To the occupant(s) of E15-351 Re: About the window. Hi. My name is Ethan Zuckerman. From 2011-2020, I enjoyed working in this office. I led… Read More »To the future occupants of my office at the MIT Media Lab
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Remember Mastodon? In April 2017, there was a wave of excitement about Mastodon, a federated social network begun in October 2016 by Eugen Rochko, a… Read More »Mastodon is big in Japan. The reason why is… uncomfortable
The worst thing I read this year, and what it taught me… or Can we design sociotechnical systems that don’t suck?
Note: Shane Snow wrote a long and thoughtful email to me about this post. While we agree to disagree on some substantive issues, primarily our… Read More »The worst thing I read this year, and what it taught me… or Can we design sociotechnical systems that don’t suck?