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Surrogate humanity : race, robots, and the politics of technological futures

Author: Neda Atanasoski; Kalindi Vora
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Perverse modernities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Surrogate Humanity Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora trace the ways in which robots, artificial intelligence, and other technologies serve as surrogates for human workers within a labor system entrenched in racial capitalism and patriarchy. Analyzing myriad technologies, from sex robots and military drones to sharing-economy platforms, Atanasoski and Vora show how liberal structures of antiblackness, settler  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Atanasoski, Neda, author.
Surrogate humanity
Durham : Duke University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018044223
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neda Atanasoski; Kalindi Vora
ISBN: 9781478003861 1478003863 9781478003175 1478003170
OCLC Number: 1034887226
Description: x, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Technoliberalism and automation : racial imaginaries of a post-labor world --
Sharing, collaboration, and the commons in the fourth industrial revolution : the appropriative techniques of technoliberal capitalism --
Automation and the invisible service function : toward an "artificial artificial intelligence" --
The surrogate human affect : the racial programming of robot emotion --
Machine autonomy and the unmanned spacetime of technoliberal warfare --
Killer robots : feeling human in the field of war --
Epilogue: On technoliberal desire, or why there is no such thing as a feminist AI.
Series Title: Perverse modernities.
Responsibility: Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora.

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Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora trace the ways in which robots, artificial intelligence, and other technologies serve as surrogates for human workers within a labor system that is entrenched in and  Read more...

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