The Philosophy Of Pokémon Go bit.ly/pokephilosophy
Wisecrack’s The Philosophy Of… series is among the rare echelon of YouTube video essays that don’t make us want to blow our brains out. Its insight into PokémonGo frames the phenomenon in terms of the societal, religious and philosophical histories of walking, with supporting quotes from luminaries such as Frédéric Gros and Friedrich Nietzsche. If you’ve a passing interest in the subject of urban topography and the modern flâneur, this is a useful introduction to the way
PokémonGo players have revived the art of ‘dérive’, recoding a physical space by using a digital tool.