Monthly Archives: September 2015

Cybernetic Cannibalism: Why is Brazil the country of the future?

http://www.academia.edu/3835815/Cybernetic_Cannibalism_Why_is_Brazil_the_country_of_the_future

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Working Well with Wickedness – John Law on Wicked Problems

Originally posted on synthetic zerØ:
http://www.mindsatwork.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/wicked.png “Abstract In 1973 Horst Rittel and Melvin Webber wrote a seminal paper, ‘Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning’ in whichthey distinguished between benign and wicked problems. Of the former they wrote that ‘the…

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new Climate Disobedience Center

“For 30 years environmentalists have attempted to change the United State’s and world’s trajectory on fossil fuel emissions through incremental reform efforts. Drawing on conventional wisdom, environmental advocates believed their efforts would lead to sufficient incremental change to avert disaster. … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Cryptomarket-facilitated Drug Trading

New Psychoactive Substances and the Dark Net http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/archive/audio/2015_09_15/2015_09_15_New_Drugs_Seminars4_Martin_talk.mp3 http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2015/09/new-drug-seminars-the-psychoactive-substances-bill-law-enforcement-and-nps-in-prison-problems-and-solutions/

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-ect 2 Xenofeminism

Originally posted on >ect podcast:
This month we tinker with the Xenofeminist machine – examining its post-colonial, techno-feminist, trans, queer, cyber-feminist, and accelerationist components. Is it possible to have universality without absolutism? alienation without oppression? rationality without patriarchy? and politics…

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Superstructural Berlin

http://media.blubrry.com/dietsoap/p/content.blubrry.com/dietsoap/zeropodcast36.mp3 “Nicolas Hausdorf is an independent artist and writer living in Berlin. He writes for Vice Berlin and his book Superstructural Berlin is an experimental sociology of the city of Berlin. A mix of pamphlet-polemic, cultural critique, and weird colourful … Continue reading

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Philip Mirowski @The Terms of Media: Markets

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Startup solidarity: present & future of digital labor organizing

“Michelle Chen explores the growth of organized labor in digital newsrooms, where new media journalists pursue the same old goals of all workers – better pay, managment transparency – and collective bargaining challenges progressive publishers to become progressive workplaces, while … Continue reading

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People Of Cizre Vow Resistance Will Continue As Curfew Lifted

Originally posted on The Rojava Report:
Speaking of their anger at Turkish state for carrying out attacks that terrorized the city for days and killed dozens of local civilians, residents of Cizîr (Cizre) have vowed that the resistance in the…

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Yanis Varoufakis vs Austerity in London

about a half hour in they start and another half hour until Yanis talks.

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