Tag: cybernetic capitalism

The Tip of the Democracy-Sinking Iceberg

There is a curious and seldom-told backstory and parallel story to the high-profile Cambridge Analytica scandal, one that makes the notorious firm seem like the tip of the democracy-sinking iceberg.

Abstract and Control: Twenty Years of Google

The systematic prioritisation of advertising, consumerism and commercial interests comes at the direct expense of meaningful forms of political and economic democracy.

Surveil and Commodify: Twenty Years of Google

While one can access many of Google’s services without hitting a pay-wall, one cannot use them without paying hidden costs.

Expand and Centralise: Twenty Years of Google

The first of three articles in the twentieth anniversary year of Google: from garage project to global institution