Digital technology, harnessed by a global market, is transforming life at the molecular level.

"We do not have the same relations to reading, writing, images, space, sex, the body, the night, the sun, pain, as we had only ten years ago. Profound and irreversible mutations are underway. . . . A mutation like that introduced by microprocessors changes the actual substratum of human existence."

Turning techno-capitalism and its intimate intimidation tactics back is not a viable option.

To maintain spaces free from the demands of a punishing productivity, tuning infrastructure to serve creative ends becomes key.