Making Contact: Jenny Odell and Discovering Life Beyond the Clock (Encore)

Have you ever really considered how we view time as a society? From work to leisure to appointments, we schedule every minute of our days, but how often do you think about why we treat time the way we do, our relationship to it, and why we value productivity over all else?
This week, we talk to Jenny Odell, about the ideas behind her book Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock and How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy. We talk about how time shapes all our lives, question the idea that time is money, and look to understand the capitalistic and colonialist roots of the way we view time every day.

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