European University Institute Library

The digitally disposed, racial capitalism and the informatics of value, Seb Franklin - paperback

"Seb Franklin shows how the promises of boundless connection, flexibility, and prosperity that are often associated with digital technologies are grounded in racialized histories of dispossession and exploitation"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Forms of disposal -- The informatics of value -- Things communicated: messages, persons, goods -- Reliable circuits, unreliable components: how capital connects -- The informatics of dispossession -- Differentiation as regulation -- Two models: Samuel R. Delany's Neveryóna -- Media histories of disposal -- Human use, or the digital-liberal person -- Elemental space: coloniality and flexibility -- Deplorable alternatives: "mechanical slaves" and upgradable labor -- The digital Atlantic: Sondra Perry's Typhoon coming on -- Redundant life: intellectual workers and street nuisances -- Anatomizing "freedom": carceral digitality -- The cybernetics of capacity: R.S. Hunt's "two kinds of work" -- The human surge
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
254 pages, illustrations, 23 cm.

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