Logistical media coordinate and control the movement of labor, people, and things situated along and within global supply chains. The combination of software and infrastructure holds a determining force in the production of subjectivity and the capacity for action. Algorithmic architectures of logistical media extract data and manage labor whose value is exploited as financial capital. Gamification techniques further extend the power of logistical media as technologies that govern knowledge production. Anonymity offers one possible strategy of withdrawal.
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Ned Rossiter; Coded Vanilla: Logistical Media and the Determination of Action. South Atlantic Quarterly 1 January 2015; 114 (1): 135–152. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00382876-2831334
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