::fibreculture:: New book: Organization after Social Media

Andrew Murphie andrew.murphie at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 08:19:34 CEST 2018

Looks great Ned!


On Wed, 13 Jun 2018 at 11:54, Ned Rossiter <ned at nedrossiter.org> wrote:

> New book published by Minor Compositions:
> Organization after Social Media
> By Geert Lovink and Ned Rossiter
> Organized networks are an alternative to the social media logic of weak
> links and their secretive economy of data-mining. They put an end to
> freestyle friends, seeking forms of empowerment beyond the brief moment of
> joyful networking. This speculative manual calls for nothing less than
> social technologies based on enduring time. Analyzing contemporary
> practices of organization through networks as new institutional forms,
> organized networks provide an alternative to political parties, trade
> unions, NGOs, and traditional social movements. Dominant social media
> deliver remarkably little to advance decision-making within digital
> communication infrastructures. The world cries for action, not likes.
> *Organization after Social Media* explores a range of social settings
> from arts and design, cultural politics, visual culture and creative
> industries, disorientated education and the crisis of pedagogy to media
> theory and activism. Lovink and Rossiter devise strategies of commitment to
> help claw ourselves out of the toxic morass of platform suffocation.
> Can be ordered and downloaded from here:
> http://www.minorcompositions.info/?cat=55
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