acceleration

On Socialist Cybernetics, Accelerationist Dreams, and Tiqqun’s Nightmares

Nikita Khrushchev was skeptical whether computers can help boost history towards communism. Nevertheless, he was willing to give it a try and ordered a super-computer for economical support of soviet socialism. The mostly talented and best trained soviet engineers set …

On Socialist Cybernetics, Accelerationist Dreams, and Tiqqun’s Nightmares

The Future is the Past: The Failure of Accelerationism

There is a major difference between what is now called ‘accelerationism’ and its utopian futurist influences from the early 20th century: whether human reason is powerful enough to not only overcome the conditions of capitalism but ultimately the biological limits …

The Future is the Past: The Failure of Accelerationism

Call for papers: La Deleuziana n. 10. Rhythm, chaos and nonpulsed man. Towards a chaosmotic philosophy.

«Zarathustra is only speeds and slownesses, and the eternal return, the life of the eternal return, is the first great concrete freeing of nonpulsed time.» Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, 1987, A Thousand Plateaus. Capitalism and schizophrenia. by Brian Massumi …

Call for papers: La Deleuziana n. 10. Rhythm, chaos and nonpulsed man. Towards a chaosmotic philosophy.

Logistics, Counterlogistics and the Communist Prospect

In this latter sense, logistics indexes the subordination of production to the conditions of circulation, the becoming-hegemonic of those aspects of the production process that involve circulation. In the idealised world-picture of logistics, manufacture is merely one moment in a …

Logistics, Counterlogistics and the Communist Prospect

Has Techno Decelerated? On Technoculture, Acceleration and Breaks

Reflecting on the last thirty years of techno music, I am not alone thinking that it has decelerated. By deceleration, I mean that since the 1980s the beat per minutes of techno music – which varies, usually, between 120 and …

Has Techno Decelerated? On Technoculture, Acceleration and Breaks

Deleuze und Hannelore (Elsner) tanzten Clickhop

Abschweifende bis ketzerische Bemerkungen zur Konferenz “Entwerfen” in Frankfurt Wissenschaftler wissen längst, dass der “wahre” Kongress oftmals außerhalb ebendiesem stattfindet: in den Vortragspausen und auf den Gängen, beim gemeinsamen Frühstück und während des Abendprogramms. Auf die “Internationale Konferenz Entwerfen” (alternativer …

Deleuze und Hannelore (Elsner) tanzten Clickhop

Cunning War Machines

A speculative proposition: Deleuze and Guattari’s admonitions of caution in relation to absolute deterritorialization and destratification, as detailed in A Thousand Plateaus, is isomorphic to their historical analysis of the war machine’s capture and subordination of the State and the …

Cunning War Machines

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