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Delfanti A (2021) The Warehouse. Workers and Robots at Amazon. Pluto Press. Read more or download a sample chapter

Delfanti A and Arvidsson A (2019) Introduction to Digital Media, Wiley-Blackwell. Read more

Delfanti A (2013) Biohackers. The Politics of Open Science, Pluto Press. Read more

Articles and chapters

Delfanti A and Frey B (2020) Humanly extended automation, or the future of work seen through Amazon patents, Science, Technology & Human Values. Download journal article or preprint

Delfanti A (2020) The financial market of ideas: A theory of academic social media, Social Studies of Science. Download journal article or preprint.

Delfanti A (2020) Fake archives: The search for openness in scholarly communication platforms. In Biagioli M and Lippman A (eds.) Gaming the Metrics: Misconduct and Manipulation in Academic Research. MIT Press. Download preprint

Delfanti A (2019) Machinic dispossession and augmented despotism: Digital work in an Amazon warehouse, New Media & Society, OnlineFirst. Download journal article or preprint

Delfanti A and Söderberg J (2018) Repurposing the hacker. Three cycles of recuperation in the evolution of hacking and capitalism, Ephemera. Theory and Politics in Organization 18(3): 457-476. Download

Delfanti A (2017) Distributed biotechnology. In Tyfield D, Lave R, Randalls S and Thorpe C (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of Science. Routledge: 237-246. Download

Delfanti A and Iaconesi S (2016) Open source cancer. Brain scans and the rituality of biodigital data sharing. In Barney D, Coleman G, Ross C, Sterne J and Tembeck T (eds) The Participatory Condition in the Digital Age. University of Minnesota Press: 123-144. Download

Delfanti A (2016) Beams of particles and papers. How digital preprint archives shape authorship and credit, Social Studies of Science 46(4): 629-645. Download

Casemajor N, Couture S, Delfin S, Goerzen M and Delfanti A (2015) Non-participation in digital media. Toward a framework of mediated political action, Media, Culture & Society 37(6): 850-866. Download

Delfanti A (2012) Tweaking genes in your garage: biohacking between activism and entrepreneurship. In Sützl W and Hug T (eds.) Activist Media and Biopolitics. Critical Media Interventions in the Age of Biopower, Innsbruck University Press: 163-178. Download

Delfanti A (2011) Hacking genomes. The ethic of open and rebel biology, International Review of Information Ethics 15: 52-57. Download

Delfanti A, Castelfranchi Y and Pitrelli N (2009) What dr. Venter did on his holidays. Exploration, hacking, entrepreneurship in the narratives of the Sorcerer II expedition, New Genetics & Society 28(4): 415-430. Download

Edited works

Delfanti A and Sharma S (eds.) (2019) Log out! The platform economy and worker resistance, Notes from Below​ 7. Link.

Balbi G, Delfanti A and Magaudda P (eds.) (2016) Digital circulation: Media, materiality, infrastructures, Tecnoscienza. Italian Journal of Science & Technology Studies 7(1-2). Download

Söderberg J and Delfanti A (eds.) (2015) Special section: Hacking hacked!, Science, Technology & Human Values 40(5). Download Introduction

Delfanti A and Söderberg J (eds.) (2012) Special issue: Bio/hardware hacking, Journal of Peer Production 2. Download

Delfanti A (ed.) (2010) User-led and peer-to-peer science, Journal of Science Communication 9 (1). Introduction: Users and peers. From citizen science to P2P science. Download

Essays, editorials and other stuff (selection)

Delfanti A, Radovac L, and Walker T (2021) The Amazon panopticon: A guide for workers, organizers & policymakers. Report for UNI Global Union. Download

Delfanti A (2020) ‘Capitalism’s wet dream’: Amazon’s patents signal the future it hopes to achieve. Novara Media. Link

Busi B, Delfanti A, and Biddle E (2020) Workers and the virus. Radical lessons from Italy in the age of COVID-19. Pluto Press blog. Link

Delfanti A (2019) The theft of time and knowledge. Transnational Social Strike Journal, Fall. Link

Delfanti A (2018) Amazon is the new FIAT. Political recomposition in the Italian digital economy, Notes From Below 3. Link

Delfanti A (2017) Evil scholarly publishing, Cultural Anthropology. Link

Delfanti A and Pitrelli N (2015) Open science: revolution or continuity? In Albagli S, Maciel ML and Abdo AH (eds.) Open Science, Open Issues. IBICT; Unirio. Download

Delfanti A (2014) Is do-it-yourself biology being co-opted by institutions? In Bureaud A and Whiteley L (eds) Meta Life. Biotechnologies, Synthetic Biology, Alife and the Arts, MIT Press. Download

Mancuso M et al. (2012) The open future, special issue of Musiques et Cultures Digitales. Table of content

Delfanti A (2012) Open access and science communication. Reflections on the need for a more open communication environment, Journal of Science Communication 11(2). Download

Delfanti A (ed.) (2011) Know your genes. The marketing of direct-to-consumer genetic testing, Journal of Science Communication 10(3). Download

Delfanti A (2011) Where is public communication of science going?, Journal of Science Communication 10(2). Download

Delfanti A (2010) Open science, a complex movement, Journal of Science Communication 9(3). Download

Delfanti A (ed.) (2008) Collaborative web between open and closed science, Journal of Science Communication 7(2). Download



Delfanti A (2013) Biohacker. Scienza aperta e società dell’informazione, Elèuthera. Read more

Arvidsson A and Delfanti A (2016) Introduzione ai media digitali, Il Mulino, (seconda edizione). Read more

Articoli e capitoli

Delfanti A e Söderberg J (2017) Riappropriarsi dell’hacking. Tre cicli di trasformazione nel capitalismo digitale, in Armano E, Murgia A e Teli M (a cura di): Platform capitalism e confini del lavoro negli spazi digitali, Mimesis.

Delfanti A (2013) Geni ribelli. La scienza aperta nell’immagine pubblica di due biologi, Tecnoscienza, Italian Journal of Science & Technology Studies 4 (2). Download

Selezione di articoli brevi, editoriali, eccetera.

Delfanti A (2014) Curami, curami, curami! Malattia e condivisione in rete. Studi culturali 1, 2014. Download

Delfanti A (2013) La scienza aperta nell’era dei media digitali. In Niessen B (ed.) Sociale, digitale. Trasformazioni della cultura e delle reti, Doppiozero. Link

Delfanti A (2011) Monsieur Mauss, adieu! Dono e comunità nella rete, Studi culturali 1. Download