Platform Capitalism

Author: Nick Srnicek
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 9781509504879
Size: 19.52 MB
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This book critically examines these new business forms, tracing their genesis from the long downturn of the 1970s to the boom and bust of the 1990s and the aftershocks of the 2008 crisis.

Platform Capitalism

Author: Nick Srnicek
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509504907
Size: 44.81 MB
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Theory Redux Series editor: Laurent de Sutter Roberto Esposito, Persons and
Things Srećko Horvat, The Radicality of Love Dominic Pettman, Infinite
Distraction: Paying Attention to Social Media Graham Harman, Immaterialism:
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Infinite Distraction

Author: Dominic Pettman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509502300
Size: 55.34 MB
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This critical reflection on the unprecedented power of the Internet requires us to rethink the potential for infinite distraction that our latest technologies now allow.

Identity And Capitalism

Author: Marie Moran
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473911060
Size: 67.43 MB
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"This is a splendid book that dispels myths about 'identity' and presents a cultural-materialist case for the study of such keywords and their preoccupations under the hegemony of neoliberal capitalism.

The Stack

Author: Benjamin H. Bratton
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026202957X
Size: 31.84 MB
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A comprehensive political and design theory of planetary-scale computation proposing that The Stack -- an accidental megastructure -- is both a technological apparatus and a model for a new geopolitical architecture.

The Radicality Of Love

Author: Srećko Horvat
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 074569117X
Size: 29.72 MB
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This short book is a modest contribution to the current upheavals around the world - from Tahrir to Taksim, from Occupy Wall Street to Hong Kong, from Athens to Sarajevo - in which the question of love is curiously, surprisingly, absent.

Cognitive Capitalism

Author: Yann Moulier-Boutang
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745647324
Size: 68.45 MB
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This book argues that we are undergoing a transition from industrial capitalism to a new form of capitalism - what the author calls & lsquo; cognitive capitalism & rsquo;

Digital Labor

Author: Trebor Scholz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415896940
Size: 26.71 MB
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Meanwhile, governments listen in, and big corporations track, analyze, and predict users' interests and habits. This unique collection of essays provides a wide-ranging account of the dark side of the Internet.

The Age Of Sharing

Author: Nicholas A. John
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509512292
Size: 60.88 MB
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Sharing embodies positive values such as empathy, communication, fairness, openness and equality. The Age of Sharing shows how and when sharing became caring, and explains how its meanings have changed in the digital age.

Inventing The Future

Author: Nick SRNICEK
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781784786229
Size: 45.40 MB
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Against the confused understanding of our high-tech world by both the right and the left, this book claims that the emancipatory and future-oriented possibilities of our society can be reclaimed.