Kosmopolis 19


Éric Sadin and Marina Garcés

Radical New Enlightenment to Combat the Silicolonization of the World

Transitions of Capitalism

  • Saturday 23 March, 20.00 - 21.00
  • Hall
  • 3 €

The Silicon Valley civilisation project based on the algorithmic organisation of society is in the process of taking over the world. This would lead to the loss of our sovereignty and to decision-making power being delegated to artificial intelligence. Bearing in mind that the lack of social responsibility and depoliticization which characterise Silicon Valley are its allies, we explore the possibilities of a new radical approach that places the human condition at the centre of the debate. The aim is to recover a critical and transformative attitude against the hegemony of technological solutionism, and update for the present the question posed by La Boétie on voluntary servitude: “Is this a life at all?”.

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