticket and did a quick round of videos, the
> post-dopamine mood hits us hard. The sheer busyness and
> self-importance of the world makes you feel joyless. After a dive
> into the network we’re drained and feel socially awkward. The
> swiping finger is tired and we have to stop."

Thanks for this. While reading, I think that, in the age of memes, if
books would have an animated gif as cover, this may be it?


ciao :^)
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