The Regrettable Century

The Future Has Been Canceled

September 15, 2019 Season 1 Episode 31
The Regrettable Century
The Future Has Been Canceled
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The Regrettable Century
The Future Has Been Canceled
Sep 15, 2019 Season 1 Episode 31
Chris, Kevin, Jenny, and Jason

The slow cancellation of the future has been accompanied by a deflation of expectations, both in the realm of cultural  and -- apparently -- technological production. Culture has crawled to a halt, its progress replaced by advances in methods of distribution. Technology is bogged down in a cycle of adding additional cameras to the iphone.
Has capitalism outlived its progressive potential?
(The TLDR is yes)

Mark Fisher: The Slow Cancellation Of The Future

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCgkLICTskQ&t=304s 

David Graeber: Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit

https://thebaffler.com/salvos/of-flying-cars-and-the-declining-rate-of-profit 

We are not living in a technological golden age.
https://youtu.be/tvG3dT79TeY


Music: Маяк - Выше Звезд



Show Notes

The slow cancellation of the future has been accompanied by a deflation of expectations, both in the realm of cultural  and -- apparently -- technological production. Culture has crawled to a halt, its progress replaced by advances in methods of distribution. Technology is bogged down in a cycle of adding additional cameras to the iphone.
Has capitalism outlived its progressive potential?
(The TLDR is yes)

Mark Fisher: The Slow Cancellation Of The Future

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCgkLICTskQ&t=304s 

David Graeber: Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit

https://thebaffler.com/salvos/of-flying-cars-and-the-declining-rate-of-profit 

We are not living in a technological golden age.
https://youtu.be/tvG3dT79TeY


Music: Маяк - Выше Звезд



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