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On Materialities, Meanings, and The Shape of Things


Lori Emerson reviews The Shape of the Signifier by Walter Benn Michaels.

Sim Capital: General Intellect, World Market, Species Being, and the Video Game


Nick Dyer-Witheford figures the place of video games in the global market, drawing on Marx’s “species being” for scratch paper.

Free Labor: Producing Culture for the Digital Economy


In between bubble and burst, e-commerce drew much of its content from donated labor. Tiziana Terranova questions just how “free” such labor has proved in practice.