Category Archives: Silicon Valley

Swann’s Way: anarchist cybernetics & organizational dynamics in politics

By ann summers I came across this published dissertation that while symptomatic of the state of academic process in terms of using some rather tired qualitative methods, it also showed that some interesting ideas do happen. Think ‘Lost in Translation’ … Continue reading

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Twitter capitalism: a waterfall of cockroaches

By ann summers   Wall of zombies in World War Z (2013) … The film stars Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator who must travel the world to find a way to stop a zombie pandemic. … Continue reading

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Are we having terror yet? Naturalizing the Cultural and Culturalizing the Natural

by ann summers “They have weapons. F*ck them. We have champagne!” (Charlie Hebdo’s response to recent Paris attacks)                            #Daesh bullshit  www.motherjones.com/…   Terrorism is natural in the sense that … Continue reading

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Facebook’s homeless Neoliberalism rather than the homeland for Neo of the Matrix

Work has become a means to stay alive rather than life being an opportunity to do work. Living, mere existence, has always been a necessary pre-condition for engaging in productive activity, but in capitalism it becomes the operative motive. By … Continue reading

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