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About Simon Porzak

Simon Porzak teaches at Columbia University, where he co-directs the University Writing Program. His work focuses on the intersection of science and aesthetics, with a particular interest in opera, fin-de-siècle literature, artificial intelligence, sound recording, and video games. He is completing a book about the Decadent Darwinisms of Huysmans, Rachilde, Proust, and Ballard.
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The Dystopian Promise of the Fidget Spinner
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The Dystopian Promise of the Fidget Spinner

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“People today who still have time for boredom and yet are not bored are certainly just as boring as those who never get around to being bored,” pronounced the social …
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