The Promise of Access, with Daniel Greene

Why do we keep trying to solve poverty with technology? What makes us feel that we need to learn to code—or else? This common sense has ruled our economic imaginary for at least 30 years. Those who cannot log on or train up are condemned to the margins of the information economy and contained by… Continue reading The Promise of Access, with Daniel Greene

Technological Refusal: Reflections on developing a politics of computing, with Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan

Notes from the lecture: In keeping with the theme of her talk (technological refusal), Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan asked that we not record her lecture. A similar talk was already available on YouTube, and that’s what I’m sharing here. Speaking with computer science students, Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan made the case that computing needs to… Continue reading Technological Refusal: Reflections on developing a politics of computing, with Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan