Tag Archives: Accelerationism

Altermodernity and Modes of Knowledge

Modernity: Capitalist and Socialist When we speak of a multi-scaled, meshworked subject such as the Marxist proletariat or the post-Autonomist’s “multitude”, we instantly confront ourselves with a host of problems. The first of these is the distribution of these agents … 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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#Automate

From the occupation at the University of Warwick:

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The Poet and the Assassin: Control and Cosmos in “A Thousand Plateaus”

The two volumes of Capitalism and Schizophrenia have been read many ways: a critique of psychoanalysis, an exercise in nomadic thought, a foreshadow of chaos theory and the sciences of complexity, holistic texts packed with hermetic encoding. Anti-Oedipus in particular … Continue reading

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An Information Guerrilla Reader

To continue the thread began in The Posthuman and the Information Guerrilla and followed in Informatic Guerrilla Warfare, the DIU presents “An Information Guerrilla Reader”, a somewhat haphazard text-dump that will elucidate some aspects of what this figure could look like, while … Continue reading

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Ironic Accelerationism

From the weird worlds of the forgotten 90s and early 2000s avant-politico subcultures: Decadent Action are a High Street anarchist-guerrilla organisation whose main aim is to destroy the capitalist system by a leisurely campaign of good living and overspending. We … Continue reading

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The Posthuman and the Information Guerrilla

The Posthuman Steve Hickman has a great new post up over at Dark Ecologies, musing on the inevitable transition taking place around us, a fractal mutation at the center of the question of what it means to be human in … Continue reading

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Geert Lovink on Bifo, Dark Media, and Resistance

Geert Lovink recently gave a speech on Franco “Bifo” Berardi’s phd thesis, which is being published by Semiotex(e) sometime next year. In the meantime, Lovink muses on Bifo’s relationship to Deleuze (particularly the “Dark Deleuze” formulated over at AnarchistWithoutContent), the … Continue reading

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Boredom/Anxiety/Time/Scales

Here the delirium of the recline of western civilization is experienced as both the ecstasy of crash culture and the catastrophe of our burn-out in digital culture.i Arran James has put up an in-depth and fascinating post over at Synthetic … Continue reading

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Exiting Speed Culture: Tiqqun Against Cybernetic Acceleration

From The Cybernetic Hypothesis: Violence is the first rule of the game of encounters. And it polarizes the various wanderings of desire that Lyotard invokes the sovereign freedom of in his book Libidinal Economy. But because he refuses to admit that … Continue reading

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