Nudged Citizen

(Continuation of “AAA Citizen”) The Chinese Social Credit system works in ways similar to (and inspired by) customer care programs such as special discounts for super markets client card holders or members of frequent flyer programs. As Netzpolitik.org points out, pilot schemes such as Alibaba’s sesame credit have their western pendants. Facebook, for example, filed a… Continue reading Nudged Citizen

Hello GhstRmnEmpire

In the GhstRmnEmpire, the city is more than ever the interface between bodies and capital. Post-Cyberspace, the long analog history of creating citizens through physical violence, corporeal cruelty and the cybernetic inscription of control and extraction into flesh continues into ever more complex permutations. As the digital weaves into our environment and organisms independently of… Continue reading Hello GhstRmnEmpire