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Attention, Autonomy and Agency: The New Commodities

Individuals in developed countries are increasingly living in a ‘smart’ technology reality. With Google Homes infiltrating each house and Bluetooth headphones eliminating our struggle against tangled wires, we are witnessing an increasingly intangible reality, where even some of the largest companies own no real assets (e.g. WeWork, Uber, Airbnb) and the absence of things that

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Weight, substance, and other forms of existence

The English language is filled to the brim, permeated in every dimension with colourful metaphors that emphasize a weightlessness, lack of substance. From being swept away by a surprise kiss, a dazzling array of displays or a tantalizing taste, to being brought back down to earth, feeling light as a feather, and so on.