General Intellect Unit

Podcast of the Cybernetic Marxists. Examining the intersection of Technology, (Left) Politics and Philosophy

Episodes Date

In which we discuss Francis Spufford's book "Red Plenty". This is part two of a two-part series, if you missed part one you should go back to the previous episode and start there. Links: Red Plenty o...
February 21, 2018
In which we discuss Francis Spufford's book "Red Plenty". Part 2 will air in two weeks. Links: Red Plenty on Amazon.com General Intellect Unit on iTunes http://generalintellectunit.net https://twitte...
February 7, 2018
In which we talk about the theory of Alienation. Links: General Intellect Unit on iTunes http://generalintellectunit.net https://twitter.com/giunitpod General Intellect Unit on Facebook General Intel...
January 24, 2018
In which we talk about David Graeber's 2012 essay "Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit". Links: Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit General Intellect Unit on iTunes http://gen...
January 10, 2018
In this episode we discuss the 1995 essay "The Californian Ideology" by Richard Barbrook and Andy Cameron. This episode was recorded before the Blade Runner 2049 episodes, so in the recording it's mis...
December 27, 2017
In which we resume our discussion of Blade Runner 2049. This episode is part two of a two-part series, so you should go back to episode 003 if you missed it the first time. Links: Blade Runner 2049 o...
December 13, 2017
In which we discuss Blade Runner 2049, a fantastic piece of dystopian sci-fi, and a movie which has a lot to say about Ecological Collapse, Technology, Labor, and Alienation. This episode is part one ...
November 29, 2017
In this episode we talk about the book "Four Futures" by Peter Frase. The book shows four possible scenarios for life beyond Capitalism, some much more pleasant than others.   Links: Four Futures at...
November 15, 2017
The first episode of General Intellect Unit, in which Shane and Kyle introduce the show and talk a little bit about Marx's idea of a "General Intellect" Links: http://generalintellectunit.net https:/...
October 31, 2017