Nick Dyer-Witheford

is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of Cyber-Marx: Cycles and Circuits of Struggle in High Technology Capitalism (Chicago: University of Illinois, 1999) and Cyber-Proletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex (London: Pluto Press, 2015).

Cyber-Proletariat: an Interview with Nick Dyer-Witheford

Cyber-Proletariat: an Interview with Nick Dyer-Witheford

Under­ly­ing those points – which we might call tac­ti­cal points about the usage of cyber­net­ic tech­nolo­gies by rev­o­lu­tion­ary move­ments – is anoth­er larg­er, more strate­gic point: the changes in class com­po­si­tion which have been effect­ed by cap­i­tal in terms of its restruc­tur­ing of the glob­al work­force using automa­ta and net­works and, in the finan­cial sys­tem, net­works of automa­ta.