Using Technology to Deepen Democracy, Using Democracy to Ensure Technology Benefits Us All
Friday, February 22, 2019
Brutal insomnia last night -- these still happen occasionally, unfortunately -- makes for a brutally long day lecturing in the City. The sun is shining, which means I don't have to walk to the train and from the bus in wind and rain at any rate. Lecture today weaves more on Marx's fetishized commodity with Freud's sexual fetishism. Plenty to talk about there, even if Freud always grosses me out a bit to teach. Before that sprawling three hours of lecturing, I'm devoting an hour or so to an independent study student working on eco-feminist texts that feel rather more exciting than the fetishism texts I'll be droning on about later...