Technique

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Wark, A Hacker Manifesto, #133:

The subordination of information to the repetition of communication means the enslavement of its producers to the interests of its owners. It is the hacker class that taps the virtuality of information, but it is the vectoralist class that owns and controls the means of production of information on an industrial scale. Their interests lie in extracting as much margin as possible from information, in commodifying it to the nth degree. Information that exists solely as private property is no longer free, for it is chained to the repetition of the property form.

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  1. Ingrid Flexhaug says:

    In Modern Society the prospect of living in a separate element dominated by status, power, and profit is the primary drive of the Vectoralist class. This persuasive element is created by the hacker class who are controlled by the Vectoralist class to act as a vehicle of communication in an effect to produce a profitable margin by consolidation of production. A paradox can be examined where although the “hacker” class is henpecked by the Vectoralist class who “owns and controls the means of production of info on an industrial scale” if we flip this scenario (Like a pancake) this hierarchy actually projects the hacker class has having power over the Vectoralist class in a subliminal way. The hacker class dominates the means of communication because they possess knowledge that has the power to act as a commodity to the nth degree. Although property is no longer free, through means of technology, such as the internet, it is the hacker class that has the ability to project and commute free “private property by means of websites, making paid sites free, giving access to “paid” websites owned by vectoralists etc). By “hacking” (no pun intended) the means of technology the hacker class creates a commercial impulse, becoming an entirely separate element of (free) communication by technology that is not enforced by policies of private property.

  2. Ingrid Flexhaug says:

    The process of production from a hacker’s point of view:

    I’d like to reiterate the Hacker Manifesto. My “Pancake Paradox” described the technological aspect of the hacker class but I want to expand on the means of production. The Process of production creates a unique subject, creating a production entirely new. A unique product is produced by the hacker class, singular in the eye of the producer. The product which is designed by the hacker class is a process where repeating the product is the goal to differentiate, to hack. The ruling class (vectoralist) controls the process of production that is reproduced again and again by the hacker class to create a commodity of profit. This pattern is continuous through a economic and corporate stand point. Class power is exerted over the hacker class which in its entirety, oppresses and marginalizes other hackers. The hacker class who are the basis of production (the farmers, workers, hackers) have the urge to free the subordinate ruling over production and overcome vectoralists drive for profit. The vectoralists enslave production by means of surplus whereas the hacker class interest themselves in free productivity.