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Exploring Gendered Computing Permalink

less than 1 minute read

When the Google Memo came out, I wrote about issues in how computing is gendered. I wanted to explore that topic further, so I wrote this interactive, longer...

Turning Everything into Paperclips

3 minute read

It might not be immediately apparent that to make paperclips, you need to take over the stock market. But every step in Universal Paperclips follows logicall...

Internet Research is Hard

5 minute read

At the end of last year, a group of researchers thought that they had a great idea for solving a common problem in social media research.

Eclipse Phase Second Edition Review

10 minute read

Posthuman studios has always been confident in how they sell their books: they licensed Eclipse Phase with Creative Commons, meaning that the files are free ...

Papers that Changed My Mind

3 minute read

I recently came upon a philosophy paper that seemed to tackle a problem I didn’t know existed and had a convincing argument for identifying and perhaps fixin...