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Bad jobs can warp your sense of what’s normal | Slate
On toxic workplaces, and their similarity to any other form of dysfunctional relationship.
work  employment  wellness  mentalhealth  psych  apophany  capitalism  health 
june 2018 by gominokouhai
we are not all millennials
resquiescat in pace homo sapiens sapiens, floreat 200,000 BCE -- 9th March 2016 CE

we are privileged, in a perverse way, to witness the exact moment at which all human society and culture disappeared up its own arse

what even is the point of capital letters any more
apophany  zeitgeisty  I_would_have_got_away_with_it_too_if_it_weren't_for_you_meddling_millennials 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
Robots will take your job - The Boston Globe
This is how big it is: "We must seriously start talking about decoupling income from work".
basicincome  tech  economics  news  ai  futurism  livinginthefuture  cyberpunk  apophany  robots 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
Pool of life | Red Dirt Report
On Bowie, synchronicity, the KLF, ley lines, Donnie Darko, and Echo and the Bunnymen... among other things.
music  synchronicity  apophany  jung  woo 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
BPS Research Digest: Life is different for people who think in metaphors
"metaphor usage filters how we take in the world, for good and ill"
psych  apophany 
december 2015 by gominokouhai
'This Goes All the Way to the Queen': The Puzzle Book that Drove England to Madness | Hazlitt
The story of Masquerade, with particular focus on apophany. I never even got as far as finding the rabbit hidden on each page.
apophany  psychology  literature  coolstuff 
october 2015 by gominokouhai
The Null Hypothesis Loves You and Wants You To Be Happy — Medium
“... It was first named in order to describe the onset of schizophrenia: apophany in contrast to epiphany. It is the unavoidable consequence of being a member of a species whose super-strength is its self-adapting, pattern-matching brain ...”
patterson  apophany  apophenia  data  science 
october 2014 by michielbuddingh

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