Platform Capitalism

Author: Nick Srnicek
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509504907
Size: 80.82 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:
Objects and ...

Infinite Distraction

Author: Dominic Pettman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509502300
Size: 64.20 MB
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His account challenges the various narratives that portray social media as a sinister space of synchronized attention, in which we are busily ï¿1⁄2clicking ourselves to death.ï¿1⁄2 This critical reflection on the unprecedented power ...

Inventing The Future

Author: Nick SRNICEK
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781784786229
Size: 53.61 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.

The Radicality Of Love

Author: Srećko Horvat
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 074569117X
Size: 74.20 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.

Blog Theory

Author: Jodi Dean
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745659551
Size: 80.14 MB
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Set against the background of the economic crisis wrought by neoliberalism, the book engages with recent work in contemporary media theory as well as with thinkers such as Giorgio Agamben, Jean Baudrillard, Guy Debord, Jacques Lacan, and ...

The Age Of Sharing

Author: Nicholas A. John
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509512292
Size: 43.14 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.

Capitalist Realism

Author: Mark Fisher
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1780997345
Size: 66.29 MB
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The book analyses the development and principal features of this capitalist realism as a lived ideological framework.

The Stack

Author: Benjamin H. Bratton
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026202957X
Size: 64.82 MB
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In The Stack, Benjamin Bratton proposes that these different genres of computation -- smart grids, cloud platforms, mobile apps, smart cities, the Internet of Things, automation -- can be seen not as so many species evolving on their own, ...

Finite Media

Author: Sean Cubitt
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373475
Size: 22.10 MB
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Cubitt demonstrates this through case studies ranging from the 1906 film The Story of the Kelly Gang to an image of Saturn taken during NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission, suggesting that affective responses to images may generate a populist ...

Evil Media

Author: Matthew Fuller
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262304406
Size: 64.68 MB
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From search engines to flirting strategies, from the value of institutional stupidity to the malicious minutiae of databases, this book shows how the devil is in the details.