Politics

  1. Not the Type

    tech exceptionalism in limp words and phrases

  2. Expert Failure

    lawyers learning from scientists

  3. Programmer Power

    prying open “software freedom”

  4. Threat Rhetoric

    narrative error in policing

  5. Anything to Everyone

    “defund the police” through the lens of “open source”

  6. Narrative Error

    that’s my hero story, and I’m sticking to it

  7. Facing the Choir

    reading and hearing American police unions

  8. Oakland Police Commission

    money, gas, rubber, and “fuck”

  9. The March in Oakland

    a flyover, firsthand account of rally and march

  10. Not Not Political

    if software matters, it’s already political

  11. Untangling Tech Merit and Tech Privilege

    section 230 is but one kind of subsidy

  12. Reduce, Reuse, Reconsider

    if you wish to make a great hacker from scratch, let them reimplement the universe

  13. Scratch Other People’s Itches

    achieve more meaning and feel less alone

  14. The Main Event

    Amazon versus Startups and the New York Times

  15. Venture Capital Shill

    scapegoating free software’s failures

  16. Heather Meeker on “Ethos Licensing”

    free and open is ethos licensing, too

  17. Our Ethics, Not Yours

    in defense of Seth Vargo and morality-first licenses