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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



(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


& more


community, cooperation, commons, squirrels 	// 
nature, anarchy, utopia, anthropocene, collapse // 

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