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Nick Srnicek: A Review of Platform Capitalism

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
Nick Srnicek in Platform Capitalism emphasizes capitalism’s dyanamism, its need for innovation and “constant technological change,” along with this he provides a history in “deskilling technologies,” or what many term the dumbing down effect of standardization and…

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Nick Land: Amazons and the Post-Capitalist World

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
A great many of Nick Land’s critics have never actually read his early work or his essays collected in Fanged Noumena, and even if they gave it a cursory overlook it was…

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Machinic Desire (Nick Land Excerpts)

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
Nick Land: Machinic Desire (Excerpts): Anti-Oedipus is less a philosophy book than an engineering manual; a package of software implements for hacking into the machinic unconscious, opening invasion channels. Along one axis…

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Zizek Weighs in on Yesterday’s Brexit Vote

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
“Recall Mao Ze Dong’s old motto: “Everything under heaven is in utter chaos; the situation is excellent.” A crisis is to be taken seriously, without illusions, but also as a chance to…

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Arthur Kroker: Hyperstitional Gazer of Futurity

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
“Post-history has been ‘driftworks,’ an indeterminate and increasingly violent series of technological experiments on the horizon of existence itself: the acceleration of space under the sign of digital culture until space itself…

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The Abstraction That Is The World

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
The spectacle was born from the world’s loss of unity, and the immense expansion of the modern spectacle reveals the enormity of this loss. The abstractifying of all individual labor and the…

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Exit Strategies: Kickstarter Projects for Leaving Capitalism?

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
One could imagine a Kickstarter Project: Exit the Future or The Promethean Projeckt … the creation of an exit strategy game that allows the disaffected of world to participate. Hype it for both…

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Skynet Rising: IBM and Deep Learning for Nuclear Arsenal

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
On ZDNet Danny Palmer describes IBM’s ‘brain-inspired’ supercomputer to help watch over US nuclear arsenal: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will use the new system to “explore new computing capabilities” surrounding the National…

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The Future of Techno-Socialist City States

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
“We don’t really believe in democracy.” The tech futurists behind Sui Generis, a Montreal-based company with ambitious plans to jumpstart stagnant nations with networks of startup-friendly city-states, don’t see the point in…

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Deleuze & Guattari: Human Rights Are Not Universal

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Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
A friend was not happy with Deleuze and Guattari’s statement: “Human rights say nothing about the immanent modes of existence of people provided with rights.” He would say: “There are some passages…

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