Reinventing social contact to integrate cyberspace, not empirically but consciously
Finally reading this again and here’s a pretty bleak look back at the failed dreams of the hackers of the 1990s, or rather what we got from the internet instead of liberation and freedom
There’s little to no ethical creation under capitalism I’m afraid
The landscape of reflections about tech and the internet has changed since the 90s basically because a) we saw it wouldn’t live up to expectations and b) we all got irony poisoning.
I mean obviously I think that’s important as someone who was born from two mothers via artificial means
Queer theory is haaaard y’all
Goes with the previous extracts
I really like the way this text is written, using “we” as a pronoun and very often going “which is kind of like when ...”
Also I saw a talk by Maggic back at 34c3 and I’m curious to re-watch it after reading that book to see if my understanding has progressed
Another author (Paul B. Preciado) on the similarities in the requests of migrants and trans people to the state
Existence as linked to authority
Mary Maggic’s 6 point plan for hormone queering resistance
Well, I just finished the book (the “art pieces” part was really good but harder to put in pictures) and it was really interesting...
Guess I’m giving that to @email@example.com tomorrow
Also do go and watch the CCC talk by Maggic here https://media.ccc.de/v/34c3-9036-open_source_estrogen!
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