A Technology Reading List: The Gendered Nature Of Tech Design


An aggregated reading list of the best, in-depth thinking from around the web on the impact of technology and social media, curated by Nathan Jurgenson and Cyborgology.

sites that rely heavily on simple voting have much higher percentages of male users

an ideology that sees every person as a potential threat & every communication as potentially worth surveilling

How does someone that with an obvious resentment for the social sciences, also make a joke about how we were always already alienated?

what happened to the internet after it stopped being a possibility

It’s a good time to start asking what civil inattention looks like on the internet

Twitter bots represent an open-access laboratory for creative programming

these thinkpieces discuss the social and political implications of these pieces without talking about the actual music

a prior exposure on Facebook will lead to increased arousal during a face-to-face encounter

we have to build the community as an online audience and hold it together by performing for it perpetually

I cursed the gendered nature of tech design that has written out women from the group of legitimate users

The billionaire-to-be co-founder of Twitter is a regular at Wisdom 2.0 events and began meditating just over a year ago

The cruel trick is that “the internet sucks” is a self-fulfilling prophecy

seeing yourself do something to make yourself become something

defining the line between clothing and tech

the Great Man version of Twitter’s history

women who post on “Am I Ugly?” receive an average of 54 replies, while men receive an average of 14

There was a time—early 2012?—when memes were “cool,” and “funny”

A Technology Reading List: The Gendered Nature Of Tech Design