Against Productivity

This Essay Took Four Years to Write

Quinn Norton
Nov 7, 2014 · 13 min read
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My highly productive den of productivity
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These nice men taught me to play dominoes one day.
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The best latte artist I’ve ever met was at my regular San Juan cafe. This is a coqui, the Puerto Rican frog you hear singing through the nights
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How we all compare in GDP
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Starter knowledge measurement. It gets worse from here.
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Karoshi: Suicide Saleryman is a flash game where the goal is to kill yourself at work on every level.
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Karoshi Factory, a sequel to the original Karoshi.
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Meanwhile, back in Puerto Rico.
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This was the ceiling I stared at. I decided to save it for posterity.
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Puerto Rico is home to the world’s largest radio telescope, nestled in the jungle of Arecibo.
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The view from the dome above the Arecibo Radio Telescope, taken on a visit this summer.

The Message

A Pandaemonium Revolver Collection.

Thanks to Zeynep Tufekci, Kendra Vaculin, Virginia Heffernan, and Evan Hansen

Quinn Norton

Written by

A journalist of Hackers, Bodies, Technologies, and Internets. ‘’Useless in terms of… tactical details’’ -Stratfor Contact me here: https://t.co/u4F7yfikU4

The Message

A Pandaemonium Revolver Collection. Season 2 stars @anildash @alanalevinson @ftrain @hipstercrite @itsthebrandi @jamielaurenkeiles @vijithassar @yungrama @zeynep. Season 1 available on DVD shortly.

Quinn Norton

Written by

A journalist of Hackers, Bodies, Technologies, and Internets. ‘’Useless in terms of… tactical details’’ -Stratfor Contact me here: https://t.co/u4F7yfikU4

The Message

A Pandaemonium Revolver Collection. Season 2 stars @anildash @alanalevinson @ftrain @hipstercrite @itsthebrandi @jamielaurenkeiles @vijithassar @yungrama @zeynep. Season 1 available on DVD shortly.

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