We discuss why you would become an artist, how to make money on the internet, and what automation means in capitalism.
How do you become an artist? – It’s the only job where it’s ok to say: “I don’t know what I’m doing”. You can’t say this as a doctor! – As much as your brain wants to try new things, your hands should compel to the desire – What does it take to apply at the art academy? – In art school, you have time for art – “Everything I do on my laptop is free” – If you start to pay for the services you get addicted to the quality – How to make money on the internet – “I don’t believe in AdWords or Patreon” – Where are the online tutorials for how to apply for art school? – If you have the recipe for making art, it’s not art anymore – They boil the water with their anger – Payment Method in Jail: Instant Noodles/Ramen – “Ramen-based economy” – AI Future and Labour Anxiety – Self-driving underground trains – Just a facade of automation – How is automation being used as a strategy by capitalism to increase the power of the already powerful and make people work even more? – “I don’t want to deal with other people anymore” – It’s just too crowded out there – It’s so easy to give up freedom for convenience – They Can’t Track the Shame – Targeting Ads
What do you want to have automated?
Astra Taylor: The Automation Charade https://logicmag.io/failure/the-automation-charade/