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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Oh, how extraordinarily nice workmen were, she thought

      This is the second time her impression of the workers has made me really laugh. This story so far feels like it takes place in some strange utopia, I guess Laura and her family are very rich, but it seems much stranger than just that--the rose bushes are visited by "archangels", Jose is a "butterfly". and 'workers' are practically alien. Laura seems as taken with the beauty around her as if she is seeing it only for the first few times. This story has a very dreamy feel, maybe even a dystopian quality.

  2. Mar 2018
  3. Oct 2017
  4. Jul 2016
    1. The arrival of quantified self means that it's no longer just what you type that is being weighed and measured, but how you slept last night, and with whom.
  5. Jan 2015
    1. On the one hand, we can foresee these companies extending their reach ever further into everyday life, to a point where it would become difficult to even articulate why you would want a different model, since our use of these technologies and the politics embedded in them also permits or restricts our ways of thinking about how to live.

      The indoctrinated future - probably closer than we think.