NonPolitics

Working, Working Together, and Networking during the Web-Hype of the ‘Corona Crisis’

4 Apr , 2020  

In a critical moment in which entire populations are forced to avoid any potential exposure to contagion by pursuing isolated lives in online-only mode, the conditions of work are more uncertain than ever. Magdalena Taube and Krystian Woznicki take this uncertainty as a starting point to inquire what we can ...

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Necropolitics

Memes and the Reactionary Totemism of the Theft of Joy

12 Aug , 2018  

“Note how they talk about animals, and are moved by them. They make a list of affects. These affects circulate and are transformed within the assemblage.” Deleuze & Guattari

In the summer of 2016 a meme about a sacrificial animal captured the internet. At the Cincinnati Zoo a 200 kg ...

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NonPolitics

Organization after Social Media by Geert Lovink and Ned Rossiter

21 Jun , 2018  

Exploring the politics of networks through and beyond social media

Organized networks are an alternative to the social media logic of weak links and their secretive economy of data mining. They put an end to freestyle friends, seeking forms of empowerment beyond the brief moment of joyful networking. This speculative ...

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