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United States of Facebook: new methods of online governance

United States of Facebook: new methods of online governance

As of June 2019, Facebook boasts almost 2.5 billion monthly active users (Company Info | Facebook Newsroom). If it were a country, Facebook would be the biggest in the world by a large margin. However, everybody knows that it...
Platform Capitalism: Neoliberalism and the Homo Economicus

Platform Capitalism: Neoliberalism and the Homo Economicus

In relation to the theme of neoliberalism, we chose to explore the creation of the homo-economicus and the factors that play into it: Both classical and neo-liberalism place importance on man as an economic subject. They both have a...
Book Review: Network Power – David Singh Grewal

Book Review: Network Power – David Singh Grewal

     Globalization is reintroduced to society in David Singh Grewal’s “Network Power”. A volume that contains so much information, it can easily be viewed as a contemporary globalization handbook. Grewal’s perspective is fresh and bold, albeit not empirically substantiated....

New Network Theory – Tiziana Terranova

Tiziana Terranova is the author of Corpi nella Rete (Bodies in the Net) and Network Culture and is currently a visiting professor in Sociology of Communication at the University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’. Her talk concerns the following topic; Everything...