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Reading the Age of Surveillance Capitalism: chapters 13 and 14

Our online book club is reading Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Today we’re covering chapter 13: Big Other and the Rise of Instrumentarian Power, along with chapter 14: A Utopia of Certainty. In this post I’ll summarize the … Continue reading

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Totalitarianism and conditioning: reading the Age of Surveillance Capitalism, chapters 11 and 12

Our online book club continues our reading of Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Today we’re covering chapters 11: The Right to the Future Tense and 12: Two Species of Power. In this post I’ll summarize the chapters, then … Continue reading

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Reading the Age of Surveillance Capitalism: chapters 9 and 10

Our online book club is reading Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Today we’re covering chapter 9: Rendition from the Depths, and chapter 10: Make Them Dance. In this post I’ll summarize the chapters, then add some observations and … Continue reading

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Body rendition and the internet of data: reading the Age of Surveillance Capitalism: chapters 7 and 8

Our online book club continues reading Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Today we’re covering chapters 7 (“The Reality Business”) and 8 (Rendition: From Experience to Data). In this post I’ll summarize the chapters, then add some observations and … Continue reading

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Reading the Age of Surveillance Capitalism: chapters 5 and 6

Our online book club is reading Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Today we’re covering chapter 5: The Elaboration of Surveillance Capitalism: Kidnap, Corner, Compete, and chapter 6: Hijacked: The Division of Learning in Society.  This represents a deeper … Continue reading

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Reading the Age of Surveillance Capitalism: chapters 3 and 4

Our online book club is reading Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Today we’re covering chapter 3: The Discovery of Behavioral Surplus, and chapter 4: The Moat Around the Castle. In this post I’ll summarize the chapters, then add … Continue reading

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: chapters 1 and 2

Our online book club just started reading Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Today we’re covering chapter 1: Home or Exile in the digital Future, and chapter 2: August 9, 2011: Setting the Stage for Surveillance Capitalism. In this … Continue reading

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Reading The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: our plan

Our online book club is starting to read Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Here’s the plan. Every Monday I will blog about that week’s reading.  These posts will include a summary, some observations, and some questions.  I’ll work in … Continue reading

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Our next reading is Shoshana Zuboff, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Our online book club has chosen its next nonfiction reading.  After an energetic round of voting, the winner is… Shoshana Zuboff, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power! This critical … Continue reading

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Which nonfiction book should our book club read next?

What should our online book club read next? Yes, it’s voting time! Our topic for this reading: nonfiction that informs us about the futures of education and technology.  There are sixteen (16) titles on deck. (If you’re new to the … Continue reading

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