'What Does Academia.edu's Success Mean for Open Access: The Data-Driven World of Search Engines and Social Networking', LSE Impact of the Social Sciences Blog, October 22, 2015.
'The Uberfication of the University', Discover Society, July 30, 2015.
Turkish translation of New Cultural Studies: Adventures in Theory
Forget the Book: Writing in the Age of Digital Publishing, discussion with Doug Sery, Sean Cubitt and Sarah Kember, CREATe at Goldsmiths, University of London, 25 May, 2013.
Talk on 'Piracy and Open Access', The Post-Digital Scholar conference, Leuphana University, Germany, November 12-14, 2014.
'Pirate Radical Philosophy', Radical Philosophy, 173, May/June, 2012.
Lecture on Pirate Philosophy, Coventry University, September 29, 2008.
Series of events looking at research and scholarship in a 'posthumanities' context, organised by the Centre for Disruptive Media, and featuring Mark Amerika, Søren Pold, Monika Bakke, Iris van der Tuin and Johanna Drucker:
Disrupting the Scholarly Establishment: How to Create Affirmative and Alternative Institutions (March 2014)
Aesthetics of the Humanities (June 2014)
Radical Methodologies for the Posthumanities (March 2015)
Digitize Me, Visualize Me, Search Me (Ann Arbor: Open Humanities Press - an imprint of MPublishing, University of Michigan, 2011)
New Cultural Studies: The Liquid Theory Reader (Ann Arbor: Open Humanities Press, 2009)
Fluid notes on liquid books in Timothy W. Luke and Jeremy W. Hunsinger eds, Putting Knowledge to Work and Letting Information Play: The Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, Center for Digital Discourse and Culture (CDDC) @ Virginia Tech.
'Towards a new political economy: Open Humanities Press and the open access monograph' - talk at the first OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) conference, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, February 24–25, 2011.
Culture Machine Live - series of podcasts considering a range of issues including the digital humanities, internet politics, the future of cultural studies, cultural theory and philosophy. Interviewees and speakers include Johanna Drucker, N. Katherine Hayles, Chantal Mouffe, Geert Lovink, Alan Liu, Ted Striphas, and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.
Culture Machine Live is a series of podcasts looking at a range of issues including the digital humanities, Internet politics, transparency, open access, cultural theory and the future of cultural studies and philosophy. Interviewees and speakers include Johanna Drucker, Chantal Mouffe, Geert Lovink, Alan Liu, Ted Striphas, and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.
This series is curated by Janneke Adema, Clare Birchall, Gary Hall & Pete Woodbridge.
For more information about the online, open access journal Culture Machine, visit www.culturemachine.net
No. 16. How to Produce a Critique of ‘Open’ in 3 Easy Steps
Step 1) Set up something you are calling ‘open’ as a straw man by projecting a narrow and weak understanding of openness onto it.
Step 3) Present your own version of ‘open’ as an alternative. This allows you to be the hero of your own narrative by in effect saving ‘open’ from itself.
No need to worry about your version of open having already been explored in a more nuanced and rigorous fashion within the movements for open access, open education, open knowledge and so forth. The beauty of this simple, easy to replicate 3-step process is that, by setting up open as a straw man and defining it in a way that serves your own interests, you avoid having to pay attention to any of this.
* Important: if your critique involves making a careful reading of thinkers from the history of openness, you absolutely must, must, must remember not to show the same kind of ethical responsibility and hospitality toward contemporary thinkers of what you are calling ‘open’.