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This was such an interesting episode from the TechWon'tSaveUs podcast: buzzsprout.com/1004689/1103003

Steward Brand & specifically The Whole Earth Catalog tends to have a cult status in design schools, so hearing the brutal crit, connecting the SV "counter-culture" to pro-capitalist / pro-war movements was surprising but logical. Of course sounds like the cool design work on the Catalog was mostly the work of Brand's wife (whose name is naturally nowhere near as well known). The whole episode connects well to an earlier episode w/ Phil Torres from May (which was connecting the toxic 'longtermism' in SV to wilful ignorance of real, present day problems).

Anyways here's also the book review discussed in the episode: thenation.com/article/society/

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