Recently finished this memoir from Andrew Jackson “The Fire and the Ashes”. Jackson was the former head economist of the Canadian Labour Congress. It was pretty short on looking ahead but the section where he describes his own intellectual pathway and significant moments in Canadian context were illuminating. I often feel like I’m missing histories to draw on and this gave me some hints of what they could be
Towards A Material Ethics in Computing, a zine based on a CHI 2022 workshop I participated in is out. Zine here http://lowcarbonmethods.com/MaterialEthics.html
#credits and more: https://twitter.com/aepasek/status/1546588508357378050
I am a researcher and designer interested in how to build lasting and transformational alternatives to existing infrastructures, in the past this has included data stewardship, networks, and movement organizing. Now I am focused on the practices and language of low carbon networking.
Currently packing up my life and moving across the country, hoping to camp and spend some time offline along the way ⛺
inveterate walker. working on it.
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