Individuals Online (with Amanda Hess & Jenny Odell)
Two high-profile writers, Amanda Hess and Jenny Odell, who cover internet culture meditate on the experience of being a person in the internet age. Social media has presented new phenomena—such as “doom-scrolling” on Twitter or visiting pop-up Instagram “experiences”—for human minds and spirits to contend with. We examine how the attention economy monetizes our time spent online, and Hess and Odell consider ways of using the internet that offer spiritual sustenance rather than dread.
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Galvin, Annie, Amanda Hess, and Jenny Odell. "Individuals Online." Public Books 101: The Internet, Podcast audio, July 27, 2020. http://www.publicbooks.org/podcast/#individuals.