Tag: Technology


The Perils of Privilege: A Culture of Misogyny

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Photo by Matthew Bowden. It doesn’t have an Upworthy headline, but a lot of attention is being paid to Amanda Hess’ article for the Pacific Standard explaining “Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet.” Her argument is that a culture of misogyny that has built up in online forums like Twitter, where unrestricted speech and… Read more »

Heidegger in Coyoteês Clothing: Beyond Technological Instrumentalism

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The role that technology has in the world is arguably the most important question we can ask. In what follows, I want to think through with you Martin Heidegger’s conception of technology in order to see if it can apply to the hyper-technologized world of today. I suggest that the work of Donna Haraway might… Read more »