David Zvi Kalman is scholar in residence and director of New Media at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where he leads the research group on Judaism and the Natural World. He is the owner of Print-O-Craft Press. His writing focuses on technology and religion. His current book project is a history of the Jewish reception of timekeeping technology from the Bible to the 21st century. His work can be found at www.davidzvi.com.
In Defense of Wasting Time: On C. Thi Nguyen’s “Games: Agency As Art”
If you think games are a waste of time, it is only because you have fundamentally misunderstood how humans decide how to spend their lives....