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Voy — Means of production
"Popular media plays an important part in how technology is understood and how it is expected to be. Which, I would argue, also could mean that these understandings can be challenged through stirring popular imagination. And using media and communication as a tool." Einar's talk from Playful was a real favourite, and I'm glad he's put the whole thing online now. Completely worth a read.
einarmartinussen  technology  design  socialism  vocabulary 
october 2012 by infovore
The Fishbowl: Understanding Engineers: Feasibility
A nicely-written guide to the way engineers classify problems - and a reminder to us of how other people hear the words we use.
programming  engineering  software  vocabulary  language 
july 2007 by infovore
33 Names of Things You Never Knew had Names - Wattpad
Actually knew a few of these already, but there are some great ones in there.
language  words  trivia  vocabulary 
july 2007 by infovore

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