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Re: <nettime> Skynet or rebranded Janissaries?
Vesna Manojlovic on Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:29:13 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Skynet or rebranded Janissaries?


Thanks for the connection with "Janissaries" - in Yugoslavia we still have 
cultural & visceral memory of those times...

I find the Daily Beast article itself too much American-centric thou...

I wanted to point out to earlier writings:

Monthly Review  2011 › Volume 62, Issue 10 (March) ›
The Internet’s Unholy Marriage to Capitalism,
by John Bellamy Foster and Robert W. McChesney

http://monthlyreview.org/2011/03/01/the-internets-unholy-marriage-to-capitalism/

&

(Economist) Jan 3rd 2015 - Robber barons and silicon sultans

Today’s tech billionaires have a lot in common with a previous generation 
of capitalist titans—perhaps too much for their own good

http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21637338-todays-tech-billionaires-have-lot-common-previous-generation-capitalist?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/robber_barons_and_silicon_sultans

& more

https://wiki.techinc.nl/index.php/Hackers_tribes#Internet_and_Capitalism

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