Marty McGuire

Posts Tagged technology

Thu Apr 8
πŸ”– Bookmarked Personas Non Grata: why, and how, to design for harm reduction – Simply Secure

“Building a fireproof structure is a whole lot more efficient (and humanitarian) than building something highly flammable and hiring some folks to stand around with buckets of water.”

Wed May 13
πŸ”– Bookmarked The History of the Future

“The history of the future is a study of political imagination and political will.”

Sun May 6
πŸ”– Bookmarked Invisible Labor and Digital Utopias

β€œthe problems we face with digital labor and digital utopias are not necessarily simply about the digital but rather about systems and structures that have long been in place”

Sat Feb 24
πŸ“• Finished reading Calm Technology by Amber Case
Mon Jul 17
πŸ”– Bookmarked Mandatory Updates β€” Real Life

“Having the technology that most effectively enhances the speed and efficiency with which we can access, process, and respond to information is a prerequisite for being a productive worker in the 21st century. To refuse is to fail.”

Thu Apr 27
πŸ”– Bookmarked The Future: History that Hasn’t Happened Yet - Bruce Sterling Keynote at SXSW 2017

“When we say that our machines can render us irrelevant we are buying into a suicidal ideology that has the dark allure of a martyr operation. … This particular breed of lethal passive despair is one of our period’s major moral vices. … We don’t lack gusto because our life is inherently not worth living, we actually lack conviction and self-esteem because we are lying to ourselves.”