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Into the Mystic: Capitalism and the Structuralization of Spirituality

In his fantastic book The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America, Paul N. Edwards forwards a quasi-literary reading of the way power and subjectivity operate in the age of the computer, focusing primarily on … Continue reading

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The Revolution in Military Affairs: A Partial Timeline (+links)

“A Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) is a major change in the nature of warfare brought about by the innovative application of new technologies which, combined with dramatic changes in military doctrine and operational and organisational concepts, fundamentally alters the … Continue reading

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Sound Hacking: Further Reflections on Noise and Noncommunication

We have become so accustomed to violence through entertainment that transgression itself has become merely another capitalist performance. How then do we elevate art, how can it be a reaction to the Other instead of its medium? How must we … Continue reading

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Broken Circuits

Maybe speech and communication have been corrupted. They’re thoroughly per​meated by money—and not by accident but by their very nature. We’ve got to hijack speech. Creating has always been something dif​ferent from communicating. The key thing may be to create vacuoles of noncommunication, … Continue reading

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Global Networked Labour Union invites organizers and networkers to mesh-up for the worldwide transition

Originally posted on Social Network Unionism:
GNUnion invites everybody to network and organize at the same time, in order to stitch a mass mesh network between their like-minded peers, linking them and their network bases to each other strategically. We…

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Cut it Up and Start Again: Dub Soundscapes and Aesthetic Solidarity

    The boy did a handstand in the surf, laughing. He walked on his hands, then flipped out of the water. His eyes were Riveria’s, but there was no malice there. “To call up a demon you must learn … Continue reading

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The Swarmachine: A Historical Puzzle (Part 1)

The Colors of Revolution As the Cold War came to an end, undoing the critical strategic worldwide gridlock fueled by the competition between the United States and the Soviet Union, globalization took off, accelerating the flows of capital, technology, and … Continue reading

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