Practicing Presence Amid On-Demand Distraction
Ideas & Culture
When was the last time you did something and didn’t try to upgrade the task by layering another activity on top of it?
3 min read
Masks & The Mandalorian
Ideas & Culture
What was once a symbol of power, control, and fear, is now a reminder of this man’s powerlessness, his lack of control, and his fearfulness of death.
CP Monthly for April 2021
Newsletter
Trust, chocolate chip cookies, and a hard reset for the internet.
Towards Technopoly: The Broken Defences
Technology & Science
However imperfect the former things were, Postman is determined to argue for the value of the things we've lost.
8 min read
CP Monthly for February 2021
Newsletter
Losing restaurants, cabbage rolls, and the world beyond our heads.
Disney Retrospective: Aladdin
Disney Retrospective
What's a street rat worth, and what makes his life worthwhile?
7 min read
Habits for Cold Weather (and Hot Cocoa)
Home & Food
Wintertime rhythms and hot cocoa for four.
CP Monthly for January 2021
Newsletter
Sidewalks, barley risotto, and an empty hotel.
Learning The Steps of The Sidewalk Ballet
Community & People
An experience of "the ballet of the good city sidewalk" in Montreal.
5 min read
2020 Year-in-Review
Our top posts from 2020 for readers' enjoyment!
3 min read
Manual Competence & Analogue Joys
Technology & Science
It’s a strange experience in 2020 to value the constrained experience of an old Walkman more than the everything-right-now proposition of Spotify.
4 min read
Second-Round Lockdown
Community & People
Toronto just went back into lockdown. It's frustrating. We are tired of this pandemic. But going into lockdown the second time is not the same.
3 min read
Towards Technopoly: The Improbable World
Technology & Science
Postman describes the dangers of an instant and functionally unlimited media environment.
7 min read
CP Monthly for November 2020
Newsletter
Nonobvious conversation tips, soup au pois, and earthy wisdom from the village pub.

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