cybernetics

BLACK BOX EAST: How socialist cybernetics helped the GDR unlearn Marxism-Leninism

When the Academy of Marxist-Leninist Organizational Science (AMLO) was founded in Berlin-Wuhlheide in 1969, no one could have imagined that the cybernetization of the GDR would instigate a series of reforms within the socialist brother states worldwide. AMLO was an exemplary …

BLACK BOX EAST: How socialist cybernetics helped the GDR unlearn Marxism-Leninism

(Cybernetic-)‘Post-Pop‘: affect art(s) & (emotional) self-governing

»The relentless unity of the culture industry bears witness to the emergent unity of politics.« —Th. W. Adorno & M. Horkheimer, Dialectic of Enlightment «According to the tenets of Hyperstition, there is no difference in principal between a universe, a …

(Cybernetic-)‘Post-Pop‘: affect art(s) & (emotional) self-governing

Luciana Parisi and the problem of the predictability of unpredictability

In her book Contagious Architecture, Luciana Parisi calls on us to distance ourselves from two – still relevant today – metacomputational definitions, according to which a) algorithms are determined as finite quantities, or b) as evolutionary interactive models, the latter …

Luciana Parisi and the problem of the predictability of unpredictability

Nick Dyer-Withefords Cyber-Proletariat. Accumulation of Capital, Cybernetics and proletarian class.

Cybernetics and Class Why speak of a global proletariat in the context of cybernetic capital? The term “cybernetics” has two meanings. The first is the school of thought that developed its theories for the British and American military in the …

Nick Dyer-Withefords Cyber-Proletariat. Accumulation of Capital, Cybernetics and proletarian class.

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

Die globalen Wertschöpfungsketten und das globale Proletariat

Die Automation, deren Anwendung heute ohne den umfassenden Einsatz von Informationstechnologien allerdings nicht möglich wäre, ist seit den 1980er Jahren eine wesentliche technologische Komponente der neuen internationalen Dynamik der Kapitalakkumulation, wobei weltweit einerseits sogar neue Arbeitsplätze geschaffen (vor allem in …

Die globalen Wertschöpfungsketten und das globale Proletariat

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