The problem with technology platforms is rooted in start-up culture.
Agile. Lean. Market size. Time-to-market. User take-up. Engagement rate.
These are terms that help start-ups compete across “how much” and “by when.”
The documentary “The Social Dilemma” displays how engagement-driven technology facilitates the development of amoral machine learning, echo chambers…
When I think about people close to me, I encounter a thick fog, oblivious to anything on the other side.
I don’t know what it means to be “close” anymore.
If you ask me who I speak to the most, I can think of the top two people.
Clarity folds into an insular oasis
beyond my reach.
It sits tranquil
while I venture with effort.
I make the steps,
I clear the path
and just when I think I’m getting close,
The longing for something that makes sense
is making my arms feel tender and sore,
Lasting impact on a
is one drop of oxygen
in the bucket of time,
the tears of the gods
nursing aging flesh,
but in their own
what is time if not
a gift wrapped
into the present
taking the hollow holes
of the past,
filling them with…
I’m white. The only thing that comes close to me understanding white supremacy is if I look at my experience as a feminist.
Before you come on this journey with me, one little note. It is my journey. I don’t think it is the only, or best, way.
to gaslight (verb)
the post-woke term for manipulating someone’s perception of their own oppression.
“No” can be spoken, or it can be a state of mind.
It can feel daunting to stop someone from “telling you what’s what”. …