March, 2020

New Book: The Eternal Network

Kristoffer Gansing and Inga Luchs (eds.), The Eternal Network, Amsterdam, INC, 2020.

‘The network is everlasting’ wrote Robert Filliou and George Brecht in 1967, a statement that, at first glance, still seems to be true of today’s world. Yet there are also signs that the omnipresence of networks is evolving into another reality. In recent times, the limits of networks rather than their endless possibilities have been brought into focus. Ongoing media debates about hate speech, fake news, and algorithmic bias swirl into a growing backlash against networks. Perhaps it is time to reconsider the contemporary reach and relevance of the network imaginary.

More information: https://networkcultures.org/blog/publication/the-eternal-network/

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