On the war machine assemblages
My lecture from 2017 at the University of Amsterdam: Our collective unconscious of violence: on networks and discipline
I’ve been expanding the notion of the rhizomatic war machine assemblage in the sense of also understanding “fake news” networks and bots using the same model: temporal, non hierarchical artifacts deployed for specific “operations”
— Flavia Dzodan (@redlightvoices) February 22, 2018
apropos of old news circulating as fresh earlier today on social media. This is a good analysis of these networks of “trolls” and bots and the claims that they are deployed on short notice: How Did the Pentagon Quantify This Bizarre Statistic on ‘Russian Trolls’?