By Franco “Bifo” Berardi
“Bifo is a grasp of world activism within the age of melancholy. His venture is knowing genuine present capitalism. feel the melancholy of the rebel, take pleasure in this amazing ‘labor of the negative!’” —Geert Lovink, Dutch/Australian internet critic
“In this dazzling e-book the concept that of destiny, which supported the trendy background of tradition, politics, and financial system, is revised, reverted, cancelled and eventually revived in a wholly unforeseen means. From Futurism to post-futurism, Bifo takes us on a trip via and past the century that depended on within the future.” —Christian Marazzi, writer of The Violence of economic Capitalism
The century-long obsession with the concept that of the long run has, eventually, come to an finish. starting with F. T. Marinetti's “Futurist Manifesto” and the global race towards a brand new and hugely mechanized society that outlined the “Century of Progress,” Italian media activist Franco “Bifo” Berardi strains the genesis of future-oriented suggestion during the punk flow of the early ’70s and into the media revolution of the ’90s. Cyberculture, the final actually utopian imaginative and prescient of the longer term, has led to a conflict, and left at the back of an ever-growing process of digital lifestyles and real loss of life, of digital wisdom and real war.
The destiny, Bifo argues, has failed us. Our accountability now's to make a decision what comes next.
Franco “Bifo” Berardi is an Italian critic and media activist. one of many founders of the infamous Radio Alice, a pirate radio station that turned the voice of the independent formative years move of Bologna within the overdue Nineteen Seventies, Bifo is the writer of a number of works of idea, together with The Soul at Work, Precarious Rhapsody, and “The Post-Futurist Manifesto.”
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