Surveillance Seminar Series: You Are a Hedge Fund with Kim Stanley Robinson
Apr 26, 2016
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
|Where||UC Davis Law - King Hall Room 1301|
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Every individual’s internet activities makes them contributors of data to a interlocking system in which they are forced to become in effect the managers of a personal hedge fund which tries to manage life risks placed on them by the privatization of risk. In this situation surveillance is just one aspect, and often not the worst aspect, of the financialization of daily life. Democratic resistance strategies for counteracting this enclosure of individuals’ futures will be explored.