Preventing future climate damage is one important thing, but so is building a society that can weather the changes we can no longer prevent. Destroying white supremacy, abolishing oppressive systems, and supporting Indigenous sovereignty & following their leadership is key.
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4/ If you want a sense of what it's about from one of the editors, this podcast episode is what got me first interested: https://twitter.com/thecodewitch/status/1373816834819039236
3/ I feel like our collective memory in this industry is so short, and this book helps counteract that AND illustrate how the short, selective memory is very much intentional. It's a real peek behind the curtain on tech regardless of your personal proximity.
2/ The essays in this book were everything I was missing from my uni course on Computers & Society; it traces lines across time and space to illustrate how the new ethical quandaries in tech aren't new at all.
1/ This month I finished reading "Your Computer Is on Fire" and it left an impression on me as a programmer that will and have me revisiting the ideas and stories in it years from now. https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/your-computer-fire
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