Bookmarks

Collection of reference materials or articles I've collected


On Weaponised Design ~ Shiba Computer

The lived experiences of digital platform users is at odds with how these systems are designed. Weaponised design – a process that allows for harm of users within the defined bounds of a designed system – is faciliated by designers who are oblivious to the politics of digital infrastructure or consider their design practice output to be apolitical. Despite traumatic events against users with increasing regularity, addressing the weaponisation of design is not yet a priority, and is still to be addressed by the design community.


THE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES WITH CRYPTOART WILL BE SOLVED SOON, RIGHT? | Medium


The Unraveling of America

Anthropologist Wade Davis writes about Covid-19 and its devastating impact on the international standing of the United States.


What the Luddites Really Fought Against | History | Smithsonian Magazine

The label now has many meanings, but when the group protested 200 years ago, technology wasn’t really the enemy


Why using `_.chain` is a mistake.

Leveraging functional programming in JavaScript to make builds faster and leaner.


Work notebooks: Against Hackerism, pt. 1

This article is part of a series which will hopefully lead to the creation of an open article about technological dissemination and the n…