January 29, 2019
—Nora A. Draper
When our world is becoming more and more like Black Mirror, privacy as information control becomes more prevalent and begs the question: who should own what?
October 16, 2017
— Antony Alumkal
In the past few months, we have witnessed the devastation caused by climate change induced severe weather. Anthony Alumkal critiques the campaign of anti-environmentalism spearheaded by E. Calvin Beisner and his organization, the Cornwall Alliance, for it is one that the planet cannot afford.
May 15, 2017
Understanding what’s inside the black box of cloud computing matters. We need transparency in the weird experience of being human.
April 20, 2017
An abolitionist science moves beyond generic defenses of science in an age of populist skepticism and backlash, requiring an evaluation of different types of science and an excavation of their specific relationships to forms of power and exploitation.
April 19, 2017
The March for Science is a response to politically motivated efforts to undermine scientific research and ignore scientific evidence when crafting public policy. Science is under increasingly heavy political fire, and the March for Science indicates that scientists plan to fire back.
March 28, 2017
Creating accessible spaces, technologies, and content often entails augmenting, altering, or otherwise working around the assumption that all users will have a “normal” able body.
September 7, 2016
The revised accessibility symbol emoji introduced in iOS 10 is not the familiar static wheelchair symbol. Its inclusion demonstrates how art and activism can influence culture, industries, and policies with major implications for access and participation in broader society.