Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cory Doctorow: Kill All DRM in the World Forever, Within a Decade

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Some Thoughts About A Thousand Plateaus

Originally posted on Larval Subjects .:
This evening we discussed the Becoming-Animal plateau in The New Centre seminar on A Thousand Plateaus.  I emphasize that this was a discussion; for there was little textual commentary or close reading.  In many respects, I…

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Jodi Dean reviews Undoing the Demos

“excerpt from Critical Inquiry: Brown’s tight focus on neoliberalism, while enabling her to place the repercussions of the hegemony of neoliberal reason in stark relief, is also constraining.  It leads her to underplay neoliberalism’s inconsistencies, inefficiencies, contradictions, and violence. She … Continue reading

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How Data-Collecting Corporations & Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy

http://www.citylightspodcast.com/episodes/RobertScheer043015.mp3 “Nate Cardozo, Electric Frontier Foundation, interviews Robert Scheer to discuss Scheer’s new book, They Know Everything About You: How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy from Public Affairs Books. They Know Everything About You is a … Continue reading

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the algorithm & the watchtower

Originally posted on requiem for certainty:
I have a new piece out today in the wonderfully smart space curated by the good people at ‘The New Inquiry.’  My piece is titled ‘The Algorithm and the Watchtower‘ and in it I…

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Deleuze, a Split with Foucault (2015)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Mathias Schönher, Deleuze, a Split with Foucault, Foucault Blog, October 17, 2015 DOI: 10.13095/uzh.fsw.fb.117) Keywords: deleuze | dispositif | philosophy | power | resistance | revolution | society | television INTRODUCTION There was a point in…

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Digital Formations of the Powerful & the Powerless – Saskia Sassen

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