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Hard Times: Martin Hägglund’s “This Life” and the Pomodoro Technique:

For the quantified, self-Taylorized self, there is no one to blame when something goes wrong, when productivity and perfectibility grind to a halt — no one, that is, except oneself. For the man who is his own manager is blamed twice-over for a weak growth rate: first, for mismanaging, and second, for being unmanageable. Rather than unionizing, we feel disappointed with our own poor performance. And in an economy of suspended rights, failure to manage or to be manageable could lead to the loss of access to health care and housing

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