Tag Archives: Digital technology

Digital Technology as Heavy Industrial Technology: iSlavery and Environmental Destruction — September 2017 — Videos

Digital technology is often seen as ‘immaterial’ and ‘smart’, defining a new industrial and social paradigm. Yet digital gadgets are produced within an ‘old-fashioned’ highly exploitative regime that has been likened to slavery, whilst the industry creates massive environmental destruction … Continue reading

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Digital Technology and Neoliberalism: the Basics – July 2017 – videos

How does digital technology function in, and shape, neoliberal capitalism? Is it just a question of corporations using technology to their advantage, or has digital technology fundamentally reshaped the whole system? Are we already, as a key anarchist critique ‘The … Continue reading

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Big data: state, corporate and social surveillance – London – NEW DATE TBC

Interrogating Digital Capitalism: A series of monthly events questioning liberal ideas of progress through technology Digital technology powers neoliberal capitalism: it is central to globalisation, financialisation, the ‘flexible economy’, ongoing waves of automation and now, ‘big data capitalism’. Liberals and … Continue reading

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Race, Gender and Digital Capitalism – London – NEW DATE TBC

Interrogating Digital Capitalism: A series of monthly events questioning liberal ideas of progress through technology Digital technology powers neoliberal capitalism: it is central to globalisation, financialisation, the ‘flexible economy’, ongoing waves of automation and now, ‘big data capitalism’. Liberals and … Continue reading

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Digital technology and automation: the end of capitalism or a new Lucas Plan? – London – NEW DATE TBC

Interrogating Digital Capitalism: A series of monthly events questioning liberal ideas of progress through technology Digital technology powers neoliberal capitalism: it is central to globalisation, financialisation, the ‘flexible economy’, ongoing waves of automation and now, ‘big data capitalism’. Liberals and … Continue reading

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Digital Technology as Heavy Industrial Technology: iSlavery and Environmental Destruction – London – 6th September 2017

Interrogating Digital Capitalism: A series of monthly events questioning liberal ideas of progress through technology Digital technology powers neoliberal capitalism: it is central to globalisation, financialisation, the ‘flexible economy’, ongoing waves of automation and now, ‘big data capitalism’. Liberals and … Continue reading

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Digital Technology and Neoliberalism: the Basics – London – July 6th 2017

Interrogating Digital Capitalism: A series of monthly events questioning liberal ideas of progress through technology Digital technology powers neoliberal capitalism: it is central to globalisation, financialisation, the ‘flexible economy’, ongoing waves of automation and now, ‘big data capitalism’. Liberals and … Continue reading

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Of cakes and bakeries: the Lucas Plan and the politics of technology – part 2

The Lucas Plan: running the bakery This is the second of a two-part post looking at the Lucas Plan and the politics of technology. The first part looks at the context of the Lucas Plan in union struggles around technology … Continue reading

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Women and the Politics of Digital Technologies – London – 25th June 2016

Breaking the Frame Women’s Group presents: Women and the Politics of Digital Technologies Feminist Library London, 11am – 9pm This event will focus on the relationship between women and digital technologies, including topics such as online abuse and pornography, sex … Continue reading

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Email Encryption for Beginners – Bristol – 22nd Jan 2016

Friday 22nd January, 7:30-8:30 Hydra bookshop, Old Market, Bristol An ordinary e-mail is like a postcard without an envelope: anybody who can put their hands on it can read it. Unlike a postcard, an email is copied (rather than moved) … Continue reading

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