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Read: NFTs are the new Beanie Babies

I see the potential for blockchain-verified ownership. But I’m dismayed by all that’s happening. Because currently, I just see all that potential being swept aside and manifesting as digital Beanie Babies for rich people.

Collected Readings on Social Media & Smartphone Abstention

Assorted readings on the web. Jonathan Franzen is Fine With It I Get Better Sleep: The people who quit social media I Used to Fear Being a Nobody. Then I left Social Media Proof that no one cares about our social media posts. How I quit my smartphone addiction and really started living. Amish Hackers This Victorian Life: A Typical Day in the Winter Living Like It’s 99 I run a Silicon Valley startup - but I refuse to own a cellphone.

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Collected Readings on Social Media Criticism

Recommended reading. (Books) You Are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier How to do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed By Jon Ronson Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino