...don't read books about tech to learn how to best design and build tech.
When it comes down to it, the profit motive will always undercut the best interests of people - right?
Design and technology exist under capitalism. How can they challenge their master?
Why design and technology are constrained in the kinds of options they present.
How understanding what 'fluid assemblages' are can help us design and create in better ways
The exploration of solution spaces is messy, embodied and scarcely knowable.
Solution-first thinking limits how we understand problems. *This* is what we need to fix.
And how this way of thinking comes about.
But bear with me, it has to do with how we design technology
because it can help us understand and respect 'things' that are difficult to label and categorise.
How can philosophy help us describe client and project needs?
A reflection on a story of digital technology, as clarified by philosophy.