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Knowledge Socialism and the Rise of Peer Production: Collegiality, Collaboration, and Collective Intelligence

Sun, April 19, 2:15 to 4:15pm, Virtual Room

Session Type: Symposium


Knowledge socialism is a term that refers to a new global collectivist society that is coming online based on communal aspects of digital culture including sharing, cooperation, collaboration, peer production and collective intelligence. This symposium explores the way our collective digital tools have the power to create the intellectual commons and reshape our minds. Presentations explore knowledge socialism as a philosophical concept that has the power both to explain aspects of current knowledge practices but also certain contradictions in the structure and practice of knowledge capitalism. Presentations explain knowledge socialism as an historical practice, as a part of knowledge capitalism, and as a complicit aspect of algorithmic capitalism.

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