Monthly Archives: August 2022

David Beer, The Tensions of Algorithmic Thinking: Automation, Intelligence and the Politics of Knowing – Bristol University Press, November 2022

David Beer, The Tensions of Algorithmic Thinking: Automation, Intelligence and the Politics of Knowing – Bristol University Press, November 2022 We are living in algorithmic times.  From machine learning and artificial intelligence to blockchain or simpler news-feed filtering, automated systems … Continue reading

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Christina B. Carroll, The Politics of Imperial Memory in France, 1850–1900 – Cornell University Press, May 2022

Christina B. Carroll, The Politics of Imperial Memory in France, 1850–1900 – Cornell University Press, May 2022 By highlighting the connections between domestic political struggles and overseas imperial structures, The Politics of Imperial Memory in France, 1850–1900 explains how and why French … Continue reading

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Friedrich Nietzsche, The Joyful Science and other texts, trans. Adrian Del Caro, Stanford University Press, January 2023

Friedrich Nietzsche, The Joyful Science, Idylls from Messina, Unpublished Fragments…, trans. Adrian Del Caro, Stanford University Press, January 2023. Part of the Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche series, which is now only missing a few volumes. Written on the threshold … Continue reading

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Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago, Against the Commons: A Radical History of Planning – University of Minnesota Press, August 2022

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Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago, Against the Commons: A Radical History of Planning – University of Minnesota Press, August 2022 Characterized by shared, self-managed access to food, housing, and the basic conditions for a creative life, the commons are…

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