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A crossed-out universal access sign against trees, text reading 'Non-ADA Trail'.
Issue 38 by David Peter on June 22nd, 2016
Accessibility must be part of every aspect of business, part of the minimally viable product, a core part of how we approach the launch and growth of our platforms.
A hopeful, blue horizon above a field of purple clover.
Issue 37 by Thaddeus Cambron on May 24th, 2016
As more and more of our lives are played out in digital space, can we mitigate anxiety in the tools that we create and use everyday?
A sad-looking humanoid robot sticker plastered on a sign pole outdoors.
Issue 36 by Cher Tan on April 26th, 2016
What does it mean for the future of AI when technology mirrors the sensibilities of a dominant group?
Two images of the author, visualizing how facial recognition works: facial features are marked with dots and then connected with lines.
Issue 36 by Alyx Baldwin on April 25th, 2016
The more we discuss the dangers of training AI on only small sets of data and narrow ideas about identity, the better prepared we will be for the future.
Icon-like illustration of a circular maze, with a icon of a mouse head at the center.
Issue 34 by Jon Lewis on March 17th, 2016
Following political expenditures is a lot like hunting a mouse in a labyrinth where the walls are constantly moving.
The Death Star rising above an urban landscape with power lines in the distance.
Issue 33 by Shanley Kane on February 25th, 2016
Why in the fuck would you stand with billionaires, corrupt power centers, and technology dynasties... over the very people that you work alongside?
A whale pictured, jumping in the sky as someone looks up at it from the end of a dock over water.
Issue 30 by Eira A. Ekre on November 24th, 2015
Game studios are now purposefully designing bad systems and mechanics, hoping that people will be willing to pay to get past the poorly-made parts of the service: when microtransactions are the sole source of income, we start to build our entire product around that model.
A keyboard with the keys lit up in rainbow colors.
Issue 30 by Emily Horsman on November 23rd, 2015
We continue to arbitrarily trust the judgements of white, able-bodied, neurotypical cis dudes to define personhood in the digital world.
Exhibition poster for Warhol and Basquiat, presented by Tony Shafrazi and Bruno Bischofberger. Both artists are pictured wearing Everlast boxing gear.
Issue 28 by Manuel Betancourt on October 12th, 2015
We may be persuaded that “art is for everyone”; the Internet finally democratizing its creation, its distribution, and its valuation. And yet, the democratization of art argument is necessarily laced with issues of means, access and opportunity.
A bright, vibrant colony of anemones under the sea.
Issue 26 by Shanley Kane 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.