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For those in Brussels tomorrow, it is our final book reading of 'The Age of Surveillance Capitalism' by Shoshana Zuboff, at 15:00 at the Beursschouwberg, with That Might Be Right.

SA 18.12 - SESSION VI
with Seda Gürses
CONCLUSION
Chapter 18. A Coup from Above

We have been learning about 'a global architecture through which vast wealth and power are accumulated in ominous new behavioral futures markets, where predictions about our behavior are bought and sold, and the production of goods and services is subordinated to a new means of behavioral modification...'

Tomorrow we are joined by Seda Gürses, a scholar of TU Delft whose work focuses on issues of privacy, software infrastructures, social justice and political economy as they intersect with computer science. With Seda we will move towards a collective understanding of the book's conclusion.

We work towards a shared, although not necessarily consensual, understanding of the topic. The book is in English, English will be the main language of conversation but we can contribute in other languages.

If you would like to join register here - beursschouwburg.be/en/events/t

~ * We will be wearing masks and keeping distance in the space. * ~

Image: a group of masked people sitting under a suspended white tarpaulin, making a reading space and a wall for projecting a pdf.

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