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Informatic Guerrilla Warfare

Guerrilla Warfare and Counterinsurgency Traditional guerrilla activity such as bombings, snipings, and kidnapping complete with printer manifestos seems like so many ecologically risky short change feedback devices compared with the real possibilities of portable video, maverick data banks, acid metaprogramming. … 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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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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Dark Discourses and Ghostly Media

Steve Hickman has written an excellent reply to my “Meditations on the Ether,” so in depth and straight to the point that I feel that its best to respond in post-form, not simply in the comments section. Quote: “What this … Continue reading

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Movement, Counter-paradigm chart (incomplete)

  Movement Years Reacting to Counter-paradigm Characteristics Wartime/post-war liberalism mid-1930s-late 1950s “Authoritarian Personality” “Democratic Personality” Multiculturalism, openness, participation Post-war avant-garde 1942-1960 Liberal corporatism Active experience Spontaneity, participation, self-organization, Eastern philosophy New Left 1960-1972 Liberalism corporatism, Marxist-Leninism Authentic experience Direct democracy, … Continue reading

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“Decoder”: Noncultures of Cutting Up Control

Cut ups are for everyone. Any body can make cut ups. It is experimental in the sense of being something to do. Right here write now. Not something to talk and argue about. Greek philosophers assumed logically that an object twice … Continue reading

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Communique from the Committee for the Liberation of Autonomous Amusement: on the media

 “Representations have become more powerful than the material reality itself.”i When we make representations, we never accurately reach that which is being represented. There is a gulf between the object and the subject, and this gulf extends even to these … Continue reading

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