Nick Dyer-Witheford

Digital labour, species-becoming and the global worker

This paper places digital labour in the context of recently revived interest in the young Marx’s concept of ‘species-being’ (Gatungswesen). Cryptically and fragmentarily announced in the Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844, but largely abandoned in Marx’s later work, the …

Digital labour, species-becoming and the global worker

Contemporary schools of thought and the problem of Labour Algorithms

Despite the fall of actually-existing socialism, the idea of computerized economic planning continued to be developed by small groups of theorists, who have advanced its conceptual scope further than anything attempted by Soviet cyberneticians. Two schools have been of particular …

Contemporary schools of thought and the problem of Labour Algorithms

Cyber-Proletariat: Interview with Nick Dyer-Witheford

Gavin Mueller: Your 1999 book Cyber-Marx is an excellent summary of autonomist Marxism and post-operaismo as well as an argument for its relevance for struggles against a capitalism increasingly suffused with information and communication technology. With Cyber-Proletariat, you are less …

Cyber-Proletariat: Interview with Nick Dyer-Witheford

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