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Surviving surveillance capitalism

The shift from the labour-driven Industrial Revolution of the 16th century to the data-centric revolution of the 21st century marks a transformation where private data is meticulously monitored and analyzed…

Age of surveillance capitalism

THROUGHOUT history, intellectuals have grappled with finding ways to bring about social and economic order. In this quest, where some have identified the market as the institution that instils order,…

The Reality Brokers

The reality brokers

“In the case of both Big Tech and governmental surveillance agencies, undergirding a commitment to the inevitable and imminent time after-Earth is the appeal of science fiction aesthetics, concepts and…

Rise Of Surveillance Capitalism

Rise of surveillance capitalism

A few years ago, after the 2008 financial crash, Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone described Goldman Sachs, that great titan of financial capitalism, as a “great vampire squid wrapped around…