On two birthdays.
- When We Build
“We make our world what it is, and we become the kind of people who live in it.”
- The Left Hand of Darkness
You can learn a lot from what makes you uncomfortable, if you can just get over that discomfort.
- Pump Six
Our species can barely handle the present day: how the hell are we going to handle the future?
- The Most Human Human
Trying to make computers pass as human can tell us a good bit about what it means to be human in the first place.
- You Are Not a Gadget
All technologies have an implicit model of what a user is, and the more we use them, the less we can help living up to however much or little they expect of us.
- A Week at the Airport
Who we are at the airport is who we truly are.