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accelerationism

What about surveillance in the digital culture revolution?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen: The planet of apps – how the smartphone changed the world

Big tech: The planet of apps is probably one of the richest things you can now read about how we humans "sew together" with communication technology. But what about surveillance?

As the next phase of world history

Mark Alizart: Cryptocommunism

BITCOIN: In a book that is both wild, elegant and utopian, the accelerator Mark Alizart sees bitcoin as the very king's road to a classless society and a better future.

To look at the present as the past of the future

ACCELERATION: We have interviewed the thinker Armen Avanessian about "accelerationism" and the possibility of a new political thinking.

What is accelerationism?

Armenian Avanessian: Acceleration (anthology, excerpt)

BOOK EXCERPT: No serious policy in our time can remain defensive if it is to win. The reader is encouraged to see the possibilities for a liberated and solidary future in the extension of the capitalist-driven development.

A liberal left?

Accelerationism: Several thinkers believe it is possible for what they call a rather complacent left to carve out a better and freer future through capitalism and technology.

Time has changed direction and is now coming from the future

Armenian Avanessian: Future Metaphysics

PHILOSOPHY: We are now in the violence of the future: The most important thing in life is increasingly something that has not happened yet. Philosophy must re-evaluate its old metaphysical categories.

Nihilism and individualism replaced with solidarity and community?

ACCELERATIONISM: For the children of the new millennium, conservatism is a dead ideology. And before neoliberalism, a new communist realism is now taking shape among young Britons.