Urban society of the twentieth century is now fully overlapped and doubly-linked with digitalisation, heralding frictions as well as new collective ways of living. Platforming transforms the urbanised planet, finding fertile ‘land’ to flourish. A new interconnected vortex re-shapes this planet: thousands of satellites orbiting around the globe are machines supporting the fabric of contemporary life; the Industrial Revolution 4.0 radically modifies production, distribution and consumption processes; digital technologies amend social reproduction. These are all political processes. They evolve through fractures, frictions, conflicts, struggles. From the politics of platform to their urban battlefields, what follows are a few insights from the Platform Era. We are approaching now: please, break the algorithmic

From Urban to Platform (and Return): Emerging Time-Spaces

Maurilio Pirone;Mattia Frapporti;Niccolò Cuppini
2021

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Urban society of the twentieth century is now fully overlapped and doubly-linked with digitalisation, heralding frictions as well as new collective ways of living. Platforming transforms the urbanised planet, finding fertile ‘land’ to flourish. A new interconnected vortex re-shapes this planet: thousands of satellites orbiting around the globe are machines supporting the fabric of contemporary life; the Industrial Revolution 4.0 radically modifies production, distribution and consumption processes; digital technologies amend social reproduction. These are all political processes. They evolve through fractures, frictions, conflicts, struggles. From the politics of platform to their urban battlefields, what follows are a few insights from the Platform Era. We are approaching now: please, break the algorithmic
Platform Urbanism and its Discontents, nai010, pp. 349-360.
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