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A person with their cheek and hands pressed closely and deeply against the glass of the photo.
2016 Year in Review by Julia Nguyen on December 12th, 2016
Our efforts in supporting mental health must be comprehensive.
Visualization of light pollution across the United States taken from space.
2016 Year in Review by Zara Rahman on December 12th, 2016
Building a responsible data approach to practices and comprehension.
Map of the underwire active and planned submarine cable systems around the world. For the purposes of this article, the map illustrates the vast number of internet cables that cluster around the Western world.
Issue 43 by Anonymous Author on November 15th, 2016
Lack of ethical processes around data collection and management, and ongoing Western control over data, continue the legacy of colonialism within aid work.
The first VR prototype: a bulky contraption with a mounted screen over the eyes, thick wires and cords attached to a mannequin head.
Issue 43 by Veve Jaffa on November 14th, 2016
While you’re exploring virtual reality, Facebook is exploring you.
Close-up of two black people holding their ankles and lower calves in their hands, feet upturned.
Issue 42 by Kara Melton on October 19th, 2016
We must avoid thinking that this new virtual frontier is somehow separate from the violences and exclusions that shape the ‘outside world.’
Blank envelope with a pen across it.
Issue 42 by Yanyi on October 19th, 2016
Two poems about the ways I'm tokenized and asked to respond as a technical POC in the industry.
Donna and Cameron standing outside of a brick building, reviewing notes.
Issue 42 by Kerstin Kollmann on October 18th, 2016
In an online survey I conducted, two-thirds of respondents thought depictions of female tech experts were “not particularly accurate” or even “very inaccurate”.
Photographic implementation of the "ghost writer": blurred, near-transparent hands hovering over a keyboard.
Issue 41 by Alina Heim on September 8th, 2016
"Thought leadership" involves a far vaster and more complex labor system than first appears.
A lone student walking across a brick walkway, outlined dramatically by rows of stairs in black and white.
Issue 41 by Fallen Matthews on September 8th, 2016
Any contribution I make will either be ignored or exploited to sell their idyllic, inactive intellectualism.
A unicorn drawn on the lid of a laptop next to the Apple logo.
Issue 41 by Anonymous Author on September 7th, 2016
Wage gaps and hiring discrimination persist despite the fact that most large corporations have affirmative action and equal opportunity policies.