22C3 - 2.2

22nd Chaos Communication Congress
Private Investigations

Speakers
George N. Dafermos
Schedule
Day 2
Room Saal 4
Start time 13:00
Duration 01:00
Info
ID 1083
Event type Lecture
Track Science
Language English
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5 Theses on Informational-Cognitive Capitalism

Discussion premised on the intersections of information feudalism, free software and open sources, piracy, cracking, volunteer and unwaged labour, class reconfigurations, and tainted myth.

Discussion premised on the intersections of information feudalism, free software and open sources, piracy, cracking, volunteer and unwaged labour, class reconfigurations, and tainted myth. The discussion will take a hard look at the radical potentialities that the transition to cognitive-informational capitalism has brought about, as well as the reactionary forces that set in motion the imaginary of intellectual property law in order to regulate immaterial labour. A question is central to the discussion: what strange world reveals itself when Capital cannot maintain the pace or character of the historical magnification which has been defining it since the 15th century? When the commodity-form turns inward, facing itself in the mirror of production, in effect appropriating the flows of cultural heritage and social knowledge, what new myths arise to phisosophise reality?