Key research material sourced externally

 

 

Cybernetics/Control:

Deleuze, Gilles. 1992. ‘Postscript on the Societies of Control’. October 59: 3–7.

Galison, Peter. 1994. ‘The Ontology of the Enemy: Norbert Wiener and the Cybernetic Vision’. Critical Inquiry 21 (1): 228. doi:10.1086/448747.

Galloway, A. R. 2014. ‘The Cybernetic Hypothesis’. Differences 25 (1): 107–131. doi:10.1215/10407391-2420021.

Halpern, Orit. 2012. ‘Cybernetic Sense’. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 37 (3): 218-

  1. doi:10.1179/0308018812Z.00000000018.

Escobar, Arturo. 2012. ‘Notes on the Ontology of Design’. In Sawyer Seminar, Indigenous Cosmopolitics: Dialogues about the Reconstitution of Worlds, Organized by Marisol de La Cadena and Mario Blaser, October. http://sawyerseminar.ucdavis.edu/files/2012/12/ESCOBAR_Notes-on-the-Ontology-of-Design-Parts-I-II-_-III.pdf

Halpern, Orit. 2014a. Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reason Since 1945 Experimental Futures. Durham: Duke University Press.

Halpern, Orit. 2014b. ‘Cybernetic Rationality’. Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory. 15 (2): 223-238. doi:10.1080/1600910X.2014.923320

Martin, Reinhold. 1998. ‘The Organizational Complex: Cybernetics, Space, Discourse’. Assemblage, 103–127.

Medina, Eden. 2006. ‘Designing Freedom, Regulating a Nation: Socialist Cybernetics in Allende’s Chile’ Journal of Latin American Studies 38 (03): 571. doi:10.1017/S0022216X06001179.

Pickering, Andrew. 2010. The Cybernetic Brain Sketches of Another Future. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Tiqqun. 2001. ‘Notes on the Cybernetic Hypothesis’. https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/tiqqun-the-cybernetic-hypothesis

CYBERNETICS & “The Will of the People” by Stafford Beer, Javier Livas

‘Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine’, Norbert Wiener

‘Capitalist Sorcery: Breaking the Spell’, Pignarre, Philippe, Isabelle Stengers, and Andrew Goffey. 2011.

Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Affect Theory:

Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau and Andrea Francke discussing Eve Kosofky Sedgewick’s Paranoid Reading and Reparative Reading in the context of Andrea’s work into Post-truth:

http://badvibesclub.co.uk/?powerpress_pinw=628-podcast (online listening) http://media.blubrry.com/the_bad_vibes_club/s/badvibesclub.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Andrea-and-Matt_Paranoia.mp3 (download)

‘What are Affects?’ by Silvan Tomkins: https://arena-attachments.s3.amazonaws.com/1069550/5b38576e5556b93cccb7376c04c355a1.pdf?1497201235

Eve Kosofky Sedgewick, Excerpts from ‘Paranoid reading and reparative reading, or, you’re so paranoid, you probably think this essay is about you’ https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yY1dRoAE4BeQQuI20kP9QKaLBLt52H4lwCvllaIhvVU/edit?usp=sharing

Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau and Andrea Francke discussing Eve Kosofky Sedgewick’s Paranoid Reading and Reparative Reading in the context of Andrea’s work into Post-truth:
http://badvibesclub.co.uk/?powerpress_pinw=628-podcast (online listening)
http://media.blubrry.com/the_bad_vibes_club/s/badvibesclub.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Andrea-and-Matt_Paranoia.mp3 (download)’What are Affects?’ by Silvan Tomkins: https://arena-attachments.s3.amazonaws.com/1069550/5b38576e5556b93cccb7376c04c355a1.pdf?1497201235

Eve Kosofky Sedgewick, Excerpts from ‘Paranoid reading and reparative reading, or, you’re so paranoid, you probably think this essay is about you’
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yY1dRoAE4BeQQuI20kP9QKaLBLt52H4lwCvllaIhvVU/edit?usp=sharing

Symposium on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s essay “Paranoid Reading, Reparative Reading” held at the University of York, UK on February 14, 2017. Participants include: Angus Brown, Jason Edwards, Kathryn R. Kent, Ben Nichols:

‘The Politics of Affect’, Brian Massumi, 2015

Trolling:

‘This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Mapping the Relationship between Online Trolling and Mainstream Culture (MIT Press)’, Whitney Phillips

 

Conspiracy:

Daniel Keller: new.New Festival 2016: ‘From the Sovereign Individual to the Targeted Individual’

Daniel Keller, The Basilisk –

The Art of the conspiracy theory, Sarah Perry – https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2016/10/06/the-art-of-the-conspiracy-theory/#more-5637

 

Myth making:

‘Synchromysticism’ https://www.johnlebon.com/articles/an-introduction-to-synchromysticism/

 

Politics/Ideology:

‘Ideology: An Introduction’, Terry Eagleton, 1991 https://archive.org/stream/TerryEagleton-IdeologyAnIntroduction/TerryEagleton-Ideology-AnIntroduction_djvu.txt

‘Suicide of the West’, by James Burnham

Fuchs, Christian 2018. Digital Demagogue: Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter. London Pluto Press.

Fuchs, Christian 2018. Nationalism 2.0: The Making of Brexit on Social Media. London Pluto Press

‘Branding the Dream: Barack Obama, Donald Trump, and the Meanings of America’ (A Series of Lecture-

Performances): http://ludlow38.org/events/branding-the-dream/

‘Combined and Uneven Apocalypse’, Evan Calder Williams

 

Neoreaction / Alt right:

‘Kill All Normies’, Angela Nagle

https://vincentgarton.com/

https://www.viewpointmag.com/2017/03/28/the-darkness-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel-artificial-intelligence-andneoreaction/

http://www.renegadetribune.com/order-chaos-magic-dark-roots-alt-right/

http://www.metamute.org/editorial/articles/no-joke-untangling-dna-code-alt-right-comedy

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jun/04/forget-far-right-populism-crypto-anarchists-are-thenew-masters-internet-politics

Yuk Hui, ‘On the Unhappy Consciousness of Neoreactionaries’

https://www.e-flux.com/journal/81/125815/on-the-unhappy-consciousness-of-neoreactionaries/

http://archive.is/vGrv3

Tara Isabella Burton, ‘Apocalypse Whatever’, http://reallifemag.com/apocalypse-whatever/

‘Rules for the Alt-Right Radicals’, https://northernreaction.wordpress.com/2016/09/17/rules-for-alt-rightradicals/

https://yuki.la/pol/111643756

‘What is the artistic movement attached to the alt-right, or rather what artistic style should be applied to the

alt-right in order to give the movement a greater sense of cohesiveness and consistency in a visual sense?’

(DISCLAIMER: please sign OUT of Google etc before opening this document):

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DIeovVhwprNb9z4x9Pxiyr84nhouf3mxz3uzDOlARdo/edit#

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5554b030e4b001ab96842f2d/t/5807f2aae58c62d480121bbd/1476915889886/Intermediate+Meme+Magic+-+Saint+Obamas+Momjeans.pdf

‘A Gentle Introduction to Unqualified Reservations (part 1)’, http://unqualifiedreservations.blogspot.co.uk/2009/01/gentle-introduction-to-unqualified.html

Nick Land texts: http://www.thedarkenlightenment.com/the-dark-enlightenment-by-nick-land/

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/oct/18/racial-identity-is-a-biological-nonsense-says-reith-lecturer

http://v2.nl/archive/works/national-heritage

https://anthology.rhizome.org/heritage-gold

Shutdown LD50 at Goldsmiths: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3h8fSyYl580

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-V9_Ljx7YY

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea_Party_movement

http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/165668/para-platforms-on-the-spatial-politics-of-right-wing-populism/

https://donottrack-doc.com/en/episodes/

http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/144146/wheredoiendandyoubegin-on-secularity/

https://twitter.com/worthy248

Artwashing NRX and the Alt-right, by ANA TEIXEIRA PINTO: https://www.textezurkunst.de/106/artwashing/

 

Chaos Magic/Meme Magic/Occult:

The Poememenon: Form as Occult Technology, Amy Ireland: https://www.urbanomic.com/wpcontent/

uploads/2017/05/Urbanomic_Document_UFD027.pdf

MEME MAGIC IS REAL YOU GUYS – https://bullshit.ist/meme-magic-is-real-you-guys-16a497fc45b3

Greenwood, Susan. Magical Consciousness

Alister Crowley: ‘The Book of Abramelin’, ‘Horus’, and ‘Choronzon’

Neuland meme: http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/events/neuland

Kek and Kauket, Deities of Darkness, Obscurity and Night – http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/kek.htm

The Illuminatus! Trilogy (series of three novels) by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson

Memetic Warfare: The Future of War, by First Lieutenant Brian J. Hancock:

https://spermcodex.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/meme-war-strategy-2010.pdf

 

Media:

‘Meaning, Purpose, and Cause in the Law of Deception’ Gregory Klass:

https://scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1632&context=facpub

The role of the media in social change: http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/95393/1/95393.pdf

‘Guerrilla Networks: An Anarchaeology of 1970s Radical Media Ecologies’, Michael Goddard,

http://en.aup.nl/books/9789089648891-guerrilla-networks.html

Nelson T, Hypermedia

recorded and managed on the website, so works as complete linked system

 

Religion:

(Cognitive Science of Religion)

Why Would Anyone Believe in God? Justin L. Barrett

Believing in God is due to the design of our minds:

https://www.amazon.com/Anyone-Believe-Cognitive-Science-Religion/dp/0759106673/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_14_img_0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=67WQZ7DY6PRX9

NH13BTV

 

Pepe:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/08/pepe-the-frog-creator-kills-off-internet-meme-co-opted-bywhite-supremacists

https://pepethefrogfaith.wordpress.com/

Public Opinion/belief/collective behavior/Psychology:

‘Affect, Not Ideology: A Social Identity Perspective on Polarization’, Shanto Iyengar Gaurav Sood Yphtach

Lelkes, Public Opinion Quarterly, Volume 76, Issue 3, 1 January 2012, Pages 405-431,https://doi.org/10.1093/poq/nfs038

https://www.vox.com/first-person/2017/8/22/16171270/partisanship-politics-discussion-family

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overton_window

‘Amagydalatropolis’ – book on psychology of 4chan shit posters

Tribal behavior/patchwork: https://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2017/05/23/our-narrowing-world/

Less is wrong: https://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Sequences

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMcjxSThD54

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_mysterianism

http://www.sciencenewsline.com/news/2016041915010035.html

 

Reading list social and collective memory:

https://sites.google.com/site/socialandcollectivememory/reading-list

https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/shared-beliefs-in-a-society/book10649

http://robertebartholomew.com/index.php/about-me

http://sbpa.org.br/portal/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/volume-12.pdf

Stigmergy, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stigmergy

Egregore – collective mind: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egregore

Ivars Austers: https://www.psihologija.lu.lv/darbinieki/ivars-austers/

 

Data mining/online behavior/character profiling companies:

https://www.ventureradar.com/similar/Cambridge%20Analytica/5276ce13-dfc8-428a-a2f3-a16cba6e3683

Cambridge Analytica – https://ca-political.com/

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/09/05/deep-state-real-cia-fbi-intelligence-215537

https://www.socialchain.com/about/

 

Complexity:

‘Complexity Guided Tour’, Melanie Mitchell

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Complexity-Guided-Tour-Melanie-Mitchell/dp/0199798109

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