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LSE Lit Fest 2017: platform capitalism by Nick Srnicek

Srnicek, Nick (2017) LSE Lit Fest 2017: platform capitalism by Nick Srnicek. LSE Review of Books (24 Feb 2017). Website.

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Abstract

What unites the emergence of diverse terms such as ‘gig economy’, ‘sharing economy’ and ‘attention economy’? In Platform Capitalism, Nick Srnicek argues that these divergent phenomena can be united around the extent to which they are centred on extracting and using data utilising the business model of the platform. In this short essay, he outlines two key facets of the shift towards these digital infrastructures, including the future challenges this poses.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 05 May 2017 12:32
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2020 00:44
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/75644

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