There is a contradiction in the attempt to arrive at a post-wage-labor world through the creation of intelligent machines.
In the immediate wake of the election, a lively blame game broke out, most visibly among progressives. Whose fault is Trump? Our next president’s base is white people, so let’s blame the white people. People of color didn’t support Clinton like they did Obama. So let’s blame people of color. There were the third-party voters… Continue reading Why there was Only One Morally Acceptable Option in this Election
(Listen to the Vimcast Episode about this article on iTunes or Soundcloud.) The term “fake news” has entered the modern parlance so quickly that it is worth beginning a discussion about fake news by trying to determine what, if anything, the term means. One way of investigating it is to try to identify a particularly… Continue reading Fake News: Why Mainstream Journalism Is Often Part of the Problem
In the wake of Trump many people are left feeling an odd combination of powerlessness and inspiration. There are a number of lists intended to answer the question “What can I do now?” (see John Oliver, the Guardian, Elle, Daily Kos, this invaluable piece from a Yale history professor, the lengthy and invaluable Indivisible, and… Continue reading “What Can I Do To Stop Trump?” 13 Ways to Act