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Tonight: Alan Jacobs, author, "Breaking Bread with the Dead: A Reader's Guide to a More Tranquil Mind"
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My event Skeptech: Smile for the Camera is coming up on Thursday, October 22 - I'll be hosting this interactive Zoom event about cameras and surveillance - including a mini-magic show by Andy Deemer, designed for Zoom, and a paranoid film excerpt by People Like Us.
• Alan's microblog
• Alan's blog
• Alan's homepage
• Alan's new book, Breaking Bread with the Dead: A Reader's Guide to a More Tranquil Mind
• After Technopoly (Alan Jacobs in the New Atlantis, spring 2019)
• Against Projection for Promise (Alan Jacobs in the Hedgehog Review, May 20, 2020)
• Handmind in Covidtide (Alan's piece about the shears, July 9, 2020)
• The Age of Anxiety Critical Edition, edited by Alan Jacobs
• The Convivial Society, LM Sacasas's newsletter
• Text editors as Lord of the Rings locations (Kieran Healy, July 2011)
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|Artist||Track||Album||Images||Approx. start time|
|Alan Jacobs discusses his new book "Breaking Bread with the Dead: A Reader's Guide to a More Tranquil Mind."|
|Tomaš Dvořák||Game Boy Tune||Machinarium Soundtrack|
|Interview with Alan Jacobs||0:05:58 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|
|Mark's comments after the interview||0:45:23 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|
|Pink Tiles||The Internet||0:51:17 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|