The Metapolitics of Algorithmic Politics

This is one of the things I’m working through right now – and in many ways pulling together the disparate threads of thinking others have been doing regarding algorithm, politics and media. I’ll be presenting on this topic at the ICA 2016 preconference ‘Algorithms, Automation and Politics’, organised by the folks at Political Bots. From data-mined…

Foucault – The Courage of Truth

Michel Foucault – The Courage of Truth: Lectures at the Collège de France 1983-1984. [EN 2011]   Jacques-Louis David, The Death of Sokrates, 1787   The Courage of Truth was Foucault’s last set of lectures at the College, concluding three months before his death. It is one of the few writings on one of his last concepts: that of parrhesia…