Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The price of connection: ‘surveillance capitalism’

The problem is not so much someone reading my emails, but the collection of metadata. In any case, if the mere existence of such power contradicts liberty, why were we … Continue reading

Friday, 23 September 2016 · Leave a comment

The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Investing with a gender lens can create financial and social impact by increasing women’s access to capital, promoting workplace equity, and creating products and services that improve the lives of … Continue reading

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 · Leave a comment

Big Other: Surveillance Capitalism and the Prospects of an Information Civilization

This article describes an emergent logic of accumulation in the networked sphere, ‘surveillance capitalism,’ and considers its implications for ‘information civilization.’ Google is to surveillance capitalism what General Motors was … Continue reading

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 · Leave a comment