Nick Srnicek (1982 in Canada) is a lecturer in digital economy at King's College London. He is the recent author of Platform Capitalism, as well as the co-author of Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work (with Alex Williams). With Helen Hester, he has a new book coming out on the interchange between social reproduction and anti-work politics, entitled After Work: The Politics of Free Time. His next research project will be examining the political economy of AI and the ways in which machine learning and big data are generating monopolies of power and profit within contemporary capitalism, and what this may mean for the future of the economy.
As of December 2019