Feminist Games

quo magis speculativa, magis practica

information economies

where do we begin to build away from capitalism 

we try to create new economies with crypto-currency

shift away from resource extraction and into resource generation

what is there but information?

digital citizenry and death

Users employ the Internet and various digital technologies to create politics around various consumptive practices. These politics inform both the creation of an activity-based citizenry (you play Minecraft? which server? PVP? oh, you also like Candy Crush…?), and the construction of channels (YouTube, F2P, Steam, AdSense) that generate wealth for real world people. 

These technical and digital—in some sense, virtual—channels transcode the human mind and body of the user into a resource that is more easily harvested over time.  Read the rest of this entry »