“it is not machines that have created capitalism, but capitalism that creates machines, and that is constantly introducing breaks and cleavages through which it revolutionizes its technical modes of production”. The tendency in capitalism has always been to ultimately displace humans which are inferior to the automated fields of force we term machines, but only in our time has capitalism gained access to systems of technical objects (Simondon) capable of performing beyond or outside or – autonomously without the need or supervision of humans. We’ve become expendable.

Source: Post-Accelerationism: Dismantling the Social Machine | Techno Occulture

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