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Benjamin Noys: The Monstrosity of Absolute Production


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Benjamin Noys: Futures of Accelerationism

“The debate about accelerationism has been violent and vituperative. Here I want to consider the battle over the notion of the future. Accelerationism, in its various forms, has often claimed a monopoly on the future. The argument is that only … Continue reading

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Dead Detroit Lies Dreaming: Techno (Anti-) Accelerationism

“Detroit may not be dead, but the corpse has already been consumed. Detroit is the site for symmetrical fantasies of dystopian social collapse and urban disintegration, on the one hand, and utopian urban gardening and the ‘greening’ of post-Fordism, on … Continue reading

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Glimpses of the Future: Personal Reflections on Accelerationist Politics

(In which I continue to lecture myself, in continuation of my previous post) I came into contact with Accelerationism shortly after Occupy the way I imagine many people did – through the writings of former CCRUnaut Mark Fisher, primarily through … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Our Pasts: Neoliberal Subjectivity and Crisis (Part 1 of 2)

In the moments of globalization, we find ourselves simultaneously at the fusion point of five distinct scales of experience: the intimate (the level of personal/interpersonal experience); territorial (the level of local experience); the national (the level of state experience); the … Continue reading

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Acceleration Now (or how we can stop fearing and learn to love chaos)

The story goes like this: Earth is captured by a technocapital singularity as renaissance rationalitization and oceanic navigation lock into commoditization take-off. Logistically accelerating techno-economic interactivity crumbles social order in auto-sophisticating machine runaway. As markets learn to manufacture intelligence, politics … Continue reading

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