The idealistic dream of “technology for good” gives way to the realization that technology – like anything – is just a tool, and can be used for good or ill.
Looking at how to recognize (and avoid making) the dreaded “non-apology.”
There is a certain (dangerous) mindset as of late that can be neatly summed up as “freedom for me, but not for thee.”
Well, here we are, midway through 2020 – a year I did not expect to be writing about, but 2020 has turned out to be the year that keeps on giving – but in a bad way. I used to think the Internet was the greatest invention of mankind – that it would erase barriers… Continue reading Thoughts Amid 2020
Looking back at the optimism I felt about computers and technology when I was young