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Left Populism and Platform Capitalism

Nick Dyer-Witheford
2020 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
It then reviews critiques of left populism made from Marxist and ecological anti-capitalist positions, with particular reference to technological issues.  ...  Left populisms are connected in contradictory ways to the appearance of platform capitalism, a corporate model exemplified by Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Uber, deploying proprietorial software  ...  Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario, is the author of Cyber-Marx: Cycles and Circuits of Struggle in High Technology Capitalism (Chicago: University  ... 
doi:10.31269/triplec.v18i1.1130 fatcat:v2myozlifbc57abagpadbjkw4q

Rethinking Immaterial Labor

Jason Del Gandio
2011 Radical Philosophy Review  
Since we are all immaterial laborers, we all have a stake in revolutionizing our realities. This essay provides a preliminary sketch of this political philosophy.  ...  Working from the post-Workerist tradition, this essay re-specifies the phenomenon of immaterial labor. Immaterial labor is not simply a mode of work relevant to the information-based global economy.  ...  See, for instance, Nick Dyer-Witherford, Cyber-Marx: Cycles and Circuits of Struggle in High Technology Capitalism (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999); and Geert Lovink and Trebor Scholz, The  ... 
doi:10.5840/radphilrev201114215 fatcat:4iud3a6rbze2pcmqprk64wpirq

Laundering women's history: A feminist critique of the social factory

Kylie Jarrett
2018 First Monday  
Studies of digital labour are closely connected to the concept of immaterial labour and how this has been critically interpreted by Autonomist Marxists who draw upon the concept of the social factory in  ...  This paper critiques this assumption by utilising feminist theories of domestic work and examples of women's labour history.  ...  Nick Dyer-Witheford, 1999. Cyber-Marx: Cycles and circuits of struggle in high-technology capitalism . Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English, 2005.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v23i3.8280 fatcat:n3qyvi6jbjbx3brnzn33l6lmj4

Technology, ecology, and socialist renewal

Victor Wallis
2004 Capitalism Nature Socialism  
Both can be seen, at least in their current mode of development, as instruments for expanding and deepening the control exercised by capital, over the natural world and human society alike.  ...  What were, after all, the preeminent "forces of production" in Marx's time, if not the new technologies unleashed by the development of "modern industry"?  ...  in Nick Dyer-Witheford, Cyber-Marx: Cycles and Circuits of Struggle in High-Technology Capitalism (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999), esp. his discussion of "Communication Commons," pp. 201ff  ... 
doi:10.1080/10455750410001691588 fatcat:zu3oqyfatnbz7hsaod3ge5phee

A Contribution to Theoretical Foundations of Critical Media and Communication Studies

Christian Fuchs
2009 Javnost - The Public  
Doing Cultural Studies: The Story of the Sony Walkman. London: Sage. Dyer-Witheford, Nick. 1999. Cyber-Marx. Cycles and Circuits of Struggle in High-Technology Capitalism.  ...  Nick Dyer-Witheford (1999) conceptualised cyberspace (besides and in contradiction to being a commodified space) as autonomous medium for the circulation of struggles.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13183222.2009.11009001 fatcat:prdjlwlxmzes7f3yttbnycv3p4

Singularities: technoculture, transhumanism, and science fiction in the 21st Century SINGULARITIES: TECHNOCULTURE, TRANSHUMANISM, AND SCIENCE FICTION IN THE 21 ST CENTURY

Joshua Raulerson, Joshua Raulerson, Charles Stross, Cory Doctorow, Neal Stephenson, Bruce Sterling, Rudy Rucker, William Gibson, Joshua Raulerson
2010 unpublished
in a sudden explosion of technological development.  ...  of our collective cultural myth of Progress still vibrantly intact is the technological-a project which, in vivid contrast to the systemic failure that seemingly prevails at nearly every other level,  ...  Vexed and bewildered by the endless invocation of utopian and revolutionary themes in service of a profoundly orthodox, even regressive agenda, Dyer-Witheford opens Cyber-Marx by unpacking the genealogy  ... 

Reading Dunayevskaya: engaging the emergence of Marxist Humanism, 1930-1955

Sandra Rein
, loan, distribute and sell theses worldwide, for commercial or non commercial purposes, in microform, paper, electronic and/or any other formats.  ...  The author has granted a non exclusive license allowing Library and Archives Canada to reproduce, publish, archive, preserve, conserve, communicate to the public by telecommunication or on the Internet  ...  philosophical development. 12 Nick Dyer-Witheford, Cyber-M arx: Cycles and Circuits o f Struggle in High-Technology Capitalism (Illinois : Illinois University Press, 1999), p. 63.  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3-kv9r-xe94 fatcat:4g3ucabvmnh2rggb2a7umnl7ay