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Towards a critique of connected capital

Thayne, Martyn (2011) Towards a critique of connected capital. In: InterFace 2011, 3rd International symposium for humanities and technology, July 2011, UCL.

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Abstract

This paper presents a critique of those technological mechanisms of power which permeate the contemporary networked milieu, examining how specific functions, protocols and applications configure and control social interactions and subjective experiences. Whatismore, I suggest that autonomous software and mdigital media technologies and practices have become increasingly converged, become ever more central to a new deeply embedded, highly mediated post-industrial capitalist mode of production.

Additional Information:This paper presents a critique of those technological mechanisms of power which permeate the contemporary networked milieu, examining how specific functions, protocols and applications configure and control social interactions and subjective experiences. Whatismore, I suggest that autonomous software and mdigital media technologies and practices have become increasingly converged, become ever more central to a new deeply embedded, highly mediated post-industrial capitalist mode of production.
Keywords:Capitalism, Affect, Control Societies, Immaterial Labour, Subjectivity, Social Media, Network Society
Subjects:L Social studies > L171 Capitalism
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Film & Media > Lincoln School of Film & Media (Media)
ID Code:6244
Deposited On:25 Sep 2012 20:51

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