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DIGICOMM 3205F/G   Net-Work: Labour and Profit in Web 2.0

Course Description
This course will explore the impact that User-Generated Content, Social Networks have had on contemporary conceptions of labour and work. Through the lens of Autonomist Marxism and related theory, the course will consider the changes taking place in labour processes and the products being produced by this shift to immaterial work. Emphasis will be on the professional and applied applications of this topic, with special attention payed to ethics of and exploitation within knowledge work and digital labour.

Antirequisites: MIT 3133F/G. 

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.