Paul Rosenberg—The moral foundations of fascism: Warring psychological theories struggle to make sense of Hitler, Mussolini and you-know-who (Salon)

George Lakoff—How Talking About Trump Makes Him Normal (Audio: WNYC)

George Lakoff—Understanding Trump (Huffington Post)

Julie Sedivy—Donald Trump Talks Like a Woman (Politico)

Mohammad Al-Rahebi—Biopolitical Immanence, or Whether Foucault and Deleuze Still Matter (La Deleuziana)

Sheldon S. Wolin—Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism

Cathy O’Neil—Donald Trump is the Singularity (Bloomberg)

Sam Leith—Trump’s Rhetoric: A Triumph of Inarticulacy (Guardian)

Michael N. Lyons—CTRL-ALT-DELETE: The Origins and Ideology of the Alternative Right (Political Research Associates)

The FBI’s Secret Rules (series) (The Intercept)

Mike Lofgren—Anatomy of the Deep State (Moyers)

Infrastructures, Algorithmic Ecologies

Keller Easterling—ExtraStatecraft

Anna Munster—An Aesthesia of Networks

Matthew Fuller & Andrew Goffey—Evil Media

Eli Pariser—The Filter Bubble

Trevor Paglen—Invisible Images (e-flux)

Massimo Mazzotti—Algorithmic Life (LARB)

Frank Pasquale—The Algorithmic Self (Hedgehog Review)

Nicholas Nova & Joël Vacheron—The Role of Algorithms in Cultural Production

Joanna Radin—Where Nothing Can Possibly Go Worng (New Inquiry)

Carole Cadwalladr—Google is Not Just a Platform (Guardian)

Carole Cadwalladr—How to Bump Holocaust Deniers Off Google’s Top Spot? Pay Google. (Guardian)

Cory Doctorow—Weapons of Math Destruction (Boing Boing) and Interview with data scientist Cathy O’Neil

Zeynep Tufekci—Mark Zuckerberg is in Denial (NYT)

Hal Hodson—Google’s Deep Mind AI can Lip-Read TV Shows Better Than A Pro (New Scientist)

Josephine Wolff—Fake Images are Getting Harder and Harder to Detect (Nautilus)

Hannes Grassegger & Till Krause—Facebook’s Secret Rules of Deletion (SZ)

John Wagner—Clinton’s Data-Driven Campaign Relied Heavily on an Algorithm Named Ada (WPost)

Joshua Benton—The forces that drove this election’s media failure are likely to get worse (NiemanLab)

Dan McQuillen—Algorithmic Force and Fascism (Occupied Times)

Renee Diresta—Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality by Boosting Conspiracy Theories (Fastcoexist)

Frank Konkel—The CIA Says It Can Predict Social Unrest as Early as 3 to 5 Days Out (Defense One) and this

Jessica Pishko—A Mike Flynn-Approved Hate Group is Teaching Cops to Track Muslims (Backchannel)

Kate Crawford & Hito Steyerl—Data Streams (New Inquiry)

Frank Pasquale—Digital Star Chamber (Aeon)

Hannes Grassegger & Mikael Krogerus—The Data that Turned the World Upside Down (Motherboard)

Zach Blas & Simone Browne—Beyond the Internet and all Control Diagrams (New Inquiry)

Andrew Tarantola—How Artificial Intelligence Can Be Corrupted to Repress Free Speech (Endgadget)

William Davies—How Statistics Lost their Power (Guardian)

Nick Couldry—The Price of Connection: Surveillance Capitalism (The Conversation)

Participation 2.0

Katherine Behar—Speaking Volumes (Keynote at Tuning Speculation IV). Print version with sources.

Jodi Dean—Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies

Wendy Chun—Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual New Media

Tara Isabella Burton—Apocalypse Whatever: the making of a racist, sexist religion on 4chan (Real Life)

Carole Cadwalladr—Google, Democracy and the Truth about Internet Search (Guardian)

William Bogard—Rhythm of the Clicks (Ctheory)

Michael Betancourt—The Paradox of Agency (Ctheory)

Joe Weisenthal—Donald Trump, the First President of Our Post-Literate Age (Bloomberg)

Ben Davis—Art Must Admit the Lesson of Donald Trump’ Election or Face Irrelevance (Artnet)

Molly McHugh—How We Built Our Bubble (The Ringer)

Medium Kantbot—All the Techcomm Blogger’s Men (Medium)

Farhad Manjoo—The Alt Majority: How Social Networks Empowered Mass Protests Against President Trump (NYT)

Disinformation, Fake News, Propaganda, Obfuscation

Kelton Sears—Seizing the Memes of Production (Seattle Weekly)

Nick Bilton—Fake News is about to get even scarier than you ever dreamed (Vanity Fair)

Robinson Meyer—The Rise of Progressive ‘Fake News’ (The Atlantic)

Ryan Holiday—I Helped Create the Milo Trolling Playbook. You Should Stop Playing Right into It. (Observer)

Berit Anderson—The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine (Medium)

Hannah Barton—Tactical Virality (Real Life)

Harry Frankfurt—On Bullshit and Why Bullshit is No Laughing Matter (Gordon Pennycook)

Jacob Soll—The Long and Brutal History of Fake News (Politico) and The Great Fake News Scare of 1530 (Zero Hedge)

Daniel Boorstin—The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America

Peter Pomerantsev—Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia

Neil MacFarquar—A Powerful Russian Weapon: The Spread of False Stories (NYT)

Brian Phillips—Shirtless Trump Saves Drowning Kitten: Facebook’s fake news problem and the rise of the postmodern right (MTV)

Glenn Greenwald—A Clinton Fan Manufactured Fake News (The Intercept)

Craig Silverman—This Analysis Shows How Fake Election News Stories Outperformed Real News On Facebook (BuzzFeed)

Adam H. Johnson—Everyone Wants to Stop Fake News, But No One Seems to Know Exactly What It Is (The Nation)

Robert Mackey—Disinformation, Not Fake News, Got Trump Elected, And It Is Not Stopping (The Intercept)

Jeremy Peters—Wielding Claims of ‘Fake News,’ Conservatives Take Aim at Mainstream Media (NYT)

Mark Fisher—Pizzagate: From Rumor, to Hashtag, to Gunfire in D.C. (WPost)

Kyle Chayka—Facebook and Google Make Lies As Pretty As Truth (The Verge)

Jim Davies—Why Do We Get Transported by Stories We Know Aren’t True (Nautilus)

Michael Marder—The Con Artistry of the Deal (The Philosophical Salon)

Gina Smith—Paramedia: How Fake News, Bots and Social Won Trump the White House (A New Domain)

Olivia Solon—How Google’s Search Algorithm Spreads False Information with a Rightwing Bias (Guardian)

Craig Silverman—The Unbelievable Story Behind the Strangest Fake News Empire on the Web (Buzzfeed)

Georgina Kenyon—The Man Who Studies the Spread of Ignorance (BBC)

Glenn Greenwald—The Guardian’s Summary of Julian Assange’s Interview Went Viral and Was Completely False (The Intercept)

Douglas Haddow—Meme Warfare: how the power of mass replication has poisoned the US election (The Guardian)

Julie Lenarz—Russia has made fake news into a weapon (Telegraph)

Danah Boyd—Hacking the Attention Economy (Points)

George Lakoff—A Taxonomy of Trump Tweets (WNYC)

Jamie Ross—This Guy Tricked Infowars into Publishing a Completely Fake Report on Trump (BuzzFeed)

CJ Hopkins—Why Ridiculous Official Propaganda Still Works (CounterPunch)

Glenn Greenwald—Watch How Casually False Claims Are Published (The Intercept)

Stephen Armstrong—Pizza, politics and pure fiction: The Rise of Fake News (Telegraph)

Emily Dreyfuss—Want to Make a Lie Seem True? Say it Again. And Again. And Again. (Wired)


Jodi Dean—Not Us, Me (Verso)

Glenn Greenwald—Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lessons of Brexit (The Intercept)

Mark B. N. Hansen—Our Predictive Condition; or, Prediction in the Wild (in The Nonhuman Turn) (2015)

Delphi Carstens—Hyperstition

Brian Massumi—Perception Attack: Brief on War Time

Elie Ayache - In the Middle of the Event (2011)

Mètis AKA Cunning Intelligence

Keller Easterling—Disposition (2010)

Chris Fleming & John O’Carroll—The Art of the Hoax (2010)

Nandita Biswas Mellamphy - Ghost in the Shell Game: On the Mètic Mode of Existence, Inception and Innocence (2013)

Marcel Détienne & Jean-Pierre Vernant – Cunning Intelligence in Greek Culture and Society (1974)

James C. Scott – Domination and the Arts of Resistance (1990)

Ruth Saxelby—Metahaven Is Breaking The Propaganda Machine (The Fader)

Metahaven—The Sprawl