Friday 28 October 2016
This Session will be dedicated to discussing the idea of corporate automation, through the reading of two articles by Donald MacKenzie. Participants need only read one of the two articles, but of course can read both.
1 – Article from the London Review of Books (11 September 2014), which is designed for a wide readership. Download here: speed-mackenzie
2 – The detailed history of one particular automated trading firm, Automated Trading Desk. Download here: a-material-political-economy-mackenzie