Mercedes Bunz and GrahamMeikle: The Internet of Things Things are starting to behave. But the fact that things around us are getting smarter does not necessarily mean that we ourselves are getting smarter, quite the contrary.
Achille Mbembe: brutalism CONTROL: Today, millions of racialized bodies have become redundant in relation to capital's metabolism and enrolled in a digitally mediated nexus of exclusion, control, and destruction technologies. MODERN TIMES here goes into the theme via author Achille Mbembe in three articles.
Eleven Presbyteries: These are Situationist Times! An inventory of reproductions, deformations, modifications, derivations, and transformations SITUATIONISTERNE: What is the relevance of situationism in and for the digital age, where punk's nihilistic cut-and-paste aesthetic seems to be replaced by trolling and the Internet's meme culture?
James Bridle: New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future Critical settlement with the belief that technology can solve all of humanity's problems in artist and theorist James Bridle's new book.
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