Dylan Riley’s mini-essays are an affordable treatment for the mental disorder of reification.
No, and that’s OK.
Revolutionary Mathematics convincingly demonstrates that our primary task in a critique of algorithmic logic should not be de-reification, which would presuppose a degree of control over technology that we do not possess. But it doesn’t always follow its own advice.
The Class Matrix is essential reading. It’s too bad it’s wasted on academics.
Blowback Season Two is a welcome advance on Season One, but the show might have outgrown its title.
A review of Catherine Liu’s Virtue Hoarders.
A review of Sarah Schulman’s new oral history, Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993.