prosumer

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prosumer

(PROfessional conSUMER) A person who is very knowledgeable about a subject and likes to purchase high-quality equipment. For example, many digital cameras fall into the prosumer category (see viewfinder). They offer higher quality and more advanced features than the lower-end consumer variety, but still do not possess all the features of the most professional units on the market. See consumer.
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Yet, even in this sense, prosumerism cannot be read as a simple extension of the traditional modes of capital accumulation.
To understand these relations, it is necessary to describe the convergence of prosumerism and neoliberal thought.
This article uses the optic of neoliberalism to examine the continuities and discontinuities between the convergence of capitalism and prosumerism.
0 becomes adopted in more contexts, the need to engage critically with labor within prosumerism becomes more urgent.