Archive for April 2016

Machine of Loving Grace?

The iPad. I remember dreaming about tools like this. I never expected them to be appendages of gigantic, electricity-chewing server farms spied on by the secret police, though, or imagined them being assembled by slave labor in Chinese factories. Since I was a weird kid, who somehow managed to read a bit of Orwell and Marx between Star Trek episodes, I probably should […]

The (Demented) Logic of the Democratic National Committee

Social democracy can’t even defend itself, let alone us. Therefore we should vote for Hillary Clinton.