4AAVC101: Digital Economy and Audiences (at KCL)

These are my notes for 4AAVC101 at King's College London for the 2017-2018 school year. The lecturer, Nick Srnicek, is the author of two excellent books at the intersection of technology and leftist politics: Inventing the Future (with Alex Williams), and Platform Capitalism.

The usual disclaimer: all notes are my personal impressions and do not necessarily reflect the view of the lecturer. Feel free to email me (ilostwaldo, gmail) with any questions or corrections.

Taught by Dr Nick Srnicek, Lecturer in Digital Economy in the Digital Humanities department at King's.

  1. The Digital Economy (September 26)
  2. Cognitive Capitalism and the Attention Economy (October 03)
  3. The Value of Data (October 10)
  4. Peer Production (October 17)
  5. The Rise of Platforms (October 24)
  6. Reading week (October 31)
  7. Advertising and the surveillance economy (November 07)
  8. The data industry (November 14)
  9. The sharing economy (November 21)
  10. Digital Workers (November 28)
  11. The Future of the Digital Economy (December 05)