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Geert Lovink on our networked condition
Stefanie Krasnow on our digital realities
Franco “Bifo” Berardi at the moment act of the eu tragedy
Adbusters on Chess vs. Weiqi
Micah White and Chiara Ricciardone on touchdown a dying blow to capitalism
Andy Merrifield at the radical politics of memes
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