Posts By: Vasilis Niaros

Vasilis Niaros

Can e-agriculture contribute to erode reciprocal practices?

By on March 23, 2017

A PhD thesis on reciprocal technologies by Eugenio Tisselli. Plymouth University, 2016. Full title: “Reciprocal Technologies: Enabling the Reciprocal Exchange of Voice in Small-Scale Farming Communities through the Transformation of Information and Communications Technologies”. Summary Industrial agricultural systems have compromised local, regional, and even planetary ecosystems, and have largely denied the voices and collaborative practices... Continue reading

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Essay of the Day: An Introduction to Generative Justice

By on March 22, 2017

An article on Generative Justice written by Ron Eglash. Originally published at Revista Teknokultura. Abstract Marx proposed that capitalism’s destructive force is caused, at root, by the alienation of labor value from its generators. Environmentalists have added the concept of unalienated ecological value, and rights activists added the unalienated expressive value of free speech, sexuality,... Continue reading

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Interview with ‘Monsters of the Machine’ Artist, Eugenio Tisselli

By on March 20, 2017

An article by Marc Garrett, originally published at Furtherfield: “As curator of the exhibition Monsters of the machine: Frankenstein in the 21st Century, I thought it necessary to interview the artists in the exhibition, while it is shown in the magnificent gallery space at Laboral, in Spain, until August 31st 2017. I wanted to get... Continue reading

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Social Democratic and Critical Theories of the Intellectual Commons: A Critical Analysis

By on February 22, 2017

An article authored by Antonis Broumas. Originally published at TripleC: Abstract “Over the past twenty years theorizing about the intellectual commons has undeniably become a popular activity not only among scholars that deal with the dialectics between information/communication technologies and society but also among the wider scientific community. Yet, the discourse over intellectual commons and... Continue reading

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Essay of the Day: Thinking about Commons as a post-capitalist perspective for social work

By on February 21, 2017

A book chapter by Jef Peeters in “The Ecosocial Transition of Societies: The Contribution of Social Work and Social Policy” (2017): Abstract “An eco-social transformation of society should imply an answer to the crisis of the social welfare state, which comes under pressure from neoliberal recipes because of the downturn in economic growth: many services... Continue reading

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