Cyber-Proletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex by Nick Dyer-Witheford

By Nick Dyer-Witheford

Coltan mines within the Congo; electronics factories in China; devastated neighbourhoods in Detroit. Cyber-Proletariat exhibits us the dark-side of the knowledge revolution; an unsparing research of sophistication energy and computerisation.

Nick Dyer-Witheford unearths how expertise allows becoming polarisation among prosperous elites and precarious staff. He finds the category domination at the back of every thing from increasing on-line surveillance to intensifying robotisation. whilst he appears at probabilities for info expertise inside of radical routine; modern struggles are forged within the blue glow of the pc screen.

Cyber-Proletariat brings heterodox Marxist research to undergo on glossy technological advancements. the outcome may be fundamental to social theorists and hacktivists alike and crucial examining for somebody who desires to know how Silicon Valley shapes the best way we are living today.

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