Publications

From Hammer to Infrastructure: Breaking down the Amazon Marketplace

Published in Amazon Anthology, 2022

This paper traces the invisibilized infrastructures that the one-click button obfuscates in order to better understand how Amazon’s platform profits from broken systems.

Recommended citation: Pascal, Ulysses (2021). "From Hammer to Infrastructure: Breaking down the Amazon Marketplace." Amazon Anthology. Paul Smith, Alex Monea, Maillim Santiago eds. (Forthcoming)

The Gamification of Games

Published in Game Over: For a critique of video game rationality, 2021

Open worlds are well adapted to surveillance and control; endless possibilities for exploration are matched by equally endless opportunities for data collection.

Recommended citation: Your Name, You. (2015). "The Gamification of Games." In Game Over: For a critique of video game rationality. Matteo Bittanti ed. Mimesis Edizioni. Milan, Italy. http://academicpages.github.io/files/paper3.pdf