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Networks, Institutions, Translation


[text forthcoming in special issue of Television & New Media on ‘MyMedia Studies’.] Sociality is always immanent to institutional arrangements. This was the analysis of Althusser and later Foucault. The state, family, school, prison, hospital, madhouse. During the time of Western modernity, as it is commonly understood, we can add the firm, the union, the […]

A Hierarchy of Networks?, or, Geo-Culturally Differentiated Networks and the Limits of Collaboration


Earlier this year the edu-factory organizers invited me to comment on the passage from hierarchisation to autonomous institutions. Indeed, I think it appropriate to maintain the connection between hierarchy and autonomy. This constitutive tension is apparent in the political economy and social-technical dimensions of both open source and proprietary software that provides the architecture for […]

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