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Ad Hoc Committee on the Triple Revolution 105–106, 110, 112–113
Report on the Triple Revolution 102n.66, 105–107, 110–113, 115, 131n.8
AFL/CIO 117
AI see artificial intelligence
Aiken, Mary, The Cyber Effect 225
Alexa 182
algorithms 5, 9, 22, 39, 54, 141, 231, 234, 238
Amazon and 218–219, 223, 234
Alter, Adam, Irresistible 225
Amazon 3, 217–237 passim
Amigoni, David 155
Amis, Kingsley 161
Anthony, Scott 50
anti-computational thinking 23, 169, 219, 221, 237
Apple 39, 93, 219
archaeology (of knowledge) 8, 43–45, 47
Arendt, Hannah 11, 105, 107–108, 116, 118–130 passim
Conference of the Congress of Scientists on Survival 106
Human Condition, The 11, 107–108, 121, 123–124, 126–128
Little Rock 122
On The Human Condition (conference paper) 11, 105, 107–108, 118, 127–128
On Violence 128
on technology 108, 123–124, 126–128
Armer, Paul 114
Arnold, Matthew 142
artificial intelligence 4–5, 20–22, 36, 56, 168–182 passim, 186–206 passim, 222–224, 228, 234
OpenAI GPT2/3 language model 220
automation 5, 11, 20–21, 39, 63n.5, 69–74 passim, 105–130 passim, 145, 162, 223, 232
computational 11 ; see also cybernation
computer-delivered 20 ; see also cybernation
scare 108, 129 ; see also cybernation scare
see also database
 
Babbage, Charles 9
engine 72
Bachelard, Gaston 43
Bagrit, Leon, The Age of Automation 110
Baker, Kenneth 92
Barad, Karen 29, 60
Barbrook, Richard 40
Barlow, John Perry 225
Barrat, James, Our Final Invention 223
Bartlett, Jamie, The People versus Tech 217, 222
Bassett, Caroline 28–29, 170, 178–180, 192, 217
AI and Society 170
Bastani, Aaron, Luxury Automated Communism 234
BBC 41, 84
Reith Lecture Series 110
Beck, Ulrich
‘risk society’ 22
behaviourism 170–171, 178–179, 183n.3, 235
Bell, Daniel 129
Benhabib, Seyla, Politics in Dark Times 124
Benjamin, Walter 38, 45, 62, 195, 238
Benn, Anthony Wedgwood 98n.5
Bentham, Jeremy 126
Benthamism 125, 147, 154–155, 157
technologico- 5, 151–152, 154–156, 158, 163, 224
Bentley, Elizabeth 77–78
Berenyi, Peter 69
Berkeley, Edmund 36, 224
Berlant, Lauren 238
Berry, David 9
Bey, Hakim 8
big data 3, 23, 35, 126, 176, 203, 233
Bill on Right of Privacy, UK (1969) 92
Birmingham School of Cultural Studies 53–54, 162
Blackford, Russell 188, 200
Blas, Zac 26
Block, James E., ‘The Selling of the Productivity Crisis’ 129
Boggs, Grace 115, 132n.15, 133n.25
Boggs, James 113, 115–118, 121, 131n.6, 132n.15
Bogost, Ian 27
Borges, Jorge Luis 16, 218
Bould, Mark 192
Bradbury, Malcolm 161
Braybrooke, Kat 40
Brexit 140–141, 163, 220, 233
Broussard, Meredith 224
Brozen, Yale 112, 131n.9
Budenz, Louis 77–78
Bush, Vannevar, ‘As We May Think’ 232
Butler, Judith 61
 
Cambridge Analytica 220
Cameron, Angus 81
Canovan, Margaret 123–124
capitalism 13, 19, 24, 38, 58–59, 73, 94, 115, 209
computational 3, 8, 11, 35, 55, 57–58, 203, 208, 235–236
informational 2, 222
surveillance 222
Carr, Nicholas
Glass Cage, The 223
Shallows, The 232
Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions 109
Chase, Callum, Surviving AI 223
Chomsky, Noam 179, 183n.11
Christchurch massacre 34–35, 238
Chun, Wendy 48
cloud, the 5, 10
‘code and language’ dilemma 46–48, 206
Cohen, Ronald D. 77
Cohn, Roy 79, 82, 99n.28
Cold War 41, 70–71, 80, 85, 95–96, 106, 147
Collini, Stefan 148
communism 73, 78–79, 217, 234
communist 70, 78–82, 84, 98n.13, 99, 99n.23
anti- 70, 76–77, 79, 82, 96
Party 69–70, 75–76, 114
computational
culture 2, 8–9, 11, 16, 21, 28, 59, 217–218, 230, 234–236
thinking 9, 169, 219, 235
Computers and People magazine 36
Conference on the Cybercultural Revolution, First Annual 105–107, 112, 116, 122, 128–130
The Evolving Society 107
counter-culture 5, 36, 70–71, 83–97 passim, 160
Crick, Francis 161
cultural studies 45, 51–55, 144, 162
digital 196
Cvetic, Matt 77–78, 99n.15
cybercultural
era 121
idealists 5
society 18
cyberculture 107, 111, 113, 116, 129–130, 132n.23
cybernation 2, 11, 63n.5, 105–121, 123, 126, 128–130, 131n.9
revolution 106, 111, 129
see also automation
cybernetics 9, 41, 106, 108–109, 128, 131n.4, 173
cyberspace 130, 132n.23, 187, 195–197, 201–202, 207
 
Daily Mirror, The 85–87, 98
see also Ward, Chris
database 5, 19, 21, 58, 69–97 passim, 180
anxiety 69, 71, 84, 89
automation 71–72
form OHID see under Matusow, Harvey
society 69, 71, 73, 93, 102n.77
data capture 3, 12, 93, 220, 225
Dean, Jodi 72
Deep Web, the 225
Delamont, Sarah 161–162
Deleuzian entanglement 189
del Val, Jaime, and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, ‘A Metahumanist Manifesto’ 189–190
Derrida, Jacques 183n.9, 236
detox, digital see digital
digital
age 232
anxiety 218
bio- 20, 203
culture 5, 163, 224
detox 21, 224, 226
humanities 7, 51–52, 55, 143, 193
see also cultural studies
media 229
archaeology 45, 51
history 41
platforms 225
research 42
memorialization 93
post- 11, 35–36, 204
surveillance 98n.1
digital, the 2–3, 5–6, 11, 19, 57, 189, 203, 219, 222, 224
digitalization 73–74
Dizikes, Peter 146–147
DOCTOR (script) 168, 178
Douglas, Gordon, I was a Communist for the FBI 99n.15
Durham Peters, John 69, 78, 96–97
 
Eagleton, Terry 238
Edwards, Paul 39, 63
Eliot, T.S. 158
ELIZA (script) 54, 168–170, 172, 175–183
Ellison, Harlan, Dangerous Visions 112
Ellul, Jacques 45, 170
Elsaesser, Thomas 45, 72
Ernst, Wolfgang 46–51, 54–55, 76, 98n.13
Eubanks, Virginia, Automating Inequality 231
 
Facebook 98n.8, 183, 225–226
fake news 35, 220, 227, 233
fantasy (genre) 192, 202, 204, 212
fascism 69, 72, 84, 147
Fazi, Beatrice 56, 183n.5
FBI 76–77, 79, 81, 99n.15
feminism 46, 54, 61, 105–106, 113, 129, 144, 161–162, 197, 201, 213n.9, 220, 227
cyber- 40
Ferrando, Francesca 189–190, 206, 212n.2
Existenz 189
filter bubble 141, 233
Fisher, Mark 212, 237
Flanders and Swann 141, 149–152, 159–162
At the Drop of Another Hat 141, 149, 151, 159–160, 164n.15
‘Thermodynamics Song’ 141–142, 149–150, 159–160
Foer, Franklin, World without Mind 222
Ford, Martin, Rise of the Robots 223
forgetfulness, technological 55–59, 119, 132n.16, 236
Foucault, Michel 7–8, 16, 34, 43–49 passim, 54, 56, 60–62, 154–155, 209
Archaeology of Knowledge 43–44
Discipline and Punish 154
Power/Knowledge 44–45
Frankfurt School 20
Franklin, Rosalind 161
Freccero, Carla 61
Friedan, Betty 113, 117, 121, 131n.10
Fuller, Matt 58
 
Galbraith, John Kenneth, The Affluent Society 111
Galloway, Scott, The Four 219
Ganz, Samuel 129, 132n.22
Gates, Bill 193
Gebru, Timnit 7
Getts, Clark H. 79, 99n.22
Gibson, William 130, 132n.23
Neuromancer 196–197
Gitelman, Lisa 40–41
Godard, Jean-Luc 75, 98n.12
Gogol, Nikolai 208
Goldberg, Maxwell 114, 131n.9
Goodin, Tanya, Time to Log Off 226
Goodman, Edith 118
‘goodness, automatic’ 178–179
Google 30, 39, 219, 225
Gordan, Lewis R. 11
Gordon, Sherri M., Coping with Online Flaming and Trolling 230
Gorman, Ginger, Troll Hunting 230
GPT 2/3 language model 220
Graeber, David 209, 227
 
Haddon, Leslie 42
Hall, Stuart 53–54, 108, 162
Haraway, Donna 7, 97, 194, 201, 222
Harding, Denys W. 154
Harris, Michael, Solitude 225
Harrison, Emma 218
Hartmann, Maren 10
Hawking, Stephen 5, 193
Hayles, N. Katherine 26, 190–191, 206
Heidegger, Martin 128, 212n.2
Hilbert, David 9
Hilton, Alice M. 106–128 passim
Hinze, Firer 122–123
history 7, 14, 38–47 passim , 55, 61–62, 97, 112, 171, 191
anti-computing 46, 61–62
bodies 14, 49, 60–62 ; see also Traub, V.
computing 6, 8, 29, 34, 39–40, 63, 94–95
media 40–42, 47, 72
medium 42, 50, 72
Houghton, James 115
HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee) 69–70, 72, 76–77, 79, 84, 91
Huhtamo, Erkki 17, 49, 63n.5, 110, 130
Huizinga, Johan 207
Huxley, Thomas H. 142, 159, 163n.4
 
IBM 41, 84, 88–90, 92–93, 106
identity 36, 40, 69–76, 84, 87, 93, 168
idleness 106, 120–121, 132n.17
Industrial Revolution 119
industrialism 224
industrialization 152–153, 155–156, 157
‘information anxiety’ 232
information capture 23, 232
see also data capture
Instagram 225
Institute for Cybercultural Research 100n.33, 113
Internet of Things 9
ISADPM (International Society for the Abolition of Data Processing Machines) 70–71, 85–86, 89–90, 92
anti-computing league 69, 72, 84, 89
Ishiguro, Hiroshi 182
IT (International Times) 70, 84, 89
 
Jameson, Frederic 13, 59, 202, 204
Jane, Emma A., Misogyny Online 230
Jencks, Clinton 79, 81
Jeong, Sarah, Internet of Garbage 229
Jobs, Steve 39
Johnson, Lyndon B. 106, 112, 131n.3
‘Great Society’ 106, 131n.4
Joy, Bill 17, 193
Justice Department (US) 77, 79, 99n.26
 
Kafka, Franz 126, 128
Kahn, Albert E. 74, 77, 81–82, 93
Matusow Affair, The 99n.26
Karpii, Tero, Disconnect 226
Keen, Andrew, The Cult of the Amateur 227
Kindle 219
Kittler, Friedrich 42, 46–48, 55, 206
Kress, Nancy, Beggars in Spain 191
Kurzweil, Ray 182, 188
 
labour 7, 20, 63n.5, 106–132 passim
movement 110–111
organization 113
rights 114
society 105
Lacey, Kate 41
Lanier, Jaron 3, 5, 9, 48, 57, 226, 229
Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now 229
You are not a Gadget 3
Larkin, Philip 145, 159, 161
Latour, Bruno 7, 96, 194
Lazzarato, Maurizio 209–210
Making of the Indebted Man, The 209
Leavis, F.R. 5, 140–145, 147–148, 150–163, 224
Education and the University 152
Nor Shall My Sword 158
Restatement for Critics 152
Richmond Lecture 147–148, 154–155
Scrutiny 140, 142–143, 152–154, 156
leisure 105–130 passim
Le Guin, Ursula K. 186–188, 194–195, 203, 212, 237
Leith, Sam 146–147
Lenz, Claudia 120–121, 126
Leonhard, Gerd, Technology vs. Humanity 223
Levy, Steven 39
Lewinsky, Monica 230
liberalism 140, 142, 151
neoliberalism 11, 24, 62
Lichtman, Robert M. 77
Light, Ann 42
Living Certificates 113
London Film Co-Op 70, 84
Loth, David 76, 98n.13
Lotus 1-2-3 12
Lovecraft, H.P. 202
Lovelace, Ada 9
Lovelock, James 202
Lovink, Geert 46–47
Luddism 5, 156
Luddite 5, 30n.1, 86, 143, 147, 155–157
 
Macy conferences 108
Maddox, Brenda 161
Madison, David 94
Malik, Rex 90–91, 98n.3, n.5, 102n.66
Marchant, Danielle, Pause 226
Marx, Karl 43, 112, 120
Marxism 54, 173
critiques 140
Mason, Paul, Clear Bright Future 218
Matthews, Sean 160
Matusow, Harvey 69–102
‘Anti-Matter’ columns 85, 99n.28, 101n.45
Beast of Business, The 86–87, 89, 91, 93, 98n.3
Bentley, Arvilla (wife) 79, 82, 99n.24
Cocky (website) 93
Counterattack (publisher) 77–78, 80, 82
False Witness (autobiography) 73–74, 76, 82
as Job Matusow 93
Lockwood, Anna (wife) 92
Matusow Collection (repository), University of Sussex 73–77
On Human Individual Dignity (database form OHID) 83, 88
prison 82
recantation 70, 74, 79, 81–82, 84, 94
Stringless Yoyo, The 73, 84–85, 98n.9
War between Fats and Thins 84
Wolfe (publisher) 92
Maxwell, Richard 228
McCarthy, Joseph 69–94 passim, 114
McCarthyism 72, 77, 80, 84, 99n.23
MacKenzie, Adrian 144
McLuhan, Marshall 45, 53, 71–72, 83, 100n.33
Medhurst, Andy 141
media
archaeology 8, 14, 27, 42–55, 61–62, 96–97, 212
studies 46, 53
medium theory 27, 34, 40–46 passim, 53, 69, 71, 77, 83
metahuman 190
metahumanism 189–190, 206
Metropolis (film) 201
False Maria 201
Meyrowitz, Joshua 53
Michael, Donald N. 109, 111, 113, 116
Silent Conquest, The 109–110, 113, 116
Miéville, China 42, 187, 192, 203–207
City and the City, The 42
Embassytown 187, 204–207, 213n.12, n.13
Perdido Street Station 204
Miller, Arthur 70, 92
Miller, Toby 228
Minsky, Marvin 178
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 168, 178, 180, 182
Bits and Atoms lab 182
Moore, Martin, Democracy Hacked 217
Moravec, Hans 195–196
Morley, David 53
Morozov, Evgeny 5, 222
Net Delusion 222
To Save Everything, Click Here 232
Mulhern, Francis 140, 143–144, 152–154, 163n.1
Mumford, Lewis 45, 170, 183n.4
Murphie, Andrew 144
Murray, Charles S 83
MySpace 227
 
NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) 115
National Council for Civil Liberties 92
Naughton, John 36
Neville, Richard 83
Playpower 100n.33
New Scientist 73, 90, 98n.5, 101n.56
New Weird, the 202–204, 206
Nietzsche, Friedrich 43
Noble, Safiya, Algorithms of Oppression 231
Norton, Anne 122
 
O’Neil Cathy, Weapons of Math Destruction 231
OOO (Object-Oriented Philosophy) 206
O’Riordan, Kate 48, 188
Ortolano, Guy 142
Orwell, George, 1984 17, 210
Oxnam, Bishop 81
Oz (magazine) 70, 83–84, 87–89, 99n.29, 100n.3, n.31, n.32, n.34
 
Parikka, Jussi 45, 48–50
Pariser, Eli 5
Filter Bubble 233
Peel, John 88, 90, 101n.56
Nightride 88
Perec, Georges 27, 53
Perez, Caroline C., Invisible Women 231
Perks, Harry 116
Perlo, Victor 114–116, 132n.14
Philbrick, Herbert 77–78
Phillips, Whitney 229–230
This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things 230
Photoshop 37, 39, 63n.3, 227
Piercy, Marge 187, 197, 200–202, 207
He/She/It (UK title Body of Glass) 187, 197–201, 213n.8
Women on the Edge of Time 197, 213n.9
platform (digital) 10, 18, 21–25 passim, 34–35, 52, 57, 219–235 passim
Polanyi, Michael 171–172
postdigital, the see digital, the
post-human 204, 211, 212n.2, 220
presentism 34–35, 38, 55, 123, 237
primitivism 29, 77, 235
print industry, UK 12
Profumo, John 150, 162
 
quantum computing 9
Quinn, Zoe 227, 231
Crash Override 231
 
Rahm, Lina 41, 46
Rajaniemi, Hannu 28, 187, 207
Causal Angel, The 207
Fractal cycle 208–211
Fractal Prince, The 187
Quantum Thief, The 207
rationality-logicality equation 5, 172–173, 176–177, 181
rationality, technocratic 13, 20–21, 27, 94, 108, 124, 140–157 passim, 170, 187
see also Leavis, F.R.
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act UK (2000) 12, 36
Reich, Wilhelm 82
Rentschler, Carrie 96
Report on the American Communist 98n.13
revolution, cybercultural see cybercultural
revolution, cybernation see cybernation
Ricoeur, Paul 186, 204, 207, 213n.13
Ritchie, Jean 89
Robins, Kevin 130
Rogers, Carl 179
see also therapist
Roszak, Theodore 170
Rushkoff, Douglas, Team Human 223
 
Schanze, Jens, Plug & Play 182
Scheff, Sue, Shame Nation 230
Schrecker, Ellen 80, 99n.23
science 7, 97, 142–144, 146, 149–150, 157, 160–162, 170–171, 176, 189–190, 192
computer 24, 171, 174–178, 186
history of 43
popular 193
singularity 188–192
social 110
science fiction 28, 112, 143, 186–203 passim, 212, 222, 227
sciences, the 140, 142, 145
Scott, Laurence, Four Dimensional Human 225
Searle, John 172, 224
Chinese room argument 173
Second World War 41, 75
Seeger, Pete 82
Seligman, Ben B. 113
Shannon, Claude 174
Shapin, Steven 97
Shaw, George Bernard, Pygmalion 168
Silicon Valley 40, 42, 95, 203, 222, 225, 229
Silverstone, Roger 53
Silvey, Ted 117
singularity 182, 186–196, 199, 207–212, 222–223, 227, 234
critical theory 189–191
cognitive theory 190–191
discourse 4, 187–194, 200, 211
Siri 182
Skågeby, Jörgen 41, 46
Skinner, Burrhus F., Beyond Freedom and Dignity 178–180
Smith Act 76
Snow, C.P. 140, 142–151, 154–162
Corridors of Power 157
Rede Lecture 145, 147, 158
Strangers and Brothers 157
Snowden, Edward 35, 69, 98n.1
social media 18, 35, 85, 141, 224–225, 229
sociology of media-technological innovation 10
Sorgner, Stefan L. see del Val, Jaime
Sputnik 124
Stallabrass, Julian 226
Steinmueller, Ed 193
Steyerl, Hito 36
Stiegler, Bernard 6, 48, 183n.9
Storr, Will, Selfie 225
surveillance 3, 5, 12, 34, 36–38, 98n.1, 218, 222, 225, 229
Sutherland, John 83
Suvin, Darko 213n.4
 
Taft Hartley Act 76, 79, 81
Taplin, Jonathan, Move Fast and Break Things 222
taxonomy of anti-computing 15–30 passim, 220–221, 232, 234
alternative 24–26
emotional register 24–25
materials 26
binary 16–18
new provisional (eight-part) 19–24
of theoretical positions 26–27
Tay (bot) 231
Tegmark, Max, Life 3.0 189
temporality, computational 17, 24, 27, 45–49, 55, 59, 61, 212
therapist (psycho-) 54, 168, 170, 175–177, 179–182
see also ELIZA
therapy (psycho-) 169–170, 178–180
Rogerian 168, 179–180, 182
thinking, computational see computational
Thompson, Denys 152
time-travel 34
see also temporality, computational
Toffler, Alvin, Future Shock 232
transhumanism 188–191, 200, 207
Traub, Valerie 14–15, 49, 60–62
Trilling, Lionel 148
Triple Revolution 106, 110, 112–113, 121
Trump, Donald 35, 85, 141, 220, 233
Turing, Alan 9, 198
test 172
Turkle, Sherry 173, 177, 180, 183n.6, n.10
Reclaiming Conversation 224
Turner, Fred 42, 95–96
Two Cultures debate 140–146, 148, 150–154, 158–162
Huxley and Arnold debate 142
 
unemployment 20, 109–110, 113–115, 128
Universal Basic Income 113
universal machine 9, 56
utilitarianism 140, 147, 152, 155–156
 
Vietnam 85, 101n.45
Virilio, Paul 22
‘general accident’ theory 22, 221, 227–228
virtual reality 130
viva activa 11, 119, 121, 123–125
see also Arendt, Hannah
Voss, Georgina 193
 
Ward, Chris 88–89, 98n.2
Watson, James 161
Web 1.0 227
Web 2.0 24, 227
Weird 202–204
Weizenbaum, Joseph 5, 16, 168–169, 180–182, 193, 224
Computer Power and Human Reason 169–172, 178, 181
Wendling, Mike, Alt Right 229
Wiener, Norbert 9, 108–109, 112, 217
Williams, Raymond 53, 145, 163n.6
Wing, Jeanette 9
Winner, Langdon 17–18
Winthrop, Henry 110, 113
Wired 95–96, 193
work 113–130 passim
end of 105, 109, 116–118, 120, 128
post-work world 111, 118, 120
Wood, Ellen M. 57–58
Wurman, Richard S., Information Anxiety 232
 
Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth 107, 122–124
YouTube 225, 227
 
Zielinski, Siegfried 50, 97
Zuboff, Shoshana, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism 222
Zuckerberg, Mark 18, 220

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