Are cybernetics and computer technologies ‘machines of communism’, a potential path to emancipatory coordination that is capable of hyper-complexity, or are they just the next governing techniques for boosting capitalistic exploitation, surveillance and oppression?
We proudly present our latest longform On Socialist Cybernetics, Accelerationist Dreams and Tiqqun’s Nightmares by Paul Buckermann.
About the author:
Paul Buckermann is a sociologist interested in art and technology. (Since 2016) Research assistant in NCCR eikones at University of Lucerne (CH). (2014-2016) research assistant at DFG funded Research Training Group Automatisms: Cultural Techniques of Complexity Reduction at Paderborn University (DE). Paul is currently co-editing a book on technological understandings of emancipatory politics (March 2017 at Unrast).