Late pandemic

“[T]he way late capitalism—or, as I’ve taken to calling our current moment, late pandemic—is used colloquially isn’t making a claim but attempting a manifestation. We think—we hope—that we are nearing the end, because we goddamn can’t take it much longer.”


Today we have tools to automatically identify dogs and cars in photos, but we don’t see the thousands of people paid miserly wages to perform the millions of tedious tasks necessary for the tool to do its purported magic.