Two poems about the ways I'm tokenized and asked to respond as a technical POC in the industry.
Issue 41 on September 8th, 2016
Any contribution I make will either be ignored or exploited to sell their idyllic, inactive intellectualism.
Issue 33 on February 23rd, 2016
Capitalism is an economic system of convenience… that is, the convenience of management and CEOs.
Issue 28 on October 13th, 2015
DDR didn’t teach me to work myself into oblivion, propelled by shame and chalky smoothies. DDR taught me to get some water, sit down, talk to a friend, send a text, lean on that rail. For DDR, exercise wasn’t some frantic tailspin toward some punishing end.
Issue 27 on September 15th, 2015
The industries we know and love are being built on our free labor, our hunt for “experience,” and our naivety about our worth.
Issue 26 on September 2nd, 2015
Diversity in tech is not only about ending technology empires that employ almost all white men, but about ending the ecosystems around tech companies that benefit primarily white males through a constellation of seemingly “secondary” effects in a far vaster net.
Issue 26 on September 1st, 2015
The job search in tech equals an unpaid full-time job.