Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
SINCE the financial crash of 2008, and during the decade of austerity and upheaval that followed, the search has been on for a new Karl Marx, a thinker who can see our current system, and its crises of money, technology and work, as a vast and interconnected whole.
I am not sure that a measured business professor from Harvard University called Shoshana Zuboff would want to be seen as a modern version of the polemicist of poster or biopic fame. …
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