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Analyzing the intersection of Technology, Politics and Philosophy, from an unapologetically Leftist perspective.

General Intellect Unit General Intellect Unit

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Analyzing the intersection of Technology, Politics and Philosophy, from an unapologetically Leftist perspective.

    093 - Internet for the People, Part 2

    093 - Internet for the People, Part 2

    In which we conclude our reading of "Internet for the People", by Ben Tarnoff.
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    • 1 hr 25 min
    092 - Internet for the People, Part 1

    092 - Internet for the People, Part 1

    In which we read "Internet for the People", by Ben Tarnoff.
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    091 - Agile and the Long Crisis of Software

    091 - Agile and the Long Crisis of Software

    In which we read "Agile and the Long Crisis of Software", by Miriam Posner.
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    • 1 hr 35 min
    B45 - Brain of the Firm, Finale

    B45 - Brain of the Firm, Finale

    In which the GIU community comes together to wrap up our discussion of Stafford Beer's "Brain of the Firm".
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    B44 - Brain of the Firm, Chapter 20, Part 8

    B44 - Brain of the Firm, Chapter 20, Part 8

    In which the GIU community comes together to finish "Prospectus", the 20th and final chapter of Stafford Beer's "Brain of the Firm".
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    B43 - Brain of the Firm, Chapter 20, Part 7

    B43 - Brain of the Firm, Chapter 20, Part 7

    In which the GIU community comes together to discuss "Prospectus", the 20th and final chapter of Stafford Beer's "Brain of the Firm".
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    • 1 hr 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

lucian1900 ,

Fascinating

Excellent summary and Marxist analysis of various media and writings pertaining to our changing world and future.

The Blade Runner 2049 film analysis in particular made me realise many things I hadn’t noticed after watching it.

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