"For the most part, this model assumes that you, the creative but unpaid laborer, have some private resources on which to draw while you do the work you love; in other words, it assumes some privilege and comfort."
You know what? I do a lot of random online things - some paid, some for free - and I've never even considered this. And I realize the reason I've never considered it is exactly because of the privilege and comfort you mention.
This was an EXCELLENT read.
@prizzzle Yeah... Kate sounds like a real George Glass.
@transcendental floss James Adomian is hilaaaaarious.
Wow. I lost my shit when Luther Vandross died, but this guy seems like he could be the second coming! All he needs is an awesome songwriter.
And I third the fact that it seriously doesn't matter if he wins or loses. This is the most I've seen of AI in years and I'm on board.
This is beyond perfect! It's the details: "the popular social networking website" and "referring to the highway connecting New York City to the Catskills."
Kudos. I love this.
The hair-crown is but a facade!
J'accuse! As an aspiring quaintrelle, I'm given to a bit of hedonistic indulgence. The Year of Our Lord two-thousand-eleven it is!