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Translation of two excerpts by Jacques Fradin

Today, I (Jeremy R. Smith) present two subsections from two untranslated texts by the heretical Marxist economist, Jacques Fradin. His texts are, first, La science des pauvres: traité de la richesse mortelle (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2005) and La voie pauvre de la rébellion (Paris: L’Harmattan, …

Translation of two excerpts by Jacques Fradin

The Transclassic Machine (G. Anders, H.D. Bahr, F. Neyrat, G. Simondon)

If one follows the theory of technical objects as developed by the French theorist Gilbert Simondon (Simondon 2012), and subsequently Frédéric Neyrat’s statements in the anthology The Technological Condition (Hörl 2011), it is necessary for today’s hyper-technicalised societies to fundamentally …

The Transclassic Machine (G. Anders, H.D. Bahr, F. Neyrat, G. Simondon)

About the NON-Technological Use of Machines

In the course of the industrial use of electricity, the emergence of new communication and transport technologies and routes (including their partial nationalization), the creeping process of dissolving the classical machinery of the industrial age or at least its integration …

About the NON-Technological Use of Machines

The Transcendental Computer: A Non-Philosophical Utopia

Translated by Taylor Adkins and Chris Eby The unified theory of thought and computing [calcul][2], a unification in-the-last-identity, is a task facing every encyclopedic mind (Morin, Serres). It is also the theme of the transcendental computer (TC), of a machine …

The Transcendental Computer: A Non-Philosophical Utopia

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