New book on changing relationship between technology, politics,and capitalism…
Neurocapitalism. Technological Mediation and Vanishing Lines
Foreword by Tiziana Terranova
Translated by Jason Francis McGimsey
Analyzes the changing politics of technology, charting outpossibilities for autonomous cooperation
Technological change is ridden with conflicts, bifurcations andunexpected developments. Neurocapitalism takes us on anextraordinarily original journey through the effects that cutting-edge technology has on cultural, anthropological,socio-economic and political dynamics. Today, neurocapitalism shapes the technological production of the commons, transforming them into tools for commercialization, automatic control, and crisis management.
But all is not lost: in highlighting the growing role of General Intellect’s autonomous and cooperative production through the development of the commons and alternative and antagonistic uses of new technologies, Giorgio Griziotti proposes new ideas for the organization of the multitudes of the new millennium.
“it is rare to find a book… which is capable of combining a competent technical viewpoint with a coherent theoretical perspective… animated by a great political passion nourished by the ‘common learning’ of collective self-training.” – Tiziana Terranova
Bio: Giorgio Griziotti was one of the first digital engineers tograduate from Milan’s Politecnico University. His participation in the autonomous movements in Italy in the 1970s forced him to gain most of his professional experience in exile. He has an experience of more than thirty years in large international IT projects.Today he is an independent researcher and member of the collective Effimera.
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Release to the book trade February 2019
Released by Minor Compositions, Colchester / Brooklyn / Port Watson
Minor Compositions is a series of interventions & provocations drawing from autonomous politics, avant-garde aesthetics, and the revolutions of everyday life.
Minor Compositions is an imprint of Autonomedia