From jamming the motor to hacking the computer: The case of Adbusters
Journal article, 2008

In the past few years, concepts such as “hacking”, “open source”, “protocols” and “peer-to-peer” have begun to circulate in settings that bear little relation to actual computers. Using Adbusters as an example, this article will explore how social activists are developing strategies of resistance on the basis of a nascent computer-inspired worldview.


Karl Palmås

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Resistance Studies Magazine

1654-7063 (ISSN)

Vol. 1 1

Areas of Advance

Information and Communication Technology

Driving Forces

Innovation and entrepreneurship

Subject Categories


History of Technology

Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified

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